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“Snorkeling”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Turtle Dive Center

Turtle Dive Center
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$65.00*
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Learn to Scuba Dive in Las Terrenas
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Owner description: Centre et école de plongéeBoutique du plongeurAccessoire de NatationClubs pour plongeur de 8 à 12 ans (ScubaRangers)Ecole de NatationExcursions Plage (Snorkeling et plongée)à la journéeSortie Snorkeling VIP avec resto sur la plage (menu dégustation)et plus encore ........Just Underwater !!!!!!!!!
Republique Dominicaine
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Snorkeling”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2012

French owner, very friendly, we went for snorkeling but also had classes for diving. Great time!

Visited April 2012
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Brussels, Belgium
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64 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Lots of under and above water fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2011

Got my Open Water Diver Licence with Turtle Dive, and also went on a full day snorkelling trip with them. Philippe and his wife are great people, very proffesional when it comes to details and safety but also fun all around. Learning to dive with them was easy and fun, while the diving places were very interesting and full of diverse marine life.

Would recommend it fully, the price is worth the experience!

Visited May 2011
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Montreal, Canada
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110 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Great staff, great equipment, perfect experience.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2011

I had my "Open Water Diver" formation at Turtle Dive Center, and I have nothing but good things to say about Philippe and the rest of the staff. Attention to details, emphasis on safety and teamwork, they do everything they can to make your diving experience as pleasant as possible. Can't wait to go back.

Visited August 2011
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Superior, Colorado
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Wonderful Dive Experience. Very professional and attentive! Highly recommend,”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2011

We went diving with Philippe last July and have to echo the praise of the other reviewers here on TripAdvisor. Philippe and Corrine were very professional, friendly, helpful and courteous. They gave us all kinds of information on good snorkeling places and other attractions. There were only 5 of us diving on the trip: 3 of us clients, one of Philippe's students and Philippe. It was so nice to have the luxury of such a small group. Philippe and the crew helped us get our gear on as well as helped us out of the water. Philippe even bought me a machiatto before the dive. Thank you! I hope to return to dive with you again.

Visited July 2011
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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
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“Great Diving experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2011

Philippe and Cori, owners of the turtle dive shop in Las Terrenas, Samana, DR are very nice and friendly people. We went on a two tank dive with Philippe and he was very professional and safety oriented. All the equipment, included in the price, was new and in perfect condition. The first dive was a 95 feet deep wreck and the second a 35 feet reef including an underwater passage through the rocks. Very cool.

Visited July 2011
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