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Barrakuda Scuba Mexico

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Address: Valentin Imperial Maya | Carretera Federal, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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We took two trips with two tanks each trip. Met at 9 am each day at hut next to main pool at Valentine Imperial. Eric set us up with gear and then you walk to the beach and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John H
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Virginia
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Virginia
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took two trips with two tanks each trip. Met at 9 am each day at hut next to main pool at Valentine Imperial. Eric set us up with gear and then you walk to the beach and through surf to get to the boat. Ease of boat access depends on tide and roughness of ocean. It was not a... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took and excursion to Tulum, Mayan ruins beachside, and to snorkel with the Turtles! Beautiful sites, wonderful tour guide Carlos, and Best driver ever Angel! Fransico was an awesome team leader! Thank you for the excellent view of the turtles. The photographer Fernando did an excellent job with pictures on land and underwater! LEAVE YOUR CAMERA IN THE VAN!!!!... More 

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Thank Stephanie A
Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We went for a morning half day trip to see Tulum and to snorkel with the sea turtles. The half day your was perfect for us, as we still wanted to hang out at the beach at our resort later. Francisco, Fernando, and the number 1 van driver in Mexico: Angel, were all great! Francisco was very knowledgeable and you... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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116 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My husband and I dove one day, and did the turtle cenote tour as well. I think that the prices were comparable to the other shops in the area. I did a refresher in the pool area prior to our trip, and really found it helpful. We dove in Cozumel, and it was a little rough on the water. Our... More 

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Georgia
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

They took us to a public beach and made us follow them around other tour groups looking for the turtles. We could have hired a taxi and snorkeled for as long as we wanted. The beach the turtles are at was beautiful and calm. Like a Dominican Punta Cana beach. It next to the Secrets Akumal which looked great but... More 

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We paid for snorkeling trip with a credit card. However the trip was cancelled due to rough waters. They gave me the receipt for the refunded money. When I got home and checked the money had not been refunded. I contacted credit card company. I will pay with cash if I try this in the future.

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Thank Chippyloo
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just finished our 4th dive with Barrakuda Scuba based out of our hotel. Booking our dives was simple. Equipment was decent. Pricing very reasonable. We were impressed with our guide Fransisco and his boat crew. Our 4 dives were fantastic! Dive 1 and 2 we had a new diver with us and Fransisco did a great... More 

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toronto
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96 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are experienced divers of about 6 years. We usually book a multi dive package before we leave, because there are a few providers that we really trust. This year I was having a hard time feeling good about booking with my favorites, because they were far away from the Valentine and we would have to pay... More 

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Colorado
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The snorkeling express tour was convenient, we left on the boat right from the VIM resort beach, and a great value. I don't think I was feeling 100% that day. I had a sunburn, sore quads from going up the steps of the Coba ruins the day before, and had twisted my ankle a couple of time in the sand... More 

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Thank Ellen C
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I used Amstar for excursions the last time I visited Valentin Imperial Maya, but we brought friends this time since me and my wife had a blast the first time. My friends talked with Barrakuda and wanted to do the snorkeling with sea turtles and swimming in the Cenotes. We decided to give it a try and the guy gave... More 

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