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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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Wonderful Diving Experience

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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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Thank Rafael M
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found BS Republic on TripAdvisor thanks to the good reviews :) so now it is our turn to say all the good we found there. My boyfriend is certified but I am not so we went for a diving lesson + scuba diving. Cesar the owner is really friendly and welcoming. We went with Franck and he was just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well planned and knowledgeable divemasters. Very safe and attentive. Small groups made for a personalized and enjoyable experience. Great discount for local residents. Have dived with other local companies......this is by far the BEST.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cesar is excellent to dive with. Cesar and his capitan are amazing. Cesar's wife makes amazing sandwiches that are included with the dive cost. They do absolutely everything for the divers loading unloading setting up tanks ect. I can not say enough about this dive company.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If there's anyone you should go to in PV for a high-quality, safe SCUBA experience, it's Cesar Ortega at Banderas Scuba Republic. My girlfriend and I went for 4 recreational dives at Los Arcos and Majahuitas. Cesar is the 7th dive instructor I've worked with (experience includes DC & NY; Dominican Republic; Mallorca, Spain; Phuket, Thailand; Pulau Weh, Indonesia). These... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful experience diving with the crew of Banderas scuba republic. Cesar is the owner and dive master who took very good care of us during the day as we enjoyed two Los Arcos dives. Had a maximum of six divers on our trip and had the full attention of Cesar and his assistant. His 10 years of experience... More 

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Ridgecrest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got my advanced open water certification here. Julian was an amazing instructor. He was so patient and took the time to make me feel comfortable diving again. I highly recommend Julian as a dive instructor for his professionalism and kindness. Thank you for all your hospitality in PV.

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