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Scuba Iguana

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Address: Charles Darwin Ave, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Best dive company in the Galapagos

Had an amazing day of diving off Gordon Rocks with Quicke as our guide. Got to see hammerheads, rays, and even a sunfish. Having gone with another company in Puerto Ayora... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an amazing day of diving off Gordon Rocks with Quicke as our guide. Got to see hammerheads, rays, and even a sunfish. Having gone with another company in Puerto Ayora previously I found scuba iguana to be much more professional, with better gear and detailed diving briefs, and not much more expensive. Dives also lasted longer with each one... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great dive with SCUBA Iguana to Guy Fawkes and Daphne Minor. This is a professional operation, well organized with briefings and serious about safety issues. Guide was excellent: monitoring the divers but also taking some decent video. Snacks and lunch were fine and filling. I appreciated the end-of-dive briefing/log book update as well. We saw reef sharks being chased be... More 

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Texas
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really professional dive shop. Very friendly and competent. Dive boat is perfect size for the 9 divers and 2 dive masters. Not much room to move around but got to the dive sites in a reasonable amount of time. We wanted to do three days of shore dives before getting on the Aggressor for 7 days of live aboard diving.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dove for 3 days at Scuba Iguana. The staff was really organized and handle all of our equipment. They provided towels, snacks and lunch on the boat. Quike was our dive master for all 6 dives and was extremely helpful and efficient. Our first day of diving was at Gordon Rocks. It was a little murky but we still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

An excellent choice for diving in the Galapagos. The 2 dive boats they operate are very comfortable, everything is done for you, lunch is pleasant and they drive across Santa Cruz often to board the boats which thankfully reduces unnecessary ocean time. I would highly recommend SI, it's certainly not cheap (but nothing is in the Galapagos) but you feel... More 

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Frederick, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

After hearing great things about Scuba Iguana, I was terribly disappointed in the service & professionalism of the crew & guides - and I was shocked to experience a severe intentional safety risk on their watch. However, before I relay my experience let me say that for beginner divers this is a great option. They do a thorough dive briefing,... More 

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Jack N, Owner at Scuba Iguana, responded to this review

Congratulations to Mr. Hemphill for his experience and accomplishments in diving, surely more than my own. Our questionnaire and release forms include information like health, dietary restrictions and dive experience. The Instructor Guides have this information. We have seen more than a few very experienced divers surprised and challenged by the dive conditions in Galapagos. Big animals, cold deep water,... More 

Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I am not a several hundred dive person, but I am certified and have put in my fair share of diving. This was the best experience ever and I would highly, HIGHLY, recommend them to anyone wanting to dive. The Dive Masters were the best. Very helpful, kind, accommodating. Great experience!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

With scuaba Iguana I got the PADI open water certification and I did my exercises under water with a great Manta passing by which wa just breathtaking!! The Dive Guides are easy going and funny and make sure that you are safe while having fun and the rest of the team was very cool and supportive. Can't wait to go... More 

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Lima Region, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Super staff who are ready to make your dives a great experience. The boat crew and dive leaders have an efficient system down for organizing the daily dives. The staff was attentive to the level and experience of the divers in the group, planning out the dives accordingly. The meals/snacks provided are perfect. I have a dietary restriction (Celiac) that... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I had not been SCUBA diving in over 30 years but thought why not try again! My friend was an experienced diver and our travel agent suggested SCUBA Iguana. Our dive guide Jimmy was with us for 2 days and Quike was with us the third. Jimmy was patient and helped me remember all my diving techniques. The crew at... More 

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