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Address: Carrera 1 No 16-09 Taganga, Santa Marta 470001, Colombia
Phone Number: +57 5 4212277
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Great people and good experience

we have done our padi open water course here (instructor Darwin) and it was fun and good. Quality of the course seems fine and our instructor was speaking English well which made... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
vanderrijstmartijn
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Taganga, Colombia

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Taganga, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we have done our padi open water course here (instructor Darwin) and it was fun and good. Quality of the course seems fine and our instructor was speaking English well which made it easier for us (no Spanish at all). We can absolutely recommend this place to others.

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Hangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am from china,this dive school is very good,coach Darwin Gomez is super friendly ,you will love here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I can recommend Nautilus dive center. The quality of the equipment is good, the staff speaks perfect English, the dive master (Nacio) was able to show us lots of cool stuff (giant grew sting ray, murene eels and lots of other cool stuff) and it was all very well organized. The price is reasonable and you will not regret diving... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

The guides are friendly, always joking around and funny. You get a snack in between the two dives and a short break. All in one it seemed a little bit uncoordinated and some pieces of the equipment weren't that good or even broken. This shouldn't happen!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Awful awful experience - should not have a PADI license because of how badly they jeopardise your safety. We (advanced and a divemaster) decided to do a fun dive. Didn't do a roll call on the boat once. They took us to a dive site with a very strong current and a rip current, putting us in the water one... More 

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We are two certified divers who who have been diving in many places around the world and also south america. Of course we also wanted to do sime diving in Taganga :) We chose Nautilus because of the good reviews. Unfortunately, our experience was nothing as described in other reviews. First of all, we were told to show up at... More 

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Banos, Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I don't write a lot of reviews, but I'm shocked with my experiences with this place and feel it's a duty to inform fellow divers and especially students when safety is an issue. So here I go: I went for a fundive in Tayrona and chose to go with Nautilus, cause yes they are cheap and with 100+ dives I'm... More 

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NautilusDiveTaganga, Owner at Nautilus Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello, Our apologies for the inconvenience, your opinion is so importat for us, we take care of it. Thanks in advance. More 

Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I had an excellent experience with Nautilus. I went there to do an open water course. Alvaro was a great instructor and he made me feel very safe so that I could easily manage to do the training. The Nautilus dive center is professionally equipped, there staff is very helpful and friendly - and on top - they are great... More 

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NautilusDiveTaganga, Owner at Nautilus Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for choosing us, we are very happy that you enjoyed it. Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I stayed in Taganga for 4 nights and did my open water with nautilus. I did the open water in 3 days and payed a very good price! The team and the service was nice! I thinkt that we had a very great time togehter, thank you!

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NautilusDiveTaganga, Owner at Nautilus Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Nautilus Dive Center in Santa Marta. We’d be grateful if you would review us on TripAdvisor. It’s the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors every month plan the perfect trip. Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guests' reviews before booking their own visits. And we're always eager to... More 

Hamburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I did my PADI Open Water certificate in the Nautilus Diving School in Santa Marta. It was very low priced and we got an excellent instructor, who is Colombian, but speaks English very well. He made our way to Open Water divers very fun and exciting. The equipment in the diving school is good and you get to see great... More 

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NautilusDiveTaganga, Owner at Nautilus Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Nautilus Dive Center in Santa Marta. We’d be grateful if you would review us on TripAdvisor. It’s the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors every month plan the perfect trip. Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guests' reviews before booking their own visits. And we're always eager to... More 

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