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Desert Sea Divers

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Address: Jeddah Corniche, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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First time outing

Ziyad was super. He even arranged a driver to come and collect me from the Park Hyatt and take me back afterwards. Everything was very professional. Taj, the driver, arrived... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
madzuko
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ziyad was super. He even arranged a driver to come and collect me from the Park Hyatt and take me back afterwards. Everything was very professional. Taj, the driver, arrived spot on time. Excellent driving. When we arrived, registration and payment was well organised and quick. We were provided with cold drinks (soft and water) throughout as well as tuna... More 

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Enterprise, Alabama, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trip date 8 July 2016. Everyone from the dive shop to the boat captain and the dive master were exceptional. They went above and beyond to make the trip amazing. We arrived the day before our trip and showed up at the dive shop to pick up our Saudi dive permits so we could do a shore dive before the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I had to do a refresher scuba course as it had been a few years since my last dive. Ali the Dive Master who took me was exceptional. He was patient and friendly. As a new comer to the area his knowledge of local conditions was very helpful. Subsequently I have done a boat dive with the company and have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My experience was as two time diver seeking to complete open water certification. We were a group of five, and our instructor completed our temporary PADI certifications at the Desert Sea. It's a bit off the road so pass slowly. The staff was supportive and helped us, I even got a free magazine for spending 50 SAR. That said, the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This was a really fun day with a very experienced and professional team. We were well taken care of, the boat ride was fun and the sights below were very memorable. Our guide did a great job of pointing out the little things we might miss and keeping an eye on everyone in a safe manner. PLUS, on the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Great well organised crew. Great craic altogether .strongly recommend if your new to jeddah .great way of meeting fellow expats.

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1 Thank Clive W
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Desert sea divers were very good. The boot was in good shape and the dive master, Ali, was most careful in checking for safety, helping people and giving the new divers advice, as well as going with them. The whole trip was relaxed and friendly, with many nationalities on board, including Saudis. The coral reefs were amazing. I was snorkeling... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

A day on the Red Sea exploring the magnificent coral reefs is truly the best way to enjoy Jeddah as a foreigner. Besides being a lifelong lover of the sea, I thoroughly enjoyed my outing with Desert Sea Divers. The friendly crew lavished the small group of passengers with regular snacks and drinks between outings on the sea. We stopped... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Maybe the best thing to do in Jeddah is diving. One of the few richness of Saudi Arabia which can be enjoyed is Red Sea. I found this club from trip advisor and took the chance to test it during one of the boring business trip to Jeddah. Now trips to Jeddah is not boring anymore. The location of the... More 

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Batam
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Don’t go to Desert Sea Divers (DSD) – a 5 Star PADI Dive Center in Jeddah. That’s the worst partner for diving in Saudi Arabia, and in the world. The Red Sea is famous for its diving spots, so I was looking forward for some great moments – but everything went horrible wrong. On Thursday (3.12.2015) they confirmed diving by... More 

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