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Galapagos Tip Top Dive & Training

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Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Awesome Experience! Advanced OWD

I recently completed my Advanced Open Water Certification with Javier and it was an absolutely... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Fantastic Experience

I did my OWD certification with Javier and it was a great experience. He was extremely... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Toronto, Canada
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Specializing in providing dive training in all levels. Galapagos' Top Dive Training offers private and semi-private PADI courses for people wishing to learn scuba diving while on vacation in the Galapagos Islands. Courses range from Open Water, the...more
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

I recently completed my Advanced Open Water Certification with Javier and it was an absolutely amazing experience. The course really helped me fill in all the holes my open water certification had left and I could clearly tell how much I had improved in just...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

I did my OWD certification with Javier and it was a great experience. He was extremely accommodating, personable, and professional. Having never been diving before, Javier guided me seamlessly through the process and was a fantastic instructor. Highly recommend Tip Top Diving if you are...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

I got my open water certificate with Jorge about a week ago. I felt like I was in great hands, he clearly had loads of experience diving and teaching which meant I had a great time while he was also super passionate. This has left...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2018

Javier is a true gem. The relaxed flow and thoroughness of his instruction is evidence of his natural gifts as an instructor, but it is also clear to me that he has worked deliberately and extensively to that develop those gifts. I completed the PADI...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

We had such a fantastic time completing our OWD course with Tip Top Diving. Everyone was extremely helpful from start to finish. They responded every single query we had and ensured we understood every step of the process. Once in Galapagos, having gone through the...More

Thank Virginia S
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying I consider myself extremely fortunate to have chosen Galapagos Tip Top Dive & Training to complete my PADI Open Water, we did the all of the theory modules online and so we could focus on the practical side, which we...More

1  Thank Jason A
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend contacted that dive shop through different channels: WhatsApp as well as email. We repeatedly sent messages and asked for dive possibilities in 3 days. No feedback ever came back within these three (working-)days. We re-checked the cell phone numbers as well...More

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jamahauad, Owner at Galapagos Tip Top Dive & Training, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Alexander, I am sorry you did not read the automated email we sent you right after your request. It goes out to every single person, every time they email. That's just a fact and completely automated. That email says: "We work mostly on a reservation...More

Reviewed November 28, 2017

The best place to learn to dive! Firstly, you are trained in a very small group of people, my group contained only three people. This allows for plenty of opportunities to practice skills and receive feedback and close supervision. Also, as the company is committed...More

Thank Adam P
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

This is the BEST place to do a dive course. Javier is an awesome instructor who made my open water course super fun while also making me feel really comfortable. Plus you get to dive in the Galapagos while you're learning! Amazing experience.

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

I had no experience of scuba diving and had only been snorkelling a couple of times so learning to scuba dive was a challenge. Happily, Javier Mahoud was a great instructor. He was very patient and helpful. Over the course of 3 days I graduated...More

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December 26, 2015|
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Response from jamahauad | Property representative |
All our courses include gear rental. We do provide rental services for live-aboard trips if needed.
May 30, 2015|
Response from jamahauad | Property representative |
We have DIN insert valves. Those can accept either yoke or DIN connections.