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Jolly Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-462-8305
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All reviews bow tie the reefs two tank big john nurse sharks lobster safety checks excellent diving these guys lion fish swim platform great stories to tell local ecosystem interesting life captain paul spotted eagle ray small group
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Cornelia and Paul run a very relaxed , very safe dive operation . Let’s face it most dive shops are nice it is the little things that make the difference . They only go out in small groups our boat had five . I think...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I'm a brand new diver, just received my OW and headed to Antigua to actually try diving in the warm ocean vs a cold lake. Paul and Cornelia were wonderful. Very knowledgable and experienced. They made me feel totally at ease. We met at 9am,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank in_a_fable
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Did a two tank dive with Jolly. Everything went exceptional. The dive master and captain were very informative and great leaders in the water. We saw several reef sharks, nurse sharks and even a couple turtles. I will definitely be back to dive with Jolly!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rmmatt
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I had a fantastic dive experience with the Jolly dive crew. We were able to hire an additional guide just for my wife and I because of my limited experience. Saw lots of creatures including sharks and turtles. Good size dive boat, super...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Taylor V
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We had been in contact with the shop a little over 2 months before our arrival to Antigua. My spouse had a bad experience on our last dive, and we wanted to possibly go, but under specific conditions. H. Paul was quick to respond to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jlt110719
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Professional, yet relaxed atmosphere. Excellent divemasters. Two tank dives, about 50 minutes and 60 minutes with 40 minute surface interval. No afternoon dive so no hurry to get back. Personalized service. Equipment left on boat and cleaned by Jolly Dive. Very accommodating. A real pleasure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wayne H
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I have been a open water PADI certied diver for 16 years , that being said I went to Antigua not actually planning to dive, but ran into a resort sailing capt, during conversation recommended jolly dive , went for a 2 tank dive trip,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 531best
Reviewed July 30, 2018

i did 3 two tank dives over a week and paul, cornellia and diana were excellent. being in antigua where everyone spoke english there were no communication issues. my equip was cleaned and ready to go before each dive and cleaned and packed when i...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kwfrozen
Reviewed July 24, 2018

5 days scuba diving with jolly dive shop. personal service (equipment cleaned and stored on boat every day. large well equipped boat. great divemasters, flexible (if currents too much). knowledable captain (oldest dive centre in Antigua. picked up at hotel daily. located on jolly beach...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Professional divemasters that provided an easygoing, awesome pair of dives for our group. They pointed out many different sea animals, with the highlights being the "pet" nurse shark that followed our group during the dive and the HUGE lobster groups. Both Paul and Cornelia managed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Kathryn M
May 7, 2017|
Response from JollyDiveMark | Property representative |
Hi Kathryn, We would be very happy to have you diving with us tomorrow morning. Taking bus 50 may be a bit tricky to reach us. Please give us a call at +1-268-462-8305 so that we can help you make arrangements for tomorrow... More
November 11, 2016|
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Response from Mark N | Reviewed this property |
We did a Discover Scuba diving course. So we spent 1/2 hour in the swimming pool at Jolly Harbour and then went out diving for just under an hour on the reef (20 minutes away by boat). The whole thing took a little over... More
Craig R
January 27, 2016|
Response from Ryan G | Reviewed this property |
Intro dive with five new (and three very young) divers we were in the pool for an hour and on the reef for thirty minutes, thirty feet deep or so. Boat was nice, as were the people.