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About Buceando Chile
PADI Diving Center based in Mallsport (Santiago) and Pichidangui (Coquimbo region) where you can book your recreational dives on several Dive Centers in Chile's central coast. We offer scuba diving activities for children such as the PADI Bubblemaker or PADI Seal Team for kids older than 8 years. Adults and children can buy their PADI Courses in all levels, from beginner to pro choosing where in the central coast they want to finish the course. We offer Spanish and English spoken courses and activities. We also run a Diving Hostel in Algarrobo (the closest beach from Santiago) with single and double rooms with all accomodations for our customers. English spoken service all year round with the best diving service in Chile's capital city surroundings.
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Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

I had a great weekend with Buceando Chile - the team is extremely friendly, helpful and the operation is great. I strongly recommend Buceando Chile if you want to explore some dive spot next to Santiago de Chile. Thanks to Rodrigo, Luka, Carla and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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paikea_rod79, Owner at Buceando Chile, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

Fabio das profundidades! thanks a lot for your amazing review, we really enjoyed meeting you and we are really happy you enjoyed your staying in our hostel and in first place the diving. We really are looking forward for your next trip to Chile so...More

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Rodrigo and him team are simply exceptional. Rod is one of the best divers in all of Chile and his professionalism and drive is evident as soon as you meet him. Thanks a lot!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nauperito
paikea_rod79, Owner at Buceando Chile, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019

Thanks for you kind words! We really enjoy our job and we really make our best effort in order for our customers to have the best experience diving with our team! Hope to see you soon exploring our chilean depths!

Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

First of all the dive gear and wetsuit are in perfect condition. I have stayed at the dive center for 3 nights and did 6 dives. The diving in pichidangui is amazing, definetly now in my top faverite places. I had the pleasure to dive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bart V
paikea_rod79, Owner at Buceando Chile, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Hey Bart! Thanks for your awesome review, we also had a great time diving and meeting you. We are really happy that Pichidangui is now one of your favourite dive spots and we are really looking forward for your next trip in order to go...More

Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Rod and the team are simply exceptional at what they do and I could not recommend this company more. Rod is one of the best divers in all of Chile and his professionalism and drive is evident as soon as you meet him. He is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charlie S
paikea_rod79, Owner at Buceando Chile, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

Hey Charlie! Nothing to say but thank you buddy! It was great meeting you, we really had a great time learning, diving and around the BBQ! Hope you enjoy your trip around Chile and hopefully we have the chance to meet again in the future...More

Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the course. Very professional, very friendly instructors! I had some really specific time restrictions and they managed really well to organize all that. Thanks. I had a lot of fun and wanna go diving as soon as possible. The course is really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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paikea_rod79, General Manager at Buceando Chile, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Thank you very much for your review Michael, we really enjoyed meeting you and taking you into the depths of the south pacific ocean, have a nice trip to Rapa Nui and enjoy the island! Of course when you come back to Chile we will...More

Reviewed December 14, 2017

I took the Open Water Scuba Course. Very professional and I enjoyed it very much. I am a bilingual student and took all of the courses in Spanish. Even at times when I struggled through some of the comprehension, as Spanish is my second language,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Will M
paikea_rod79, Owner at Buceando Chile, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2017

Thank you very much Will, I’m glad you enjoyed the course! Hope to see you another time someday to have some nice dives!

Reviewed November 14, 2017

We were picked up by Rodrigo who drove us 200km north of Santiago and back. Very well organised nothing too much trouble He was a very nice person couldn't do enough for you. I would certainly want to meet up with him in Patagonia next...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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paikea_rod79, Owner at Buceando Chile, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

Thank you very much for your kind words Dean! I really enjoyed the trip with you both and of course I'd be very happy if you can join us on our trips to dive in Patagonia! cheers my friend!

Reviewed July 6, 2017

We went scuba diving here back in April for this year. It was great experience, we did the ship wreck in Quintay Bay. The only downfall we had was the water was EXTREMELY cold, no fault of anyone as we were told it was going...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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paikea_rod79, Owner at Buceando Chile, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

We are very happy you enjoyed your dives, thank you very much for your review... :D

Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I got my Advanced PADI certificate with Buceando Chile, a fantastic dive center! Rodrigo, the founder, is the best and coolest instructor you can aim for! I knew that if anything would go wrong (underwater) he would be there for any of us. He is...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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paikea_rod79, Manager at Buceando Chile, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

thank you very much for your feedback! i'm truly thankful of your words and happy for you and you're experience diving with us!

Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

We've met Rodrigo through internet and talked a lot before booking 2 dives. He picked us up at our apartment in Santiago and drove us to the diving location (200km back and forth). Everything was perfectly set and organized . The first dive was amazing,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Nikki M
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Hi Nikki, thanks for writing to us. Please if you can send me an email to rodrigo @ buceandochile. cl, I’ll answer all your doubts. Please tell me how many divers are you and if you’ll need us to pick you up at your hotel... More
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Fatemah H
September 11, 2017|
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Hi Fatemah, thanks for writing us. Is not an issue if you're not experienced nor if you aren't certified. In that case you both can do a Discover Scuba Diving. We are pretty close to Santiago's downtown and if you need... More
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