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Art Pickering's Provo Turtle Divers

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Address: Turtle Cove Landing | Ocean Club Resorts, TKCA 1ZZ, Providenciales
Phone Number: +1 649-946-4232
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Dive With the Oldest and Most Respected Dive Operation in the Turks &...

Dive With the Oldest and Most Respected Dive Operation in the Turks & Caicos Islands.......

  Established in 1970, Provo Turtle Divers, Ltd. Is the oldest and most experienced dive operation in the Turks & Caicos Islands. For over 44 years we have explored the reefs and walls of these islands, discovering new dive sites and uncovering some of the most unusual underwater spectacles accessible to divers in the Turks & Caicos. We believe in small group diving with concierge level service - no "cattle boat" diving with us!

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Excellent SMALL group diving experience

Owned and operated by a US couple for 15 years. Very nice people, excellent service. Melinda was super efficient and helpful. Dave runs a tight ship, seemed a little grouchy at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Owned and operated by a US couple for 15 years. Very nice people, excellent service. Melinda was super efficient and helpful. Dave runs a tight ship, seemed a little grouchy at first, but proved to be a nice guy and an excellent dive master. He chose great sites, communicated dive plan extremely well, grouped the divers well, and took great... More 

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Elk Point, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent! We had two 10 year olds doing first dive with Andre, two 12 year old junior open water divers and 4 adult divers... Dave, Kevin, Andre and Art were fantastic. This is the place to go for first timers or experienced divers. We have been to numerous places all over Caribbean and these guys r amazing!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having dove with most of the operators out of South Marina, I believe that PTD is the best in terms of boat comfort, staff competence and diving. They do an excellent job placing divers with others of similar experience. For advanced experienced divers like myself, I can dive my own profile. With newbies and infrequent divers the dive masters give... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great staff, great gear, great day. they know what are they are doing... really professional , amazing boat...nice day !!!

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always nice to find a dive shop that offers the amount of experience that Provo Turtle Divers has. Art came to TCI about 42 years ago and found some of the world’s best diving locations. I did the one day two cylinder dive. The winds were strong out of the NE for several days prior to my dives... More 

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Americus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very good dive service. The captain and dive master are easy to work with. The dives are long--usually 55 minutes because the average depth is 60 feet but you can cruse over and see the beautiful wall which bottoms out at 1000 to 5000 feet. My only issue is they do not use a swim line which is very handy... More 

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Treasure Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Provo Turtle Divers is one of the best run dive companies I have ever dove with. They are nice, professional and exceedingly well organized. I own a company that promotes resort areas and have spent over 3 months on Provo over the last 3 years. I am a DM and get between 50 and 100 dives in a year as... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

One of the best dive shops I ever went with in the world. Very professional and nice people, who know the best diving spots in the area. Had amazing dives, even when the weather was not perfect. Final dive was breathtaking with nurse sharks, turtles and stingrays and of course beautiful fish of every tropical kind. Great dive masters (thanks... More 

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Cortland, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Just returned from our 4th dive trip to TCI. of course we dove with PTD, they are the best! The staff are knowledgeable & professional. The dive trips are well organized but fun. I don't know how they take a boat of divers of varying abilities & create a great experience for all, but they do. Melinda & Dave always... More 

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Wantagh, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did 4 days with Dave, Art, Andre, and Kevin. We had a blast. Andre and kevin were great dive masters. They know all the dive sites. My wife completed open water and I did advanced open water. The walls were amazing. We saw reef and nurse sharks on most of the 8 dives. We also saw... More 

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