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Dive Center Silberstein

#8 of 22 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Puerto Ayora Features Animals
Av. Charles Darwin y Piqueros, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6277
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Great experience

The only bad thing I can say is they didn't have diving trips often enough. New gear with dive... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Aaron B
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ok, but prefered other companies

We booked 2 days with Alex . On first day briefing was ok, but in water he didnt care so much and... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Susanne S
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Dive with us into the spectacular and fascinating underwater world of the Galapagos Islands, one of the last natural paradises on earth. Discover nature at its purest and most original form, while following the footsteps of Darwin. See what is seen only in dreams...Each and every dive site around the islands ranks among the best and most impressive destinations in the world. Diving with pelagic fish and large sea creatures gives divers one of the most spectacular experiences possible. Encounters with different species of sharks, mantas, rays, whale sharks, marine turtles and sea lions are typically seen on most dives. With some luck, dolphins, marine iguanas and penguins can also be seen underwater!To give guests from around the world the opportunity to dive in this "natural aquarium", Hotel Silberstein in Puerto Ayora opened this Dive Center in February 2006.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Av. Charles Darwin y Piqueros, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The only bad thing I can say is they didn't have diving trips often enough. New gear with dive computers for the same price as terrible shops with worn out gear and no computer. They were running a special, and I was given nitrox for...More

1  Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We booked 2 days with Alex . On first day briefing was ok, but in water he didnt care so much and lost 1 diver on the way, which he only realized when the buddy told him. THe 2nd day (Gordon Rocks) was better. We...More

Thank Susanne S
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I chose this dive shop for my day of diving on Santa Cruz island because their schedule worked well with mine. Their equipment was nice and the dive master gave a thorough preview of the dive, appreciated in new waters.

2  Thank hopefulist
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Perfect company highly recommended! The best expierence in Galapagos! Thanks to Alex and Alan! A very good boat, we good lunch after and some snacks on the boat.

2  Thank Deimante K
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

We booked 4 days of diving in advance (which we definitely wouldn't do anymore as it was a real rip-off. We've been told by the travel agency that it's necessary to book in advance due to the busy season but it wouldn't have been a...More

1  Thank nsche
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

We dove with Alex at Silberstein dive center back in July during our visit. I highly recommend it! Alex was professional, knowledgable, personable, safe, and fun!! We dove Gordon rocks and he made every effort to help us see everything we wanted in the area....More

1  Thank EastLC
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We had such great days out diving with these guys, they were alot of fun and really looked after us! My friends did their open water with Alex and I went out on 6 dives. Highly recommend this company as I went with a few...More

1  Thank 22KH22
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We had a great 2 dives at Gordon Rock with Alex, we felt very comfortable with him as our divemaster. We checked around at a few dive shops, they all seemed to be around the same price. Be warned that the currents at Gordon Rock...More

3  Thank Nick M
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

So it's simple- if you want to dive with Galapagos Sharks, white tip sharps, eagle rays, hammerhead sharks , turtles, sea lion and tons of amazing fish -Alex is the dive master for you. We were six people with 3 less experienced teens. Alex was...More

1  Thank Ohad B
Reviewed 5 March 2015

we dived at daphne minor and mosquera with the dive center silberstein it was a very good day. only 3 diver, the guide and the captain on the boat we had plenty of space the guide did his job and all the staff was very...More

2  Thank Felix Z
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