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Aquanauts

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88 Vauxhall Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL4 0EY, England
+44 1752 228825
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A warm welcome, a professional team and the best introduction to diving.

You may be an experienced diver, in need of a refresher ready for the warmer months, or still be... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Sarah P
PADI training course

I wanted to do the PADI open water scuba course for a while now and didn't know the best way to go... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
MarinerKev
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Aquanauts is a premier retailer of scuba diving equipment in the Southwest of England selling dive gear online throughout Europe. We have a harbour side dive centre in Plymouth, UK and also cater to our local divers, teaching courses, running a busy dive club, and operating one of the best dive boats in the area, Outcast. We stock a wide range of dive equipment and are focused on providing a great customer experience.
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88 Vauxhall Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL4 0EY, England
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

You may be an experienced diver, in need of a refresher ready for the warmer months, or still be wondering whether to learn. If you want to dive with a team of enthusiastic, warm and friendly folk then look no further. Both excursions and training...More

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I wanted to do the PADI open water scuba course for a while now and didn't know the best way to go about it. I popped into the Aquanauts diving shop on the Barbican and from that initial visit my mind was made up that...More

1  Thank MarinerKev
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great trip to the HMS Scylla and the James Egan Lane. Dougie (Boat Skipper) on good form - as always. Enjoyable and safe diving - The whole team efficient and helpful as always.

Thank Albia-Newton
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

I'd like to thank Aquanauts and especially Dougie for a great weekends diving in Plymough. Scylla, James Eagan Layne (twice) and Rosehill. All felt very safe and it was a fun weekend - especially given it was March. The pasties after the dive are also...More

1  Thank Andy Y
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

I just completed my PADI Open Water course at Aquanauts (yesterday) and felt the need to write a review, it’s a long one so apologies in advance: The first weekend, my group of five students had the pleasure of being taught by Pat Broome. He...More

1  Thank sampride000
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Staff were very knowledgeable and helpful in the shop. I needed all the dive gear except fins, mask and computer. We went round the shop and literally went head to toe! Two hours later I had all the gear including a handy case to take...More

2  Thank Caz C
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Disgusted with the attitude of the skipper/company owner on my first boat dive as a member of Aquanauts. Dougie - the company owner/skipper, had no right to shout abuse at divers when they made minor mistakes just so he could through his weight around -...More

4  Thank Anonymous_0988
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Booked for a weekends diving with Aquanauts. Great communications prior to arrival. Very well stocked shop , Air to 300 bar , nitrox all available for the group. Easy access to the boat from the shop with trollies available on the pontoons to save you...More

1  Thank Turkish304210
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great skipper, Dougie took the piss just the right amount, knew exactly what he was doing and where to drop us and was a thoroughly hospitable and enjoyable host. Both dives we did were really enjoyable and we hit the water at the right time...More

Thank Mark C
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

We (ten divers) used Aquanauts to fill our cylinders while of a long dive weekend with a charter boat. The staff were very helpful and professional, the Nitrox mixes were both spot on and reasonably priced.

Thank Jim F
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