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Address: Calle de Jardin 39-45 | Barrio San Diego, Cartagena, Colombia
Phone Number: +57 312 6199370
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Dive center Padi

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Excelent diving school in Cartagena

A friend of mine recommended this school, so I booked an open eater course with them in advance. The logistics were excellent, and the instructors very knowledgeable and friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
M D
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of mine recommended this school, so I booked an open eater course with them in advance. The logistics were excellent, and the instructors very knowledgeable and friendly. I learned all the scuba diving basics and had a great time. Drinks and sandwiches were all included which was great as you don't need to worry about anything during your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Great experience, went diving several days and each day was even better than the day before, the crew is amazing, they are really helpful and are there ready to solve any inconvenience and problem you may have. Professional work and you get to have that fun moments when talking with all the crew, awesome experience would go back with them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

This is the best dive center in Cartagena no doubt, we always dive with them and it is always a great experience: 1. Friendly and professional owners and staff 2. Good diving spots 3. Dive masters very professional, patient and taking care that you have the best dive 4. Snacks and beverages on the boat after every dive 5. Equipment... More 

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Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

We visited their office to book a diving trip. From the moment we walked in the door we felt like we were at home with friends. Isi and Alberto, her husband were just so friendly and welcoming. Although they were not going out on a trip on the day we wanted, their warm and endearing nature completely erased the disappointment.... More 

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Alberto L, Propietario at Cartagena Divers, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias los esperamos de nuevo.... More 

Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

I decided to take some time in my Colombian trip to do my OpenWater diving certification, and after reading the bundle of positive reviews about Cartagena Divers, I decided to go with them... and definitely did not regret one second! Cartagena Divers are extremely professional, the team is SO friendly and the equipment was A+. About the OpenWater certification, my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

I couldn't be happier with my experience diving with these guys. I was rather disappointed of diving in Cartagena after a very poor experience with another company last month so I didn't get my hopes up for this time. I told the staff my experience and was not only surprised but also pleased by the time we arrived to the... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Isabel and Alejandro operate a wam and professional dive shop conveniently located within the walled city of Cartagena. From the first few emails we exchanged, I felt confident that my boyfriend and I would be kept safe while having fun under the sea. We enrolled in a two day Advanced Open Water course in order to further our diving options.... More 

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I am a certified Padi OWD, and on March 10, 2015 did a dive with a very friendly team of Cartagena Divers. The first immersion was very good, unfortunately the second was plenty of pitfalls. Due to some anxiety, I ran out of air faster that the rest of the group, so I advise the DM when I had 1000... More 

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CartagenaDivers, INSTRUCTOR at Cartagena Divers, responded to this review

First of all we would like to thank you for your feedback. Please accept our apologies, we are sorry about that situation. The dives and the depths in the area are very safe and calm. In your case our mistake was not to have told the instructor assistant to surface with you when you indicated the 500 psi. We usually... More 

Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Hi, it was my first dive I made with Cartagena Divers and I enjoyed it entirely. The organisation as well as instruction staff were very nice and competent, the gear was in good shape and the diving spot incredible. I did the "minicurso": meeting at Cartagena Divers office at 7 a.m., back in the city at about 12.30 p.m., booked... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Having worked as a dive master I know what to expect from a dive shop and unfortunately Cartagena Divers fell short on a couple of essential points. Firstly, they forgot our wetsuits, one instructor kindly loaned my friend his for the dives but I had a couple of pretty chilly dives. Secondly, on the first dive the captain anchored directly... More 

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