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Address: 22 Esplanade, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4Y7, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 753-1880

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Dove two wrecks

We are experienced divers so we just had a fellow boat us out to the two sites we dove. He was helpful and polite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are experienced divers so we just had a fellow boat us out to the two sites we dove. He was helpful and polite.

Thank sagescrub
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We had sent an email and a phone call requesting to do some wreck dives, but we only have limited time on the coast and really short notice, but Sundown Diving staff and crew said no problem, they have the boat open and are willing to work with us on the ferry schedule time and make our dives happen. We... More 

Thank Melissa H
Spring, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Wife and I did snorkeling 'expedition', definitely disappointed in the experience. We fly into the nice docks and then walk 10 minutes to a store in town, after which you are driven to the 'economy docks'--and that's being nice. There is no area in the store to try on suits..it's done in a crowded store which has little room to... More 

Thank Steve K
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

My family and I (Husband, 16 year old daughter and 14 year old son) travelled to Nanaimo, late last fall and went on a great dive with two young men. our captain Mark, and our divemaster Kenny. Mark took us to the rivtow lion first, where Kenny led us on a great dive of the ship, we saw an octopus... More 

Thank Dave D
Exeter, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Had contacted Ed the owner from the UK and made enquiries about diving. Explained there would only be two of us. No problem they would run a boat just for the two of us. He explained there was a lot of local shore dives if I wanted to do them. Unfortunately I have trouble with one of my ankles and... More 

Thank Michael A
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57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We did a couple of expeditions with them - first day went snorkeling with the seals. The seals won't get too close to you but they will get curious and swim by or under you. You will be dressed in a wet suit with fins/mask/snorkel provided - and it is quite warm, don't need to worry about getting cold! Did... More 

1 Thank Islandgirl678
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

4 divers and no water and no snacks either - how much could it cost for a sleeve of cookies and some bottled water. Dive master was only with us for 1 dive and apparently if we wanted him on the 2nd, it was an additional $100. Guess we expected more.

Thank Tessie03
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Ed at Sundown Diving was fantastic, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. After our initial reservation had to be cancelled because the weather was too rough, Ed pleasantly agreed to rearrange things and have us go on Easter Monday. He suited us up in extra thick wet suits, took us out to snake island and we jumped in the water and spent... More 

Thank Trish S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Just completed 4 days diving with Sundown Diving run by Ed Singer and have had a great time. Having travelled from the UK specifically to dive the local wrecks, Ed worked the sites around some fairly challenging weather so I could dive all three (HCMS Saskatchewan, HCMS Cape Breton and Rivetow Lion (formerly HMS Prudent) and then sorted out some... More 

Thank David P
Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Friends got us a gift certificate to snorkel with seals that we were finally able to find a weekend to use. What fun! Ed and the staff at Sundown Diving were all fantastic. We arrived late because our hotel gave us the wrong directions to the place, but we called ahead and they patiently waited for us to arrive. The... More 

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