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The Dive Centre - The Big Fish

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PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, conveniently located on the stunning marine reserve of Aroa beach. We offer guided dives for all levels, from wrecks to passages, drop off’s, night dives and more. Our friendly multilingual staff can cater for total...more
Po Box 142, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just recently just got my open water certification, I was looking to do a little bit of diving on my holiday in the Cook Islands. Whilst being a newbie, the guys here were awesome at running through how things worked, and importantly gave an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met Amy from the Dive Centre when she came to our resort and offered guests a free scuba diving lesson in the pool. My husband did the lesson and really enjoyed it. Amy was so encouraging and positive. From there my husband booked a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

An utmost experience to have family to be part of this and having to catch the best fish is unbelievable.Very clear water where you can actually see what's down the bottom of the ocean at some places. So recommended everyone not to miss this opportunity...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tereapii R
Reviewed November 25, 2018

My partner and I took part in a Lagoon Practice Dive which was amazing, even if you can see as much when snorkeling in the lagoon. The Lagoon Dive was very much so worth doing, as it introduced me to diving, all the equipment, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ScottishMonty
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

I just went on the lagoon dive today with Amy. She is AMAZING! The weather was a bit rough and the current was iffy, but the folks here took every precaution for my safety. Amy was incredibly patient as well. Sabine in the office is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time with these guys, I hadn't dives for a few years and had a great refresher course with Emma nice and easygoing and had me back in the swing of things in no time. Then did 2 dives out on the boat...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Trevor C
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We returned recently for the first time since getting our Open Water certifications from The Dive Centre in 2011. Went out three different days for dives in different locations and had a blast. Sabine and Sascha are such wonderful people and run a great dive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank bradd146
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The guides were great but the owner had little interest and time in his guests. Little to no interaction, no communication about the dive sites we were going to visit. Seemed to especially have little interest in New Zealanders. Shame as we just dive for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Travelling_kiwi_NZ11
Reviewed July 18, 2018

If you want to dive, be sure to book in advance or they may be sold out. We particularly liked diving with Emma who is a wonderful dive master. Sasha operates the boat and he's terrific at sorting out any problems with gear, etc. that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tony K
Reviewed May 9, 2018

After taking our first five days off to relax and let some weather slide by to the South we stopped by the The Dive Centre. After talking to Sabine and Sasha, the owners, and meeting Hollis, one of the dive masters, we signed on. We...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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