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Crystal Divers

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Address: 180 Scott Street | Blue Marlin Hotel, Scottburgh 4180, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 79 885 8339
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Crystal Divers was founded with the intention to deliver the highest...

Crystal Divers was founded with the intention to deliver the highest standard of dive training, from beginner to professional level, with a strong emphasis on the practical application of each individual’s level of dive training.


Through our unique training programs not only do we meet the highest industry standards but we also introduce students to unique environments where they can apply their newly acquired skills.


We are extremely passionate about the environment and we strongly believe the best way to help protect these fragile ecosystems is through education and exploration.


Besides providing training in various specialized fields we also explore different realms of the underwater world to gather a better understanding of how these delicate ecosystems interlink, an understanding that in the end could help preserve the underwater world for generations to come.


Crystal Divers South Africa is owned by Platinum PADI Course Director Minni Vangsgaard and PADI Master Instructor Pieter Scholtz. This formidable team will make sure you have the most enjoyable time while training or exploring the wonders of wild Africa.

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Crystal Divers - a fantastic dive centre

We stayed at the Blue Marlin hotel and went diving with the crew at Crystal Divers - whose base is at the hotel. The diving community is characterised around the world by its... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a hard review to write. My son did his Dive Master training with this centre and we visited him to dive alongside just before Christmas. The crew used the trainees as unpaid help and the Instructors were not experienced enough. We have dived all over the world and this is the most disorganised dive centre we have experienced.... More 

Thank annakatrine
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Blue Marlin hotel and went diving with the crew at Crystal Divers - whose base is at the hotel. The diving community is characterised around the world by its friendliness and welcoming ethos but Crystal Divers is a world leader! Pieter, the owner and manager, liked after us perfectly. Safety is paramount and the opportunity to... More 

Thank Rogerwoods22
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed five great dives with Crystal Divers, including an epic shark dive with a 4.5m tiger. Friendly and accommodating dive staff made the trip a pleasure out and in the water.

Thank Marié W
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

I couldn't have ask for a better place to do my diver training. Through out my entire stay here I learn so much, everyone here has been so friendly and shown me some of the most amazing under water sites anyone could dream of. The professionalism and education that I experienced and learn while doing my Divemasters and Instructor training... More 

Thank storm m
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Couldn't give a higher review for this place. Pieter the owner is a great guy and very accommodating. The dive team headed by Migael are excellent too. Very knowledgable about the area and the wildlife, safety is always the priority and they always go the extra mile to make sure you have the best time whilst you are there. Your... More 

Thank Stevie__Woods
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We dived with Crystal Divers as part of a group going on to dive the sardine run. Pieter and Migael and the rest of the team were absolutely wonderful, they were super friendly, up early every morning, making sure we all had everything we needed and creating a really fun atmosphere. Migael, our dive guide, was really passionate and knowledgeable... More 

Thank Michelle S

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