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Bucaneros Del Caribe

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Address: Hotel Mahahual-Caribe | Mahahual, Mahahual, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 983 110 0159
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Excellent Discover Diving Experience

Showed up last week (4/20/17) without a reservation and Jorge couldn't have been more accommodating. We spent a few hours together and had a great 45 minute dive, dive site is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Germantown, Maryland
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Germantown, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Showed up last week (4/20/17) without a reservation and Jorge couldn't have been more accommodating. We spent a few hours together and had a great 45 minute dive, dive site is right off the beach. Dive was great and Jorge was extremely helpful and informative. I am looking forward to returning.

Thank edronan101
Jacksonville, IL
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232 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I have used Bucanero's for years now as they are one of the oldest dive operations in Mahahual and still run by the same family. They take great pains in the maintenance of their boats and equipment. They are also the only shop that has boats right in the central location. Their dock is conveniently located right in the middle... More 

Thank moodymolly
Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Costa Maya Shore Excursion: Scuba Diving Beginner's Course Booking Reference Number: VIATOR595909512 Thanks for sharing your experiences! Your review is now live. 1 2 3 4 5 Jan 21, 2017 Costa Maya, in the village of Mahahual just 5 minutes free taxi druve from cruise ship dock, Diving school and shop Bucanera del Caribe. Owners and senior divers are Jorge... More 

Thank Erika S
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178 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This snorkel/dive operation is well organized and very professional. We did the all day trip to Banco Chinchorro which is 1800 pesos per person (leave at 9:30, return at 5p.m.). I can report that the snorkeling is ok, just ok. This is not the operator's fault, so keep your expectations in check. There is much better snorkeling and marine life... More 

Thank Peter L
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Day one, excuses on boat availability. Finally dive a couple of reefs too close to town. Jorge, the divemaster, wants to dive 50 minute dives on shallow reefs, says his computer isn't allowing him to dive longer. Hello? Don't go as deep and put yourself in that position. The rest of us had plenty of time and air left. Day... More 

Thank etexdiver
Miami Beach, Florida
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

With my wife we had a road-trip along Mexico and came upon this peaceful ocean village. I was impressed by the water's clarity seen from the beach. I searched and found this operation by chance and was pleasantly attended by Ernesto and Jorge who gave me a wealth of diving information, they have the experience of many decades of diving.... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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369 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Costa Maya on our last shore excursion of four straight days from our cruise. I had planned to just relax and sit on the beach. When we arrived, my kids expressed an interest in Discover Scuba, after they first tried it two days prior in Roatan. I was not going to let the opportunity pass us up.... More 

1 Thank JD-70point3
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to go for diving. Professional and awesome. Highly recommend! Swam with a turtle for over ten minutes. Great time and great team!

Thank Gary L
Ashland, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Mahahual is an out of the way place in Mexico, but is up and coming. I wasn't sure what to expect for a dive operation, and was pleasantly surprised when I meet Jorge. He run an excellent operation at a great price. He also has a wonderful team of dive masters. This yeat(2016) is the second time I have use... More 

1 Thank divenut2016
Montreal, Canada
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58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

I was a little late off the cruise ship and was looking to go diving. I enjoyed the walk from the pier to Mahahual. I then had the chance to stumble upon their little diving shop Bucaneros (pirate themed) and meet Arturo. He was simply awesome. He closed up shop and took me out diving. You always hear about the... More 

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