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Poseidon Dive Center

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Calle 18 1 69 | Santa Marta, Taganga 470001, Colombia
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BBB: BEST Dive-Center in Taganga showing BEST Dive Spots by BEST Diving Guides

We very much enjoyed diving with Poseidon Dive Center that brought us to marvelous diving spots in... read more

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marcelk891
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A great place to dive

Very professional and very safe, but you still have a lot of fun. We were taken to the most amazing... read more

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The Only Padi 5* Gold Palm Instructor Development Dive Resort, Tec Diving And Sidemount Facility in Colombia. We speak Spanish, English and German. We offer dive courses from beginner to pro level and fun dives. 3 comfortable rooms and own swimming pool on site. Two comfortable custom made dive boats one for up to 16 divers and the second for up to 18 divers. You can dive with air, Nitrox for free and Trimix. Sidemount diving available. 1 Course director full time. Free WiFI. The fun dives are only limited by air consumption, not by time. Depending of the season we offer you 3mm or 5mm wetsuits and dive computer. Diving in Colombia has a name: Poseidon Dive Center – We change your lifestyle.
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Calle 18 1 69 | Santa Marta, Taganga 470001, Colombia
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Reviewed today

We very much enjoyed diving with Poseidon Dive Center that brought us to marvelous diving spots in Tayrona Nationalpark. The dive center is very professional and the diving equipment is in very good shape. We would like to thank the guides, Edwin, Jorge and Octavio...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very professional and very safe, but you still have a lot of fun. We were taken to the most amazing dive sights. Jorge is the guy to dive with, he is amazing, however the other DMs are great too. Everyone is super friendly and helpful....More

Thank fabians20182018
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello and thanks for our comment. Sounds very good to us, seems to do Things, specially Customer Service the right way. Hope to have you back soon Happy Bubbles PDC

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had a fantastic time at PDC! I got my Open Water certification there and wanted to do my Advanced as well, but unfortunately couldn’t because became sick The employees were highly understanding and helpful in this situation! Next to this, I had a fabulous...More

Thank joannamichell
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello thanks for your comment and that you liked our Services. Its always great to read that our divers leave satisfied after beeing diving with us. And let us know when you did your ADV and how it was Happy bubbles PDC

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can really recommend the poseidon dive center for everyone who is in love or wanna fall in love with diving! Excellent crew with excellent service and very good and professional instructors. The best thing about poseidon is u will have so much fun, laughter...More

Thank Eni K
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, and thans for your comment. We also had a lot of fun with you during the Course, specially Jorge was amused. Now have fun and enjoy your Divamster Course in Little Corn and hopefully we see back soon for the PADI Instructor Course and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poseidon is a top notch diving operation with a phenomenal crew. They are able to cater expertly to divers with a range of experience (ie from novice to tech) while going to great lengths to ensure that one dives new sites each day. The diving...More

Thank fatpeccary
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ad thanks a lot for your comment. Seems you liked the days and diving with us. That´s the way we want to be treated when we are on vacations for diving. Hope to see ya back soon for some more diving. Happy bubbles PDC

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Became here a certified diver, amazing course, now hook up up with diving, smooth and great teaching and lot´s of fun. The only shame is that I waited so long. After the pool I was so exicted to go in the sea and they surpassed...More

Thank nickwellmann
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thanks for you comment here. Sad that you didnßt had the time for your Advanced Course , it was a pleassure to have you as Client and diver now. And let us know how you Diving future went. Happy bubbles PDC

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dive shop emailed me the night before the dive to cancel my reservation (for wich I have already paid a deposit), with the reason they did not have enough people in order to make a profit on the trip;It was too late to book...More

Thank TheSuitedNomad
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi and again thanks for your Rating here. There is nothing to do as respond to you the same as i responded on your post in our FB Page. And we should make sure about what we are talking about: We send you a mail...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our dive master, Octavia, was great. He was fun, he knew the area well, And was also concerned about our safety. The dive locations were quite enjoyable. And the price was very affordable. Other staff members were excellent as well, especially the receptionist.

Thank dkln101
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thanks a lot for your comment and time for writing the Review. Good that you liked our Services and thanks for beeing diving with us . have fun on your trip Happy Bubbles PDC

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went diving with two other shops in Santa Marta and Taganga first, because they were cheaper. Everything is fast, the dives short, The Intervalls nearly not existend, early back. Not nice But what a difference after you dove with Poseidon and compare it. The take...More

Thank leoprayer
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thanks for your Review man. Thats the idea of diving , right. No stress we apply all in our shop what we see and observe during our diving vacations. so our divers have the best mix of Customer Service. Beacause we la like to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some nice diving with Nitrox, great pre dive checks, long dives, Nitrox is same price as air, good rental equipment and good Instr, top installations , a great dive boat where you a not packed with space and shadow. Corals are in good shape, plenty...More

Thank karimendez2018
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for your comment here on TA. The most important is that you would come back to dve again with us so this Shows us that we are on a great Highway to dive. Just let us know when you plan to come back...More

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Response from basinharborbob | Reviewed this property |
They are proficient in English. Nice folks. They may or may not have housing but plenty of options in the small town. About 40 hours, includes book time which can be completed on line thru Padi or Naui. Will include four... More
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