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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the worst experience at the whaler due to impure oxygen! I will never use them again! My boyfriend and I used them for one dive. After being warned of the air not being right the dive master decided to continue with dive. Everyone...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AshleighElizabeth17
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Finally exams finished and i needed a break. my mom booked a trip to mozam and off we went, just the two of us, mother and daughter. As it was not our first time in mozam staying at the whaler, we arrived and saw old...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Guide22158890150
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The Whaler (now Underwater Explorer) was recommended to me by another Backpackers in Sodwana Bay. When I arrived, Elaine gave me a very warm and friendly welcome and showed me around. I was lucky to receive the best beachfront cabana with beautiful views. :-) And,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Pascal R
Reviewed 25 July 2018

My wife and I joined Herb through Underwater Explorer for a double tank dive. An amazing experience and as a DM he was excellent, pointed out the most amazing sealife, super knowledgable and made us feel very comfortable the entire time. Highly Highly recommend choosing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lyall M
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

My stay at underwater explorer accommodation was lovely. I was helped in all ways I could need. If you have a problem, tell them, a question, ask them. Elaine invited me to join birthday drinks at the bar, family dinners in the kitchen and made...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sammyfrenkel
Reviewed 3 May 2018

I had the pleasure of spending 4 weeks with 2 fantastic people, Elaine and Herb. They went way beyond what your normal hosts would and I have made 2 wonderful friends. The diving was spectacular and Herb is a master at this. The staff were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tjnicholl34
Reviewed 10 March 2018

From the moment we set foot at The Whaler, we were greeted and showed to our rooms by friendly staff who also brought all our stuff ( bags and diving gear) to our rooms.There was no need to do any dishes after making food as...More

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Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ameldamyburgh
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The dive brief was professionally done the night before and the day of the dive so you knew exactly what the dive was about.

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Date of experience: December 2017
Thank shelleybdi
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Excellent service and great hospitality.Friendly staff.Scuba diving was great and the accommodation very nice.

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Date of experience: March 2018
Thank QuintinH24
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We dived at Water Explorers (prev. The Whaler) during December 2017 and were a large group (12 people). As with our previous experience at the dive centre, the staff were friendly, the equipment was good and the dive leader was very knowledgeable and took the...More

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Date of experience: December 2017
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