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| The Emporium Corner of Marine Drive and Kings Road, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
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Best place to do your Open Water

I have done my Open Water with Kym and her team. It was an absolutely amazing experience. Her team... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
manhamel
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Zurich, Switzerland
Learning while having such good times!

I was for Easters all on my own and wanted to do something fun. Friend of mine recommended me Aqua... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dita F
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Ask the world about SHARK diving, they say South Africa! Ask South Africans about SHARK diving, they say PROTEA BANKS! Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter is an accredited PADI dive center, which offers a full range of PADI courses from beginner to professional, including Sharklife Specialty courses. Our diving focus, as you have probably realized, is SHARKS. If SHARKS are your thing, come see the Big 5 (Bull, Tiger, Hammerhead, Oceanic Blacktip and Ragged-tooth sharks) and more ... with Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter.
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| The Emporium Corner of Marine Drive and Kings Road, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have done my Open Water with Kym and her team. It was an absolutely amazing experience. Her team was super professional and everything was planned perfectly. Also the reef was beautiful with lots of sharks!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was for Easters all on my own and wanted to do something fun. Friend of mine recommended me Aqua Planet dive center and Protea Banks location. It sounded perfect. I have my PADI Open Water license and want to do more. So I made...More

Thank Dita F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all this dive centre is truly amazing: - kind crew - always helpful - entertaining and funny Besides that the dive spot is even more astonishing. Protea banks is one its kind: shark diving all the way. And NO it is not dangerous,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I choose the Aqua Planet Dive Center based on the great reviews it received on TripAdvisor and Google. Now, two days and two dives later, we can both definitely confirm the experience is worth the five stars! Sam and Kym were quite...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Nice little dive centre although a bit short on space. Staff are great and really helpful. We had 4 dives booked over two days. The first day was cancelled due to the 'weather and sea' conditions. Unfortunately, the dive shop does not have control over...More

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

We thank you for your review and really appreciate you taking the time to review Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. Unfortunately we are not able to launch everyday due to wind and unsafe launch conditions. It is always difficult when we lose diving days,...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

What an amazing experience! A highlight of my trip. The staff are friendly, knowledgable and extremely helpful, even non-divers got offered tea and coffee. The whole operation is slick and efficient. They could not do enough to make the experience memorable and enjoyable. The dive...More

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

We are always pleased to have divers like you, that appreciate what we have at Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. We love pleasing our divers and always strive for the best possible service. We loved having you dive with us and look forward to...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I recently completed my advanced open water qualification with Aqua planet in shelly. It's been an amazing experience overall and I'm completely hooked now. The team at Aqua planet are highly professional and put customers safely at the heart of everything they do. A special...More

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

We thank you for choosing to do your PADI Advanced Open Water course with us, at Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. It was so exciting to dive with you and I will never forget your face when you saw all those Hammerhead sharks ......More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We came back for the second time and had awesome diving - again! Tiger, bull, blacktips, raggies and shoaling hammerheads all over the reef! Everything and everyone is super professional and we vote for Sam as the employee of the month.. 😘 great vibe, super...More

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

It is always awesome to see our divers again, showing us that they really enjoyed Protea Banks ... that they visit again. We thank you for diving with us Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. We have definitely had some memorable times with you guys,...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Well oiled diving machine. All the staff are very accommodating and meticulous in making sure you have a good experience. The weather produced some challenging conditions but the staff were very attentive and made sure we got the most out of the dive. If you...More

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for vising us at Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. The most challenging problem we deal with, is the weather ... and although it can be frustrating, we always appreciate it when divers see that we try and make the best out of...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Even though it was off season and we were the only clients XXX made it work and we had one great dive – even though the sharks weren’t that plentiful we had some humback whales right NEXT to the boat – just incredible. We highly...More

Thank Peter D
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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

We thank you for the review and we’re glad that you had a great time with us. It has been a privilege getting to know you and making it happen ... we look forward to hopefully seeing you soon.

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