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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 2014
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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Hastoe, England
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The team at xtc are great. Big shout out to ollie who was an excellent guide The centre deserves five stars for service but has only enough dives for a couple of days The trip to chinchorro banks was awesome La posa with the tarpon was also world class, 40 or more tarpon in a reef hole And healthy vibrant... More

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Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Hi!! Me and my husband have just done the Open Water certificate at XTC Dive Center in Xcalac and we had a great experience!!! Place is fantastic, we saw so many animals but the best is the treatment we received specially from Pako our instructor!!!!! Highest quality of proffesionalism, very patient and transmitting a lot of confidence!!! I will surely... More

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Sulphur Springs, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Can't say enough positive remarks regarding our snorkel experience with XTC! We are very inexperienced snorkelers, but the guides (our snorkel guide was Moses) were so professional, patient and helpful. The 1 1/2 hour boat ride out to Banco Chinchorro is an experience in itself! The water is beautiful and clear and we saw shark, a lion fish, lobster, sting... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I spent 3 weeks diving with the awesome XTC team in winter, 20 dives and my rescue diver course with Rodrigo (who is fantastic). Great spot of course to go diving with heaps of places to go, the 10 dive pack is great value but also the guys there gave me the best experience possible, friendly, safe, also giving me... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Fantastic place to learn to dive. We did a DSD and then decided to do the full open water course plus an additional fun dive at the end. Our instructor Ben was absolutely fantastic, he was always calm, took his time and was great fun. We really couldn't have asked for a better tutor. The centre was also brilliantly run,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

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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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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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