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Valentine's Dive Center

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Harbour Island
+1 242-333-2080
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Great experience

Our first trip to the Bahamas so was really excited to dive. Been certified for a long time but... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Bioengr
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Laguna Niguel
Open Water Diver Certification

I completed my confined water dives and open water dives, along with my 12 year old son, last week... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
19Ross76
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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A PADI Dive Center offering scuba diving,dive training,snorkelling,watersports,boat charters and cruises.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“snorkeling trip” (12 reviews)
“boat crew” (8 reviews)
“fish” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Our first trip to the Bahamas so was really excited to dive. Been certified for a long time but hadn't dove in a few years. Valentine's was a pleasure to go diving with. The dive master that led us was great... knowledgeable and friendly. We...More

Thank Bioengr
Oceanic7, Owner at Valentine's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your positive review.We are happy that you enjoyed your experience with us after not diving for a few years.Our staff are appreciative of your kind comments and we try to add value with daily photos from the sites and of Customers diving/snorkelling....More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

I completed my confined water dives and open water dives, along with my 12 year old son, last week and had an excellent experience from start to certification! Francine was extremely helpful in scheduling everything before we arrived and the staff in the dive shop...More

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Oceanic7, Owner at Valentine's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi, It was a pleasure hosting you and your son.Congrats on getting certified. Thankyou for the kind words about Neil,Francine,our staff and it was fun to snap a few pics for you of your adventure. We hope to see you again sometime! My best, George...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing! George and Neil took our family our several times- we saw eagle rays, sting rays, turtles, lion fish as well as much more... totally professional, all the gear and so nice. A trip to the island without a visiting them would be a loss!

Thank Richard H
Oceanic7, Owner at Valentine's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi.Thankyou so much for your compliments.We appreciate it. We very much hope to see you again. My best, George Gross,owner

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We did the snorkel trip. We were told checkin was 130 and the boat returned at 4 or 430. The boat left at 2 and was back at 330 and for this I was charged over $100 -- including a $20 charge for a wetsuit....More

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Oceanic7, Owner at Valentine's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Hi, I was on this trip.I also reviewed all the emails you sent Customer Service before you booked.As well I have all the Customer surveys that were filled out by the customers after the snorkel trip. All our trips are 1 hour in water time.Checkin...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We went out last week with George, Neil and the crew for a quick snorkeling trip. The weather wasn't so great when we arrived, but the Valentine's crew greeted us with warm smiles and an upbeat attitude. We headed out and they took us to...More

1  Thank mpuchase17
Oceanic7, Owner at Valentine's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Hi, Thanks for the positive comments. It was a real pleasure hosting you again,and you have my compliments for your positive attitude and being good sports about the weather. Til next year, All my best, George Gross,owner

Reviewed 26 March 2017

I only have issue with the CLEAR and NOT VERBALLY CONFIRMED refund policy on dives THEY cancel. Otherwise the staff was very nice, competent and dive site was cool. While everyone was quite friendly and the dive we were able to take was very good,...More

3  Thank KenM2020
Oceanic7, Owner at Valentine's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your feedback. I will adjust our policy regarding Trip cancellations by Valentines Dive Center. George Gross,owner

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

My family booked a half day charter and deposit was $650. Dive center had to cancel our trip because of weather and they would not refund us the deposit of $650. They said we could have a credit with the store for up to two...More

4  Thank N0rthCar0lina
Oceanic7, Owner at Valentine's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Hi, Thankyou for your feedback. I am adjusting our trip cancellation policy if cancelled by the Dive Center. George Gross,owner

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I didn't feel like this company was a good value for your money. It was $241 USD for a two tank dive + equipment and I had my own fins, snorkel, and mask. They do give you water and fresh orange slices, but no sandwiches...More

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Oceanic7, Owner at Valentine's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hi, Thanks for posting a review.We will try to improve where we can but I take exception to you making a broad statement about taking advantage.How you feel cannot be changed but if you were to gain more knowledge/experience of what it takes to run...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is my first time on the island and I found the team at the shop and the crew very helpful. The dives were varied and good for a range of diving experiences.

Thank JYG61
Oceanic7, Owner at Valentine's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thankyou for your positive response.Its greatly appreciated! George Gross,owner

Reviewed 26 February 2017

My son (12 years old) and I finished our PADI certification at Valentines this past week and were very very impressed with the entire team, program, and approach to how they run their operation. From the emails with Francine to the pictures from George to...More

Thank Ingmar K
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