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Calle Alemania N32-71 | Av. Mariana de Jesus / Planta Baja, Puerto Lopez 131950, Ecuador
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Isla de la plata

The trip turned out to be 20 $ cheaper than on the webpage. For 40 $ we had a one hour boat trip to... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Stine E
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PADI rescue diver course

I took the PADI Rescue diver with Exploramar diving. The instructors were excellent (multilingal... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Mika P
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Only 5 Star PADI IDC Dive Center in Ecuador, with more than 20 years experience, our main office in in Quito and Operation Office in Puerto López Manabi Ecuador. Legal Operators of the Machalilla National Park We offer: Diving Tours Costal Area of Ecuador Tours Isla de la Plata Tours Galapagos Islands
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“marine life” (2 reviews)
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Calle Alemania N32-71 | Av. Mariana de Jesus / Planta Baja, Puerto Lopez 131950, Ecuador
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

The trip turned out to be 20 $ cheaper than on the webpage. For 40 $ we had a one hour boat trip to isla de la plata and return with whale whatcing, snorkling, guide and lunch included. The guide was very nice! And we...More

Thank Stine E
Yoya L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Exploramar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Hi, thank you for your coment but in order to be clear our tour to Isla de la Plata is USD 40 includes snorkel and hicking, are you sure you did not pich whalewhaching and Salango Island, ? that tour is USD 25 sometimes USD...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017

I took the PADI Rescue diver with Exploramar diving. The instructors were excellent (multilingal) and made a tough course interesting and challenging. I highly recommend them as the bonus is undertaking training whilst surrounded by Giant Manta Rays - at one of the best sites...More

Thank Mika P
Yoya L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Exploramar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Thank you for the compelments

Reviewed June 26, 2017

My wife and I went on two dive trips with Exploramar last month. One near the coast and one to La Plata Island. The office staff and guides did a great job on both trips and we had a fabulous experience. On one of the...More

Thank Keenan_OBrien
Yoya L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Exploramar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Thank you for your comments adn we are glad you had a great experience.

Reviewed February 25, 2017

We arrived to puerto lopez with the hole family looking for a place where to do scuba diving and after getting properly informed by the guides of Exploramar, we decided to book a complete boat for the family. We had a very special day, with...More

1  Thank JuanCarlosZR
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed in the lack of communication. Having said that Sandra our tour guide was excellent in helping out when one of our party got sick. Not much to see at this time of year. A few blue footed boobies, lots of bugs and unbearable...More

Thank Susan_NeilWinnipeg
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Although I did not participate in the activity , I was on another boat that was diving the area. We had all divers in the water when three boats came and tied up. There were 60 snorkelers in one small bay. No fins are supplied...More

Thank Naomi S
Exploradiving, Manager at Exploramar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2017

We have been in the area working for more than 20 years, and in that time we have never used the snorkel spots to do diving. The dive spots around Isla the La Plata are well away from the same bay and we do not...More

Reviewed January 9, 2017

I had the pleasure to spend one day (2 dives) with Exploramar, it was a great experience! Their staff is very professional and particularly knowledgeable about the dive sites and the marine life. The gear is in good condition, which is important. They seem quite...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed November 28, 2016

I booked the dive for 2 days and the experience was really good. the only thing is that appeared that it needs a minimum of few people to go to Isla De la Plata, I was diving alone so I had to settle for several...More

Thank Daniel A
Yoya L, Manager at Exploramar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2016

Thank you for your coment, much apreciated. Kind Regards

Reviewed September 3, 2016

We booked them for the Isla de la Plata dive. First, they don't have a dive boat. It's a generic tour boat, so no way to secure the tanks, and we were tripping over each other trying to set up the gear. Entry from a...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Manta rays are an endangered species and Puerto Lopez is one of the best places to see them, but if you are conscious you have to chose an operator that understands and help preserve these beautiful animals. In Ecuador, Exploramar is the place to go....More

Thank Pedro C
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