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La Tortuga Dive School

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Edificio Marina del Rey, Cll 1 # 2-23 local 4, Av. del retorno | Marina del Rey building, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5 6656994
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We went for a one-day, two-submersion dive trip with La Tortuga in June, and it was a really great... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
doug_barnard
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Ithaca, New York
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It was a pleasure to meet all the team of La tortuga. They are all friendly, professional and they... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
G6512TYdiegog
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Somos un Dive Resort PADI con mas de 20 anos de experiencia en la practica del buceo en Cartagena. Dentro de los mas altos estandares de seguridad, nos empenamos en hacer que todos nuestros clientes llenen plenamente sus expectativas respecto del mundo subacuatico en un ambiente de seguridad y diversion, procurando hacer que la experiencia sea gratificante y enriquecedora. Tenemos salidas para buzos con experiencia y programas para personas sin ninguna experiencia. Cursos Padi, especialidades en fotografia, barcos hundidos, flotabilidad, buceo profundo, snorkel, entre otras. Puntos de buceo diferentes.
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Edificio Marina del Rey, Cll 1 # 2-23 local 4, Av. del retorno | Marina del Rey building, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

We went for a one-day, two-submersion dive trip with La Tortuga in June, and it was a really great and fun experience. I am a certified Open Water Diver, but my two friends accompanying me had never dived before. This wasn't an issue at all,...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

It was a pleasure to meet all the team of La tortuga. They are all friendly, professional and they help you with everything they can. Specially Maria (the office) and Juan (the divemaster) are kindly and I will recommend anyone who wants to dive in...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

I had a couple of days in Cartagena and this guys were pretty close to my hotel so checking them out i decided to get a diving license with them. They were the best and very professional in all the bad situations i found myself...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

Well, there is no review as such... as Tortuga operator decided not to show up to our rendez-vous at 7am. My wife and I called about 3 times to make sure all was ok, but they simply "forgot" about us... When we called them, their...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

We called and talked to Maria on Tuesday to book a morning dive Thursday and she took our information and stated we needed to be at the dive shop at 7:30am for paperwork and getting our gear. Excited and booked, good to go, right? No....More

1  Thank Elyssa R
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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

I had a great dive with Diego and his crew,it was lots of fun and very professional. We did one dive at a bay to get the techniques down then some snacks/ fruit/water then on to the second dive spot.The second dive spot was really...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Diego and team were fantastic to complete two fun dives with. Relaxed, yet very professional and a nice boat. The sites were fantastic, the first with several shipwrecks and the second a mountainous coral garden. I would highly recommend to new, learning and experienced divers.

2  Thank Gemma M
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TortugaDive, Gerente at La Tortuga Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2017

Thanks for your comments and rating! Hope to have you back with us at some other time!

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Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

The instructors were very profesional and always keeping an eye on everyone. Fruits, snacks and water were always available and in great quantity, also a sandwich was given at the end. We were with a American guy and the whole explanation was given in English,...More

1  Thank Ana Sofía G
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TortugaDive, Manager at La Tortuga Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words and the rating! It is a great pleassure to see such great comments regarding our operation. We pride ourselves in providing a great service and that our divers feel safe and comfortable. I hope to have you...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

This place was incredible. We were a hard to please group: 2 advanced divers and three new divers doing the mini course. We wanted to be together for at least one dive, but also wanted to enjoy some of the wrecks and other things that...More

1  Thank toniatigre
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TortugaDive, Manager at La Tortuga Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2017

Thank you so much for taking your time to write this review and for your score. We take extreme measures to ensure all of our divers are safe, and feel safe, during all of our dives. We also take great pride in providing our clients...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2016

This was my first time diving and my instructor Diego "The instructor" was amazing and knew the best parts to dive. When I go back next Summer I am going again to La Tortuga to dive School.

1  Thank Thomas D
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TortugaDive, Manager at La Tortuga Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2016

Thanks for your comments and rating! Hope to have you back with us at some other time!

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Michael S
June 8, 2017|
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Response from toniatigre | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the ships are in shallow waters, so I think you could do it if you are certified. The dive company might also be willing to do a baptism or something similar if you are not certified. You will probably only be able to... More
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patsywhitney
January 7, 2017|
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We appreciate the communication with our school, it would be so kind to send your request to this number of whatsapp 3168779759 to give you a better advice. Thank you.
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