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Drake Divers Costa Rica

#5 of 13 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Drake Bay Features Animals
Drake Bay 60503, Costa Rica
+506 2775 1818
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Disappointed with both the Sites and Drake Divers

This was our third trip diving to Isla del Cano but our first experience with Drake Divers. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda D
Not what I was hoping for

I had spent a lot of time and money to get to Drake's Bay and had asked before booking if we would... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Star S
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Columbus, Georgia
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Diving center, specializing in daily to Isla del Cano outputs. Dives 2 tanks and 3 tanks, Discover Scuba, Snorkeling PADI courses (OWD-AOWD-RESCUE DIVER-EFR-DIVEMASTER-ETC ....) certification Our staff is comprised of 2 instructors and 3 divemasters, fully bilingual and ICT certificate. All diving equipment are brand SCUBAPRO.
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  • Poor7%
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Drake Bay 60503, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third trip diving to Isla del Cano but our first experience with Drake Divers. We were a family of 4 - my husband and I are experienced, certified divers, and our kids were in the snorkel group. We arranged for this dive...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I had spent a lot of time and money to get to Drake's Bay and had asked before booking if we would go to the better dive areas like Devil's Pinnacle and Paradise but received a rather nonchalant response back. My daughter has a career...More

Thank Star S
DrakeDivers, General Manager at Drake Divers Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hello, good morning, first of all thank you for your opinion, Then we will answer your questions. In Bahia Drake, there are no docks, so all the boats approach from the beach, our boat in concrete the entrance of the passengers is right in the...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017

These guys are very unprofessional. They showed up an hour late for our tour. Then, they put 11 people on one dive. They said we would be split into one group. We were not. It was very chaotic. They put beginner divers in a strong...More

Thank kbjax
DrakeDivers, General Manager at Drake Divers Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hello good afternoon. Let's answer your complaint, point by point. We accept that we are late, but you. It does not take into account that there are many variables, such as clients arriving late in the morning to test the equipment, picking up customers in...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Good outfit. Professional. The equipment even though good could be newer... Had a good time. The snorkeling at Isla de cano is not worth the money.

Thank Fabrizio Z
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I spent 3 weeks diving with Drake Divers in April and May 2017 and it was the experience of a lifetime. I earned my advanced open water certification, saw a whale shark, many Mantas and so many other creatures. I had a lot of personalized...More

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

They provided a good lunch and some fruits as a snack. They didn't really inform us where we were going and about the water conditions. Afterwards they didn't ask for my PADI certificate nor my divers logbook. So I didn't get a stamp nor a...More

Thank Maya M
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Exactly the same experience as described in the many other bad reviews. Pick up was 30 minutes late. No information about the trip. Eric was rude and indifferent, especially to one of the girls who forgot to bring her PADI certification. This resulted in another...More

Thank Michaela H
DrakeDivers, Public Relations Manager at Drake Divers Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi, good morning. Firstly thank you for your comment. As you know, it is not the only person who travels in the boat, and if there was a delay of 30 minutes according to you, You have to think, that we always specify with the...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice equipement, good organisation and security rules respected. The guide (Eric) is certainly a good diver but did not share any information about the National parc nor about what we were observing. We do understand that inside the water not much communication is possible, but...More

Thank Isabel G
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

With this company I dived for the first time after getting my PADI. My girlfriend booked the diving experience as this was her very first time. She ended up in a class with two other persons. Received some minor info on diving. After that she...More

Thank Tomaat87
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We booked the trip through our guide from our Corcovado trek who knew the owner so perhaps did not have all the relevant information before we went. The boat very kindly picked us up close to our hotel which was helpful, although we told two...More

Thank Kerry H
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Jim H
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Response from DRAKE D | Property representative |
Hello very good morning In principle there is no problem in making two starts, diving at Isla del Caño on those dates. If interested should booking, and thus ensure their output. We look forward to hearing Best... More
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