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Scuba Diving Adventures

#7 of 12 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Nuevo Vallarta Features Animals
Vallarta Adventures' Center Avenida Las Palmas 39, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
+52 1 888 526 2238
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Another somewhat disappointing scuba diving outing in Puerto Vallarta.

I have been diving over much of the world and several times here in Puerto Vallarta. I inquired... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
PaulAK2011
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Anchorage, Alaska
via mobile
Not so friendly staff

The day started by taking a "mandatory" refresher in the pool at our resort, that we weren't... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
69DDW
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Red Deer, Canada
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The warm, crystal-clear waters of Banderas Bay and the Mexican Pacific are home to a vast array of sea life making Puerto Vallarta one of Mexico's top diving destinations. Vallarta Adventures is the only PADI Gold Palm/ 5 Star Dive Center in Puerto Vallarta. From conducting PADI certification classes and teaching open water courses to running a dive operation or guiding dive trips around the Pacific, Vallarta Adventures' PADI Professional certification programs will open the door to a whole new world to explore.Vallarta Adventures professional diving instructors combine their expertise with the utmost personal attention in scuba lessons for every level of PADI Certification, for anyone ages 10 years old and older. Whether you are a beginner or a certified diver, Vallarta Adventures offers you the best boats, the best equipment, the best dive sites and qualified and exceptional staff to guide you every step of the way.
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Vallarta Adventures' Center Avenida Las Palmas 39, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I have been diving over much of the world and several times here in Puerto Vallarta. I inquired about the expected visability and told the Marrietas Islands should be about 50 feet. Once again, as in the past, iy was closer to half that. We...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The day started by taking a "mandatory" refresher in the pool at our resort, that we weren't informed had a fee at the time we booked and paid for our dive. It took the whole morning for all of us to complete so that was...More

Thank 69DDW
TheAdventuresGroup, Public Relations Manager at Scuba Diving Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Dear 69DDW Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feedback as it helps us to learn and improve day by day. We are concerned to see this comment on TripAdvisor and wish to discuss this matter further with you via email, if you could...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

When I went diving last year most of the dives were to Los Archos and Las Caletas due to weather conditions. That was fine, there is alway plenty to experience and any day to drop in is good. Except...I had a very allergic reaction to...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was extremely excited to go scuba diving for my first time. The class was extremely informative. Our pool instructor Rigoberto was the best. made us feel safe and answered any questions we had. Very patient and friendly person if this rating was based solely...More

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TheAdventuresGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Scuba Diving Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to bring your comments to our attention. We are happy that you enjoyed your guide! We were concerned about your comments and we have taken time to investigate this situation. We would like to extend a sincere apology if...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Adventure Tours is a big organization and probably well run. Booked a two tank dive to Las Caletas including a one tank dive with sea-lions. Emilio and the staff of boat 6 were great on both journeys too and from the beach location. Put on...More

1  Thank sf999
TheAdventuresGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Scuba Diving Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your dive and the service of our crew! We strive to provide world class quality and service from our team of professional photographers, and this is a situation we would appreciate...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very easy to learn and very exciting. Be sure to take the later appointment. Because the early one allows no time to eat before dive. then the next boat is there with all new people already eating. Which leaves you grumpy!!!! All 6 of us!...More

Thank lorencunningham28lc
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Great Experience diving with the Joao Luis, Adam, Oscar the captain! Night dive had low visibility but still had a good time. The operation is well organized and worth the money.

Thank John M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I am a Padi Advanced Diver. I have had dived with this company before and have always been satisfied. The dive was arranged through the Hilton Hotel at a great price. The Dive master was friendly and professional. Definitely recommend this company for advanced and...More

Thank Ken T
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We received 6 hours of private pool lessons over two days from Ana and 4 open water dives with Xavi over two more days. We are now PADI certified. My wife and I have never even played with scuba gear much less used it. My...More

1  Thank William K
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Took my Open Water certification with Vallarta Adventures a few years ago, then my Advanced Certification a couple of years ago. I now have over 50 dives in with various companies, in various locations, under various conditions and a couple of things now stand out...More

1  Thank CRNAULT
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