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Iyanola Dive Ventures

#14 of 24 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Castries Features Animals
Rodney Bay, Castries 0000, St. Lucia
+1 758-712-8858
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We dove for 4 days around this New Year (2016-2017). The comments in the other excellent reviews... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York City, New York
Scuba Dive and Snorkel to remember

Took the boys who are certified and the parents who snorkel out for the day. The boys had two good... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Toronto, Canada
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Rodney Bay, Castries 0000, St. Lucia
+1 758-712-8858
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dove for 4 days around this New Year (2016-2017). The comments in the other excellent reviews are accurate. I would like to add one observation that enhances the value of using Iyanola. St Lucia is a cruise boat destination. If you look at the...More

Thank BarryEA
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Took the boys who are certified and the parents who snorkel out for the day. The boys had two good dives, Curtis and Papa Smurf were great. We had a great time snorkelling and there was plenty to see underwater. Also got a great history...More

Thank DaBrowns5
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Curtis & "Papa Smurf" will give you and excellent experience. We did two dives. the first. with "Papa Smurf", was filled with underwater flora and marine life. The second was on the wreck "Lesleen M'. Curtis did a wonderful job of touring the wreck, and...More

Thank leethomson2015
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Took two fabulous dives with Charlie (aka Papa Smurf) and Curtis John during a stopover in St. Lucia. Coincidentally, we dove with them just one year ago as well, both times while passengers on a small cruise line, Wind Star. They took excellent care of...More

Thank blowbubbles
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Papa Smurf and Curtis were fantastic. Their knowledge and guidance made us feel very comfortable with our dives. They were both eager to help us locate and identify the marine life on our dives. The water was so clear, this was a great dive trip!

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Curtis John and Papa Smurf were fabulous. Both our dives were with Papa Smurf. He was so knowledgeable and pointed out many things of interest. Our second dive was the Drift Dive aka Superman. Absolutely, THE most fun we have ever had diving. Highly Recommend...More

Thank ScubaDiveBarbie
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Like others, we were booked with Iyanola through Coconut Bay Resort. After the pretty but tiring winding drive to Soufriere, we dove two marine reserve sites with Curtis John and Charlie (Papa Smurf) from a smaller boat (launch style V-hull outboard) with about 11 total...More

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Booked a beginners dive through our hotel at Coconut Bay for myself and 14 year old son. Driven to Soufriere where we were met by Curtis John & Papa Smurf on their small dive boat and taken to Anse Chastanet, where we moored close to...More

2  Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 25 October 2015

This was my first time using Iyanola and I was pleasantly surprised. I was the the only diver coming in on a cruise ship and Curtis came and picked me up and dropped me off, just as he had promised. Charlie dove with me as...More

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I have about 60 dives under my weight belt, mostly booked privately, not from cruise ships. Some have been good, some not so good, but none perfect (until these two). Iyanola operates the dive excursion for the cruise ship Carnival Liberty, but I avoid cruise...More

4  Thank Poohmoss
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Dillon B
I have always wanted to go scuba diving but have never had any training or such. Do you offer training for beginners or do I need to be trained to participate?
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