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Oceans Unlimited Scuba Diving

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Address: Local #209 | Marina Pez Vela, Quepos 6350, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 27773171
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Oceans Unlimited is a PADI 5 Star IDC and Technical Dive Resort on the...

Oceans Unlimited is a PADI 5 Star IDC and Technical Dive Resort on the beautiful central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. They provide a fun, safe and high quality scuba diving service with local diving trips and dive and snorkel trips to Isla de Cano. Oceans Unlimited offers PADI dive training with courses for beginners right up to PADI Instructor Level and beyond, with professional level internships throughout the year. They also have the largest selection of technical scuba dive programs in Costa Rica with both TDI and PADI courses on offer. Their friendly instructors and dive staff are enthusiastic ad safe to give you the best underwater experience.

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We had a terrific time diving with Oceans Unlimited. Troy and Marita, our dive masters, were great. Top notch operation, friendly and great fun. We saw a mama whale and her... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kristen W
Pompano Beach, Florida
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a terrific time diving with Oceans Unlimited. Troy and Marita, our dive masters, were great. Top notch operation, friendly and great fun. We saw a mama whale and her calf on the ride out to the first site. An experience I won't forget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good day on water, two tank dive... saw some pretty neat fish, conchs, nudibranchs, coral, sponges, urchins, starfish. God snacks and drinks and helpful owner and staff. highly recommend.

Thank Seth J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The team at Oceans Unlimited delivered a professional and unforgettable first diving experience! Troy, our PADI dive instructor, was incredibly patient, knowledgable, and helpful throughout the certification process. Though we had initially planned to spend one day in the pool with the practical portion of our dive, and two days in the ocean, Troy encouraged an extra day in the... More 

Thank Erin E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much Oceans Unlimited for taking me under your wing, looking after me, and giving me the best summer of my life! I had so much fun learning, training and guiding. This summer I gained an incredible about of experience and knowledge about diving that I will take with me to begin my career as a divemaster! Every... More 

Thank Sienna P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went scuba diving for our first time while vacationing in Costa Rica. We were both nervous about diving but our instructor James Horton knew exactly what to do to put our minds at ease. We highly recommend using James as your instructor if possible. He made us confident in our dive and it was very clear... More 

Thank Christopher D
Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My family and I were on our first vacation to Costa Rica. My son and I are divers and wanted to do 2 days of diving. I set up our dives via email with Capt. Bob and Oceans Unlimited. I knew that the odds were not in our favor for good dive conditions because of the time of year and... More 

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St. Johns, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is our first trip to Costa Rica. I decided to get my whole family of four certified through the Padi 3 Day Open Water Course. Due to the busy schedule prior to the trip, I had not had a lot of time to do a lot of research into excursions. Our hotel is the JW Marriot, Guanacaste. From the... More 

Thank Quynh-Thu P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My husband and I got our PADI certification through Oceans Unlimited and our first times doing open water dives with JT and Captain Bob were great! The shop responded to all of our questions before we arrived, were super prompt and once we got there our dives were organized and seamless, and made sure to get us sorted before we... More 

Thank Dawn T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I recently got certified here. The visibility was not great on the first day we dove (it had just rained) but Tyler, who was the one who certified me was a total sweetheart. Very responsible and knowledgeable. I'd say Oceans Unlimited seemed like a little bit of a boys club - which I wasn't thrilled about - but it seems... More 

Thank Molly C
North Shields, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

My wife and I have both recently passed our open water courses and decided to try this dive centre as it was the only one close enough to our hotel on our visit to Costa Rica. Finding the shop can be tricky and we had to ask a security guard at the marina. In the shop the staff seemed more... More 

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