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Blue Ocean Dive Resort

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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped over at Blue Ocean Dive Centre for lunch on my way home. The food is great and affordable. The vibe very relaxed as it is very much a divers paradise. Staff very chilled but keen to assist. Nice bar area also available.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Blue Ocean Dive Resort is a real gem and the combination of dive center + hotel + restaurant + bar all in one place makes it unique in Umkomaas. The super friendly owners Gary Snodgrass and Nicki Gibson run a fantastic dive resort that caters...More

1  Thank HenrikDenmarkEU
Response from blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive ResortResponded 27 April 2018

Wowowowowowowowowowow!!! That's probably the best review ever!!! Thank you so much for taking the time for the detailed review Henrik!!! We were super sad to see you and your friends leave but we'll see you again. Thank you again for the sweets, I finished them...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We wanted to do one week diving (with sharks) in Aliwal Shoal. After emailing some dive centers blue ocean dive resort was the most reactive with the best price and number of dives and proposed us the unlimited Aliwal Shoal dive adventure. We were not...More

1  Thank Anaïs A
Response from blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive ResortResponded 27 April 2018

Bonjoooooour Anais!!! Merci beaucoup for the review!!! Our hearts are very happy that you had such an awesome time. We really enjoyed having you both here and very much look forward to spendimg more time with you. Under water and on land!!! 😊😊😊😎 See you...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Amazingly organized and safe dive centre. A melting pot for Ppl from Joburg and afar...foreigners too. From families to singles. Divers and non divers. Packages are decent and value for money. I've so much respect for the dive masters& skippers. Having only dived abroad, I...More

1  Thank Karen H
Response from blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive ResortResponded 27 April 2018

Yaaaaaaaaaaay!!! Thank you so much for the review Karen H. You've totally described Aliwal Shoal in all it's awesomeness. We're super excited that you had a little bit of everything from conditions to the marine life. We totally look forward to seeing you again soon!!!!...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to book with Blue Ocean who exceeded my expectations in arranging my diving, but the whole feel for the place is extraordinary. I really appreciate the outreach program run by management as it shows amazing integrity to our social system and...More

1  Thank BryanS1981
Response from blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive ResortResponded 3 April 2018

Hellllllooooooooo BryanS1981!!! :) :) :) Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We're SUPER pleased that you had a great time and look forward to seeing you again in the next coming months :) We'll keep your weight pockets safe...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$63 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$63 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (88)
Pool & Beach (12)
Dining (8)
Room & Suite (7)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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"Some rooms have beautiful sunrise views of the Indian Ocean."
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"Choose room 24 upstairs"
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"I did not book accommodation here, merely the diving excursion."
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"If you are not diving and would like to sleep in I suggest the rooms at the end of the hallway ."
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