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Diving Planet

Cll. Estanco Del Aguardiente 5-09, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5600450
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Ranked #11 of 48 Activities in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Confidence: Winer of the 2014 Certificated of Excellence in TRIPADVISOR Security: PADI 5 STAR DIVING CENTER with more than 18 years of experience.... more » Owner description: Confidence: Winer of the 2014 Certificated of Excellence in TRIPADVISOR Security: PADI 5 STAR DIVING CENTER with more than 18 years of experience. Nature: GREEN STAR AWARD: We get this international recognition for our conservation programs in the National Natural Park Corales del Rosario (Rosario Islands). Fun: We dive in the best place near Cartagena full of corals, sponges and fiches of the Coral Reef all days around the year guarantee « less
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Miami, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We came to Cartagena for a work Meeting but Its imposible stay here whithout diving! So we go with the diving planet team to Rosario's Islands. Its a paradisiacal place, we saw a lot of creolas, trumphfish, and different kind of corals. The water is warm and the visibillity great!! The dive masters are so kind and speak english fluidly.... More

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Shanghai, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Very professional team, large variety of options available. I found the dive itself lacked of fauna, but this has little to do with Diving Planet. What I found admirable of this diving center is the activities they organise for disabled people and locals with scarce resources, whom they take for dives, which is something I had never seen done before.... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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79 reviews 79 reviews
28 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The pros: The office is located inside the walled old-city of Cartagena, so it's easy to check out. Diving Planet has a social cause: offer handicapped people an empowering diving experience (they do that several times a year); and of course they assist in preserving the endangered coral reefs. Diviemasters seem very professional and good underwater guides. They dive at... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We schedule a dive with this group and they where supposed to pick us up at the hotel in the islands. Talked to Andres and set it up the day before. We where waiting for an hour and they didn't show up. They called 1 hour after with a lame excuse that the hotel "was not in the islands". I... More

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DIVINGPLANET, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

You're absolutely correct. I am very sorry to have made ​​that mistake. What happens is that Baru and Islas del Rosario are two different areas and I assumed that the hotel was on the islands. However, I should have researched better about it and I did not. Leaving you waiting is terrible and I ask you to forgive me for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

This was our first time diving ever with no experience and we were a little nervous going into it. We bought the mini course package for around 320,000 COP per person. This consisted of a theory course in the pool followed by an open water course. From the moment we got on the boat to the island, to the moment... More

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Andres O, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the comment. Hope this will be the first of many diving experiences for you. The fact that you have a good image of our country through us, is very important !! More

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had an incredible experience with Diving Planet. My hubby and I had never gone scuba diving so we were concerned we wouldn't be able to do it but the owner, Andres, has a program for new divers, that was perfect for us. You take a speed boat to the islands and then a motor boat to the dive spot,... More

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Andres O, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. I hope you enjoy from now on the order water world by taking a complete course... you will see that by taking it, you are going to be more relax and enjoy it much more!! More

Segovia, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Just to say a great THANKS to Diving Planet. They are all a team of professional people. I missed the boat in the morning and the girls in the office arranged everything for me to take another boat to Islas del Rosario and finally I arrived to make the dives. They even paid to me the taxi to Muelle de... More

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Andres O, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments. all of our team is more than happy to help our costumers in any way and to provide an safe, fun and exiting diving day!! More

Denver
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We avoided the crowd at the tourist pier & opted to pay a lot more for a snorkel tour with Diving Planet, paying in advance at the shop in Cartagena. But what was described/ promised/ paid for and what we ended up with were two very different experiences. The morning we showed up to leave for the islands, the owner... More

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Andres O, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Hello Im sorry to here this from you but as you say, we give you the option not to go this day because one of our coworkers that was with us for more than15 years died the day before and must of our staff was in his funeral. This disorder our normal development but I think anyone can understand that... More

Jerusalem, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The center has a lovely staff, including very professional instructors with excellent English, and everything was done as promised and according to the required safety codes. Furthermore, during the low season the center has wonderful projects with children who have been victims of the war, and other groups in need.

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DIVINGPLANET, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments. People like you that dive with us, made this projects a reality so thank you for be part of the solution!! More

Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Firstly the staff were wonderful, even with our little spanish they were friendly and helpful. We wanted to do x2 dives and stay a night on the rosario islands. Diving planet organised it all for us. The dive was organised well, and the equipment and lunch on the island all included. I can't recommend them enough! :)

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

It was a pleasure. I hope your journey has continued full of good experiences in Colombia. More

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