We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Features Animals
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
About TamaDive
We offer scuba diving in the area of Tamarindo, Costa Rica for beginners up to dive professionals. Take your first steps with us in scuba diving and also become a certified diver. We have a wide range of certification possibilities.
Closes in 18 min
Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Travelers talk about
Improve This Listing
Tours and Tickets by TamaDive
Tours from TamaDive tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
Discover Scuba Diving
Learn the basics of scuba diving with an introductory course on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Depart from Playa Flamingo or Tamarindo, then set out for the Catalina Islands with your scuba guide. Your course covers the essential skills of scuba diving, and you’ll do two dives where you view fish and other marine life. Your tour includes use of scuba equipment, and underwater photos and video.
Read more
5 to 7 hours
from $170.00
Snorkeling in Catalina Islands
Jump into the water with our expert guides who take you around the rocky facades of the Catalina Islands in search of sharks, rays, all kind of fish and if you are lucky manta rays.

It does include 2 snokeling tours in the catalina island area.
Read more
6 to 7 hours
from $85.00
FunDive Catalina Islands (2 dives only for Certified divers)
Immerse yourself in the tropical water and rich marine life of the Catalina Islands on a guided scuba diving excursion. With an instructor to handle all the logistics, certified divers can enjoy two worry-free dives. Plus, the tour includes underwater photos and videos (at no added cost) so you can continue to enjoy the trip for years to come.
Read more
5 to 7 hours
from $130.00
PADI Open Water Diver Course
TamaDive is focused on safety and personalized service. Don’t worry about anything; that's our job!

In this 3 days course you will learn the basics of diving. During the first day, you will watch some diving videos and practice basic diving skills in the pool with your instructor. On the second day, you will discover the wonderful underwater fauna of Costa Rica in 2 open water dives while applying everything learned in the first day. And, on the last day, you will do the last 2 dives and take the final exam, thus consolidating everything seen before.
Read more
3 to 4 days
from $580.00
Reviews (213)
Filter reviews
132 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews scuba experience manta ray catalina island white tipped sharks incredible sea life baby sharks these guys refresher course professional team excellent dive certified diver schools of fish photos and videos knowledgeable guide sea creatures las catalinas costa rica
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 132 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time diving with Tama Dive. We dove with Remo who was very professional checking on us and preparing all our gear. Very detailed briefing before the departure. We had a great time! Thank you guys

Thank nicolettav541
Reviewed 1 week ago

Franco was amazing I had my 12 year old daughter diving for the first time she was a little nervous but he was super patient. It was a very intimate experience as it was just the both of us. We got to swim really close...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Lindaescalante
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last weekend I took a day to go scuba diving before a work trip and had a blast. Two 1hr dives near Islas Santa Catalina with Franco from TamaDive. Best part was when 12-15ft Manta Ray swam above me. Highly recommend Guanacaste area in Costa...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Explorer260714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd never been scuba diving and Franko was amazing--patient, fun and just great/personable all around. Before even booking and arriving in CR I emailed and they were highly responsive which was great. We were also staying quite a ways away from Tamarindo and had to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank abenatravels
TamaDive, Owner at TamaDive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. It's great to hear you enjoyed the diving with us and had a blast. We work hard every day to give our divers the best experience and we can see that it's worth it when we get reviews...More

Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

Did the fun dive to the Catalina islands yesterday and did not disappoint! Lots of wildlife including manta rays, reef sharks, massive schools of fish, a turtle, sea snake, etc. Service was highly organized and professional. Highly recommend!

Thank alexmV1214YL
TamaDive, Owner at TamaDive, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and for taking your time to leave one. We are very happy that you liked the experience with us.

Reviewed September 12, 2019

The diving was perfect. We saw white-tipped reef sharks and several fish. Remo was fantastic, I don't have much experience and Remo was great. The atmosphere on the boat has always been fun and peaceful. We had drinks, cookies and fresh fruit on the boat...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank andreiacraveiro
TamaDive, Owner at TamaDive, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2019

Thank you fro taking your time to review us. Especially with a great review like this. Little experience doesn't matter as long as you make an effort to do your best... we take care of the rest.

Reviewed September 5, 2019

If you want to scuba dive near Tamarindo and are looking for a fun, exciting, personal tour of Las Catalinas...TamaDive is the place to go!!! We loved our first dive trip so much that we booked another day! Remo & Franko are awesome guys who...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bbohlig
TamaDive, Owner at TamaDive, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2019

Thank you so much for the great review and please come back again because we also had a lot of fun with you guys. We are stoked that we were able to make it happen that your wife got to see the one thing she...More

Reviewed September 3, 2019

I was fortunate to have a one-on-one session with Remo as my guide and dive buddy for the day. The pre-dive chat was comprehensive and got to know each other well. I got kitted up well and was well prepared for the trip. Transportation to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tyleroc
TamaDive, Owner at TamaDive, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2019

Thank you for you detailed review of us. Next time you will get lucky to see a manta. if you come in the right season for the bull sharks we will be glad to take you there and introduce you to our big shark friends....More

Reviewed August 31, 2019

I did not want to leave Costa Rica without a diving tour and luckily I found Tamadive. First time I saw that much wildlife! Diving with them was secure and really really fun! Gracias por las fotos y vídeos. See you soon!

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Angelagda28
TamaDive, Owner at TamaDive, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2019

It was a pleasure to dive with you and thank you fro the review.

Reviewed August 31, 2019

This was my first time ever scuba diving. I was excited and also nervous, but I soon realized that I trusted my instructor and that if I made sure to follow all the directions, we would be able to have an awesome time. We saw...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank nataliamalone
TamaDive, Owner at TamaDive, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2019

Thank you so much for the great review. To be nervous is healthy and maybe it's not so much nervous as excitement.

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
February 23, 2019|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from TamaDive | Property representative |
Hey there. Yes we do provide pick up in your area and yes we provide the gear however if you have gear that fits you, bring it! Please feel free to contact us via WhatsApp, phone call (+87555743)