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Buddies Dive Cove

#2 of 16 Tours in Bugibba Features Animals
24 Pioneer Road, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 2808, Malta
+356 7777 9558
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Great dive, great people

Had a great couple of open water dives with Buddies. I got picked up from where I was staying on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great times with Buddies

Had an amazing few days, great banter with the guys from buddies they are a great laugh inside and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dane R
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The friendliest dive centre in Malta. Beginners welcome. Guided diving in small groups. PADI 5 Star IDC Centre with award winning in-house Course Director: Martin Stanhope. Training from Open water to Instructor. PADI Authorised TecRec Centre with training from Tec 40 to Trimix instructor. We can teach in English, Dutch, French, German and Hungarian.
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24 Pioneer Road, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 2808, Malta
+356 7777 9558
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great couple of open water dives with Buddies. I got picked up from where I was staying on time. Went to the dive centre and got all the kit together and tried in sizes etc. We made our way to Exciles first, dived...More

Thank TheoSox10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing few days, great banter with the guys from buddies they are a great laugh inside and out of the water. Started the course with Ryan and continued with Mike, great instructors the whole way P.S Aussie Dave is a legend

Thank Dane R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked myself on to the OW and Advanced OW course back to back. Martin was super helpful arranging it and answering questions I had prior to the trip. When I got there they were all very professional, enthusiastic, friendly and made me feel welcome....More

5  Thank Tiv125
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the privilege of diving six times with Buddies over the past three days - they were amazing. I did my first wreck dive, shimmied my way through caves and went to the blue hole and inland sea in Gozo - AMAZING!!! The instructors...More

Thank SherylAdie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most professional dive instructors I have ever met! Knowledgeable would be an understatement. They are all super friendly as well. Had a blast hanging out over the week I dove with them. It tells you something when employees come to their work on their...More

Thank Dwight P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had some amazing dives thanks to Buddies Dive Cove! I rocked up in Malta wanting to do the Open Water Diver course. After a chat with Martin and his team the course was in motion straight away. Thanks to their Professional, Dilligent, Kind and...More

Thank _waynevassallo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. Met an instructor on the bus the night before and decided to go with them for the next day. Originally we were just going to do a beginners course since my sister was certified and I was not. But Martin (the...More

Thank TheMarston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hade a great time with my first diving experience, although I was afraid at the begging, Elka ( my instructor) was super professional and understanding, and showed me the fun of it. I would definitely recommend Buddies, for being so professional, kind and sweet....More

1  Thank Margarita A
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I wanted to do my rescue diver course, and having been told it was challenging, serious and lots of fun. So I wanted to be sure I got trained properly. Having previously dived with Buddies I knew the training they offered would be excellent. And...More

Thank Kieron W
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Normally we come for a major summer holiday to dive. This time came over specifically to do PADI courses as it seemed not a great deal more expensive to come to Malta and stay somewhere on a budget, rather than do it locally in the...More

Thank Lawrence T
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Phill D
Hi folks, looking at doing a week at the end of July. What thermal protection are we talking about? Normally just use a rashie and shorts but I don't think that'll cut it in Malta!
26 March 2017|
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Response from BuddiesDiveCove | Property representative |
A rashie and shorts would be ok for shallow dives but you would need at least a shortie or full 3mm suit. If you'd like to book with us then please email me, we would love to have you join us.
Are you open all year round? Thinking of coming there in a couple of weeks.
1 February 2017|
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Response from BuddiesDiveCove | Property representative |
Hi. Yes we are open all year round!
Hey how much is the snorkeling?
4 May 2016|
Response from preacherswife | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we didn't snorkel while we were there.