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Bamboo Reef Scuba Diving Centers

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Open Water Certification: Good Instructors; Oddly Run Operation

My husband and I are experienced divers; we signed our teenage son up for certification through... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
StephaniefromOakland
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Oakland, California
Bamboo Reef, Monterey

Had a little dive with these guys while I had a free morning in Monterey, early start 07:30 so was... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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Come Scuba Dive in Monterey Bay Central California with Bamboo Reef. Our exclusive Monterey Scuba Diving service is on the central coast in Monterey California. We cater traveling divers by conducting recreational scuba diving trips in and around...more
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614 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1008
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I are experienced divers; we signed our teenage son up for certification through Bamboo Reef. He did the pool work in SF and the open water dives in Monterey. The instructors seemed excellent and my son had a good time learning to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a little dive with these guys while I had a free morning in Monterey, early start 07:30 so was great for me as I had a midday flight to Vegas the following day. Not a difficult dive around the pier and certainly not deep...More

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Thank LesleyandGraeme
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mark and John were great! They were very clear in their instruction and patient with our questions. They were serious about safety, but still managed to keep a fun atmosphere for the class throughout the weekend. Would love to spend more time with these guys...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did a private dive at Monastery Beach with Adam. The dive was spectacular. More impressively, Adam had everything ready to when I arrived at the shop; all I had to do was put on the gear and dive. Furthermore, Adam has a wealth of...More

Thank Kurt H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming to Bamboo reef since 2008, and these folks are some of the friendliest, and most committed SCUBA divers. They are very accommodating with divers and are always down to chat about diving, past and future. I mostly drop in for their fun...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was so impressed with how knowledgeable and friendly everyone was at the shop. Nick was a fantastic dive leader. He made sure everyone was well prepared for the dive. When my son had issues with hypothermia (not due to equipment rented, it was COLD and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I are experienced divers (60+ dives), but all in warm waters and we wanted to try cold water. We chose Monterey because it looked easy and my son was about to enter Berkeley engineering school so it was convenient. We are from...More

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BambooReef, Owner at Bamboo Reef Scuba Diving Centers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Russ656, We're sorry to hear your first Monterey dive did not meet your expectations. California diving can take tropical divers by surprise, All certified divers should be able to correctly assemble their own equipment. We also have you assemble the gear on the shop...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting friends (graduate student at csumb marine sciences). She dives multiple times a week for research and this her go to shop so you know they’re good. Easy pick up for tanks, friendly service.

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

2 of us hired a guide for the day. he was great and we had a blast! i'll be back mid november for more diving and will be sure to hire another guide

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Great experience diving with Dennis! We only had 2 divers + our divemaster on our Sunday morning dive for a small group of just 3 divers total. The gear was in great shape - I even got to use a brand new semi-dry suit, which...More

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