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Mahahual Dive Centre

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Address: Calle Cazon | Calle Huachinango y Malecon, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 983102992
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Mahahual dive center is a modest dive center located across the Mexican...

Mahahual dive center is a modest dive center located across the Mexican Caribbean, with personalized attention from their owners and their customers, is located at a central point between Sian kaan reserves, the reserve banco chinchorro and Xcalak Reef National Park .

It has its own boat and permissions for expeditions to the Reserve banco chinchorro.

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Highly Professional and very good people

I dove with this shop for 2 weeks and I could not have been in better hands. Norma & Jorge are more concerned about the quality and comfort of the divers than just getting in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
SBG0429
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Eastern Washington
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Eastern Washington
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dove with this shop for 2 weeks and I could not have been in better hands. Norma & Jorge are more concerned about the quality and comfort of the divers than just getting in the water when the conditions are not good. I also had the privilege of diving with 3 Spanish divers taking a rescue diving course which... More 

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1 Thank SBG0429
Bordeaux, France
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I arrived in Mahahual to do some dives there and in Banco Chinchorro with my Girlfriend. As soon as we arrived in the dive school, we had a really warm welcome! We wanted to go for 4 dives. 3 day dives, and 1 night dive. The service was personnalized! They asked us when we want to start our first dive,... More 

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1 Thank pinkbunny33333
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Look no further... is the best dive shop in mahahual. They are professional, experienced and costumer service oriented! Thank you guys for such excellent experience!

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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Mahahual Dive Centre  A Great Experience Diving with Los Patrones Overall satisfaction score    (0-10). 9.5 1) Safety.     Score. 9.0 They always follow the safety rules and dive plans.  2) Management. Score  10 This is a small dive center so the dive masters are the managers too but take their business and your satisfaction seriously.  3) Staff.  ... More 

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1 Thank M C
Helsinki, Finland
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91 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We dove three days with Pepe Dive Mahaual in March 2015. The first impression with the owner Chano was nice and everything seemed to be as they should be in a small dive centre. The first day was great diving with our DM Raul. All went well and Raul was a nice guy, good diver and showed good customer service.... More 

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Jorge Z, Propietario at Mahahual Dive Centre, responded to this review
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Hola Klaus !! muy buenas y muchas gracias por escribir tus comentarios en este perfil de tripadvisor, sobre los centros... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I highly recommend Mahahual Dive Centre. Jorge and Norma are extremely professional, responsible and courteous. The equipment provided was in excellent shape and they were very thorough in all safety checks and pre-dive instructions. You can feel their passion about the area's reefs and wildlife. It is a true pleasure to have them as underwater guides.

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1 Thank Antonio O
Eastern Washington
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have dove with Jorge for the last 4 years. He is very safe and knowledgable in regards to diving. I would like to mention how well his other Dive Masters treated us and a special mention to Norma and Boat Captain Lucio and thanks for the Lion Fish ceviche. It was incredible. If you are looking for great dive... More 

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1 Thank SBG0429
Truckee, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Really enjoyed diving with these guys. Made us feel right at home. I use up my air fairly quickly and it was nice to see the dive masters equipped with an extra long regulator hose so that I could share air and stay with the group. This was really nice as I didn't have to make the whole group surface... More 

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1 Thank Shane R
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

If you like dishonesty and mediocre diving, this is the place for you. Other than the the DM Norma, this place is a disaster.

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1 Thank Tony F
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Besides airport transfers for 18 divers being changed without notice and made to wait for 6 hours for the 4 hour ride from Cancun, a dive shop owner that lies to your face over and over and staff that likes to grab sleeping turtles and shine lights in their eyes or touch sharks I guess this place is ok. I... More 

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