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“Professional, relaxed, affordable diving”
Review of Dolphin Dive

Dolphin Dive
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife had an awesome time diving with Dolphin Dive. We were both certified divers and went on multiple fun dives. All dives were 1-tank dives, all equipment included, about 5-8 minutes boat ride out to the reef. The reef looked very healthy and the nurse sharks, turtle, lobsters, and flamingo tongues were some highlights. Highly recommend the night dive. The bioluminescence was super cool!

During the time of our trip Little Corn was very slow with very few tourists on the island. Many businesses were slow or closing but unlike other parts of Nicaragua, the island always felt very safe.

Thanks to the manager Adam who was prompt with communication and reservations, and Gary, Chloe, and Molly, who were all awesome dive guides!
Go dive on Little Corn with Dolphin Dive!

Thank Ryan G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dingus was our dive guide, and he was truly wonderful. Turns out I am not that good with being under water, everything was just so new to me but Dingus did great at being positive and encouraging me to keep going. Thank you so much for the experience, will be trying diving again thanks to you guys. Highly recommend!

Thank Kenny R
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

One of the most amazing experiences at one the most amazing facility in the world. My wife and I had the extreme pleasure to aquire our Padi open water dive certificates at this wonderful little dive shop on Little Corn Island. Our instructors Dani and Claudia went far above what I would have ever expected with their professionalism, patience and focus on safety. While I had some diving experience many years before, my wife was a complete newby to the underwater world she was about to encounter. Her first breaths underwater were met with fear and anxiety. However with the unbelievable patience and a lot of "YOU CAN DO THIS" from Dani and Claudia she found her way. Not only did she find her way but after 3 days and an Open Water certification under her belt she (and l) eagerly went on to complete our Advanced Open Water certification. From some tears being shed on in the first experience to sitting on the ocean floor in complete darkness on a night dive less than a week later, all I could say was "WOW". To Dani, Claudia, divemaster in training Mike and all the rest of you at Dolphin dive. THANK YOU!!! You have opened up a new world to us. One that will remind us of all of you everytime we are floating weightless across some oceans floor.
Thanks again Dani and Claudia. You are the type of people that put the magic into magical little places like Little Corn Island.
We will be Back
Lisa and Don McNutt

Thank Don M
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

The shop was well run the equipment good. We left on time or early for every dive. The dive masters look for creatures and keep a watchful eye. They actually altered the dive choice to go find dolphins which we were successful! They actually extended our planned bottom time within safety limits to spend time w the dolphins. Very special.

This applies to all shops in little corn

The dive sites in range can be limited due to wind. So make sure to check for conditions
The only challenge with all dive operators on little corn is the boat size. They are just too small to accommodate fins and you have to either slide down the bench or hoist yourself up over the side. Due to conditions you have to surface when the first person runs out of air. So dives are limited to 45 minutes.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Loved this place. The DMs were beyond great - personable, knowledgeable, entertaining. Adam was super easy to work with. The interns and captains and all staff were great. We rented most of our gear (reg, bcd, fins) and it was all in good condition. The whole experience was fabulous all around. We did 11 dives over 3 days, including 2 night dives. The dives were all fantastic - gorgeous coral, loads of creatures, biolum on the night dives. The boats & dive groups are small which made the dives even better. Went with other experienced divers and we all agree this was some of the best diving ever. We couldn't have been happier, and can't wait to go back!

Thank Jenna E
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