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Dolphin Dive Center

#5 of 21 Tours in Loreto
Certificate of Excellence
Features Animals
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Address: Ave. Benito Juarez, Loreto 23880, Mexico
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+52 613 135 1914

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Great, friendly dive shop

I had a great time diving with one of the Rafa's off Isla Danzante in February 2017. Rafa is clearly passionate about scuba diving and he brought along magnifying glasses for us... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

I had a great time diving with one of the Rafa's off Isla Danzante in February 2017. Rafa is clearly passionate about scuba diving and he brought along magnifying glasses for us to look at all of the macro subjects in great detail. The shop's equipment is in good condition and they seem to have plenty of sizes and lots... More 

Thank Nochee
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Had an amazing Snorkeling trip last Monday! Raffa is an incredible guide and host. Beautiful sunny day with calm seas - the water temp was a bit chilly BUT we were outfitted with wet suits - made the experience even better. Not to mention, we had a chance to snorkel with the sea lions! I highly recommend checking out Dolphin... More 

Thank Adam C
Ladysmith, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My first time snorkeling and I had an awesome adventure. We had Abraham who was very informative about the marine life and also the vegetation on Coranodo when when we walked the trail. I had trouble with my snorkel at first but he had brought extras so I was good to go swim with the sea lions. Fantastic!!

Thank Wendy K
Vancouver, Washington
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Rafa is an amazing dive master and tour guide. My husband had a great day of diving and although I opted out of diving due to the chilly water temp I was treated to a wonderful day of sights and scenery, historical information, and a delicious lunch on a white sand beach.

Thank Cheri M
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Rafa and his crews made my first time snorkelling an amazing experience! We went around Coronada Island. Saw sooooo many fish and other sea life. My favourite part was swimming with the sea lions! Their gear was excellent, lots of good food, they were all professional, knowledgeable and helpful. The day was so good, I went a second time! A... More 

Thank Lindy D
Juneau, Alaska
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Did two dives with this vendor in early January. Water was about 68 degrees F so my dive partner and I were given double XXL 5 mm wet suits. We were glad to have the extra layer (even though we both dive frequently in Alaskan waters). The two guides, one boat driver and one dive master were both knowledgable and... More 

Thank derbyking98
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough about how much I love diving in Loreto and how much the staff and owners at Dolphin Dive make it an even better experience. Rafa, Joel, Elena, María, the other Rafa, Abraham, and everyone else is just a delight to be with. And Rafa M. Is one of the best, IMHO, dive guides anywhere, especially if... More 

Summerville, Oregon
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Dolphin Dive Center, again (3rd time), has proven how capable they are at handling a large group (5 divers, 3 snorkelers) during a rather busy week-- they had enough boats & personnel to easily cover the job. We went in 3 different directions on each of 3 days, getting to see a variety of the islands, dive sites, fish &... More 

Thank SummervilleStanClan
Rescue, California
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I went scuba diving with Dolphin one day for 2 dives as we drove from the Cabo area back to California. Loreto is a beautiful area and Dolphin was a great dive operation. After doing paperwork we geared up and boarded the boat while on the trailer at the inland shop. Then they drove us the short distance to the... More 

2 Thank Mike_Cooling
Monterey Park, California
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

My wife and I spent a week of diving with Raphael and Dolphin Dive. This was our 4th trip with them over as many years. The fact that we continue to come back should tell you what we think bout Rapha. Great service! Small boat, so there is never a crowd. Made some good friends on the boat over several... More 

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