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Address: Postal 21, Xcalak 77000, Mexico
Phone Number: 983-839-8865
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Description: XTC Dive Center is located within the Xcalak Reef National Marine Park, a...
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!
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Friendly and helpful.

We travelled on a day trip to Belize. Everyone. Was extremely friendly and helpful. Great day out. They organise all our paperwork and held our hand through "immigration" Thanks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Suzanne B
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Andover, United Kingdom
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Andover, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We travelled on a day trip to Belize. Everyone. Was extremely friendly and helpful. Great day out. They organise all our paperwork and held our hand through "immigration" Thanks guys.

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Santos, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

After reading so many good things about the dive in Xcalak with XTC we couldn´t leave this place out from our trip in Mexico. Dive in Chinchorro was pretty amazing, there were around 5 nurse sharks following us all the time. In Xcalak we also had great dives we could see many, many tarpoons. Water is so crystal and warm... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Awesome dive on La Poza reef with a very professional outfit, I am an instructor that has worked and dived in many countries. Gear was good, dive leaders were great, but most important the diving, unreal many huge tarpons, something worth making a trip for. Saw some Great Barracuda, kingfish, nudis and a eagle ray. Traveling on a budget and... More 

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Würzburg, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Truly a Gem of a Dive shop/ hotel/Bar/restaurant , with great welcoming staff, dedicated to showing off the finest Dives sites in the Caribbean. A boat ride out to Banco Chincherro is a must for Divers or snorkelers alike, especially if you make the Trek. Everyone was very considerate, pleasant, and wanted to make your time there great, in and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

One of the best holiday's in my life so far... I never went diving and my friends told me about xtc... when arriving in xcalak you realize there is nothing there but the diving center. If you want to have a great dive experience in untouched nature go to xtc. The staff and instructors are experienced and do everything they... More 

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Luzern
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

To be fair. Unfortunately, I was not in the best physical condition when I was at the XTC Dive Center as I ate some bad food and was still exhausted. Anyway, I was arriving at the dive center and it seemed I was the only guest by that time. There were about 10 dive master students who just finished so... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I was considering not writing a review as I wanted to keep this place my little secret. The experience with XTC diving was however so amazing I had to shout it out! This is a full equipped dive shop set right on the beach staffed with capable guides, local management a fantastic kitchen, great coffee and access to some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

While I only had one day to dive in Xcalak the staff at XTC made it perfect. Good quality equipment and a safe instructor/diver ratio with someone always watching for stragglers. Reef is healthy and vibrant with highlights that included hanging out with a school of tarpon, nurse shark, large eels and more fish than I could hope to identify.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Great guides- trips fit to your wants and abilities. Half of us did a scuba trip and the other half did a snorkel trip. All of us were very happy!

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Bainbridge Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We dined on yummy food, we went on a great snorkeling outing that was a terrific value with a knowledgable and proficient guide. The kitchen created a custom, thoroughly delicious cake for us on just a moment's notice. WOW! We simply cannot say enough positive about this business and especially its crew, who were cheerful, positive, friendly, can-do folks =... More 

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