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    Blue Ocean Dive Resort

    1 Reynolds Street, Umkomaas 4170, South Africa
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    2017/10/01 2017/10/02
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    • Excellent90%
    • Very good5%
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    “pizza” (6 reviews)
    “sardine run” (6 reviews)
    “shark diving” (5 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 71 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Myself and a friend stayed here for a few days in August to see some sharks. We were looking for a dive operator that was a one stop shop, food, accommodation and scuba packages. We found this at Blue Ocean. The staff were friendly and...More

    Thank Jon M
    Response from blueocean2015, Public Relations Manager at Blue Ocean Dive ResortResponded 3 days ago

    Yahooooooooo!!! Thank You so much Jon!!! We hope we get to see you again soon, perhaps we'll come to your establishment next time. :) :) :)

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I dove with then last july for the sardine run. First of all: the sardine run has got much worse. Every year there are less sardines and it is more difficult to see somthing interesting, but this is not companies' fault just for you to...More

    Thank NataliaRodriguezPar
    Response from blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Natalia, Thank You very much for your review. I'm afraid I'm not sure what you mean about Sardine Run being worse as you were only on the water for 1 day, if you have a look at social media from all companies you will...More

    Reviewed 11 August 2017

    Stayed for two nights and did two dives with Blue Ocean The seas were large and I had heard horror stories about the boat launch at Umkomaas. Gary the dive leader gave us an excellent brief of the launch and the dive site and this...More

    Thank Bronwen E
    Response from blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Helloooooo Bronwen!!! We're so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and sad that it was so short. We hope we see you again and would Love to show you more sites and awesome diving. Thank You so much for your review! Happy Diving and...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

    Opted for accommodation as well as a two tank dive. The accommodation was very basic and barebones but adequate to our needs for this stay. The hotel is quirky and clearly has a history which is felt in the wooden floors and long corridors. Guests...More

    Thank NauticalVoyager
    Response from blueocean2015, Public Relations Manager at Blue Ocean Dive ResortResponded 8 August 2017

    Hellllloooooooo Nauticalvoyager!!!! :) :) :) So sorry about the terrible weather, it really is Neptune's way of saying - COME BACK :) :) :) Gary & I unfortunately did not get to meet you (another reason to come back :)) so I'm VERY happy to...More

    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Although Blue Ocean operate from Umkomaas I had the pleasure of diving with them from Port St John's for 2 days on this years sardine run. Up at the crack of dawn to catch the boat and spend more than 8 hours of enjoyable drama....More

    2  Thank SharksSupporter1
    Response from blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive ResortResponded 17 July 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review us Sharksupporter. :) :) :) We're super glad you had such a fantastic time at Sardine Run (it was touch and go there with work always getting int he way of life :)), hopefully you...More

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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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