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Address: Av. Piura # 216, Mancora m01, Peru
Phone Number: +51 999 891 268
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Spondylus Scuba Diving School in Mancora. The First PADI Dive Centre in...

Spondylus Scuba Diving School in Mancora. The First PADI Dive Centre in Peru. We provide experiences like Discovery Scuba Diving and courses: Scuba Diver, Open Water diver, Advanced OWD, Rescue Diver, DIVEMASTER and Specialities. If you are certified we can show you our amazing spots and you will see the wonderful and incredible Peruvian Sea. From August to October we can be delighted with the Chorus of Whales Songs beneath the Sea. We are 100% Ecological, we encourage everyone to protect and care about our environment, above and below the water.

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I am a first time diver & had an AMAZING experience diving with this company. The staff were all friendly, knowledgeable & professional. I felt safe & prepared diving with them... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a first time diver & had an AMAZING experience diving with this company. The staff were all friendly, knowledgeable & professional. I felt safe & prepared diving with them. We were lucky to be able to dive at the oil rig, even though the current was strong, there were ropes to guide us down to 12 meters &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I did not dive but was allowed to go on the boat and watch the dive. Gabriel had no experience but was able to use the equipment and dive at the oil rig. It was a great experience and amazing Pablo could teach him what he needed to know so quickly and easily. Added benefits were getting to see the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

To begin with, this dive had lots of positive things, but unfortunately, a few bad ones as well which brought the grade down.. Our guide, Sebastian, was really nice and helpful and so was the rest of the people working on the boat. But when we booked it, we booked the dive to go out to the oil-rig. The owner... More 

1 Thank Danydrama
Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

My experience with Maurice and the rest of the crew was great!! Most of them spoke English, which I was happy about considering only getting instructions in Spanish could've led to some problems. I ran into a problem with my goggles but since there was a diver with me and my friend the whole time it was solved almost immediately.... More 

Thank Shelby R
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We went with Spondylus on a Swim with turtles and Whale watch tour. We had a great day out and even were lucky enough to spot some whales. The turtles were incredible. So much bigger than what we were expecting but we had a great time. The staff were really friendly and made us feel safe in the water.

Thank Alison C
Huaraz, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I did my advanced open water and my rescue diver here at Spondylus and I would like to say that these guys are the most professional, kind and generous people that I met in Peru. I was on a 1 month vacation in Peru with my girlfriend and we both fell in love with the town of Mancora the people... More 

Thank ConradNiven
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent a month traveling all over Perú. What was supposed to be solely a surfing vacation turned into a really amazing dive vacation. Having never been scuba diving in my life I was VERY nervous. Day one of my PADI open water started off in a pool with my instructor, Giancarlo. He was super patient and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Worst diving ever. Almost no visibility. Strong current and not much special to see . I can imagine that divers for the firtst time are impressesed but if you are an expierienced diver its really bad. I even broke of my second dive. Nothing against the organisation but the diving place here is really really bad.

1 Thank SannePokhara
Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

When in the North of Peru and scuba diver, you shouldn't miss out on blowing some bubbles with Spondylus. We went out to an old oil platform off the coast of Organos. There are sea lions, turtles, octopus and all kind of other fish to see. Furthermore it has the charm of an old industry ruin. When whales are around... More 

Thank hbkm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

I took the three day open water course. My instructor, Giancarlo, was really amazing. He explained everything that I needed to know very well and had calmed me during my first dive as I was extremely nervous. The entire crew speak very good English which is great for those who don't have fluent Spanish like myself. The only negatice thing... More 

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