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Carey Dive Center

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Calle Matamoros # 13-A, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
+52 998 877 0763
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Small shop with great diving

We spent a week diving with Carey, and had a great time. Gilberto made sure we were able to get to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue S
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Durango, Colorado
First time diver

I had just gotten my certification 2 weeks earlier from Aquatech in Evansville, Indiana, so this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TanyaC1980
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Evansville, Indiana
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Carey Dive Center PADI Dive Resort #23814 is one of the most well-established and experienced dive shops on the island. We specialize in PADI diving courses, families, groups and private trips. We not only offer diving, but also snorkeling, fishing, whale shark tours and cenote excursions. Gilberto Pat Hoil is the PADI scuba dive instructor and owner at Carey Dive Center. He has been awarded by PADI for 20 years of outstanding service. He is one of the most experienced scuba dive instructors in Isla Mujeres.
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Calle Matamoros # 13-A, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent a week diving with Carey, and had a great time. Gilberto made sure we were able to get to do dives that suited our needs, Roldofo is a great DM and knows all of the waters/currents/wildlife. Beto was an experienced boat captain. Carey...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had just gotten my certification 2 weeks earlier from Aquatech in Evansville, Indiana, so this was my first open water dive. They sat me down and explained what to expect and then took me and 2 others out to dive sight. It was one...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my 12 yr old daughter got our OW certification here. Reserved online a month before arrival due to the positive reviews - the best decision we ever made. I was very nervous about my daughter diving but oh my God! They not only...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was on Isla Mujeres last week and did a two tank dive with this shop. I have nothing but great things to say about our experience! Gilberto was awesome to work with... very quick to answer my emails and very nice (I had a lot...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people at Carey were great to dive with and made our stay comfortable. while the weather was not good and reduced visibility our dive master used his expertise to show us what Isla has to offer. I cannot say enough good things about Gilberto,...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Our home dive shop referred us to Carey Dive Center to complete the open water dives for my 13 year old daughter's dive certification. Gilberto was a prompt communicator, quick to return emails and answer questions, and he did everything he could to accommodate us....More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

I recently made 4 dives with the Carey Dive Shop and would not hesitate to use them again. Contrary to other places I have used, Gilbert was willing to arrange two dives for me when he didn't have a group scheduled to dive. While I...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Gilberto and his team provided a great diving experience for my wife and me. The dive masters are safety oriented and know how to provide enjoyable dives. My wife had an unfortunate fall in the dive shop(an accident). She broke 3 ribs and had 7...More

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KittyMoPink, Manager at Carey Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Thank you for your review. We really look forward to having you dive with us again next time you visit the island. Wishing your wife a speedy and full recovery. Our divers are our top priority and it was our absolute priority to help your...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I am very glad I booked with Carey Dive, Gilberto and his team were fantastic. They looked after and accommodated me very well; I was worried as I had not dived in several years and was a party of 1 but that was no problem...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The guides at Carey Dive Center are very nice. They treat their clients very well! The guys took us so some really awesome locations on the island to see some great fish in the sea. If you are looking for great guides for diving book...More

Thank Dallas L
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SHARON N
January 14, 2017|
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Response from KittyMoPink | Property representative |
Hello, We prefer that divers commence their dive trips at our dive shop. But in special circumstances we can pick people up with our boat. If the hotel or private house has a dock that allows private boats to pick up their... More
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mdunkak
July 6, 2016|
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Hello, thanks for contacting us, yes we do have availability and we can take you. Please go to the Carey Dive Center website and there you will find our contact email so you can email us a confirmation. Thank you.
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Chris U
April 14, 2016|
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Are you asking if there is coral at Isla Mujeres? Of course. Yes.
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