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Poseidon Dive Center

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Calle 18 1 69 | Santa Marta, Taganga 470001, Colombia
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Me and my family (divers including kids and adults) have dove here several times and completed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
garryg721
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Raleigh, United States
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For a long time I wanted to this stuff, during this vacations I made it. What a blast. From the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
samontour2018
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Cartagena, Colombia
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The Only Padi 5* Gold Palm Instructor Development Dive Resort, Tec Diving And Sidemount Facility in Colombia. We speak Spanish, English and German. We offer dive courses from beginner to pro level and fun dives. 3 comfortable rooms and own swimming pool on site. Two comfortable custom made dive boats one for up to 16 divers and the second for up to 18 divers. You can dive with air, Nitrox for free and Trimix. Sidemount diving available. 1 Course director full time. Free WiFI. The fun dives are only limited by air consumption, not by time. Depending of the season we offer you 3mm or 5mm wetsuits and dive computer. Diving in Colombia has a name: Poseidon Dive Center – We change your lifestyle.
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Calle 18 1 69 | Santa Marta, Taganga 470001, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my family (divers including kids and adults) have dove here several times and completed several certifications - great facility, amazing and professional staff and dive sites worth the trip. We will always dive here when we head to the coast.

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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi and thanks for your comment. We are happy that you will Always dive with us and we hope to hae you back soon, to do some more great dives together with your Family. Happy bubbles See ya PDC

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a long time I wanted to this stuff, during this vacations I made it. What a blast. From the very first moment when I went under water it a new fantastic world. It was so amazing to dive and see the amazing world under...More

Thank samontour2018
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thanks to write here and rate our Services. Finally you did it and you could have done it much more before. But now enjoy your PADI Certification, go diving and continue your education in diving and then let us know how it was, Always...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Professional dive shop and great staff. Recommend using Poseidon Dive Centre for dives in and around Taganga

Thank Elaine P
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello thankd a lot for your comment and glad to read that you enjoeyed our Services. Hope to have you back soon for some more diving with us. Happy bubbles See ya PDC

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are still rookie divers having just received our open water license in March. This was our 7th and 8th dive. We did a fun dive (2 dives) and were occompanied by Octavio who made our dives fun and kept us safe. In my opinion...More

Thank G K
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thanks for your comment here. Great that you liked our Services @ PDC and we it would be great to know how it was with other Dive Centers when you go diving. Happy Bubbles See ya PDC

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend (American) and I (Irish) had never dived before but we had the most amazing time ever and want to go back already... our instructor was SO patient with me as I was extremelyyyyyyy nervous, he did everything he could to help me in...More

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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello thanks a lot for your time and comment here. It´s normal that People are nervous the 1 st time when you enter a new Environment. You can now finish your PADI Open Water Course and have even more fun. Thanks again for choosing us...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great welcome from the front desk, explained everything very clear, showed me around, checked cert and paperwork done, great facility with lockers after dives you receive towel for the shower Boat is spacious and comfortable , you meet early boat leaves around 8.30 for two...More

Thank jeffhughes1997
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Poseidon (sorry forgot the name of the dive instructor bad with names) took very good care of me and my nephew. It was my nephew first dive so we did discover scuba and I have yet to get certified. I have been on a few...More

Thank John2183
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thanks for your time and comment. Your opinion is really important to us. We all work hard all the time to improve our Customer Service and it seems that we are doing Right. If you Need help to find a good Dive Center...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my friend doing the Open Water Diver course (and scuba diving for the first time ever) were pretty nervous about various aspects initially but our instructor, Jorge did an amazing job of allowing us to work through these anxieties and instilling confidence in...More

Thank Ella M
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, we appericate your comment here and we love to read that we did a great Job with you during the time you used our Services. Let us know please how was your expereince in other dive center and have fun now with your new...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed diving with Poseidon Dive Center that brought us to marvelous diving spots in Tayrona Nationalpark. The dive center is very professional and the diving equipment is in very good shape. We would like to thank the guides, Edwin, Jorge and Octavio...More

Thank marcelk891
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and Grüezi, thanks a lot for your comment and we hope that when you come back we can show you more dive sites which are very nice and fits for both. Come back soon Happy Bubbles PDC

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very professional and very safe, but you still have a lot of fun. We were taken to the most amazing dive sights. Jorge is the guy to dive with, he is amazing, however the other DMs are great too. Everyone is super friendly and helpful....More

Thank fabians20182018
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Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thanks for our comment. Sounds very good to us, seems to do Things, specially Customer Service the right way. Hope to have you back soon Happy Bubbles PDC

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cjrand2018
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Response from basinharborbob | Reviewed this property |
They are proficient in English. Nice folks. They may or may not have housing but plenty of options in the small town. About 40 hours, includes book time which can be completed on line thru Padi or Naui. Will include four... More
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