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Address: Calle Naranjos 30 | Santiago, Manzanillo 28860, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 314 334 6394
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Dive Manzanillo Mexico! Scuba Diving, Snorkel, Training, Certifications,...

Dive Manzanillo Mexico! Scuba Diving, Snorkel, Training, Certifications, Retail and Rentals with an authorized PADI Resort Facility. Sailor? We’re Cruiser Friendly!

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Great place

Excelent service, the equipment can't be better, Terry is very carefully of the details and very patient. I highly recommend it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jespah R
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Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico
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Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excelent service, the equipment can't be better, Terry is very carefully of the details and very patient. I highly recommend it.

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you! I had a great time diving with you, sorry we couldn't fit in two more dives! All of our staff try very hard to make safety a top priority as well as having fun. Diving is a great sport and Manzanillo is a great place to practice it! Please come back and visit us again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I did my EFR training here and my friend completed her OW. The dive instructor Carlos was fantastic and took us both out on an amazing wreck dive. Highly recommend using this dive shop if you're in Manzanillo

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback. We love to teach and you were involved in two of our favorites. PADI EFR (Emergency First Response) teaches, and renews, key skills for First Aid and CPR in general with specific areas for diving. PADI Open Water Diver certification opens opportunities to dive anywhere in the world. I'm really happy to hear... More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

We booked the snorkeling outing online before going on a cruise. It was easy to catch a cab from the cruise ship to Aquatic Sports. Terry was well prepared when we arrived, with excellent equipment, and instructions on how to use it correctly while making sure everything fit properly. The snorkeling sites, including a shipwreck, were all outstanding. Add to... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words! We very much like to offer dives that we would personally like to go on. One way to do that is to keep the groups small so we can offer assistance and commentary to the group. It's hard to do that on a cattle boat. We had an excellent day for diving,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

We had booked this snorkeling trip online with Terry well ahead of time, because we knew exactly when our cruise ship was due in to Manzanillo (and catching a cab from the port was no problem at all). He was so well organized and had the correct-sized fins and wetsuits all ready for us when we arrived. The wetsuits not... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the kind words! We like advance reservations as it gives us time to ask for gender, age, shoe size, height and weight etc. It allows us to get gear together in advance. Less wait time and less confusion the morning of the trip. We pride ourselves on a what we call a "gentle introduction"... More 

Zipolite, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We were fortunate enough to be able to enjoy a wonderful day on/in the water snorkeling with Terry from Aquatic Sports. His knowledge of the area and the added insights to the sights made for a most enjoyable day. We visited 3 different areas and the "fish cards" that were provided allowed us to identify what we saw under the... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

It was great to meet the two of you! So glad we were able to get you out on the water. We had some great weather and good snorkeling conditions. It is nice to hear that the Fish ID cards provided some value and added to your enjoyment. We have a big variety fish here! Please do come back! Manzanillo... More 

Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

We had a great SCUBA trip on a recent visit to Manzanillo (Feb 2016). Terry took the two of us on a couple of nice dives not far from Manzanillo. The first was a cool dive around some neat pyramids/spires which had really interesting topography. The second was around an old shipwreck which was a real treat for myself as... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed the dives! I had a great time too. Los Pirámides (The Pyramids) are a favorite site. The rocks in certain areas really do resemble a pyramid. Generally a lot of fish life and often some big schools of fish. That particular period we had a lot of Moorish Idols in the area and that... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Our first outing was to go Snorkeling with Terry at three different locations, the names I've forgotten. Had a great time and the four other people were overjoyed with the trip as they had just come from a bad experience snorkeling on what would be called a cattle boat. Where they stuff 20+ people onto a boat. There were just... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

It was a great day for a snorkel trip. Good visibility and a good group. We visited The San Luciano Shipwreck, Punta Vey and Elephant Rock. Still a lot of Moorish Idols to be seen from the huge influx for the season. I personally love the huge school of King Angles on Punta Vey. Excellent! The dive trip was also... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

This is our fifth year we have visited Terry, Nathan and Carlos. These guys are great to hang out with! This vacation we did snorkeling at the La Boquita Bay and the day before our trip we were fixed for the shorty wet suits, fins and snorkels. What's great about the wet suit is it provide buoyancy! Also if you... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. I am so delighted that you enjoyed the snorkel trip. We did see some big schools of fish and some very beautiful fish at Punta Vey. We *love* wetsuits for snorkel trips. It isn't common to suit people up like that but it sure makes for a far superior snorkel trip. You have protection... More 

Gold River, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Emailed Aquatic Sports and was able to make arrangements for diving immediately and on our requested dates. Upon arrival at the dive shop Nathan and Carlos were very friendly and helpful. Fortunately for us on our day of diving we were the only two divers that day and we had two great dives with Carlos. Carlos provided us with lots... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

I was as excited as you were about the training and dives you set up! It was great to have you here for PADI RESCUE DIVER training and then your friend for PADI OPEN WATER DIVER training. We were able to run those concurrently between Carlos and I on the first two days and then follow it up with 2... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you enjoy scuba or snorkeling, look no further for a dive shop ... Aquatic Sports and Adventures is the best! The people are wonderful, the equipment is in great condition and well maintained. Manzanillo is a hidden gem in Mexico -- a gorgeous vacation destination where you can enjoy the local food and culture without the tourist traps. Thank... More 

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We do love to teach SCUBA and are very proud of our "gentle introduction to SCUBA" approach. I try hard to encourage, coax and get folks that are a bit unsure to experience success and build their self-confidence. I'm also delighted to know that you liked Manzanillo. We recognize that a bad... More 

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