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“Excellent Diving Experience - a wonderful team of professional enthusiasts.”

Lanzarote Dive Centre
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Lanzarote Dive Centre is the No1 choice for both new and experienced divers, we are fully legal, located on Avda de Las Playas, on the second floor below the mini golf. We conduct daily diving trips to Playa Chica, the harbour wrecks, and Mala to the north of the island and The Museo Atlántico in the south. We have our own access to the beach which offers safe and secure access to the sea. We are constantly being amazed by what we discover from sprats and bream to the amazing stingray and Angel Sharks. Whether you are coming to discover the underwater world for the first time, coming as an experienced diver, or wanting to bring the whole family for a snorkel tour, Lanzarote Dive Centre can provide you with the professional, safe, fun experience that you are looking for.
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

A great bunch of people .
Absolutely professional and safety conscious - with a genuine enthusiasm for what's under the sea , as well as a first-class attitude towards customer service.

Excellent.

They do everything they possibly can to make sure you have a good diving experience.
Couldn't recommend highly enough.


Let's be honest - diving can be a scary experience. It can be a bit daunting if you're unused to it.
I had completed an Open Water PADI course a couple of years ago, and had not dived since, but was keen to turn my Lanzarote trip into a diving holiday.

I came across the Lanzarote Dive Centre randomly on a walk (it's in the new town, away from where most are ie it's not down in the Harbour). I explained that I was a bit wary, out of practice, and frankly a little scared about diving again(!)

I need not have worried.
From the offset, the team at the Lanzarote Dive Centre could not have been nicer - they were patient, professional ,listened carefully to all my concerns, and took time to explain everything ,

Jackie in particular spent time thoroughly explaining everything, from where the dive sites were, to safety procedures, to what I could expect to see on a dive.

She and her team could not have been more helpful or professional and this applies across the board - whether it's offering to pick you up beforehand (rather than have you walking in the baking 38 degree heat) , helping you get into the wetsuit, checking equipment , going though 'need-to-know ' basics, paying absolute attention underwater and making a real and concentrated effort to point out interesting aquatic life underwater.

I completed four dives with the Lanzarote Dive Centre - 2 from the beach at Playa Chicas and 2 from the boat (which took in a wreck etc )

I mentioned earlier that I was a bit scared about diving again but Jackie was excellent. She quite literally lead me by the hand for the first couple of dives, which was very reassuring and enormously helpful ; like I say , these people really do care about making your diving experience thoroughly enjoyable (and safe!) . They will go out of their way to make sure you have a good time.

The Lanzarote Dive Centre is run by a husband and wife team and their record is incredibly impressive - if you check out their website at http://www.lanzarotedivecentre.com/dive-team/ you will see that Jackie has an amazing 7,000 dives under her belt !!! (She's not even old!) And Scott has more than 3,000 . To my mind, these are very reassuring stats. These people know what they're doing.
Spend some time with them, and you will soon know what to do too.


As it happened, I did my first dive of the trip with another diving school (Manta) who were positively reviewed here and in the Lonely Planet etc . I went with them initally due to the fact that they had a free slot available sooner. However as you will see elsewhere on Trip Advisor I had serious reservations about the other dive school, largely due to their failure to do things like check for names, insurance and go through pre-dive routines etc. Diving with the Lanzarote Dive Centre was incredibly reassuring by comparison - they take time to check for insurance and to make sure you have you accreditation etc. This stuff is really impotant so I was glad they took the time.

So to Jackie, Scott , Marianna (or is it Marcella? sorry , apologies, I'm terrible with names!!) and Nando, - thank you all for making my diving experience so enjoyable! Hope to see you again in the not-too-distant future.

And if you're still reading this review ( well done for getting this far down -) I would ask- what are you waiting for ?
Contact the Lanzarote Dive Centre!
Go dive with them! They're brilliant!!

Enjoy!

Thank Jay A
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

I like to dive at least twice per year and last week, when I was spending my family vacation in Lanzarote I decided to look for a diving center. My son (7) and myself were so lucky to find this place. Jackie worked with us on the timing (not easy due to our already tight family schedule) she was very helpful and friendly.... My dive was awesome but the best part was my son's experince. I wanted him to snorkle for the first time, he was so exicited!, and Scott made it the "best adventure ever". Thank you both very much! I highly recommend this place to who ever wants to dive but is also looking for an exceptional "customer service"

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