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Sea-Urchin Diving Center

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Royal Road, Ibis Court, Flic En Flac, Mauritius
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Good dive center in the west of Mauritius

Professional dc with good value for money. The equipment seems rather old though. Our friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
julianadamkrueger
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Cape Town, South Africa
Great dive center

I did my deep diver course with these guys. Lucy was my instructor. She was excellent. The whole... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Sarah T
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Professional dc with good value for money. The equipment seems rather old though. Our friendly dive guide was a young german guy who did an excellent job. The first time we got a proper dive briefing in Mauritius and our unevenly skilled dive group was...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I did my deep diver course with these guys. Lucy was my instructor. She was excellent. The whole set up was friendly with good kit. I felt safe and well looked after. No unnecessary risk. A no nonsense approach to diving which I think is...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

They organise their trips a bit weird or it is weird only to me. I booked 2 dives. I had 1 dive in the morning, prepared all equipments at the centre. Went diving then needed to leave the boat after the 1st dive and go...More

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Katharina D, Inhaber at Sea-Urchin Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Hi Amanda, Thank you for taking the time to review Sea Urchin Diving. People come to us from all over the world, having dived in many different dive locations, and so have had different experiences of the way dive trips are organised. As any diver...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I came to Mauritius for our honeymoon and wanted to learn to Dive! The Sea Urchin diving centre was very busy but really did a great job to fit in with our timetable! Rene was our instructor and he was fantastic! Both...More

Thank Sarah S
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Katharina D, Inhaber at Sea-Urchin Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Hi Sarah and Mac, thank you for your review. Congratulations on your Open Water License, and welcome to the wonders of the underwater world! Rene is a really fantastic Instructor, and people only have great things to say about him. He takes the time to...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Just made a 2 dives stop there, renting all gear. This is a relatively small dive shop that seems to be well run. Clear information, on time departure, etc. Their equipment is definitely a bit tired but still ok. Information on spots was sort of...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Hi, I have to say this the very first negative review I write. I followed a beginner's course along with two English-Speaking people. Since our instructor did not speak English (only French), I had to translate everything for the two other guests. I wasn't too...More

Thank mariannebellefleur
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Katharina D, Inhaber at Sea-Urchin Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Hi Marianne, I’m sorry that you felt that you had to leave such a negative review, but let me explain a little more about what happened as I don’t feel that what you have said is a fair representation of Sea Urchin Dive School. I...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience with Sea Urchin Diving Centre. They were responsive to our email requests, the dives were good value and the diving centre staff were all very friendly. "The Aquarium" dive site was probably the best of the three dives that we...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Here we completed our PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and have seen many fishes and a turtle at the same time. The staff always guided us very well and was incredible kind.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We have dived with sea-urchin in Mauritius after a year break. We were a little nervous at first, But they were so friendly and kind from the beginning to end. The owner is also welcoming, and outgoing.. At first we did a refreshment with our...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Sea-Urchin is a good dive center. The gear is pretty well maintained, the boat is well maintained and all dive spots are near. You get geared up at the shop and walk in your wetsuit, carrying your bag with your other gear, to the nearby...More

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