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Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After we checked up several other dive centers we decided to dive with them. My friend did the open water and in the meantime I did some fun dives. Our decision turned out to be one of the best we ever did. The crue, the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank adriansB8415YG
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I dived with the super nice team of native diving for 4 days in the islote of los ahorcados. It was a perfect dive experience where we saw tons of fishes and animals. On the way to the divespots we saw whales on 3 days....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I always use Tripadvisor to help decide which companies to go with but this is my first review as we were drawn in on the many reviews but incredibly disappointed. So much so we took off our awful wetsuits and walked out on the day...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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native d, Propriétaire at Native Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

First I am sorry you were disapointed. Regarding the equipment and the wet suit the dive masters explained you that we were full that day so all the equipment was already used. They explained you that's the reason why we try the equipment on the...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Did my diving courses there and it was amazing! The staff is really patience, helps with everything and the nicest and and kindest. They work with great love for diving and to help people. Couldnt hope for a better place to do my courses. Gracias...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

First of all: I had a great time! The people who are working there are extremly lovely. I only wanted to do the Open Water Course but after 2 days I decided to so the Advanced too. They are really organized and work together with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Austin A
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

What a cool diving shop ! Awesome owner ! The instructor and the divemaster were perfectly professional and great humain being they walk the extra miles to make sure you have a great dive trip ! The dive site is pretty beautiful and cool. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mathieu C
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

My partner and I wanted to learn to scuba dive and this was a great experience. I cannot thank everyone enough (too many people to name) for all the support, encouragement and positive attitude throughout the course. We spent the first day watching instruction videos...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I came here for the open water course. I spent 3 days with the team. They did a great job. I almost didn't choose this dive center after some reviews called out safetyy and professionalism concerns, but I am glad I used them. They were...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ginger k
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I came to puerto lopez to pass my Open Water PADI Certification, I was since the beginning with very skilled and experiences divemaster. We went to the swimming pool to do the exercice before going to the Ocean and it realy reassure me beacause I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I went on a 2 tank dive with this company. The diving was good, but there were a few downsides of this company that need to be addressed. Overall, the company was very safety focused, laid back, and has a moderate amount of respect for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Brandon G
12 January 2018|
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Response from nativediving2016 | Property representative |
This year the manta ray came in may but often is more june. Turtles is always a lot. Best
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Ilana S
1 July 2017|
Response from native d | Property representative |
Hi Ilana, yes we have course opening every week, you can come directly at the office when you arrive ;) Best regards, Aude
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20 November 2016|
Response from native d | Property representative |
Hi Denise, Thanks for contacting us. I can recommend you two options: 1) The package "Full Fun Dive" including 4 dives to the Ahorcados dive site (an amazing coral reef where you can see turtles, guitar sharks and so on... More
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