We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Royal Road, Flic En Flac, Mauritius
Phone Number: +230 453 8825
Website
Today
08:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 107 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Great place

We did a dive here and had a great instructor at our "refreshment" class after being out of the water for over 2 years. She was calm and super nice, we really enjoyed the dive !!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Annanilsson89
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 46: English reviews
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We did a dive here and had a great instructor at our "refreshment" class after being out of the water for over 2 years. She was calm and super nice, we really enjoyed the dive !!

Helpful?
Thank Annanilsson89
Chard, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We only dove with Sea-Urchin once but very much enjoyed it. There is tea and coffee ready for you, and the guys there help you kit up. From the shop you walk to the dive boat on Flic en Flac beach then its a short trip out to the reef. We dove 'Cathedral' which is a great dive site and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dean_Becs
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Being a first time diver, I was unaware of amount effort it goes into complete a dive. The instructor has explained the process, equipment and methodology very well. But the initial practice at lagoon was pushed hurriedly as they were other divers waiting. The other divers were experienced divers didn't required this introduction. I was able to manage with the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Raghavendra K
Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I dove for the first time with Sea Urchin and chose them based on the lonely planet travel guide. They were very professional and caring. Diving for me was conquering my biggest fear (the ocean), and they were very understanding. I had a great first dive. I felt safe, looked after at all times. My husband is an experienced diver... More 

Helpful?
Thank Roadchiro
Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

I had big expectations before my first dive in an open water PADI-diving course consisting og 4 dives. I chose the "Sea urchin diving center" located in in Flic en Flac and run by Katherina from Germany. Katherina was my diving instructor from the beginning an I recognized during the first dive, that she was unsatisfied with my effort. When... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank Hein99
København, Danmark
Level Contributor
65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

First dive in 20 years - and with good help from the whole team. Good instructions for refresh and excellent and calm Instructor Sebastian - thank you very much for being so patient 😊👌🏻 we saw eagleray, clownfish, murraine, lionfish, kingfish, seasnake and lots of beautiful fish. We went to "aquarium" 6-20 meters. We can recommend this driving center hugget... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Famcccc
Mahopac, New York
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I spent 3 days in Flic en Flac diving with Sea Urchin and it was an absolutely wonderful experience. I was a first time diver trying to get my Open Water Diver certification. The staff was incredibly friendly, professional, and helpful, answering all of my questions thoroughly. I felt very prepared for my 4 dives. I struggled a bit with... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Brittany I
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

We did our SSI Adventure Diver with the sea Urchin school. This school is the only one in Flic en Flac which offers SSI courses. Every other school (ticabo) does not offer them and tries to convince you to Padi instead... Both Perrine and Katharina are very experienced and show you things you do not see by yourself if you... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank M D
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

This was our second time diving with this centre and as expected we had a great time. Katharina and her team took great care of us ! In fact this time I accomplished my Rescue Diver certification thanks to katharina. She taught me a a lot about helping divers in trouble and she really took my training seriously by passing... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank Ben D
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Let me give you all a little background - I have a bit of a sinus problem, and as such, I LOATHE being submerged in water. Even in the shower! I've been scuba diving once before in sharm el sheikh, and lasted about 5 minutes in the water before I started freaking out. Some people are fine jumping in under... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Dawood P

Travellers who viewed Sea-Urchin Diving Center also viewed

Flic En Flac, Riviere Noire District
Flic En Flac, Riviere Noire District
 
Flic En Flac, Riviere Noire District
Flic En Flac, Riviere Noire District
 

Been to Sea-Urchin Diving Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Sea-Urchin Diving Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?