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Address: C/Lazaro Cardenas #230 Local 1, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 322 135 78 84
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An experience with our Banderas Scuba Republic is like no other, not only...

An experience with our Banderas Scuba Republic is like no other, not only will you have access to professional Scuba Diving equipment at the highest standards, our dive team wants to hear your ideas and interests about the shared compassion we have for the sub-aquatic world. Come to the pacific side of Mexico, come to Banderas Bay, come to Puerto Vallarta, it will be your best experience “going down”.

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I've dived all over the Caribbean, and have had wonderful experiences. This guy, Caesar, puts it all together very well. He is the owner, dive master, host, gear handler, cook... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Skip H
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Amarillo, Texas

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've dived all over the Caribbean, and have had wonderful experiences. This guy, Caesar, puts it all together very well. He is the owner, dive master, host, gear handler, cook, and whatever else he needs to be. His goal is for you to enjoy your dive and return home safely. I dove with him four day and watched him with... More 

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San Francisco
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I swung through town in "Septihambre" -- extreme low seasons -- and Cesar really rolled out the red carpet. Very responsive via email, easily pushed back a day (and offered to refund my money, unsolicited) when a big storm rolled in--but I'm glad I went. Los Arcos was gorgeous and we saw some massive grouper! I essentially had a private... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cesar knows where to find sea life. Rays, lobsters, turtle, and star fish. All these while being very safe. His boat picks you up at the town pier, easy access. The Capt., always ready to help. All around great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cesar was awesome. I came as a single mom with 2 girls, ages 10 and 11. He was always very professional, his English is excellent and he provided a lot of education about the animals, both aquatic and otherwise, some history and with a good sense of humor; he is obviously passionate about nature and what he does. Our safety... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I came to Banderas Scuba to get our Open Water and Advanced Open Water certification. Jullian was an awesome teacher. Emily (15) and I learned a lot and gained a lot of confidence in our SCUBA ability. I would gladly recommend Banderas to anyone.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cesar and his team did a great job of making you feel welcome, and excited for a fun dive trip. We did a couple of 60-70ft dives at a spot named Los Arcos. They are large rock formations that jut out from the water, and have naturally formed arches under them. We saw several rays, sea turtles, and an abundance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

These guys are top notch. They accommodated a last minute request for a 2 tank dive with us and we even wound up having a private trip. Cesar and Julian were also very accommodating, I showed up a few minutes late because I was sick with some kind of stomach bug. Cesar quickly made me a drink to settle my... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We dove as a family, two adults and two teenagers, so safety and equipment was very important. Cesar provided an outstanding experience. His gear was all new or in very good condition, he also took care of our personal gear left overnight. He gave great pre-dive briefings, and since he runs a small operation could shift to the best dive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Cesar is a wonderful dive master...knowledgeable, friendly and helpful! Without a doubt, we'll be diving with him next time we're in Puerto Vallarta. Cesar only takes small groups, has excellent equipment and makes you feel very welcome. My daughter and I were looking for a small group, not a 40-person boat with multiple dive masters which we feel is less... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

My diving was great, well planned and on time, equipment was in excellent conditions, Master Diver Julian was very professional and ensure I had a safe but well and diverse dive into this astonishing national marine park called los arcos....wonderful experience!!

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