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Agulhas House

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30 Barrow Road, Umkomaas 4170, South Africa
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Cannington, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place that will suit any divers. Everything is onsite and you are transported to the beach along with the boat to launch ready loaded with all the kit. All the staff are very helpful and enthusiastic. After the diving there is breakfast then you can relax around the pool or go off for a look around, a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We just showed up without a reservation, but Alex received us very friendly on his day off. The introduction/refresher course was very profound and the dives in the ocean were awesome! The people running the guest house and dive school are very friendly, kwowledgeable and helpful. We had a great time. Special thanks to frequent guests Jen and Ian for... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We bought a full pack for lodging and diving. We had staid like at home or with family. All the staff is very helpful, and they organize grills or anything to make a nice stay. It's not a luxury resort but comfortable with big rooms, swimming pool, ... The only fault for me is the lack of Internet signal in... More 

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BrettLouw, Owner at Agulhas House, responded to this review

Hi Alfonso, Thank you very much for the kind words. We are glad that you are part of our "family". You will be glad to know that we are upgading the WIFI signal early next year so that all the rooms will also be able to get signal. See you for the Sardine Run! Brett More 

Guadalajara, Spain
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

I was there, one week ago. The staff at Agulhas House are very friendly and try to make your stay there as easy as posible. The house is very clean and tidy. Brett, Vegard, Búfalo, Michelle and all the people there help you to have a nice stay at Umkoomas and enjoying awsome dives with shaks.

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Lephalale, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Agulhas House made us feel right at home from the word go. The owners and staff are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Boat skipper and dive masters are very capable and outgoing with good sense of humour. Aliwal Shoal also surprised us with ragged tooth sharks, turtles, huge potato bass, brindle bass and plenty of colourful fish. We also saw dolphins... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a great dive centre, near a great reef to dive, and a lovely guest house to stay at. I tend to travel alone, so it's important finding a place that foster a community spirit, and I really found that here when I came for the August long weekend. Aside from all of the things which you kind of... More 

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Thank Gordon L
Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We chose Agulhas house for a family weekeend specifically for my son and I to dive but accompanied by my wife and daughter in law and grand children who are non divers . We have stayed here quiet a few times before before . The attention to detail,particularly around our dive equipment and dive planning was ,as usual excellent ,making... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Me and my girlfriend decided to do a 2 week selfdrive dive holiday in South Africa in July 2015. While I am an experienced diver myself she was to start her diving adventure right here in Aliwal with Agulhas House. Long story short she absolutely loved her dive course done with resident Instructor - Vegard, who has been here for... More 

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Bitung, Indonesia
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Brett and Sonia makes this place a home away from home, and this is also reflected by their staff, from the dive team, to the boys and girls looking after the place. Everyone is friendly and made us feel very welcomed from the first time we came last year, and it is consistent for our second visit this year. The... More 

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Brakpan, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Feels like you are spending time with your friends, which is exactly the way you are treated!! Every effort is made to accommodate your request, and the diving is phenomenal!! Aliwal Shoal always finds something to surprise you with! Excellent venue for Recreational,Technical and Rebreather divers alike..

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