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Reviewed August 30, 2016

I have dived with Mermaid Divers and they have made my holiday they are a professional and friendly company, nothing is rushed and you never feel rushed to get in the water. Safety is the key with Mermaid as well as fun and great diving. A big Thanks to Wendy, Carlos, Merel and Hubert for a great time.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Colin C
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

I haven't been diving in forever and they prepared me really well . Everyone there was really nice. i felt comfortable there. I had fun with everyone on the boat. We went diving at a beautiful location that made me want to turn in to a real mermaid and stay there. I highly recommend everyone visiting aruba and locals to go diving with the mermaids :)

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 17, 2016

I was a scuba instructor at one point and I had been out of the water for about 11 years. Called Mermaid up and they told me I should do a refresher before going diving, which I agreed to.

Carlos picked me up at the hotel on time and Wendy got me to set up my gear and go through the motions. It was very nice doing all of this in a controled environment before heading out to the sea. Great shop service and customer service up this point.

The average part of the experience, even though the dive itself was very nice, was the sheer lack of any kind of briefing from the divemasters before the dive. They simply told us to suit up and be ready to jump in 5 minutes, the time it took the boat to reach the dive site. No pre-dive safety checks, no directions as to how we'd be entering the water, method of descent, geography of the dive site, marine life, what do to if separated, and so on and so forth.

I could tell they were pretty eager to get it done in 30 minutes, and so it was. I could say I had a good time, despite of the divemasters. Boat captain was nice.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

My wife and I have been diving with Mermaid for nearly 10 years now and could not be happier with another shop. Wendy and Carlos take great care to make sure the dives go well. Reading the reviews over the years it seems some people don't like the safety talk Carlos does before each group goes out, but my wife and I always appreciate it. This is a great shop that values safety and who does not like that? If there was room for 6 stars I would give them. If you are looking to dive in Aruba you cannot go wrong when you choose Mermaid divers.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank jason48353
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Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Diving since 1983 many dives. However; been out of water for a while. Took their refresher course. I recommend. PADI has added a few new aspects for safety.
Mermaid runs a safe operation from start to finish. Carlos and Wendy the dive team and captain are great. All equipment including boat worked as you would expect.
Dive packages and prices are good. I am planning another Aruba trip in February.
Mermaid divers are a key to my dive plan

Chuck Gunter
South Carolina

Date of experience: July 2016
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