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“scuba diving”(7 reviews)
“the owner”(17 reviews)
“kite school”(11 reviews)
Ocean Freaks if one of the biggest watersports operations in the region, we offer multiple water sport activities; leading in the Kiteboarding Industrie, Scuba diving and Sport Fishing. Ocean Freaks is also the first Ecuadorean Kiteboarding School...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Malecon Playa Santa Marianita | Next to Bonita Beach Subdivision, Manta 130852, Ecuador
+593 99 924 0658
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All reviews scuba diving the owner kite school great spot santa marianita great place to learn wahoo awesome instructor padi certification lots of space super patient highly recommend this place water sports deep sea fishing very reasonable price yacht club stayed longer
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A cool location with exzellent staff that always looks after you. With their knowledge I learnt kitesurfing way quicker than I expected. I highly recommend that school!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janna v
Reviewed 12 December 2018

While planning our Holidays we called the owner Davo to ask for some info about the Kite Classes. From the first moment we felt very welcome and decided to book directly with Oceanfreaks which we did not regret! Once we arrived we were welcomed like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 915Alexo
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Scuba diving and kiteboarding lesson package in Ecuador! What a spectacular weekend! Santi was a great scuba instructor. He was kind, patient, and reassuring and he got me through the panic to experience the wonders under the sea for the first time. The ocean here...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wmeg
Reviewed 23 October 2018

If you live or are visiting Manta, Ecuador, you need to go kite surfing, scuba diving, or deep sea fishing, and the best place to get started is at Ocean Freaks. I recently got PADI certified through my instructor Santiago Hidalgo who has years and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Justin B
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Had the best time at Oceanfreaks! I came to rent, took some supervision classes at the beginning and got some pretty useful tips from the kite instructors. They are super nice and it’s fun chilling at the kite school with them and other kiters. Big...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hannib333
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Davo and his brother Santi were amazing hosts! My wife and I were on our honeymoon and were having tons of difficulty in Ecuador between delayed flights and canceled events. We stumbled across Ocean Freaks and it completely changed our vacation around. We had so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jay F
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Davo and his family have been nothing but perfect. They have treated us like family. I have been to many kite schools so it is easy for me to say that Ocean Freaks is nothing like we have experienced in the past. Also, travelling with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Etienne B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Had an awesome week with Ocean Freaks working on my kite surfing skills. Excellent facilities, equipment, instructors, and ambiance at a well managed shop located on a perfect beach for kite surfing. Team goes above and beyond to ensure you have a great experience. Look...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sonja H
OceanFreaks, Owner at Ocean Freaks, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Sonja!!! we miss you ! hope you have a good kitetrip in Peru !! and also looking forward to have you back !! saludos DAvo

Reviewed 30 August 2018

What an outstanding place to learn kite-surf! The wind is very consistant and perfectly orientated. Davo, the owner, and his team have been incredibly helpful and did a fantastic teaching job: Chloe (12 years old), Tito (10 years old) and their mum were all kiting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank loicgoepfert
OceanFreaks, Owner at Ocean Freaks, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

My dear friends!! what a incredible week having the family over at our place ! superb energy from all the kids and friends, definitely we had a unforgettable time together... come back soon my friends and enjoy south america

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you Santiago for everything, Santiago is and excellent teacher my son was super happy with his diving lessons.

Date of experience: August 2018
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29 December 2018|
Response from Santiago H | Property representative |
Hello Jack , gime your email ill send you info
6 March 2018|
Response from OceanFreaks | Property representative |
hello my friend how can we help you ?