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Address: 856 N Marine Corps Drive, Piti, Guam, Mariana Islands
Phone Number: +1 671-472-6321
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Description: Micronesian Divers Association (MDA) is the largest diving operator on...
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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They take military personnels' money and do NOT give the courses and threaten to report to Command. They are taking advantage of Americans. Stay AWAY

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Baton Rouge, United States
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Baton Rouge, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

They take military personnels' money and do NOT give the courses and threaten to report to Command. They are taking advantage of Americans. Stay AWAY

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Best dive company on Guam. Very easy to work with and have lots of options for all levels of divers. They run lots of Boat Dives and regular free shore dives on weekends. The shop has probably the best selection of dive equipment on island.

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We've been in Guam since Sept 2014. And we love MDA! We bought all new gear with MDA. Jenn was amazing in her help on deciding on the best equipment for our needs. Michelle helped us with some camera lights and everyone has been very helpful. We buy stuff there all the time, shirts, books and lights. We dive the... More 

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Piti, Mariana Islands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

The dive shop people at all 3 locations are very, very knowledge and friendly. The bots and shore guided dives are fabulous! The service and rental department people are equally great! I have nothing but awesome things to say about this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We have booked several dive trips through MDA including Rota, Chuuk, and Palau twice. Every time Matt has been great. Fast response, great attention to detail, and has a great knowledge of the area. Every trip has gone flawlessly from the hotel transfers, to the diving, and even the lunch orders on the dives. And the prices are better than... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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120 reviews 120 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If it is your first time diving in Guam, its totally different than typical diving. These guys just rent gear, and sell seats on another boat. You must have a car and drive your gear to the boat and load it yourself, and the frustrating thing is that NO ONE explains the process. They just sell you the stuff and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The gear is top quality the service is good. I am NAUI certified and had no problem renting gear. A complete set of gear and 2 tanks is $40 for 24hour rental. Guam has some of the best diving that i have ever done, i would highly recommend MDA when you are in Guam. I just wish i had more... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I would greatly recommend getting your open water or advanced open water here. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly, and can hook you up with diving on a moments notice

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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you plan a stop over in Guam don´t try to dive with MDA like we did in March 2014. The service is so poor we haven´t meet before anywhere around in the diving world. No pick up service from the Hotel, you need a rental car. The service shop to pick up the tanks and the weights is faraway... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

MDA is a great dive shop with a very friendly and helpful staff. Their prices can't be beat. They offer free guided beach dives on weekends, which is how I started. (Does not include rental gear). We also did a boat dive with MDA to Tokai Maru and Cormaran (sp?) wrecks. MDA's boat is a larger boat and can carry... More 

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