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Sea-Urchin Diving Center

#5 of 13 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Flic En Flac Features Animals
Royal Road, Flic En Flac, Mauritius
+230 453 8825
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No nonsense diving

Sea-Urchin is a good dive center. The gear is pretty well maintained, the boat is well maintained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JZuiver
via mobile
First time divers beware! Not for everyone

I was very excited about my very first scuba diving experience and based on reviews and proximity... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
mohammed d
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Royal Road, Flic En Flac, Mauritius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sea-Urchin is a good dive center. The gear is pretty well maintained, the boat is well maintained and all dive spots are near. You get geared up at the shop and walk in your wetsuit, carrying your bag with your other gear, to the nearby...More

Thank JZuiver
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was very excited about my very first scuba diving experience and based on reviews and proximity to hotel my wife and I selected Sea Urchin Diving center. I was deeply disappointed by the quality of service. 1. The staff was rude to begin with...More

2  Thank mohammed d
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My son (12) and myself did our PADI Open Water Certification here. The dive centre is cozy, welcoming and mellow while still maintaining high levels of discipline, professionalism and most importantly safety standards. Obviously as a parent, my only concern was the safety of my...More

Thank onlyonematclark
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We did a dive here and had a great instructor at our "refreshment" class after being out of the water for over 2 years. She was calm and super nice, we really enjoyed the dive !!

Thank Annanilsson89
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We only dove with Sea-Urchin once but very much enjoyed it. There is tea and coffee ready for you, and the guys there help you kit up. From the shop you walk to the dive boat on Flic en Flac beach then its a short...More

Thank Dean_Becs
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Being a first time diver, I was unaware of amount effort it goes into complete a dive. The instructor has explained the process, equipment and methodology very well. But the initial practice at lagoon was pushed hurriedly as they were other divers waiting. The other...More

1  Thank Raghavendra K
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I dove for the first time with Sea Urchin and chose them based on the lonely planet travel guide. They were very professional and caring. Diving for me was conquering my biggest fear (the ocean), and they were very understanding. I had a great first...More

Thank Roadchiro
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I had big expectations before my first dive in an open water PADI-diving course consisting og 4 dives. I chose the "Sea urchin diving center" located in in Flic en Flac and run by Katherina from Germany. Katherina was my diving instructor from the beginning...More

7  Thank Hein99
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

First dive in 20 years - and with good help from the whole team. Good instructions for refresh and excellent and calm Instructor Sebastian - thank you very much for being so patient 😊👌🏻 we saw eagleray, clownfish, murraine, lionfish, kingfish, seasnake and lots of...More

2  Thank Famcccc
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I spent 3 days in Flic en Flac diving with Sea Urchin and it was an absolutely wonderful experience. I was a first time diver trying to get my Open Water Diver certification. The staff was incredibly friendly, professional, and helpful, answering all of my...More

2  Thank Brittany I
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