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Address: Privada Los Naranjos 30 | Santiago, Manzanillo 28860, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 314 334 6394
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Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Dive Manzanillo Mexico! Scuba Diving, Snorkel, Training, Certifications,...

Dive Manzanillo Mexico! Scuba Diving, Snorkel, Training, Certifications, Retail and Rentals with an authorized PADI Resort Facility. Sailor? We’re Cruiser Friendly!

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An Outstanding Snorkeling Outing

We booked the snorkeling outing online before going on a cruise. It was easy to catch a cab from the cruise ship to Aquatic Sports. Terry was well prepared when we arrived, with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2016
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Falls Church, Virginia
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Falls Church, Virginia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We booked the snorkeling outing online before going on a cruise. It was easy to catch a cab from the cruise ship to Aquatic Sports. Terry was well prepared when we arrived, with excellent equipment, and instructions on how to use it correctly while making sure everything fit properly. The snorkeling sites, including a shipwreck, were all outstanding. Add to... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words! We very much like to offer dives that we would personally like to go on. One way to do that is to keep the groups small so we can offer assistance and commentary to the group. It's hard to do that on a cattle boat. We had an excellent day for diving,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We had booked this snorkeling trip online with Terry well ahead of time, because we knew exactly when our cruise ship was due in to Manzanillo (and catching a cab from the port was no problem at all). He was so well organized and had the correct-sized fins and wetsuits all ready for us when we arrived. The wetsuits not... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the kind words! We like advance reservations as it gives us time to ask for gender, age, shoe size, height and weight etc. It allows us to get gear together in advance. Less wait time and less confusion the morning of the trip. We pride ourselves on a what we call a "gentle introduction"... More 

Zipolite, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We were fortunate enough to be able to enjoy a wonderful day on/in the water snorkeling with Terry from Aquatic Sports. His knowledge of the area and the added insights to the sights made for a most enjoyable day. We visited 3 different areas and the "fish cards" that were provided allowed us to identify what we saw under the... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

It was great to meet the two of you! So glad we were able to get you out on the water. We had some great weather and good snorkeling conditions. It is nice to hear that the Fish ID cards provided some value and added to your enjoyment. We have a big variety fish here! Please do come back! Manzanillo... More 

Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We had a great SCUBA trip on a recent visit to Manzanillo (Feb 2016). Terry took the two of us on a couple of nice dives not far from Manzanillo. The first was a cool dive around some neat pyramids/spires which had really interesting topography. The second was around an old shipwreck which was a real treat for myself as... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed the dives! I had a great time too. Los Pirámides (The Pyramids) are a favorite site. The rocks in certain areas really do resemble a pyramid. Generally a lot of fish life and often some big schools of fish. That particular period we had a lot of Moorish Idols in the area and that... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Our first outing was to go Snorkeling with Terry at three different locations, the names I've forgotten. Had a great time and the four other people were overjoyed with the trip as they had just come from a bad experience snorkeling on what would be called a cattle boat. Where they stuff 20+ people onto a boat. There were just... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

It was a great day for a snorkel trip. Good visibility and a good group. We visited The San Luciano Shipwreck, Punta Vey and Elephant Rock. Still a lot of Moorish Idols to be seen from the huge influx for the season. I personally love the huge school of King Angles on Punta Vey. Excellent! The dive trip was also... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

This is our fifth year we have visited Terry, Nathan and Carlos. These guys are great to hang out with! This vacation we did snorkeling at the La Boquita Bay and the day before our trip we were fixed for the shorty wet suits, fins and snorkels. What's great about the wet suit is it provide buoyancy! Also if you... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. I am so delighted that you enjoyed the snorkel trip. We did see some big schools of fish and some very beautiful fish at Punta Vey. We *love* wetsuits for snorkel trips. It isn't common to suit people up like that but it sure makes for a far superior snorkel trip. You have protection... More 

Gold River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Emailed Aquatic Sports and was able to make arrangements for diving immediately and on our requested dates. Upon arrival at the dive shop Nathan and Carlos were very friendly and helpful. Fortunately for us on our day of diving we were the only two divers that day and we had two great dives with Carlos. Carlos provided us with lots... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

I was as excited as you were about the training and dives you set up! It was great to have you here for PADI RESCUE DIVER training and then your friend for PADI OPEN WATER DIVER training. We were able to run those concurrently between Carlos and I on the first two days and then follow it up with 2... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

If you enjoy scuba or snorkeling, look no further for a dive shop ... Aquatic Sports and Adventures is the best! The people are wonderful, the equipment is in great condition and well maintained. Manzanillo is a hidden gem in Mexico -- a gorgeous vacation destination where you can enjoy the local food and culture without the tourist traps. Thank... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We do love to teach SCUBA and are very proud of our "gentle introduction to SCUBA" approach. I try hard to encourage, coax and get folks that are a bit unsure to experience success and build their self-confidence. I'm also delighted to know that you liked Manzanillo. We recognize that a bad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

If you are NOT looking for a pushy resort excursion where they pile as many people on to a boat and throw you into the water with life jackets for maybe a couple hours, then look no further. Terry is top notch. Service is exceptional. Knowledge of the area both for snorkelling and anything else you want to know is... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. It makes me happy that you mention some of the things that are so important to us here at Aquatic Sports and Adventures. At a very basic level we try to deliver the kind of service we would like. That means smaller groups and adding some items, like wetsuits, that are not normally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a fabulous experience diving with Terry. We chose to do the PADI elearning and pool dives at home and then did our open water dives in Manzanillo but we could have done the certification end to end with Aquatic Sports as well. Terry was a very patient instructor discussing our goals for the experience as... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

You made good choices in doing your knowledge portion online and then doing the pool work in Minnesota before you got here. Between our staff we have over 75 years of dive experience and we use all that we've learned to deliver quality training efficiently and safely. You both did very well on your dive skills. PADI delivers performance based... More 

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