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JADS Dive Center

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Seroe Colorado 245E | Baby Beach, San Nicolas, Aruba
+297 584 6070
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My wife and I completed most of our PADI open water certification at home before our honeymoon. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Grant M
via mobile
Great company to dive with!

we visited Aruba recently for our 25th wedding anniversary and did 4 dives with JAD's! Rudolph... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Edmonton, Canada
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By working in small groups this allows us the flexibility to adapt to our guests experience a/o needs. Most of our guests are boat diving from our 36' vessel conveniently docked behind the airport.We make scuba diving on your Aruba vacation convenient and enjoyable.Once you arrive at JADS you are more then a guest; you become family. On property: Bar & Grill, rinse area, washrooms...All experience levels are welcomed.
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Seroe Colorado 245E | Baby Beach, San Nicolas, Aruba
+297 584 6070
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I completed most of our PADI open water certification at home before our honeymoon. We just needed our checkout dives in Aruba. I emailed every dive shop in Aruba and selected Jads because of their email response and interaction. We weren't disappointed....More

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 6 days ago

we visited Aruba recently for our 25th wedding anniversary and did 4 dives with JAD's! Rudolph and Sue were the dive masters who dove with us and they were both great- attention to detail, very helpful, and safety conscious ( but very fun!!) I would...More

Thank jmsugden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally I dive off my own boat, so was not sure how it would be diving with a dive company - I was worried it would be like a cattle boat. Far from it - these guys made the 4 dives I di with them...More

Thank bevcory
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a 5 day, 10 dive package with Jads and cant fault the whole set up. The equipment was practically new and of good quality. Safety was always briefed before the boat set off and a good explanation of the dive site and what...More

Thank cath_and_rob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Teens did not like full-face mask/snorkel combinations but rest of equipment was find. Not too many fish to see in lagoon but fun anyway.

Thank suesloswing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jads has been and always be the number one dive center in Aruba. ENJOY THE HAPPY ISLAND. The only way

Thank Marksonn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just completed a 4 2-tank dive week with JADS and had a great experience starting when I was picked up on time at the hotel until the last dive was completed. The boat carries 8-12 divers and all the dives were drift dives. The...More

Thank Mikelinz2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I wanted to locate a geo cache that was placed on the airplanes in 40 to 80 feet of water off the end of the runway. These guys were more than accommodating. Susan quickly lined us up with equipment that in great...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did my open water course at JADS Dive Center and I can only recommend it to everybody who is willing to do such a course on the Island. Rudolf was my teacher and he did an amazing job teaching me and making me feel...More

Thank Reto W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have dove now with JADS the past two weekends and it was a great experience. Both dives were discovery dives one at Rocky Beach and the other at Mangel Halto . The instructors were awesome, very knowledge and friendly. I plan and getting certified...More

Thank msreardon
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Do they offer beginner lessons?
4 March 2017|
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Response from JADSDIVEARUBA | Property representative |
Yes, we do. Trip advisor does not allow me to send my email and website information to you. Please google JADS Dive Center Aruba and then send us an email and I will send you all the information that you need.
We be coming by ship would like to dive with you. looks like late afternoon. will this be problem?
9 December 2016|
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Response from clayrufus | Reviewed this property |
Just email them directly at Jads (just go to their website for email address). They're very good about a prompt response. I suspect they may do a charter.
We are staying at the Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in October. Tried diving in deep water once but could not do. Would like to walk in off beach. Is that possible up near our hotel? Where are you located? What is the cost? Thank you.
10 July 2016|
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Response from Crazy_Bill_Florida | Reviewed this property |
Yes. One day they picked up at the dock in front of your hotel. We had a reef dive a 30 feet and a wreck dive at 40 feet right off shore. The wreck is called Antilla. Both of these are easy. Just talk to them about wanting a... More