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Address: Shop #6. The Emporium | Cnr. Marine Dr. & Kings Rd, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
Phone Number: +2782 877 3966
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Description: Ask the world about shark diving, they say South Africa! Ask South...
Ask the world about shark diving, they say South Africa! Ask South Africans about shark diving, they say PROTEA BANKS! Aqua Planet is an accredited PADI and NAUI dive center which offers all courses from Beginner to Professional, including Sharklife Specialty courses. Our diving focus, as you have probably realized, is the sharks. If sharks are your thing, come see the Big 5 (Bull, Tiger, Hammerhead, Oceanic Blacktip and Ragged-tooth sharks) with Aqua Planet.
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My other family

What can i say , But we were made to feel super welcome from the very first day. We live in Shelly beach and when im in SA i find myself at the shop every day . Even if im not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2014
Jackie N
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Shelly Beach, South Africa
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Shelly Beach, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

What can i say , But we were made to feel super welcome from the very first day. We live in Shelly beach and when im in SA i find myself at the shop every day . Even if im not diving there is always a comfy chair to sit on and a cup of coffee and a chat. Kym... More 

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this review

Hey girl. We love you being part of our Aqua Planet family. Hope you are having some great dives. We all look forward to seeing you again and diving with you in August. Till then we will look after Pixie for you. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Dived with Aqua Planet In late May, at the margins of a business trip to S Africa. Communication ahead of time was excellent, as were Kym's recommendations for accommodation in Shelly Beach. The crew was knowledgeable, courteous. and safety conscious. I have dived in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean and, though small, this is one of the most professional... More 

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this review

I know 'the crew' enjoyed diving with you. I was just sorry that I did not have a chance to dive with you ... that just means you have to come back ... lol. Thank you also for the awesome pictures. Patty has been bouncing round the dive centre as we finally have some great pictures of Ragged-tooth sharks -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Thanks guys for your awsome service and hospitallaty. I will recomend you guys to anyone who would like to go dive and wants to have a good time. You guys are the best !!!

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this review

Always great to hear from divers that enjoyed diving with Aqua Planet. Thank you for the great review. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I visit Shelly Beach and Aqua Planet regularly. On every trip, Kym and her team are friendly, courteous and professional. Locally, Kym is known as the Shark Lady, and for good reason - if she can't find them, they are not there! Thanks guys for always going out of your way to make my diving experience such a fun, safe... More 

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this review

Thank you 'cylimonkey'. We always look forward to your visits and I love diving with you!!!! Can't wait for your next visit which I know is just round the corner. x More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I dived with my husband in April and the service and friendliness of all the staff was awesome. We immediately felt very comfortable with the knowledge and experience of the DM and other staff members. A really friendly bunch and they are also very safety conscious. They decided to abort the 2nd dive as the current was very strong that... More 

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this review

Always great meeting new people and welcoming them to our 'Aqua Planet family'. We look forward to many more dives with both of you in the future. More 

Nice, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

All the staff at Aquaplanet is top professionnal & helps you to have an awesome dive experience. Highly recommended to dive whith them : a world top class diving club ! Thanks again Kim !! Fred, from France ;)

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this review

It was great diving with both of you. I know France is a long way away but I really hope we get the pleasure of diving with you again. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I dived with my and really felt comfortable diving with a centre that emphasise safety first. We loved Paddy's energy and sense of humour. We felt like a part of the family even though it was only our first time diving with this particular charter. We will definitely use this as our Dive centre and charter whenever we're in the... More 

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this review

We love welcoming people to our 'crazy Aqua Planet family' and look forward to many more dives with you in the future. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

A Big thank you to all the staff at Aqua Planet for a very well run dive center and there attention to detail. Safety was always the first priority on the dive. I will definitely dive Protea Banks with you guys again. I will definitely recommend diving with Kym Pollard and Paddy. Many thanks, Rob. ( Advanced diver from Benoni... More 

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It was an absolute pleasure diving with you and we look forward to many more dives with you in the future. More 

Secunda, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I did my advanced open water course with Aqua Planet early in March. It was an absolute pleasure to dive with aqua planet as they really make you feel like family. The instructors are top class and have the patience required to make anyone feel comfortable underwater. Word class experience, Thanx Kym and the guys from Aqua planet. Will definitely... More 

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this review

Really enjoyed doing your course. You are fantastic in the water and can't wait to hear you have gone on to do your Divemasters, as you are a natural. Look forward to diving with you and your wife for many years to come. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We have a great week of diving with Aqua Planet. Kym and her team are very proffessional helpfull, friendly and funny;) The epic dive with 5 tigersharks, 4 zambezi's, 3 oceanic blacktips and 1 dusky shark we will never forget. A dream came true. Many thanks for this experience. On our next visit we will definitely be diving with you... More 

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this review

Well what can I say ... you guys were truly spoilt with the EPIC TIGER SHARK DIVE. I am sure you will be dreaming about it for many years to come as it just does not get better than that ...lol. I am sure we will see you in the future. Till then safe travels and diving. More 

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