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Mermaid Dive Center

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Bubali # 112-J, Noord, Aruba
+297 593 3920
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US$ 65.00*
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US$ 90.00*
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US$ 120.00*
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Mermaid Divers is a company built by divers, run by divers and dedicated to the serious scuba diver. We over excellent service to our guest. To us you are not just another diver of a group, you're family. All dives are made with on staff Professional certified PADI, NAUI, IDD and CMAS Instructors / Divemasters with more than 30 years of experience and a focus on safety, fun and pleasure. We teach courses in English, Dutch, Spanish. Mermaid Dive Center is equipped with all required training materials, including big screen T.V. DVD's, videos, manuals and PADI training aids. Come and have some fun diving the best Wrecks, Reefs, Deep, Walls, Drift, Nights in Aruba.
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Bubali # 112-J, Noord, Aruba
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Thank smctlc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with mermaid! Carlos was on time to pick us up, very friendly and made us feel comfortable. This being our first ocean dives the whole crew made us feel at ease. Wendy gave us the detailed dive briefing so we...More

Thank youngtimothy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had 2 dives with Mermaid Dive Centre and I must say that they are very professional and take safety at their hart. Had a fantastic dive on the Renaissanse air plains S11 and a DC3. The water was warm and I only had a 3mm...More

Thank Torgny T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I did a total of 4 dives each with Mermaid. Wendy is a great divemaster to lead us. She was patient with everyone on the boat. We saw the reefs, airplanes, and barge. My husband is a much better diver than I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago


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Thank 88darinb
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Our itinerary got changed 3 weeks prior to sailing with Carnival due to the hurricanes in the Caribbean so my husband immediately started researching and booking. We didn’t arrive in Aruba until 1,but we had enough in our group to secure a private boat. We...More

Thank Jenniferwalton
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Dove with Mermaid Divers for 16 dives over 7 days. Carlos the owner & current dive master is personable and helpful. I brought my own equipment pre-checked by my local dive shop, first tank blew a seal on the spg, Carlos set me up w/an...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My son and I had a great time with Carlos and his crew. Beautiful reefs and fish everywhere. Being beginner divers we felt very safe with Carlos. My son can't wait to go back and dive with Mermaid again, thank you!

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13 October 2017|
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Response from iflypiper11 | Reviewed this property |
We did not certify with Mermaid as we are already open water certified. We dove three days in a row. Carlos was the dive master for the second and third. The second day we had ten divers. On the third day only four counting... More
17 December 2016|
Response from eturcol | Reviewed this property |
You can rent equipment there. They have masks that cover your nose with a snorkel attached. The snorkel is optional, if you are certified, I believe. If not, you have to have the snorkel attached.
28 February 2016|
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Response from Cat W | Reviewed this property |
There is sun protection onboard - but I would still bring sunblock (Im Irish, I always wear sunblock). As far as non-divers, you would have to ask. I could see it being a liability/safety issue to just let someone snorkel... More