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Diving Planet

Address: Cll. Estanco Del Aguardiente 5-09, Cartagena, Colombia
Phone Number: +57 5600450
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Confidence: Winer of the 2014 Certificated of Excellence in TRIPADVISOR Security: PADI 5 STAR...
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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

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Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Even though I was only snorkeling, the team at Diving Planet made certain my experience was just as good as the diver's. There were only two of us, so we got great attention -- I even saw a manta ray! Lunch was provided on the island, 2 dives were included in the price. Not to be missed!

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Calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

--Office staff for booking was great--no problems. --Speedboat ride to the islands is as described in other reviews----you share the boat with many other non-diving tourists and need to follow their scheduling, which affects your dive times. --the staff at the island spoke no English except for one dive leader. There was no info provided while we were waiting on... More 

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Hello Thanks por your comments. We are going to see wat is going on with the briefing because this can't happened. Regarding the other comments would like to make some comments: - Transportation to the islands is community because otherwise it would be very expensive and also use a boat for a small group of people is more polluting. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I did 12 dives in the beautiful Rosario Islands. This outfit is first class! The one hour boat ride from Cartegena is fast and exciting. The dive base resort is beautiful and clean. The dive masters are friendly and knowledgeable. They even provided me with large tanks at no extra charge. The dive sites are awesome and I didn't need... More 

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for your comments!! It was a pleasure to dive with you!! We hope you come back soon. More 

Chilliwack, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

this was my wife's and my first time diving and Dive Planet staff made it safe fun and very memorable. It might become a new obsession it was so much fun.

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

The first experience its always very important and we are more than happy you have a good one!! Now you can do the course. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

First Class operation from beginning to end. We got certified on the Rosario Islands during Christmas holiday and had the best experience. Andres runs an amazing dive center. We had a great dive with him. Jose Uparela was are primary dive instructor and he was amazing. It was like being with a Navy Seal - attentive, spotted and showed all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

While the diving itself wasn't incredible (compared to the Galapagos or the Great Barrier Reef, etc.) it was a fun way to spend the day while staying in Cartagena. We got two dives in, and got to spend some time on Islas del Rosario. The staff was all super nice and helpful, and the owner was great as well. On... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

This was my first time diving, and while I was a bit worried, the Diving Planet team could not have been more helpful and experienced. I can not wait to dive again, and when I am back in Cartagena (amazing city) I will be sure to return to DP. The morning of the trip, Andres, one of the guides and... More 

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Orange County, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wife and I did the snorkel trip to the Rosario Islands. It was a fun day trip and included 2 snorkel sessions and a typical lunch (I love that term). I read all the reviews about Diving planet and knew what to expect. I have 3 recommendations for travelers looking at this activity: 1) Do not expect German organization and... More 

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your comments... You are write, some times the schedule is not always on time but we do our best to be as puntual as we can. You have to consider that many people (specially clients that want to live the caribbean experience) are a little late. In the other hand, you must know that the package... More 

Santiago, Chile
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My wife and I were going to be in Cartagena for a few days and wanted to do some diving. We dove a lot in the tropical Pacific but this was our first experience in the Caribbean. I found out about Diving Planet from TripAdvisor, and contacted them by email to make a booking. The first time I got no... More 

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Hello Im sorry about your experience. Some times the conditions doesn't help. I all ready talk with the dive master that went with you ant she told me that she insist only to encourage your wife to do the activity but in any moment to disturb her. Any way, im sorry about this. We will take your comments into consideration... More 

Calabasas, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I had a boat booked for the day to visit the islands and wanted to dive as well. It was hard to coordinate from the states so when i got to Cartagena, i saw shop and explained what i wanted to do, got them on the phone with the boat company had everything arranged and had a great day of... More 

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Nice to here that you have a good time with us. In Cartagena every thing is possible... its so little that we know everyone and our goal is to help tourists in the best way possible, so they can talk about us and give others the opportunity to know this wonderful country !! More 

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