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XTC Dive Center

Postal 21, Xcalak 77000, Mexico
983-839-8865
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Xcalak
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours, Specialty Shops, Educational Sites
Owner description: XTC Dive Center is located within the Xcalak Reef National Marine Park, a strictly protected region of the Meso-american Barrier Reef system. The area... more » Owner description: XTC Dive Center is located within the Xcalak Reef National Marine Park, a strictly protected region of the Meso-american Barrier Reef system. The area boasts some of the most breathtaking dive sites on the Yucatan peninsula and offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy the pristine marine environment without the crowds present in the more developed areas of the coast.XTC Dive Center is internationally known for our world-class customer service, top notch equipment and expert guides. We provide a seamless customer experience through careful planning, logistics and proprietary local knowledge. All of our standard trips and courses provide great value! « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Great staff, very friendly boat captains. Getting certified right now by Rodrigo for the advance has veen great. Good trainer, lots of knowledge and a fun guy. Definately will come back at least once a year to this magical place to say hi to this great people of Xtc. Thanks to Cloe for a great time.

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Bath, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

The knowledgable XTC boat captain (Moi, short for Moses) took us for a 5-hour trip that was fascinating. We first visited an inlet next to a cenote where manatees frequented thanks to the fresh water the cenote provided, then through canals dug by the Mayans, to two snorkeling areas with fantastic coral formations and lots of fish, to Bird Island,... More

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Metchosin, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We have been travelling across the Yucatan for the past 2 weeks and found ourselves at XTC Dive center. We booked one of the three rooms which were right on ther beach, palm trees, hammocks, and a dock with a few dive boats. They were remodeling the restaurant which had a great view of the water and dock. The room... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We had a great visit - the refresher course was really important for us and Rodrigo and the rest of the staff was very patient going through all the important skills. The dives were wonderful and the dive masters were great - we felt safe and had a really fun trip. Highly recommend these guys!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My wife and I plus 4 others did three days diving. The team included Shark Bait, Sturgeon, Great White, Flounder, Limpet and Grouper. We were newly qualified and the others we much more experienced. We had a great time. They managed our different skill levels and air consumption rates really well. We got to choose where we dived and saw... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We spent three days diving with XTC - six in the group with a range of experience from newly qualified to Assistant Instructor with 200 plus dives. We were well looked after, with plenty of Divemaster trainees accompanying us so that different rates of air consumption between newbies and more experienced divers proved no problem. Nice gentle diving, with some... More

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La Roche-sur-Yon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

My wife and I did (only) 1 morning i.e. 2 dives each with XTC around mid-February 2014. Gear was OK (although full-length wetsuits were scarce - water is really warm, but that was the end of our stay after 2 weeks of diving almost everyday so feeling a bit tired and feeling cold more easily). Very well organized centre, serious... More

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San DIego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

We went diving two days withXTC and feel that they are a good dive company. The instructors and dive masters were knowledable, helpful and safe but not over-bearing. The boats are not large but we prefer a smaller group when diving. They had fresh water but only offered a lolly pop during the surface interful. A light snack of fruit... More

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sligo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I spent 3 days at the XTC dive centre doing my Open Water. Really felt welcomed by all of the staff. Had a great instructor who was very experienced and made learning easy. The dive centre had good quality equipment, and good facilities too. Great breakfasts and lunches at the centre cafe. The staff were so friendly, we ended up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Deep, clear and people free dive sites. We went with family and friends of whom some did the Discover Scuba while others completed their Open Water or Advanced certifications. Everybody enjoyed success and great diving! My wife and I enjoyed many tech dives while XTC did a great job of fitting our need to dive with family members whenever short... More

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JavierSalas, Propietario at XTC Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Dave & Michelle, Thank you so much for letting us know about what you enjoyed most during your stay with us. Like you say it was a lot of fun for us too – the TEC diving is not for everyone so when we do have TEC divers here we tend to be as excited as you are to... More

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