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Pisces Divers

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Address: Good's Shed Main Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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+27 21 786 3799
08:30 - 17:30
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Tue - Fri 08:30 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 16:00

Scuba Diving around the Cape Town Area. Specializing in Sharks, Seals,...

Scuba Diving around the Cape Town Area. Specializing in Sharks, Seals, Wrecks and Reefs. Among the most spectacular diving in the world. Pisces Divers is a PADI Five Star IDC Centre, providing the full range of PADI training courses. We also have a well-stocked retail shop, a coffee shop, servicing centre and air and nitrox filling station on site.

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Advanced open water course

Amazing facility, great staff, good gear. I recommend this center to everyone wishing to learn diving.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Etienne C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing facility, great staff, good gear. I recommend this center to everyone wishing to learn diving.

Thank Etienne C
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

My wife and i were very keen to swim with sharks rather than do the cage diving thing, so we booked the pelagic dive trip with Pisces Diving. We do not have diving qualifications so elected to snorkel instead, and joined the trip with 5 other divers (plus guides). The trip exceeded our expectations. Very well organised, and safety of... More 

Thank Douglas M
Heinola, Finland
1 review
Reviewed 29 March 2017

On Wednesday 22.03.17 I had the 2nd best dive ever (out of 115). Seven Blue sharks took backstage when three Makos arrived. Beware this trip might lead to multiple, spontaneous fits of hedonism. A whale sighting off Smitswinkle, the sweeping views of the Cape Peninsula and the pelagic birds added to an awesome half day trip. Dive Guide Mike and... More 

Thank BillB_inthesea
Management response:

Wow! You can just hear how much you enjoyed your time here with us in your words and we are always happy to hear back from our divers on how their trips went and how much they enjoyed their time here with us. The Pelagic trip is a must and we are so extremely happy we were able to get... More 

Lausanne, Switzerland
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49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I did the seal dive and it was an unforgettable experience, quite easy and the water was not as cold as people say. Pisces divers is a very professional center with knowledgeable, friendly and helpful staff. They are doing fantastic tours and I will certainly return. They are very flexible and you can do both diving and freediving/snorkeling with them.

Thank nadia z
Management response:

The Seal dive is a must as they are definitely the ultimate clowns of the sea and the reef that goes along with the seal experience is loaded with life and color and really shows off how beautiful our waters are. We do try and maintain our high safety standards as well as the fun family atmosphere that we have... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

I did 2 separate days worth of diving, including wreck & reef, and seals & kelp forest. All the staff are really helpful and friendly and the divemaster was helpful and made me feel at ease. The skipper of the boat was really knowledgeable and answered every question! Visibility wasnt great but I hear thats normal for this time of... More 

Thank MisliAkdag
Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review of your time here with us at Pisces Divers and you definitely got the best of both worlds doing the wreck and reef and the seal and kelp forest. Yes the water is on the chilly side but well worth it:) We look forward to seeing you again some day on your travels. More 

Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I did my Advance open water and NITROX with Ryan and he is a professional and supportive teacher/dive partner. Since English is not my first language,it took me longer to understand some theory from my course. However Ryan was very patient and always take time to make sure I understand everything. I really appreciate his support through out the course.... More 

Thank lizzylee89
Management response:

We loved having you here and we do take pride in our courses as we do try and maintain our high standards of quality and safety as well as making them fun and make you feel like you are part of the Pisces family. Keep up the diving and hopefully some day in the future we will see you again:) More 

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I did my advance diver and Nitrox with Pisces and I have to thank you my instructor Ryan for his patience and support. Ryan is very professional and he always make sure every dive is safe. He has been very supportive through out my course. Since English is not my first language so I have questions about different subjects but... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:

Thank you for your great recommendation and review of Pisces Divers and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your course with Ryan and that you felt he went above and beyond to help, especially with the language barrier. Happy diving! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Would I use the company again? No When we undertook the snorkelling with seals, the focus was on getting the cash rather than safety. On the day we undertook snorkelling, the sea swell was beyond that of what was safe and shouldn't haven’t take place There was no safely brief undertaken and the instructor spent most of the time in... More 

Thank NeilMG91164
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I just recently completed my PADI open water at Pisces, and had a completely brilliant experience. My instructor, Davi, was awesome and explained everything clearly. When it came to revising for the theory I realised I knew almost all of it already from Davi's lessons in the pool. He also has a great knowledge of the dives sites, marine life,... More 

Thank ajc954
Management response:

You are so welcome! We are so happy to hear how much you loved doing your open water course with us here and how much fun you had and that you felt part of the family. Besides providing excellent service and quality we do try and make your time with us as fun and as informative as we can and... More 

England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was one of 2 boats hired to take us out to watch albatrosses and other seabirds south of Cape Point. They had to go much further than expected to catch up with the trawlers in order to see the main feeding flocks but nothing was too much trouble. They were booked through Cape Boat Charters which I wholeheartedly recommend.

Thank JynxTorquilla
piscesdivers, Owner at Pisces Divers, responded to this review

Dear Jynx, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! Yes, we had to run quite far that day. Thanks for joining us and sharing a couple of your photos. We hope to welcome you aboard again one day in the future! Kind regards, Mike More 

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