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Hornby Island Diving Lodge

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Comox Valley, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I've been to Hornby Island Diving a few times and always have a fantastic weekend there. Amanda and Rob run an incredible operation in a perfect location on Hornby Island. The dive sites are so close, you come back to soup and other great food between dives. This last visit was spent visiting the sea lions, which makes for some...

Thank Trisha8483
Amanda Z, Owner at Hornby Island Diving Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's helpful to have a review from a repeat customer. If you just visit once, later you wonder 'was it like I remembered it?'. But when you return and enjoy it a second, third, fourth time, this reinforces the quality of the experience. Many of our guests are repeat visitors. This is one of the...

Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Knowledgeable, professional, attentive, all the descriptions used to indicate great service apply to Hornby. Rob's skill and knowledge helped make for great dives. His dive boat had everyone in our group wishing it was ours. The compressor room is first class, exactly what people who pump their own gas want to see. From the first inquiry about booking a trip,...

Thank HudsonPointDiver
Amanda Z, Owner at Hornby Island Diving Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As the review states, these guests are knowledgeable about the dive industry. We love it when our attention to detail gets noticed, by those who know.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Couldn't have asked for better hosts. The diving was phenomenal, the sea lions were all that I hoped for, and the food was delicious! The variety of dive sites available nearby was great! I can't wait to go back!

Thank Dianna B
Amanda Z, Owner at Hornby Island Diving Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's nice to hear that you look back on your visit with us fondly. "I can't wait to go back" is what we love to hear.

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Amanda and Rob's hospitality is second to none. I felt as though I was a guest in their own home and the resort is exceptionally clean and well designed. The dive boat is very well laid out giving every diver lots of space to gear up. And, of course, the Sea Lions put on a fantastic show.

Thank Steve H
Amanda Z, Owner at Hornby Island Diving Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. This reviewer was part of a group of active BC divers who were new to our resort. We were happy to show them around 'our back yard', and happy they enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 9 November 2016

Hornby Island Diving has some of the nicest dive accommodations I've ever seen. Super clean, lots of room, fantastic social areas - in fact the place is so nice, you almost don't want to dive! But you should. The diving is great and all within about ten minutes of the lodge. The dive boat is very spacious, and custom made...

Thank Uthell
Amanda Z, Owner at Hornby Island Diving Lodge, responded to this review

This reviewer has 'been around', as they say ;) So this is a high compliment. We are a little biased, but we agree that our boat is very versatile for many different types of dive gear configuration. Thank you for your kind words.

Auburn, Washington
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Thank you Rob and Amanda and your entire staff. I came for the diving among Sealions but you delivered so much more. From the moment I arrived I was treated, and felt, like family. Your Lodge is well appointed for divers with clean comfortable rooms, available areas for storing, rinsing, and otherwise maintaining my equipment, and even a sauna to...

Thank DanBilow
Amanda Z, Owner at Hornby Island Diving Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you felt welcome and that your stay was comfortable. Winter wetsuit divers are a tough breed. Keeping you warm and well fed is the least we could do.

Reardan, Washington
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Went to dive here with sea lions at Hornby Island. The resort isn't glamorous, but has everything needed to take excellent care of scuba divers. The lodge is roomy, clean, and comfortable. There's a drying room for gear, plus racks for hanging suits. Delicious, abundant food at every meal(plus leftovers for snacking!). The owners work to make sure everyone's needs...

Thank Vhend
Amanda Z, Owner at Hornby Island Diving Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad the resort was comfortable and suitable for diving activities. You got it: Marine life! Not night life! that's what were about :)

Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I joined a group of freedivers for a trip to Hornby Island Diving. It was my first time to the lodge and I loved it. Rob and Amanda are wonderful hosts, the food was amazing, the rooms very comfortable, and the whole experience was brilliant.

Thank heatherwardle1500
Amanda Z, Owner at Hornby Island Diving Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We always enjoy hosting free divers. Our goal is to provide a great experience on many different levels. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Thank you Rob and Amanda for a great weekend of diving. This was my second trip and my friends and I felt very welcomed and at home. The resort house is great for groups. It is nice and warm after each dive and very close to the boat. The food is excellent as well.

Thank trekdiv3r
Amanda Z, Owner at Hornby Island Diving Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your second stay with us, it was a pleasure to see you again.

Okanagan Falls, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Being guests at Hornby Island Diving is a treat itself. Joining a group of cool divers and being hosted by two amazing folks is just simply a vacation of highest hospitality level. Great rooms, food and company.

Thank Beat J K

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hornby Island Diving is a family business that has been owner operated for over 30 years. Our knowledge and experience means you get safe, fun dives at the best sites. Our guest lodge, dive boat and tank fill station are among the best in BC, so you can enjoy our wonderful diving in comfort. Non-divers and families love Hornby Island and they are always welcome to join us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hornby Island Diving Lodge

Address: 10795 Central Rd, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Comox Valley > Hornby Island
Price Range: ₹ 4,783 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Make sure you do the shore dive - it's excellent!”
Uthell, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I shared an upstairs room with 2 single beds, although rooms are also available on the main floor. Many of our group had their own room.”
circuspoodle, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a king size bed were somewhat larger than those with two twin beds. Stairs to the second floor are interior.”
R7961UTcarols, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“There are rooms with double beds as well as rooms with 2 single beds so be sure to let them know what you want. There are rooms on the main floor and upstairs as well.”
DiveNanaimo, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Check with Amanda and Rob on how to time your trip around the ferries.”
MurrayM548, 23 Oct 2014 | Read review
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