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SeaUrchin Diving Center

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Multilingual Dive Center in the heard of Mauritius, on the West Coast at Flic en Flac. We are all about diving and the Lifestyle that surrounds it.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Royal Road, Ibis Court, Flic En Flac, Mauritius
+230 453 8825
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time to dive. Me and my doughter had a trial dive. The instructors where great. My 14 year old doughter was a bit nerves before the dive but the instructor was great and made my doughter calm. We saw some nice looking fishes but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fritzes
Reviewed November 8, 2018

i went diving there a few times with one of my friends. it was the first time that she went diving and at first she was very insecure and doubtful about going through with it. But, thanks to the amazing diving instructor(Katharina, who is very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We hired the car for the day and headed to the Black River Gorge National Park, on our way back we passed through Fliq & Flaq , and stopped for lunch by the public beach. We popped in here & had a lovely unexpected curry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 968rickj
Katharina_Sea, Manager at SeaUrchin Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Hello Rick, thanks for your very nice feedback, but unfortunately we don't serve lunch in our DIVING CENTER ;-)

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

The staff is very friendly and well organised. The dive sites are reachable within a few minutes. A difference to other dive schools on mauritius the have a ladder the enter the boat without giving the bcd from the water to the skipper. Makes it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bjoern F
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I went to Sea-Urchin Diving Center with limited experience, open water certificate and only did 4 dives. I was quite nervous as it was the first time after my open water, however I felt really put at ease by Linda (guide/instructor). She has made me...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Katharina_Sea, Geschäftsführer at SeaUrchin Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Hi Amber, thanks for your review. We are glad to hear you felt safe with us and enjoyed your dives.

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Professional dc with good value for money. The equipment seems rather old though. Our friendly dive guide was a young german guy who did an excellent job. The first time we got a proper dive briefing in Mauritius and our unevenly skilled dive group was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank julianadamkrueger
Katharina_Sea, Geschäftsführer at SeaUrchin Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thanks for the kind feedback. Even though the "young German guy" is above 40 and Danish ;-) But he was very happy about your review.

Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

I did my deep diver course with these guys. Lucy was my instructor. She was excellent. The whole set up was friendly with good kit. I felt safe and well looked after. No unnecessary risk. A no nonsense approach to diving which I think is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sarahtM1360IW
Katharina D, Inhaber at SeaUrchin Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Hi Sarah, thanks a lot for your nice feedback

Reviewed January 12, 2018

They organise their trips a bit weird or it is weird only to me. I booked 2 dives. I had 1 dive in the morning, prepared all equipments at the centre. Went diving then needed to leave the boat after the 1st dive and go...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Katharina D, Inhaber at SeaUrchin Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Hi Amanda, Thank you for taking the time to review Sea Urchin Diving. People come to us from all over the world, having dived in many different dive locations, and so have had different experiences of the way dive trips are organised. As any diver...More

Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I came to Mauritius for our honeymoon and wanted to learn to Dive! The Sea Urchin diving centre was very busy but really did a great job to fit in with our timetable! Rene was our instructor and he was fantastic! Both...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Katharina D, Inhaber at SeaUrchin Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Hi Sarah and Mac, thank you for your review. Congratulations on your Open Water License, and welcome to the wonders of the underwater world! Rene is a really fantastic Instructor, and people only have great things to say about him. He takes the time to...More

Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Just made a 2 dives stop there, renting all gear. This is a relatively small dive shop that seems to be well run. Clear information, on time departure, etc. Their equipment is definitely a bit tired but still ok. Information on spots was sort of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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