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Address: 1st Avenue Between 10th And 12th | Hotel Tropical Casablanca, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 984 876 3285
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Abyss Dive Center is a Canadian owned dive center and training facility...

Abyss Dive Center is a Canadian owned dive center and training facility that provides guided scuba diving tours, cenote dives, snorkeling and scuba diving courses to visitors of the Riviera Maya. With over 15 years of teaching and diving experience in Playa del Carmen and the Rivera May, Abyss Dive Center with their staff have more experience than any dive center in the area.

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I have been Diving with the Abyss crew for years, and keep coming back. The staff is knowledgeable, safety conscious, and just fun to spend a day with.

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Brent F
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Calgary, Canada

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

I have been Diving with the Abyss crew for years, and keep coming back. The staff is knowledgeable, safety conscious, and just fun to spend a day with.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Professional, experienced, safe, thorough, accomodating, safe, fun, relaxed, I've been going to Playa for the last 5 years. Each time I dive with Abyss. Dave is a really cool guy, and between him and his instructors they have a lot of knowledge of the areas dive sites and cenotes. They take small groups out (i've never had more than 4)... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

They give you great personal service. They will do as much or as little as you want them to do. They took our equipment back everyday and cleaned it and had it ready for us every morning. The dive guide was very professional, thorough, and was very personable. Avoid the cattleboats, enjoy personal service, and have a great trip. Dive... More 

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Thank kmallo
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Dove with Dave and his team for two days of cenote diving and one day of ocean diving, all are great! Although I was diving by myself this time and it is low season, he still go with me and let me choose the cenote that I am interested. Truly personalized and intimate experience, I enjoy diving in a small... More 

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Thank Carmen Y
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

Personal, safe, excellent service. We are advanced ocean divers from cold california waters and did four dives with Dave and had a great intro into the centers. Gear was good,air tasted great, detailed briefings before every dive and great talk afterwards. He took us to our two bucket list dives and showed us more. We will be back to dive... More 

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Thank Thomas Y
Canada
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Reviewed 16 December 2014

I can't recommend Dave and Abyss Dive Centre highly enough. Did two cenote dives. When he learned I had already dove Dos Ojos, he recommended two other sites. He gives thorough safety and site briefings. In a nutshell, he's a diving and customer service professional. I'll dive with Dave again...and again...and again.

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Reviewed 19 November 2014

If you're looking for an intimate dive experience then look no further. I've been diving with Dave and Abyss for years. Did my PADI courses with them as well. I don't like a dozen on the boat and that's never appealed to me. Only thing I miss is daves shop by the dirty martini!

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Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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Reviewed 9 November 2014

For a recent trip to Playa del Carmen to dive cenotes I contacted Dave (Abyss) via email & we were all set by the time we arrived in Playa. We found Dave to be very safety conscious & customer oriented - he was willing to take us wherever we wanted to dive. Abyss rental gear is in very good shape... More 

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Thank conchasdiver
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Finished off my open water certification with David and did an 18m fun dive on a seperate day. Felt very safe with him, he was very reassuring and patient with me as I was quite nervous. Really professional guy, knows his stuff. Would definitely dive with him again. :)

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Guelph, Canada
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

Chatted with Dave through emails weeks before I showed up to be certified, patient and answered all my questions. The certification went well, Dave is a great teacher, no complaints. Did a couple of more dives a few days after certification, great time, no issues with Dave, the equipment, or the experience. If you want to dive in Playa, this... More 

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