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Address: Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
Phone Number: +385 21 742529
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Excellent dive centre

My wife finished her open water course at viking and I did a few dives. The instructors were excellent, made me wife feel very comfortable and safe. Everyone spoke good English... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jonny S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife finished her open water course at viking and I did a few dives. The instructors were excellent, made me wife feel very comfortable and safe. Everyone spoke good English and other languages too. The atmosphere around the centre was really nice, they made us feel very welcome. Steve was our instructor and he was great, he made the... More 

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Modena, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm very concerned. This dive center show SSI flags. I have SSI international competence license for DEEP, NIGHT, NAVIGATION and Computer and 22 logged dive, the most in deep water But they don't accept my license and they want I make a dive from the shore to show me my competence. They void this only for 50 or more dive.... More 

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2 Thank Cbrandoli
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this review

Dear Commenter! Thank you for your comment! Yes, we are SSI dive center also and accept every kind of license. The dive center's own regulation not made by Diving Associations. These rules are made by a dive center to be applicable for the conditions we experience here. The reason we oblige everyone who's experience is under 50 dive or hasn't... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too bad dive. Only the visibility was good, about 20 meters, but it has nothing to see besides rocks. Temperature of 18 degrees celsius and undertow were other problems. Moreover, the dive operator handed me a small vest, which would not close right, fins also not fastened correctly, less ballast than necessary, and not to test the oxygen level of... More 

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2 Thank alexandrec962
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this review

Dear Commenter! Thank you for your comment. I'm sorry but I don't remember that anyone asked for Nitrox. We only mix it upon request, but no one came to me. Can you tell me when was it? Can you explain which dive master had no patience? I would like to correct these as much as I can but I need... More 

Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely medium sized dive centre with a familiar athmosphere. The centre was taken over from the previous owners by Jeanette and Robert from Hungary. Imagine, Jeanette is a dive doctor (!) and Robert, the Course Director, is an extremely skilled diver with an impressive record. Inter alia, Robert used to work for the mining industry as an industrial diver (diving... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to book in 2 days of diving (4 dives). We explained to them that I had qualified as a OWD 10 days before arriving in Hvar and my partner was an AOWD who hadn't dived in around 15 years but had done the PADI refresher again 10 days before arriving in Hvar. They weren't worried about my partner... More 

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Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this review

Dear Commenter! Thank you for your review! To clarify the refresher dive meaning: here in our dive center its obligatory for those who has less than 20 dives. This means a short update on skills and a normal dive after from the shore. In the 90 Eur the shore dive and the boat dive after is also included. The reason... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great week of diving here! Nice, professional people, beautiful location and exciting dives. My plan was originally to do one day of diving, but I ended up doing the advanced course and managed to get a night dive at the end as well. I'd love to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was very good. Kind and professional Center. Under the water very colorful and super visibility. My dive spot place was Baba.

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1 Thank zsolta2016
Chisago City, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always wanted to dive. I love the water but am a bit claustrophobic. This team worked with me to help me feel confident and safe and supported. They held my hand (literally) the whole way through the experience. Letting me set the pace and feel confident in my abilities. The dive instructors were patient and kind and knowledgeable.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Signed up for a refresher dive and 1 boat dive. The "dive master" who I will just refer to as Mr. Smarty Pants seemed to take joy in watching people struggle. His definition of a refresher dive was lecturing my wife and I as well as the other couple that day, every time we asked for any assistance. We gave... More 

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4 Thank Troy A
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, I appreciate your comments and we take them very seriously. Our dive master is a professional, but sometimes communication in English as a second language can cause misunderstandings. The other couple on your refresh were satisfied with the dives and continued the boat diving that day and booked the next day also. They... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a refresh dive and was intending on doing two additional possible dives later in the day. Josef who didn't bother introducing himself until I asked for his name while going through our gear was incredibly rushed and condescending throughout the refresh "course". My husband and I both advised him it had been a few years since our last... More 

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1 Thank truelily85
Zsanett-Viking, Owner at Diving Center Viking, responded to this review

Dear Commenter! We appreciate your comment. Already replied to your husband. I hope the answer is satisfying for both of you. Hope to see you in the future. More 

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