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Address: 856 N Marine Corps Drive, Piti, Guam, Mariana Islands
Phone Number: +1 671-472-6321
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Micronesian Divers Association (MDA) is the largest diving operator on Guam...

Micronesian Divers Association (MDA) is the largest diving operator on Guam and one of the largest PADI dive training centers in the Americas. We operate two 42' Newton diving vessels capable of handling up to 30 divers for 2-tank dives and our shop includes full retail, rental and repair services. Our dive boats operate daily and the schedule is available on our website.

Guam's water temp: 82-86°F (27-30°C)

Visibility: Inner harbor 30-60ft, outer reefs 100-150ft or more.

Please visit MDA on your next trip to Guam!

• Guided diving including hotel pickup, tanks, weights and a professional dive guide.

• FREE guided shore dives every weekend. Meet at the shop and join a group of local divers on a shore dive led by one of our professional dive guides.

• Private Charters available for large and small groups of divers or non-divers.

• Scuba training - E-learning makes it easy to start your course work online and complete your Open Water Diver certification in Guam's warm water.

• Continuing Education - Dive deeper into the sport with PADI's advanced, specialty and professional courses.

• Full retail, rental and repair services.

• Online boat schedule (visit our website)

Safety is our priority! All divers on MDA vessels are required to have a personal SMB (surface marker buoy/safety sausage) and a dive computer.

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MDA - Professional Dive Shop in Guam

During my recent visit to Guam our dive needs were met professionally and pleasantly by the folks at MDA. I lived on Guam for 17 years in the 60s to 80s and learned to dive there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
Kapples
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Senoia, Georgia
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Senoia, Georgia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

During my recent visit to Guam our dive needs were met professionally and pleasantly by the folks at MDA. I lived on Guam for 17 years in the 60s to 80s and learned to dive there. I am amazed at how the sport has progressed and at the care and professionalism MDA demonstrated in all of our dealings with them.... More 

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Starkville, Mississippi
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Our son wanted to get his dive certification while in Guam and this is the place to go! Friendly staff, great price , and outstanding instruction! You can rent any and all dive equipment you need. Boat dives daily.

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Thank Kmrtow
MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this review

Thanks so much for bringing your family to MDA for their dive certification and for taking the time to leave us a review. Hope to see you in Guam again soon! More 

Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

When deciding to dive in Guam checked out all the local dive shops and sent e-mails, MDA was the only one which answered quickly and gave all the info. Dive shop is easy to find, but would be useful to rent a car as you will need to move all your diving gear yourself, including tanks, which was surprise for... More 

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MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the positive review! Our charters are a great way to visit specific dive sites that interest you and I'm glad you found the prices fair. If you're planning a trip back to Guam be sure to check out the boat schedule on our website to see which sites are planned for the time of your stay.... More 

Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was only on Guam for a few weeks and REALLY wanted to dive the Tokai and Cormoran so I had to get my advanced cert. I was there for work so I knew I was going to have to do a private instruction rather than with a class. This about tripled the price but I wouldn't have been able... More 

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MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this review

Thanks so much for diving with us! The Tokai/Cormoran is a great dive, we're happy you enjoyed it and were able to complete your Advanced Open Water PADI cert while on your trip! Very sorry you ran into a problem with the phone system. Our main phone line connects directly to the dive shop where our staff are ready to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

MDA was quick and very helpful in making my girlfriend's first dive a wonderful experience. They catered the dive to her needs and it went great! The shop is also pretty awesome for any divers who need gear. Tish was a fantastic instructor.

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MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this review

Thanks so much for diving with us, we look forward to see you both around the shop! Thanks also to Tish for being an awesome Instructor! More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I recently visited Guam and wanted to complete my dive certification. I can honestly say I had an amazing experience in the certifying process itself! My instruction was Farron. He made the process easy and extremely fun! I would recommend Farron to anyone that is wanting to get a certification done or take dive tours around the island. Farron was... More 

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MDAGuam, Travel Coordinator at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this review

Thanks for diving with us! We're very glad you had a great experience and hope to see you in Guam again soon! Thanks also to Farron for all of his hard work and for always doing an excellent job. If you'd ever like to request a favorite instructor just contact us through our website and let us know! Si Yu’us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

June did such a fantastic job booking our trip to Palau for us. I really couldn't have asked for a better experience. She tailored the trip to our prefence and addressed every detail. She would reply to my several questions quickly and thoroughly. She truly knows the island and the trip well and I was so impressed with how smooth... More 

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MDAGuam, Travel Coordinator at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for allowing us to arrange your dive travel to Palau! I'm so glad you enjoyed your trip and we'll be happy to help you plan your next adventure. Please keep in touch on Facebook and we hope to have you join us on one of our group trips during the Thanksgiving... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

MDA has the best most friendly staff in the Island. I have learned after five months residing in Guam that MDA takes care of me and my dive crew. The staff is always attentive and friendly, helpful to say the least, I never had any issues with them so far. I have been in over 25 dives with them, and... More 

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MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this review

We're so glad you had a great time in Guam! Thanks for diving with us and for taking the time to write us a review! We'll pass on your comments to our awesome boat crew and captains, I know they'll appreciate it :) Thanks again and see you next time around! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

June and Matt at MDA were awesome in booking our dive trip to Chuuk. And Tryvin (our dive guide in Chuuk) was amazing!! Best dive trip ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I'm tired of all these navy posting on my behalf of something they have no idea and are just ruining people's way of living. I am part of the group all these people are saying we got scammed and ripped off. We tried many times but with our hectic schedule and bad weather it was out of mda and our... More 

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