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Poseidon Dive Center

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Address: Calle 18 No 1 - 69 | In Taganga - Santa Marta, Santa Marta 1436, Colombia
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+57 5 4219224
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:30
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The Only Padi 5* Gold Palm Instructor Development Dive Resort, Tec Diving...

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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Advanced OW course

My boyfriend and I did our advanced OW at Poseidon in April. We hadn't dove for many years and I was very nervous, so much so I nearly dropped out of the course. Petra, our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 June 2016
Katie S
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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

My boyfriend and I did our advanced OW at Poseidon in April. We hadn't dove for many years and I was very nervous, so much so I nearly dropped out of the course. Petra, our instructor, was a great blend of understanding and empathic but also pushed me to keep going when I needed it. I'm so glad she did... More 

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Thank Katie S
Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for your time and comment. Really glad to hear that you liked our services and you enjoyed the course. Hopefully you see have more amazing dives in teh future. See ya PDC More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

I stayed at the diving center in total 4 weeks to complete my divemaster course and I totally enjoyed every single day! I found a great enviroment, they have a reception with Joseline that is really professional and helpful with any kind of information. The center is big and also has a pool to practice the skills. All my Instructors... More 

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Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi thanks a lot for your time and review. It's a pleassure for all of us to read your comment. Now we hope that your continue your Diving Career and hopefully we can meet us again to get Diving together, that's what we love to do. See ya soon PDC More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Diving with Poseidon was a fantastic experience. We had great instruction from Victor and overall a great time with the company. They are all incredibly experienced and proficient, whether working the desk (there is lots of paperwork involved in PADI) or actually doing the technical stuff around diving. We felt very safe with them! Highly recommend Poseidon for fun dives... More 

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Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for your time and comment here. Fantastic to read that you enjoyed the experience and services with us. Hope to see ya back soon and that you enjoy diving around the world. There is lot to see around the world. See ya PDC More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

I went to Taganga to do my Divemaster course. Apart from reviews here I'd been recommended Poseidon by an instructor I had met in Ecuador and I was not disappointed. As well as my Divemaster, I ended up doing two PADI specialities and getting my Tec45 qualification. I unreservedly recommend them. Two things stand out. Firstly, the instructors are excellent.... More 

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Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi and thanks a lot for your comment and time here. It's important to read you opinion and now not only as a diver now its also as a DIVE PROFESSIONAL. It was a pleassure for us to had you on board here and we hope to see you back soon after passing summer in London. All the best PDC More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

I really enjoyed doing my PADI Open Water course with Poseidon Dive Center, the staff were so friendly and professional. I always felt safe and looked after when we were diving and I would definitely go back to do another course with them.

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Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for your time and comment. Nice to read that you liked it and we have an offer for you. Like you did Review # 300 here we offer you a 50% Discount when you come back for your next course or Fun Dive. See ya PDC More 

Kolkata, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend dived with these guys on 3 days, a total of 6 dives. My girlfriend also completed her open water cert. The instructors were helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Our two primary instructors (Ian and Victor) were fantastic! The dives were varied and we saw a great abundance of creatures... Seahorse, lobsters, octopi, a turtle, angel fish and... More 

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Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello , thanks a lot for your time and comment. Glad to read that you liked our services. This week we gonna check throut the boots and suits and gonna replace them. If you would have let us know straight away, no problem to change, and the last day yeah we screwed up on the communication. Sorry about that, wil... More 

Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Spent another couple of days with the amazing team at Poseidon and really enjoyed every moment. Petra, Lobo and Elmer guided my son and I over the two days, and as before we felt at home, and in a wonderfully safe and professional environment at all times! Oh, and the diving itself was pretty great too. Thanks team. My son... More 

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Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for your time and review. For us it is always grateful to read that we have divers who come back and that you liked it. Now you need to come back soon so your son can get his PADI Advanced Course. Lot's of puentes soon so look for tickets. See ya and have fun in freezing... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

I have just completed my Open Water Course with Poseidon in Taganga and I have to say that I had the best experience with them. Jorge, our instructor was so lovely and reassuring and made sure that we knew what we were doing in and out of the water. I was worried before scuba diving as this was my first... More 

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Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello , thanks a lot for your time and review. Most people are worried about the breathing part before you start the course because this is normal. Water is not our usual habit to be there for a quiet while. Therfore we love it to do for the first time in the pool and not in the ocean so new... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Went to Poseidon after a friend recommended it and I'm really glad I did. 11 dives (including nitrox course) in 5 days and couldn't be happier. Nice and friendly staff all around that makes you feel part of their little family. Instructors were very pedagogical, overheard the calming instructions to first time divers. DM Lobo was great, safe in the... More 

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Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for your time and review. Thanks a lot for beeing diving with us. Its good to read that you enjoyed your time with us Under Water. It shows us that we are on track with our customer service and hopefully see you back soon. See ya PDC More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I just got my advanced opened water and enriched air certificate with Poseidon dice center. I had also gotten my open water with Poseidon around 4 years ago and I can honestly say that these guys are great! Equipment was in great shape, all instructors made you feel like home the minute you got there and they were extremely professional... More 

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Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello, thanks a lot for your time and comment.It oa always great to know and read that our divers como back to us to take more dives with us because they like the we are making our job. We hope we don't have to wait another 4 years for you to be back. See ya PDC More 

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