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Al Mahara Diving Center

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Al Mahara Diving Center is locally owned and operated by enthusiatic experienced dive professionals who appear to have a certain amount of sea water running in their veins which is why they need to go diving regularly!! Some of our dive...more
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| Port Zayed, inside Sahara Marine, Abu Dhabi 52149, United Arab Emirates
+971 50 111 8125
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

We dived twice with this firm. They were very helpful, organised, reasonably priced. They have good equipment, friendly and well training staff and I felt completely confident diving as a family with 2 teenagers under their care. I had booked Emirates Dive Centre who let...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David5412
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Decided to scuba do be whilst on holiday in Abu Dhabi. Very friendly. Contacted by email and got to dive the next day, very good boat and crew and dive centre staff. Could not have been more helpful. Thanks for the day, Ryan and Carl.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AJJ68
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Diving in Abu Dhabi is not the best, but this outfit work hard to make the most of the situation. Bad visibility due to the building work in the emirates and dredging make the dives a bit off pot luck but the staff all try...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Macchu123
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I had a great experience completing the Rescue Diver certification this weekend. Al Mahara is now located at the Beach Rotana Hotel in the Tourist Club area so they have convenience of both a city and waterfront dive shop! Our weekend was well-organized and the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Samuel N
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I had my prior PADI dive certification more than 10 years ago so I decided to do the open water course again and I must say, My dive instructors where excellent. Rebekka gave me my certification. Lena was my first instructor. A Dive Master. Rebekka,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank fhlaroche31
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My instructor Christy was amazing, patient, kind and caring. He explained all skills thoroughly, and spent considerably time helping me through it all, I could not of asked for a better Dive Master/Instructor. The team at Al Mahara are very friendly and helpful and I...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed obtaining my PADI in Abu Dhabi because of the quality of instruction from Al Mahara Dive Centre Abu Dhabi. The team, Christy, Ollie and Lena were great! They were safe, calm, and most of all loved what they were doing, which made the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rahim_ZS
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

#1. Booked a wreck dive. Unfortunately they couldn't find it!! 20m vis and no wreck! How? Useless skipper. #2. Attended a first aid course. Four months later and I am yet to receive my certification. Good instructors but that means nothing if they we must...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank Sam L
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Did the kayaking and scuba diving trip with them. Ordered everything online with no hassle. Service was very professional, on time and on schedule. Highly recommend to use their service.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ariSantoso
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I went on a kayak tour in October, leaving from the Links golf course, going along side the mangroves across the channel. I enjoyed the environment and saw quite a few bird species. I was on my own and there was a large American university...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Zach D
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