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Review of ScubaXcursion

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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: ScubaXcursion launch from one of the most popular resorts and holiday destinations in KwaZulu-Natal. Scottburgh’s main appeal lies with its beautiful sheltered bathing beach equipped with popular restaurants and loads of activities for the whole family and non diving family members to enjoy. This charming coastal town offers from camping to hotel accommodation, a wide variety of shopping centres and restaurants, stunning golf course with ocean view to name but a few of the nearby activities. We offer daily Scuba Diving charters to the world renowned Aliwal Shoal, Dive Equipment Retail shop, Dive Equipment Rental, Scuba Courses, Baited shark dives and on site accommodation. Not a lot of time available and no dive experience..NO PROBLEM we offer Try Scuba Courses, Shark Cage Diving and Snorkeling, It's your chance to discover unknown worlds. There is nothing like it.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The centre is very professional and everyone is very friendly. The equipment is all well kept and brat to use. Will defiantly be going back!

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Top of the range! Thank you for your great service, warm welcome and great diving! If it is possible we would definitely come again.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I have done 20 dives with ScubaXcursion. All there staff is super professional. Everything is organised well. Safety is always the first priority beside excellent customer service. I met several divers there that had been with ScubaXcursion for years and they all said to me, your are in the best hands here. The vibes in this dive centre are just amazing good. I can recommend this dive centre 110% for sure. I will return to Maaike and Nicho, the owners of ScubaXcursion, that is for sure.

Thank Uwe J
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scubax, Owner at ScubaXcursion, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear Uwe,

Thank you for your review. It was really a pleasure to have you here with us. Your enthusiasm and passion for diving is infectious and admirable. We hope that we will see you again soon.

KInd Regards

Maaike, Nicho and the rest of the ScubaXcursion Team

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

From the start, I knew ScubaXcursion was going to be good. Maaike's responses were always thorough and timely, and she even helped me out with some advice in planning my trip to Scottburgh. We ended up doing a total of 8 dives over 4 days (1, 3, 2, 2) and got to visit some of the best sites on the Aliwal Shoal. My favorites were probably Sanders (which we did twice) and Cathedral, where we got lucky and saw 6 raggies even though it wasn't the season for them. Our last day was also memorable, with 6 mobulas on the first dive, and on the second dive, a manta and an oceanic blacktip (which was cooperative and swam around us during our entire safety stop). All but the first dive were with dive guide Miller (great, with really consistent, thorough briefings and a really likeable demeanor) and skipper Malcolm (practically a hero in skippering that zodiak off the beach and over the surf!). Our only complaints were that the equipment storage was a bit disorganized, so in the morning, we had to hunt around for our stuff through mountains of other people's stuff (nothing ever seemed to get lost, but for a military diver like my buddy, this was frustrating); and that nitrox was a bit expensive (but that's the way it is since they have to purchase O2 and don't have their own nitrox compressor). After our final dive, the whole team welcomed us for a New Year's Eve afternoon cocktail, which allowed us to get to know them all more and learn more about about the diving in the area and beyond. All in all, a fantastic operation and the loveliest people in all of South Africa. We'll certainly be back...maybe in July for all the raggies!

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Myself and my nephew have visited ScubaXcursions many times and have always been impressed with the professional service.

Safety, Gear and convenience all in one. As usual the launch right in front of the cutty sark hotel is enjoyable and adds to the experience. The Diving off of Aliwal is always first rate and so once again I can happily recommend ScubaXcursions to anyone whos wanting to dive from beginners upwards. The courses are very well run and can be geared for all levels.

If you want to Dive Aliwal Shoal - Go to ScubaXcursions

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