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Address: Front Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
Phone Number: +501 600-3397
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Dive Belize's Barrier Reef in small groups of no more than 5 divers at a...

Dive Belize's Barrier Reef in small groups of no more than 5 divers at a time. Dive tips to Turneffe Atoll are also available. We also arrange dive/snorkel trips to the Great Blue Hole at the Lighthouse Reef Atoll. Discover Scuba Diving and Refresher dives are also available.

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did a few of the more inshore dives and a night dive. good way to spend the day. unfortunately did not get the weather we needed to make it to the atoll dives but that's how it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mackenzie F
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Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

did a few of the more inshore dives and a night dive. good way to spend the day. unfortunately did not get the weather we needed to make it to the atoll dives but that's how it goes!

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Simeon organized a beautiful and safe dive for us at the divespots 'Esmeralda' and 'Tackle box'. With in between a 1-hour surface interval at San Pedro. In both dives we saw a lot of nursesharks up close, as well as some turtles and a green moray eel. Simeon took some nice GoPro photos during the dive which we could download... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

+ Good gear, good briefing. Relatively small group (6 people). - DM is grabbing, throwing, pushing nurse sharks around. Totally lacks respect of marine life. Not recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the dives. No issues on my end. Did Esmerelda and Tackle Box. Enjoyed Sim and his first mate, both really personable and friendly. As a DM I did not require the attention and supervision some may require.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My cousin and I wanted to try scuba, and Belize has some beautiful reefs. My cousin happened to stop into the Black Durgon dive shop and met Cory, the owner. We instantly liked her and learned that she and her husband Simeon run the shop together. Being newbies, they made us feel super comfortable and let us go at our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

After doing my homework on dive shops in Caye Caulker, I decided on Black Durgon. The other shops were not very cordial in their email responses and didn't seem to care if you dove with them or not. Simeon & Cori do very personal dive trips, not cattle boat dives. They came by our place and picked up our gear,... More 

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BDurgon, Manager at Black Durgon Dives, responded to this review

I'm glad you appreciate our service. We strive to do our best and it is very rewarding when we recieve a review such as this!! Thanks for checking on us during the hurricane by the way. We are up and running already and will be here ready to take you diving on your next trip. More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stayed in Caya Calker in July 2916. Neither of us have diving licences but wanted to experience it. Corey, a part owner, was the one to bring us on our "intro" dive. We spent 45 minutes in the dive shop learning the equipment and different signals. Then we headed out on the boat with Corey and... More 

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BDurgon, Manager at Black Durgon Dives, responded to this review

I'm so happy that you gals had as much fun as I did. It was a pleasure taking you both diving and I hope you end up doing a certificate because you both did very well and I could see how much fun you had, ( even though there was equalization problems)!! Thanks for the review and happy adventures! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

My buddies and I dove with The Black Durgon crew and had the best time! Simion is a super knowledgable DM and a straight up Comedian! I alway felt safe on my dives using their gear all while following them through the reefs. This husband and wife crew really know everyone in Caye Caulker and could recommend the best shop... More 

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BDurgon, Owner at Black Durgon Dives, responded to this review

We had a blast taking you guys out! Thanks for being wonderful customers who just wanted to have a good ole time!! See you guys around if you ever make it back to Caye Caulker, look us up! Mr&Mrs Black Durgon ! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Simeon is an awesome guide. Black Durgon is the dive shop you want to check out. Ask him about dumpster booties.

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BDurgon, Owner at Black Durgon Dives, responded to this review

Hey thanks for the recommendations! Thumbs up to "dumpster booties'!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Simeon and his family were great an very professional - it didn't hurt either that he could probably be doing comedy on the side! The only dive shop we will be visiting on future trips to Caye Caulker

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BDurgon, Owner at Black Durgon Dives, responded to this review

We thoroughly enjoyed taking your group out for dives! Thanks for coming with us and recommending us. All of us at Black Durgon More 

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