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El Salvador Divers

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Mick was a fantastic instructor. He accommodated my boyfriend and his friend on short notice for a... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
ttopolinaa
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Great fundive!

We did two dives today with El Salvador divers, would definitely do it again! Good equipment, good... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
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Come diving in the Volcanic lake at Ilopango all year round or in the Pacific Ocean at Los Cobanos from November to April. You can bring your own equipment or we will supply.
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Ave Juan Ramon Molina y Pasaje 2, #11 | Colonia Campestre, San Salvador 1101, El Salvador
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Mick was a fantastic instructor. He accommodated my boyfriend and his friend on short notice for a fun dive and discover scuba class in Lake Ilopango. He was very attentive to our needs during the dive and provide great explanations to our friend who was...More

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Mick O, Owner at El Salvador Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

It was a pleasure to take you guys out on Mother's day. For me it is always a great day when I can open someone's eyes and show them the beauty and fun that is diving. The enthusiasm and enjoyment of others when they get...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We did two dives today with El Salvador divers, would definitely do it again! Good equipment, good divesites, and a great guy who runs the company and pointed out all the interesting things while diving, he even took some photos of us during the dive....More

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Mick O, Owner at El Salvador Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi, It was a pleasure for me to show off our beautiful lake at Ilopango. Just sorry I could not show you more of the wonderful sights beneath the waters of our many varied dive sites. Enjoy the rest of your tour of El Salvador...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Passing through El Salvador we decided to plan a dive trip with our friends. The vocanic lake was a unique environment to dive. They recently added a new statue underwater as well. Dive master and instructors were very professional. Dive master is British, so no...More

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Mick O, Owner at El Salvador Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thanks guys, it was a pleasure to have you with us and am glad you enjoyed the diving to the new statue of Christ the Redeemer at 27m/80ft as well as seeing the amazing pillow lava field. We have divemasters that are bilingual, as well...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

Mick is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor and the personalized instruction was great - he'll make sure you know what you're doing and knows where to go to get the most out of your dives. Plus, how many people get their certification in an...More

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Mick O, Owner at El Salvador Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thanks Tom, I am glad you enjoyed the training dives and look forward to seeing you again sometime. I hope this is the first of many dive vacations for you, there is a whole world of variety under the water out there. Mick.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

I did the Open Water Diver training with El Salvador Divers (Mick O'Connor) and the experience was excellent, Mick is a great instructor and we enjoyed the training very much. Safety was a very high priority for Mick at all times. The training involved both...More

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Mick O, Owner at El Salvador Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hey thanks Ernesto. It was a real pleasure teaching you both and a lot of fun diving with you in the warm waters of the volcanic lake at Ilopango. Hope you have a lot of enjoyment underwater in the future. Happy Bubbles, Mick.

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Mick was a great dive master and the 2 dives were reasonable for a great price in the crater lake. We enjoyed exploring volcanic rock and freshwater fish. It’s a beautiful setting. We were excited to be able to dive in a different environment and...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great, affordable two tank dive at the large volcanic crater lake, Ilopango. Mick was great to work with and very accommodating of my schedule. Picked me up at my hotel, drive to Ilopango took maybe 30 minutes from where I was in San Salvador. We...More

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Mick O, Owner at El Salvador Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thanks Kevin, true there is a small variety of fish in the lake compared to the ocean but the lava rocks and walls more than make up for that. It was a pleasure to dive with you as well. Mick

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous company and location to learn to scuba-dive. In just a few short days, Divemaster Mick O'Conner had me trained, tested, and PADI certified for open water diving. His patience, flexibility and unwavering perfectionism were highly appreciated. The equipment was top notch and...More

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Mick O, Owner at El Salvador Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for your visit. Apart from that it was great fun teaching you to dive and helping you around town during your brief visit with info on places to visit. Please let all your friends know that El Salvador is open for tourists and is...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

There are two dive clubs in San Salvador but the best has to be El Salvador Divers, run by Mick O'Connor. He's very thorough, and very safety conscious - which is really important. ESD runs dives in nearby Ilopango fresh water lake all year round...More

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Mick O, Owner at El Salvador Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thanks Bertie, always a pleasure to have such an apt student with us. I look forward to diving with you again when you get to use your new Nitrox certification. Mick.

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Very nice dives. Dived around Las Virgines and La Isla in two separate dives. Visibility was decent, water very warm (no wetsuit required at least for those accustomed to colder climate, +30 C on the surface in June). Saw fish, crabs, snails, underwater statues and...More

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Mick O, Owner at El Salvador Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Glad you enjoyed your diving with us in the lake at Ilopango.

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oscarb2001
30 June 2018|
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Response from MickO271 | Property representative |
Telephone and WhatsApp: +50370690473 E-mail: info@elsalvadordivers , com Mick O'Connor PADI MSDT
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Roman A
23 January 2018|
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Response from MickO271 | Property representative |
Hi Roman, we offer a PADI Discover Scuba Dive for non certified divers. This is conducted in the volcanic lake at Ilopango after a short theory lesson. The cost of this is $85 if you go as part of a group or $100 if you are... More
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Scubamark72
15 May 2016|
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Response from MickO271 | Property representative |
We only rent tanks to people who dive with one of our trips, equipment rental is included in the cost of the dive trip. To refil a tank is $10 per tank with a certification card.
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