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Poseidon Dive Center

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Calle 18 1 69 | Santa Marta, Taganga 470001, Colombia
+57 5 4219224
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Good and safe dive operator

I chose this place because a dive master I recently dove with recommended. It was exactly what he... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miss M
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Tampere, Finland
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Totally Amazing!

Me and my friend decided to do our open water PADI 3 day course here. After the super friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amy w
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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The Only Padi 5* Gold Palm Instructor Development Dive Resort, Tec Diving And Sidemount Facility in Colombia. We speak Spanish, English and German. We offer dive courses from beginner to pro level and fun dives. 3 comfortable rooms and own swimming pool on site. Two comfortable custom made dive boats one for up to 16 divers and the second for up to 18 divers. You can dive with air, Nitrox for free and Trimix. Sidemount diving available. 1 Course director full time. Free WiFI. The fun dives are only limited by air consumption, not by time. Depending of the season we offer you 3mm or 5mm wetsuits and dive computer. Diving in Colombia has a name: Poseidon Dive Center – We change your lifestyle.
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Calle 18 1 69 | Santa Marta, Taganga 470001, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose this place because a dive master I recently dove with recommended. It was exactly what he said- safe and nice! I especially liked that the groups were small and the service was suited for ones needs. The safety was well taken care of...More

Thank Miss M
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, thanks a lot for your revew. Our idea of diving is very simple. Try to provide all different Levels the best possible experience with us, small Groups, fun and save. Hope to have you back soon for mor diving. See ya and happy bubbles...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friend decided to do our open water PADI 3 day course here. After the super friendly and professional greeting at the front desk and tour of the centre we didn't bother looking anywhere else in town. I was pretty nervous about the...More

Thank amy w
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thanks for your review here. Sounds so as you liked it. it makes all staff at PDC happy to read Reviews from our Clients. Now as you are hooked up with a new Sport, we hope that you continue as enjoy it in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I did our open Water PADI with Poseidon. We loved it, the centre was very professional, all the staff were really friendly, they had a good amount of kit and our instructor was next level great, so enthusiastic about diving. My friend...More

Thank meg0wen
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi and thanks a lot for your comment About our Services. We love to read that you loved it and now aou are both Certified Divers and can enjoy your new Hobby. We hope that you continue to dive and share other experiences that you...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Me and my family (divers including kids and adults) have dove here several times and completed several certifications - great facility, amazing and professional staff and dive sites worth the trip. We will always dive here when we head to the coast.

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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi and thanks for your comment. We are happy that you will Always dive with us and we hope to hae you back soon, to do some more great dives together with your Family. Happy bubbles See ya PDC

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

For a long time I wanted to this stuff, during this vacations I made it. What a blast. From the very first moment when I went under water it a new fantastic world. It was so amazing to dive and see the amazing world under...More

Thank samontour2018
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi, thanks to write here and rate our Services. Finally you did it and you could have done it much more before. But now enjoy your PADI Certification, go diving and continue your education in diving and then let us know how it was, Always...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Professional dive shop and great staff. Recommend using Poseidon Dive Centre for dives in and around Taganga

Thank Elaine P
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Hello thankd a lot for your comment and glad to read that you enjoeyed our Services. Hope to have you back soon for some more diving with us. Happy bubbles See ya PDC

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We are still rookie divers having just received our open water license in March. This was our 7th and 8th dive. We did a fun dive (2 dives) and were occompanied by Octavio who made our dives fun and kept us safe. In my opinion...More

Thank G K
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Hello and thanks for your comment here. Great that you liked our Services @ PDC and we it would be great to know how it was with other Dive Centers when you go diving. Happy Bubbles See ya PDC

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend (American) and I (Irish) had never dived before but we had the most amazing time ever and want to go back already... our instructor was SO patient with me as I was extremelyyyyyyy nervous, he did everything he could to help me in...More

Thank Aoife B
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hello thanks a lot for your time and comment here. It´s normal that People are nervous the 1 st time when you enter a new Environment. You can now finish your PADI Open Water Course and have even more fun. Thanks again for choosing us...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Great welcome from the front desk, explained everything very clear, showed me around, checked cert and paperwork done, great facility with lockers after dives you receive towel for the shower Boat is spacious and comfortable , you meet early boat leaves around 8.30 for two...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Poseidon (sorry forgot the name of the dive instructor bad with names) took very good care of me and my nephew. It was my nephew first dive so we did discover scuba and I have yet to get certified. I have been on a few...More

Thank John2183
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi and thanks for your time and comment. Your opinion is really important to us. We all work hard all the time to improve our Customer Service and it seems that we are doing Right. If you Need help to find a good Dive Center...More

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cjrand2018
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Response from basinharborbob | Reviewed this property |
They are proficient in English. Nice folks. They may or may not have housing but plenty of options in the small town. About 40 hours, includes book time which can be completed on line thru Padi or Naui. Will include four... More
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