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Address: C/Lazaro Cardenas #230 Local 1, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 322 135 78 84

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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Great dives and they were very accommodating for the cruise ships odd arrival time. They moved the start time of the morning dive twice for me. Thanks Cesar!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Kemptville, Ontario

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Kemptville, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great dives and they were very accommodating for the cruise ships odd arrival time. They moved the start time of the morning dive twice for me. Thanks Cesar!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went diving with Cesar's group today. It was awesome. We could not come last year because of the Hurricane. He kept our deposit (per our request) and honored it a year later. Who does that these days? He was very efficient, committed organized, asked for all of our certs double checked our paper work against everything.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was just my second dive in the ocean. I had been diving for a few years but this was just my second day diving in the ocean. After learning that el Morrow was one of the more challenging dive locations in Puerto Vallarta, I was concerned about taking this dive on with the limited experience I had. Caesar was... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 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 bubbles 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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