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Address: Calle Pedro Ascencio Mz. 23 Lote 7 | Colonia Centro, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 755 102 3738
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Dive Zihua is located at the heart of downtown Zihuatanejo. We are a new...

Dive Zihua is located at the heart of downtown Zihuatanejo. We are a new PADI dive centre with an atmosphere you would expect to find in a small dive operation. We not only have a passion for diving but all of our staff have been involved with conservation efforts for years and it is our philosophy to bring safe fun diving with an appreciation to the aquatic environment.We offer both diving and snorkeling tours through our full service dive facility. Our shop is very easy to find we are one block from the beach in between restaurant Murmullo and Bar Zorro's.

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My 14-year-old twins and I dove with Pako for three days and can give six thumbs up. They also got PADI certified for open water through him. Pako is an excellent instructor... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 15, 2016
San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

My 14-year-old twins and I dove with Pako for three days and can give six thumbs up. They also got PADI certified for open water through him. Pako is an excellent instructor: patient, supportive, clear. Took us to a great spot, Los Morros, after they got certified, for a great dive on the last day. You won't be disappointed.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Me, my husband and my brand new diver son who is 15 dove with Joao for 2 days and it was excellent. The first day we did moderate to shallow dives so my son could get used to the buoyancy being in the ocean, the 2nd day we did a little deeper and my son did great. Salinity is high... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Joao was great - perfect combination of professions and relaxed. He took us to two spots for snorkeling, both of which we enjoyed, and he came prepared with water and light snacks for the group, which everyone was really thankful for. The crew he had with him were great as well.

1 Thank Brian B
Jomtien Beach, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

The diving was not good and the shop was less than acceptable at corresponding to arrange diving. Don't waste your time or hard earned cash on diving here.

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2 Thank Keith H
Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

I've replied to this message before but it got removed by Tripadvisor because it didnt really had a specific motive or complaint about our services. I didnt feel compeled to address it again, for a number of months, until now. We are sorry that you didnt have a good time in Zihuatanejo. Like I mentioned in my other message, you... More 

British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Had a wonderful 2 Tank Dive with owner and dive master Joao. His level of professionalism in the industry is second to none! With top quality equipment and dive boat, rest assured your dives with Dive Zihua will be the most enjoyable and safest you will find in the Ixtapa/Zihuatenajo region. Your dive masters will take the time to ensure... More 

2 Thank Robert T
Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

My husband dove 3 dives a day on 3 different days and had a great time. It was just himself, a friend and the dive instructor on all 3 days, so it was very individualized and no big groups. The seas can be a little rough so bring gravol just in case. He saw a whale, sea horses, sea urchins,... More 

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Cleveland Ohio USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016

Joao was in excellent email contact with us throughout the process. We met him on the pier and our equipment was already on the boat. We did a 2 tank dive and were pleased with the diversity of scenery that each dive location had to offer. Joao provided a helpful briefing each time. There was water and snacks on board... More 

Thank beaubo
Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016

I had the best dives ever with Joao although we were dealing with hurricane influence. A great dive master and a nice person with great ecological experience and information to share.

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Thank mtbeardoc
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016

Highly recommended!!! It was an amazing certification process; a lot of fish during the immersions; safety always a priority for the dive master. Joao, thank you very much for everything. Don’t forget the camera!!!

1 Thank Rodrigo G
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

There were 7 of us snorkelers between ages of 8 and 65 on this trip, along with 3 others who came to dive. Joao took us to locations where both divers and snorkelers were happy. He brought the right snacks and plenty of water, and he established a very comfortable feeling among all of us on the boat. I would... More 

1 Thank peggyb0815

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