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Banderas Scuba Republic

#4 of 104 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Puerto Vallarta Features Animals
C/Lazaro Cardenas #230 Local 1, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 135 7884
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Excellent Dive Shop!

Our first time to dive in the Pacific was amazing thanks to Banderas Scuba Republic. My husband... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jason W
Houston, Texas
Great dive shop

Cesar is an excellent divemaster and we enjoyed our dives with him at Los Arcos. I also really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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An experience with our Banderas Scuba Republic is like no other, not only will you have access to professional Scuba Diving equipment at the highest standards, our dive team wants to hear your ideas and interests about the shared compassion we have for the sub-aquatic world. Come to the pacific side of Mexico, come to Banderas Bay, come to Puerto Vallarta, it will be your best experience “going down”.
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C/Lazaro Cardenas #230 Local 1, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
+52 322 135 7884

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our first time to dive in the Pacific was amazing thanks to Banderas Scuba Republic. My husband and I frequently dive in the Caribbean, but knew little about the diving on the Mexican Pacific coast. The marine life at Los Arcos was incredible...saw 3 turtles,...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cesar is an excellent divemaster and we enjoyed our dives with him at Los Arcos. I also really appreciated how dedicated and respectful Cesar was to the local sea life. When we met him, Cesar was working with the press and police to try to...More

1  Thank B C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a SCUBA diver and find yourself in Puerto Vallarta, you should spend a day or two diving with Caesar Ortega at Banderas Scuba Republic. His dive groups are never large; you don't get the feeling that you are just another peso in...More

1  Thank trustmetom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time I have used Banderas Scuba Republic to dive when in Puerto Vallarta and I have to say it was even better the second time. Cesar and Frank both provided a great experience for myself and my friend who was finishing...More

1  Thank bsm9034
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The owner Cesar is a very professional and caring owner/operator. I have not been diving sense last year and was looking to have a great experience with all I have heard about Cesar and diving in Puerto Vallarta. His love for diving came out in...More

1  Thank OAutry
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Cesar was great! I'm a new diver and he took lots of time with me. He has incredible patience. I definitely recommend him and the captain!

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Diving with Banderas Scuba Republic was the best experience I've ever had with the people taking us out to dive. Cesar was super friendly, calm, positive and relaxed. The Captain of the boat was great too. Cesar was very focused on making sure everybody had...More

1  Thank JenFHB
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

The owner Cesar is a very professional and caring owner/operator. I felt very safe out diving with him and appreciated his insight into the area. The visibility wasn't great but it was a pleasure to dive with Cesar.

1  Thank ironman2003
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We took a beginners scuba class and 2-tank dive from instructor Frank. The quality of instruction was amazing, and I felt that he was well-qualified and passionate about teaching new divers. We did a 2-tank dive with a group of certified divers on the same...More

1  Thank bhamwk
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I had a great experience diving with cesar a great dive master that cares about the people that takes diving and the ecosystem , His a great person to, I love diving with him and his crew .

1  Thank venoviper
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Mike L
Hello Ceasar, I'm planning a scuba diving trip . Want to know what are your rates or 4 dives? and what is the water temperature . In Canada I dive in a drysuit. so 3mm or 7mm?
22 February 2017|
Response from scubavallarta | Property representative |
Hi Mike, I´m supplying price and quotation only through our regular email, please, be so kind to sending us an email. Today water temperature at 72 feet deep was 64°F and at 50 feet was 66°F, so a 7 mm wetsuit is very... More
How much is it per diver? It's not listed on his site anywhere.
15 September 2016|
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Response from scubavallarta | Property representative |
Hi, it is depending on dive site, you can obtain all info bout price and dive location sending us an email
Not sure it went through so asking again. How easy is it to get from the cruise port to the dive shop and back? Has anyone done this? Any issues/reccs? Thanks!
17 December 2014|
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Response from Anne H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know that answer but Caesar is awesome! If you can work out the transportation, go diving with them. Anne