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Pelicano Water Sports

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| VIK Hotel Arena Blanca and Ocean Blue & Sands, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
+1 809-729-4242
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Beautiful dive with a great instructors

I did my very first discovery scuba dive and snorkeling experience with Pelicano and I am so happy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
audreywrather
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Amarillo, Texas
Superb for first-time divers

We took our first ever dives with Pelicano Sport and can't speak highly enough about them. First... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SCM6514
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Peoria, Illinois
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Scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, parasailing, Pelicano Sport offers you adventures from the blue depth of the ocean to the blue of our tropical sky. Pelicano Sport is one of the market’s leaders on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic in Punta Cana and Bavaro and is recognized as one of the best water sports companies in the Caribbean. Pelicano Sport has its bases in the Ocean Blue & Sands Hotel (5-star) and the VIK Arena Blanca Hotel (4-stars) but also offers first rate service to the clients of the other hotels in the area of Bavaro/Punta Cana. Pelicanosport is a member of the internationally renowned Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), provides highly professional standards and has been cited on many occasions by different magazines such as: ScubaDiving and the German magazine Unterwasser, Tauchen and Taucher for their exceptional diving programs as well as other diverse magazines and exclusive International fotoshoots.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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| VIK Hotel Arena Blanca and Ocean Blue & Sands, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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"catalina island"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did my very first discovery scuba dive and snorkeling experience with Pelicano and I am so happy I did. Amazing service, wonderful employees, and an overall amazing experience. At first I was very afraid to dive, but Andre was able to calm me down,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our first ever dives with Pelicano Sport and can't speak highly enough about them. First, if you are staying at the Ocean Blue & Sand, or even the IberroStar, they are literally just feet away on the beach. Second, they are very effective...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

We did the Glass bottom boat excursion...our Captain Fernando was AMAZING!!!! The excursion was a blast for not only the adults but our children. Fernando was very helpful to them and got them excited to snorkel!

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

I completed my referral dives for my OW certification with Pelicano and am so happy that I did. Aaron was able to work with me through a few moments of panic without being pushy or demanding. His instructions were clear and concise all the while...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

I am surprised at the rave reviews for diving here because the diving is poor. The shop and the guides work hard to make things as good as they can, but there is little of interest to see underwater here. On our first two dives...More

Thank mars s
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Great people and great dive experience. My 2 daughters (11 and 14 years old) did their scuba diver training with Thomas. He was so helpful and patient with them. One of my daughters had a hard time but he was very patient and helped her...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

I cannot say enough positive things about our day with Pelicano! Weeks before our arrival, Ines was so nice and informative by email. They made transportation arrangements for us at a very reasoanble cost and were on time for pickup. Our instructor, Aron, was outstanding....More

Thank Heather S
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Shop is on the property of Ocean blue resort where we stayed for a week with several other families. Communication with the shop was excellent prior to arriving. Able to set up discovery dives and dives for certified folks. They use Facebook messenger for very...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

These are the boys walking around the hotel pool.. the water sports center attached to the hotel . IT IS PERFECTLY SAFE TO BOOK WITH THEM!! WE booked a excursion.. now the tour itself was TERRIBLE.. BUT how the Ocean Blue Pelican staff handled it...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

We booked this snorkelling tour through our hotel and was only a short walk to the business. Was a little worried it may end up being a disaster as I hadnt heard of them and the sales guy at our hotel were quite pushy. IT.WAS.FANTASTIC!...More

1  Thank Carol E
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Cleo2529
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Please send your question to our email in the web page Tripadvisor don’t allow us yo put the email here In the answer Regards, Javier
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Free of charge. Only a deposit of 150 usd
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