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Coral Divers

3.0 of 5 Private Bag 320 | Mbazwana, 3974, Sodwana 3974, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Coral Divers (CD) during January 2015. Two of my friends and I did our PADI open water course and my boyfriend went along to dive as he already had his licence. From the very first day the staff and dive instructors were amazing... They were professional and extremely friendly. It felt like we've been there before although... More 

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hi there Firstly, congratulations on your Open Water Certification! Welcome to the addictive world of SCUBA Diving. Thank you for your review. We really do value any and all feedback from our guests. We're extremely pleased that everything went so well with your course and that we were able to facilitate your boyfriend to dive with you for that extra... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Coral Divers. It has everything you need, all in one spot. The staff are always friendly and willing to assist you, even if you might have decided to take a too late shuttle for your dive! The beach assistants make gearing up a breeze. The kitchen really has all the utensils and cutlery that you could expect from... More 

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hello there We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review on us on TripAdvisor. Thank you so much for all the positive feedback. We're extremely pleased to hear that any of the hassle of being on holiday was removed with the facilities provided for by Coral Divers. We do pride ourselves in the atmosphere created at our... More 

Klerksdorp, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although Coral divers are situated in arguably the best dive site in South Africa I felt like not all the staff gave their best. Ok.. We might not have been the easiest of customers but we were not the worst either. We stayed in three tents, the same as with our first stay but this time we were on the... More 

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you for your detailed and honest review. We do appreciate all critiques from our guests. We are very happy to hear that on the whole you did enjoy your stay with us. With regards to the ablutions next to your tented accommodation: The Maintenance of those facilities are the responsibility of Ezemvelo, Parks Board not Coral Divers.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning diving holiday. Worth every cent and we will be back repeatedly. THE most efficient dive operator there who do everything to fit your requirements. Great people running it...it shows in everything there. Pure efficiency

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Good day to you! We appreciate your review on us on TripAdvisor! We are thankful for all and any feedback from our guests. We're extremely glad that another one of your stays with us was as good as the last but nothing is ever perfect!. We will endeavour to improve, upgrade and refine the services provided by Coral Divers. Therefore... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My third time at Coral Divers. Again excellent service. Viz not that good due to the weather, but technically excellent, thx to Layla, Gavin, Lee, Brandon, (the different DM's). Your way of ensuring a awesome dive, actually seeing and observing the sealife, something new. On other locations i dived it was always a race, whereto i don't know, experincing nothing.... More 

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hello to you Thanks kindly for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're are always appreciative of feedback from our regular and valued guests. We're very pleased to hear that our service standards have not dropped by comparison to previous stays with us. We are only trying to get better in order to exceed your expectations. I have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had an awesome time!! The staff was great and always friendly. Excellent instructors and DM's. We had the opportunity of staying in cabins B, C and D. We stayed longer than we planned, because we enjoyed it so much. So we moved cabins, as they were quite fully booked. Thank you for accommodating us on such short notice. We... More 

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for writing a review on TripAdvisor on us. We appreciate any and all feedback from our guests. We're extremely happy to hear that because you enjoyed your stay with us so much you extended your holiday! Thank you for your reviews on each of the accommodation types you stayed in. We're sure many people... More 

Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a standard cabin with private bathroom.. I stayed alone but the space might be too small for two persons.There were 2 single beds with mosquito nets. The outdoor shower room and toilet are strategically located behind the cabin.. I assumed it is meant to keep sands out of the room. Soaps and towels were provided. There were more... More 

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Good day to you We appreciate you taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor, thank you. We value all feedback from our guests. We're glad to hear that on the whole you did enjoy your stay with us. We apologize for any inconvenience caused with you being moved from your pre-booked dive. The pre-booking system is designed to... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

What a great relaxing 5 days all made possible by excellent staff especially the ladies at reception and the dive master (Kyle) we 'adopted' for the 8 dives we had. It is quite apparent that the manager Gareth runs a tight ship and he is tireless in ensuring that everyone's needs are attended to. Thanks guys for an amazing stay.... More 

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on us, on TripAdvisor. We sincerely appreciate any feedback from people like yourselves. We're extremely happy that you stayed so long, did so many dives and enjoyed your stay with us! It's good to hear our standards were maintained throughout your holiday time at Coral Divers.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Coral Divers is a lovely holiday venue with friendly helpfull staff. I would definately go again.. however their problems with the overly invasive monkey population needs to be dealt with together with Ezemvelo management. The pleasant free atmosphere was definately clouded by the everpresent monkeys always snatching food.

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Good day to you! Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We do appreciate all feedback from our valued guests. We're extremely pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and I have passed on your remarks to the relevant Managers. We are sorry to hear that the monkey problem affected your stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The only negative to an otherwise awesome diving trip is the condition of the communal ablutions as most of the doors do not close properly, the shower heads need maintenance, one toilet was continually leaking, one toilet seat was broken, otherwise we are very satisfied.

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate any and all feedback from our guests. We're very happy to hear your stay with us was satisfactory. With regards to the communal ablutions: These ablutions are not maintained by Coral Divers but rather by Ezemvelo Parks Board. We are in the process of negotiating to take over maintenance... More 

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Address: Private Bag 320 | Mbazwana, 3974, Sodwana 3974, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Sodwana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Coral Divers 3*
Number of rooms: 84
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