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Gary's Dive shop

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Main Street Km 10, San Carlos 85506, Mexico
+52 622 226 0049
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Show up and dive...

Went to another shop and then Gary's. He accommodated us that afternoon and then the following day... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
via mobile
Snorkeling with sea lions/ Dolphin experience

This was such a wonderful experience. The spot that we were taken to, was just so beautiful. The... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Maria T
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In beautiful San Carlos, Mexico, Gary's Dive Shop, established in October of 1971, was the first 100% legal, federally certificated and licensed maritime operator in San Carlos. Our twenty-nine person staff is very experienced with an average of over 12 years each with us. We have diving, fishing, snorkeling and ocean/nature tours, as well as bay and sunset cruises, dive instruction, rental and repair services. We are open every day, 365 days a year from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Gary's Dive Shop is the first and only boat operator in San Carlos and the entire state of Sonora to be certified NOM-05 and NOM-08 and to receive the coveted Federal recognition award "Distintivo M" and the state recognition award "Calidad Sonora" for safety and excellence in costumer service.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“boat crew” (7 reviews)
“dive master” (9 reviews)
Main Street Km 10, San Carlos 85506, Mexico
+52 622 226 0049
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Went to another shop and then Gary's. He accommodated us that afternoon and then the following day! Best on deck hands both days and the food was more than enough and delicious too! We opted for a dive master and he was pretty darn great...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This was such a wonderful experience. The spot that we were taken to, was just so beautiful. The crew was amazingly helpful and caring. The next day we went on the Dolphin experience, but since they are wild animals you cannot predict their every move,...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is my second trip with Gary's. This is an outstanding dive operation. Crew extremely friendly and helpful. Takes care of the gear and everything is ready. They assist with everything. Getting you into the water to do what you are here for. At the...More

Thank pln4esc
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Everyone in the family (kids, teenagers, and adults) had a fascinating time on our nature tour. We had an amazing time watching the dolphins swim around the boat and jumping the boat wake. We also had the opportunity to see sea lions playing and some...More

Thank gretchen4816
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

THE BEST PLACE to go in San Carlos for quick eats, t-shirts, diving eqquiptment, snorkel equiptment, souvenirs, docking your boat for a visit or overnite visits. A lot of locals go here and keep their boats in nearby marina.

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

This was a fun trip around the outer harbor that lasted about 2 hours. I was a bit leery at first in that the boat had been modified to include an upper deck, and often the added weight can be a problem. However, the captain...More

Thank PaulTraveler79
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Our tour group had a morning boat ride of the area. Very interesting. Lots to see and our Captin did a great job of pointing out things to see . We got to see many dolphins and babies as they followed the boat in the...More

Thank travelbug19902016
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This company is very professional and really know there stuff. They prepare a lunch that was really outstanding. Batter fried fish and quesadillas the rivaled some of the food you find in the local restaurants.

Thank Alfredo J
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I was with a tour group. The boat was roomy and in good shape. The crew were friendly and helpful, and knowledgable. We were able to see dolphins and lots of birds. Great way to see the bay of San Carlos.

Thank josch1122
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Going to Gary's Dive Shop and purchasing Gary's Cambo Trip, truly was the best decision my family and I could of made while we were visiting San Carlos...Even though not all of us enjoyed everthing because some of us got sea sick we still made...More

Thank 91GrownYoungWoman
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18 January 2017|
Response from RichMH | Reviewed this property |
That far down in Mexico you will need pesos. The biggest advantage is that most everything in pesos will be cheaper since you will only have one exchange rate instead of each business setting their own. RichH
23 October 2016|
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Response from Carrie L | Reviewed this property |
It is a quiet town -- by the marina and on the Main Street. Fantastic tacos!!!! Enjoy your dive -- Gary's Dive shop is my first stop when visiting the area!!