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Isabela Dive Center

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Address: Calle Escalecia y Avenida Antonio Gil, Puerto Villamil 5935, Ecuador
Phone Number:
2529418
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We make the most cordial invitation to come to enjoy the paradise island of...

We make the most cordial invitation to come to enjoy the paradise island of Isabela. Our Diving Center gives you a warm welcome to the extraordinary marine world inside the island We offer daily tours scuba diving and snorkeling.

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Excellent Adventure - Average guide

We went to Los Tuneles with this group and they were terrific! The boat captain was excellent and navigated rough seas brilliantly. We were not able to snorkel at Los Tuneles... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 June 2016
Tracy M
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Chicago, Illinois
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here be a recommendation from a ecuadorian girl, she told me to schedule a tour with a guide named Carlos, the cost of the tour was $120 per passanger. The service in this dive center was very nice, i could arrange the tour for the next day without problems, they picked us (my wife and me) at the... More 

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Thank Jonathan H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We were very lucky to get a guide like Carlos. He was funny and very passionate while still doing his job. We did the Los Tunoles day tour which was super cool. We started off with the snorkelling and found a ton of cool fish and other animals (obviously Carlos knew where to look). He could even find a sea... More 

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Thank Tom R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My sister and I went on a dive/snorkel trip with them. We saw plenty of wildlife, the crew was very attentive and giving a lot of information. This agency provided a very friendly and recommendable service. Would love to have more time to do trips with them.

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Thank Marco B
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend did the Los Tuneles tour with the Isabela Dive Centre and they were fantastic! I have nothing but good things to say about this company and this tour! I am not the most confident swimmer so I was nervous about the snorkeling but our guide, Carlos, couldn't have been better. I was in very safe hands... More 

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Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Please do yourself a favor and do not support this company. I am sure you will save yourself the money and have a better experience dealing with other people who will not lie to you just to take your money. I am not one to write bad reviews but this place leaves me no choice. I paid $80 to go... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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119 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We went to Los Tuneles with this group and they were terrific! The boat captain was excellent and navigated rough seas brilliantly. We were not able to snorkel at Los Tuneles due to high seas, but we're able to at another spot. The only downfall was the guide Carlos was not as friendly and informative as other guides we had... More 

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Thank Tracy M
Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

This 3 hour tour had three components: a boat ride to see wildlife penguins, a land hike to see birds like the blue footed booby, and a snorkel trip to look for fish like small sharks and manta rays. All were pretty good (average snorkel), especially if you have a good guide. Ours dove underwater and brought us things like... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Have to admit having read the reviews on this place (excluding the confused ones) we were worried about going diving in Isabela but time seems to have sorted everything out and some. We can't fault the 2 dives we did in the Turtle Bay area, from the very start the captain who's also the shop owner, was super friendly and... More 

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Thank WilsonCW2014
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We booked a scuba dive in Isabela the for our last whole day on Galapagos. After trying to get in touch with them several times per phone and in person (the shop was closed) we finally reached the owner. He told us that there was no dives for the day we booked and hung up. Had we known this we... More 

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Veneto, Italy
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

Very professional, attentive to transfer customers a environmental sensitivity. They offer all the necessary material for snorkeling and diving .... and if you do not have a GoPro, Carlos will have fun to film and photograph everything for you (for free)!

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