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Salty Bone Divers

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112/A, Karukuliamman Street | Fishermans Colony, Mamallapuram, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 7397 449 781
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Open water course

Its the best place for scuba diving in india. The dive shop is on the beach with an amazing view of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jinesh D
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Technical Diving

After a long search for a dive center and after having started my experience in other centers, I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SebDF
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London, United Kingdom
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Come dive with us at the beautiful historical city of Mahabalipuram. We also offer several courses for those who want to become certified Scuba Divers. For those who want a one time experience, we can take you diving ourselves and the best part is you don't need to know how to swim. We operate throughout the year so fun-diving is possible anytime you're passing by here.
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“visibility” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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112/A, Karukuliamman Street | Fishermans Colony, Mamallapuram, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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+91 7397 449 781
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its the best place for scuba diving in india. The dive shop is on the beach with an amazing view of the temple. Equipments are top notch. Instructors are the best and very experienced. There are plenty of amazing dive sites to explore.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long search for a dive center and after having started my experience in other centers, I decided. For my technical training I chose Salty Bone Divers. I do not regret ! Real professionals where everything is important and where you find that you...More

1  Thank SebDF
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Had memorable refresher dives, great and very friendly instructors. Keep up the good work. Will surely visit again with more friends

3  Thank Fasiulla M
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

It was a 2 day session. We were not trained properly on day 1 -in the swimming pool. Many things were not told, like using rope to go inside see. We need to float on sea before diving in etc. Once they received payment their...More

3  Thank Arpit S
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Super equipment, very kind owners and staff, well organised. Simple dive boat. Discovered by accident since no sign or advertisement around the centre. I just followed the divers as I saw them at the beach and made a spontaneous appointment for next day. Everything worked...More

4  Thank Julia W
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The first question that most people would have - Is Mahabalipuram worth diving? To that I say - hell yess!! For first time divers, the intro dive/ discover scuba conducted by salty bone is great value for money. They prefer spreading the dives over 2...More

3  Thank Supertramp0607
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Xavier and Meenal run an efficient dive center with quality equipment and friendly service. We have had many fun days out on the ocean with them exploring the coast of Mahabalipuram. Would recommend diving with them anytime!

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2  Thank 394chandinis
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve only gone for the pool session, still need to go to the open sea!! But trust me on this - Meenal and Xavier are brilliant divers. They are really patient and can even help you get over your fear of water! Do give scuba...More

2  Thank poojac101
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

When I learnt that a new dive centre has been started in mahabalipuram, I was excited to check it out. My brother and I decided to stay for a couple of days and dive here so that we can check out a few different sites...More

2  Thank 81mayurs
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Finally a dive shop in Chennai!! Anyone in Chennai who are interested in diving for fun or for certification this is the place to go. Good natured & capable instructors.

1  Thank Subba R
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Daniella c
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Response from SaltyBoneDivers | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for your interest. Average visibility can be 5 mtrs but entirely depends on the sea conditions. Our boat usually heads out at 7.30 A.M for the dive site which is about 3.5 kms Min Age for diving is 10... More
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