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Dolphin Dive

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Little Corn Island, Nicaragua
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mateowr wrote a review Mar 2021
San Diego, California10 contributions6 helpful votes
I was referred to Dolphin Dive by an ex resident of the Island. After receiving my certification there, I would recommend them as well. very knowledgeable instructors and saw some great stuff divng at the reeds.
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Date of experience: February 2021
IzP wrote a review Nov 2020
London, United Kingdom5 contributions6 helpful votes
Completed my PADI at Dolphin Dive with Molly. Adam runs a tight ship, and Molly was absolutely fantastic. I honestly don't think I could have learnt without her. Always felt totally safe, but challenged and saw some amazing sea creatures. We will be back!
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Date of experience: March 2020
Raphael B wrote a review Feb 2020
50 contributions31 helpful votes
Well organise, cheap dive, and you can sleep at there hostal. I am an instructor, so each dive cost me only 25$ Recommend to give at least 1 night dive while you're stay at little corn
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Date of experience: February 2020
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RichardPhillipss wrote a review Feb 2020
Melbourne, Australia20 contributions2 helpful votes
The diving in little corn is fantastic, and this dive shop is definitely the best on the island. Adam was easy to deal with. Jen provides an amazingly thorough and extensive briefing about the wildlife we would see on our night dive (one of the best briefings we’ve ever had). She was also a great dive master. Dingus was a legend. Super cool instructor and really easy to get along with. Made us feel comfortable and was thorough with everything. Also just an all round great bloke who generously let us use some of his personal equipment on our dives. Gary was a really fun dive master to go out with as well, clearly knows the reef better than anybody and pointed out all sorts of amazing tiny things that only someone in tune with the ocean can spot. Overall an amazing experience doing 5 dives and our advanced open water here. Also great value.
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Date of experience: February 2020
PennyPoopers wrote a review Feb 2020
West Hartford, Connecticut29 contributions2 helpful votes
While planning our trip to Little Corn Island, I looked at so many reviews of all the dive shops and reached out to all of them. Adam, from Dolphin Dive was the only one who responded to me promptly every time I emailed him. In fact, the other dive shops aren’t really shops — they are shacks in the main part of town and I never saw anyone in them, which is probably why I never heard back from any of them. Dolphin Dive was really professional and thorough. In fact, we were scheduled to go out on two dives on one particular day, but Adam contacted me just after we arrived, informed me of the windy weather forecast for the rest of the week and suggested we go out the next day. The staff was mostly from Europe or the US, either dive masters or in training. They suited us up with short wetsuits and the gear was fine. I had my own mask and snorkel but they provided everything else and wanted to make sure we knew how to put it all together. My regulator felt a bit sticky to me and they quickly swapped it out ensuring that I was comfortable. We are novice divers and they were really patient with us. We had a couple of minor screw-ups getting in the water on the first dive, and they couldn’t have been lovelier. We were really embarrassed but they never made us feels stupid. Jen from Florida was the dive master on both of our two dives that one day along with Marcus and Alexandra from Sweden who were our guides in the water. Everyone was terrific. Along with my 24 & 21 year old kids, we did two dives and of course, the second one was more comfortable since we didn’t have any screw ups and had already done one dive earlier in the day. It felt like the perfect number of dives — the 11:30 and the 2:00 pm time slots. The conditions were great, the water was warm with perfect visibility — we saw nurse sharks, sting rays, so many types of fish, lobsters and beautiful coral. I have zero hesitations recommending Dolphin Dive. They were terrific.
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Date of experience: December 2019