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Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter

#1 of 5 things to do in Shelly Beach Features Animals
| The Emporium, Corner of Marine Drive and Kings Road, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
+27 82 877 3966
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Fantastic Shark Diving

I got to spend 4 days of diving with Aqua Planet and had an amazing time. The organization was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
endee_ch
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Zurich, Switzerland
Shark diving Protea Banks

While doing my research for my trip to Protea Banks to shark dive I contacted most of the local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kevinbheath
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San Diego, California
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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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+27 82 877 3966

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I got to spend 4 days of diving with Aqua Planet and had an amazing time. The organization was excellent and the team very nice and helpful. It felt like I didn't have to do anything else but diving. Also it was exemplary how all...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While doing my research for my trip to Protea Banks to shark dive I contacted most of the local dive shops. Kym the owner of Aqua Planet was quick to respond to all my questions and put my mid at ease for my upcoming trip....More

Thank kevinbheath
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was an honour meeting you and we really enjoyed having you dive with us. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time both on Protea Banks and Aliwal Shoal. We look forward to seeing you again at the end of the year and...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I had a fantastic time with Aqua Planet Dive Centre, the staff are really friendly, very knowledgeable and extremely professional! Highly recommended!

Thank James W
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for your kind words, here at Aqua Planet we pride ourselves in doing the best we can - making other people happy makes us happy. We hope to see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Many thanks to Michelle our dive master and Jaco the skipper for the dives and grat moments we shared. We had some unexpected issues on our side and they were kind enough to adjust our reservation without any fees :)More

Thank nathaliedD9636IL
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

We are glad that you enjoyed the dives you managed to do, unfortunately sometimes life happens and we don't always get to do everything we want to, at Aqua Planet this is something we understand and always try our best to accommodate our guests where...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

It is always a pleasure diving with Kym, Michelle, Jaco and crew - sharks a plenty at Protea Bank. WOWMore

Thank Munchie2014
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and dives with us. We are very fortunate to have such a variety of sharks here on Protea Banks and even more fortunate to be able to spend time with them in their world. Look forward to...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

went in to pick up some new gear. the staff is well informed and very helpful. the store is well stocked and priced very good. in fact it was the cheapest diving store I have ever come across .

Thank Leon V
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

We are delighted that you are happy with the service you received, Aqua Planet and all it's staff try to keep their skills and knowledge up to date as to provide good service to our valuable consumers.

Reviewed 8 January 2017

What can I say that has not yet been said about Kym and the guys from Aqua Planet? Aqua Planet is a place where you can meet some great people and have an incredible time! The team is great and their professionalism and the care...More

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

It was great to see you again and have you here with us, its always a pleasure to dive with you. I'm looking forward to your visit next year, until then stay well and dive safe.

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Did my advanced diving license and they were very professional and friendly, the dives were fantastic!

Thank 564duanv
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed doing your course with us and we hope you will return to dive with us soon.

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent 4 days diving in Protea with Aqua Planet. This is most likely the best option in this area and it seems to be turning into a hot spot worlwide. Visibility was poor, water was quite cold and current was a...More

Thank leandros307
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Firstly we would like to thank you for your review and your suggestions, some of the points you brought up, like the transport to and from the launch site, are being worked on - we know it can be uncomfortable and we are trying to...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Shargasms daily! Protea banks is outstanding, If you want to see sharks you will! We were treated to walls of hammerheads, numerous Zambezi and oceanic blacktips and a good few guitar sharks. All arranged by a friendly bunch from shop to boat to under the...More

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet Dive Center and Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Yes, we are extremely fortunate to have the amount and range of sharks that we have here on Protea Banks. Always a good dive when you get treated a wall of Hammerheads, some divers go their whole lives without being as fortunate. It was great...More

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