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Aquanauts Dive Shop

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On the Marina | Across the street from the Omni Hotel, Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
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Birthday dive

My son turned 20 while on a family trip to Mexico for Christmas. He and I wandered in Aquanauts... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
LoyceWT2
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Valdosta, Georgia
Snorkel trip

The main business here is obviously diving but don’t miss a chance for a snorkel trip! Raul is... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
travelingfamily122
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Aquanauts Dive Shop is a family run PADI 5 Star Center located on the marina in Puerto Aventuras, about 15 minutes south of Playa del Carmen. We are a small shop providing personal service to our divers, providing long bottom times, allowing you to get the most out of each dive.
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On the Marina | Across the street from the Omni Hotel, Puerto Aventuras, Mexico

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

My son turned 20 while on a family trip to Mexico for Christmas. He and I wandered in Aquanauts after lunch one day. The owner was tremendously helpful and informative. My son took a day certification training with two 20 somethings from the UK and...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The main business here is obviously diving but don’t miss a chance for a snorkel trip! Raul is amazing! He took us to a reef where there were plenty of other groups snorkeling but Raul went above and beyond! He brought along bait to attract...More

Thank travelingfamily122
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Came to Porto adventurous for a family Christmas did 11 amazing dives including 1 night dive. Had my daughter and daughter in law do their first dives as well . Couldn’t have asked for a more amazing place to do this. Have done more than...More

Thank Shane R
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

We have been coming to this dive shop for years, and that should tell you something about the degree of service this dive shop offers. It is close to Dreams and the Catalonia, about 10 minute walk. Load up your gear in the cart, 2...More

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I've dived all over the world and love the health and vitality of the waters around Cozumel and Akumal. However, on my recent trip to the "Riviera Maya" I found the dive operations trying to gouge and upsell me before discovering Aquanauts. It's a family...More

Thank Dane L
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We went with Pro Dive to Akumal and Cenote dos Ojos with our kids (5,7 and 16). We snorkeled at Akumal and saw tons of turtles. We then went to Cenote dos Ojos, where there is a cave system you can scuba and snorkel in....More

Thank Manene1976
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Don't want to be timed while diving? With aquanauts you can dive as long as you are good with your air consumption. No rush, no hassles, no worries. Great diving area with nurse sharks, eagle rays, moray eels and turtles, aside from all the wonderful...More

Thank rvidalesmoris
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Travelled from the UK as four experienced divers. Have been using Aquanauts since 2002 on six trips to the area. The current owners have run the place for the last 8 years. Why do we keep using them. For one the dive boat is in...More

Thank ClarkeP
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

I dive on vacation. You might say I'm a casual diver. This year we got in 5 dives. All with Aquanauts. I dive with Aquanauts because they are reliable and safe. The divemasters are skilled and seem to know where the interesting fish and other...More

Thank Rich T
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Aquanauts is a great independent dive shop, they make you feel very relaxed, whilst being very professional and competitively priced. I hadn't dived for 10 years, however some of the group I was with are far more experienced, all having an extremely good dive experience...More

Thank Francesca W
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family171
7 August 2015|
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Response from Jim Y | Property representative |
I'm sorry, but something is not right here. We are a small shop that does not handle more than 10 divers at a time. I am the person who takes care of the phone and email. We have not received any emails inquiring about... More
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