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Back To Basics Adventures

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Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique
About Back To Basics Adventures
Back to Basics Adventures is a boutique dive centre located in central Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique. We found that the essence of our operation is the people. The people that own it, the people that work here, and most importantly the people that visit us, because Back to Basics Adventures realises that it is the people that make the dive a memorable experience, not the amount of dives you can fit into a day. It is a community, not a business, where each customer is known by their name and listened to. We got over 50 different reefs to choose from, with both excellent macro and wide angle opportunities. Ponta do Ouro is internationally known for our resident bull sharks and extremely good macro sites. Since our own passion is the ocean we specialising in underwater photography and smaller groups/families wanting to experience the ocean together. Our goal is to give our clients an experience they can bring with them and share with others. Since 2017 we are offering various naturalist course and interesting marine talks with known wildlife authors. The Ocean Matters and we believe in Education through Passion. / Jenny and Rupert
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Did several dives and were al great. Our three kids (11, 12 and 13 years old) did three discovery dives, one in the pool and two in the ocean. They found this really great and this was also thanks to the care of Amelie (!!),...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank remkos2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just come back from a holiday which included a week diving with Back to Basics in Ponta. We visited as a family; my husband and I had dived before but not for nearly 20 years and our teens (18 and 15) had never...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always wanted to scuba dive, but was never sure whether a course and qualification would be worth the expense. After the Discovery dive I did at Back to Basics over the weekend, I am 110% convinced that diving is a hobby worth investing in....More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank carlatji10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jenny and Rupert runs an amazing dive center. They (and all the staff) are friendly, inviting and passionate about diving. I did my advanced open water here and would definitely recommend it. The instructor Amelie is so enthusiastic about teaching and passionate about diving you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank hobo_with_a_laptop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish I could give Back to Basics a 10 star rating. I did my Open Water diving course through Back to Basics and soon discovered that I was not a natural diver and struggled to get the hang of things, but our dive instructor...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank carlihugo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is something special nestled in Mozambique in the form of Back To Basics. Jen and Rupert, along with every other person involved in the operation, add so much to the joy that is diving with Back To basics. From expertise, professionalism and the hint...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank brettthackwray
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Great hosts with a great understanding and passion for the marine life and ocean. Every diver is made to feel like the only person on the dive. The name truly delivers what diving should be all about - Back To Basics - safety first. Relaxed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Helen S
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Perfekt setting, you feel at home both under and above water. I'll be back for sure. Equipment is professional, so is the team.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank angelikaneu
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Our group of 5 did our open water diving license with Cecile as our diving instructor. We had a tremendous experience and were made to feel part of the diving family. We found them to be well organised and thorough in their approach. We had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Carmen S
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Me and my friends got licensed here back in November 2018. We had been here before and really liked the friendliness and decided to come back. Jenny and Rupert run their operations really smoothly and I enjoyed and felt comfortable at their family-like dive shop....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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March 15, 2019|
Response from ninitatizo | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, i know there‘s a lot of confusion about a Visa on arrival for Mozambique but i‘ve Visited back to basics recently and got it without a problem. I‘ve also talked to a bunch of other travelers who have so: yes... More
November 14, 2017|
Response from Jenny S | Property representative |
Hello Jim, Warm welcome, the price for the PADI Open Water course is 4500 ZAR and we need around 4 days to complete. Its possible to do it in 3 days but it gets very intensive. Send me an email if you wish to compete the... More