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Exploramar Diving

#8 of 18 things to do in Puerto Lopez Features Animals
Calle Alemania N 32-71 | Av. Mariana de Jesus / Planta Baja, Puerto Lopez 131950, Ecuador
+593 2-256-3905
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great diving and professional school

We arrived to puerto lopez with the hole family looking for a place where to do scuba diving and... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
JuanCarlosZR
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Isla de la Plata tour

Very disappointed in the lack of communication. Having said that Sandra our tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Susan_NeilWinnipeg
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Winnipeg
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Only 5 Star PADI IDC Dive Center in Ecuador, with more than 20 years experience, our main office in in Quito and Operation Office in Puerto López Manabi Ecuador. Legal Operators of the Machalilla National Park We offer: Diving Tours Costal Area of Ecuador Tours Isla de la Plata Tours Galapagos Islands
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
29 Jun 2016
“Really good dive”
25 Feb 2017
“great diving and professional school”
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Calle Alemania N 32-71 | Av. Mariana de Jesus / Planta Baja, Puerto Lopez 131950, Ecuador
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We arrived to puerto lopez with the hole family looking for a place where to do scuba diving and after getting properly informed by the guides of Exploramar, we decided to book a complete boat for the family. We had a very special day, with...More

1  Thank JuanCarlosZR
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed in the lack of communication. Having said that Sandra our tour guide was excellent in helping out when one of our party got sick. Not much to see at this time of year. A few blue footed boobies, lots of bugs and unbearable...More

Thank Susan_NeilWinnipeg
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Although I did not participate in the activity , I was on another boat that was diving the area. We had all divers in the water when three boats came and tied up. There were 60 snorkelers in one small bay. No fins are supplied...More

Thank Naomi S
Exploradiving, Manager at Exploramar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017

We have been in the area working for more than 20 years, and in that time we have never used the snorkel spots to do diving. The dive spots around Isla the La Plata are well away from the same bay and we do not...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

I had the pleasure to spend one day (2 dives) with Exploramar, it was a great experience! Their staff is very professional and particularly knowledgeable about the dive sites and the marine life. The gear is in good condition, which is important. They seem quite...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I booked the dive for 2 days and the experience was really good. the only thing is that appeared that it needs a minimum of few people to go to Isla De la Plata, I was diving alone so I had to settle for several...More

Thank Daniel A
Yoya L, Manager at Exploramar Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Thank you for your coment, much apreciated. Kind Regards

Reviewed 3 September 2016

We booked them for the Isla de la Plata dive. First, they don't have a dive boat. It's a generic tour boat, so no way to secure the tanks, and we were tripping over each other trying to set up the gear. Entry from a...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Manta rays are an endangered species and Puerto Lopez is one of the best places to see them, but if you are conscious you have to chose an operator that understands and help preserve these beautiful animals. In Ecuador, Exploramar is the place to go....More

Thank Pedro C
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I took a one day scuba diving trip to the Isla de la Plata with Exploramar and was not dissapointed. We got to see huge manta rays, majestic sea turtles and all kinds of other exotic fishes. For 140$ you get two dives with very...More

1  Thank travel_responsibly
Reviewed 30 June 2016

OK, know upfront, if you don't already, that every tour operator charges the same price, which includes your day pass into Machalilla National Park, of which Isla De La Plata is part. Explora Mar owns the boats and hires the guides, but the guides are,...More

Thank Jaymo2000
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We went with Exploramar to do a two tank dive at Isla de la Plata. We first had our doubts because the group we were diving with were still doing their open water course. However we our doubts were unnecissary. The first dive the two...More

Thank Sanne78
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