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30 mtr vor Banco Costa Rica, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4148
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

After having completed my OWD course, this was my first diving experience after almost 2 years. The booking was uncomplicated. Herald and Barbara recommended the Guanacastle Lodge, a great place to stay with outdoor swimming pool within walking distance. Even when I had a cold,...More

Thank Wouter H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I was in contact with Barbara from Costa Rica Diving about rescuing/spay/neutering some cats that were living under the bungalow at the resort I was staying in up in Papagayo. She responded quickly and was very helpful. The resort has a rescue they work with...More

Thank Katherine G
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Most experienced instructor in the area. Harald is a great instructor and person, we had a lot of fun with him. We asked him to see sharks and we saw many so close that we could almost touch them. We can definitely recommend it! PS:...More

Thank AlexCierco
Harald K, Inhaber at Costa Rica Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Alex,thank you it was nice to dive withe you both, i also like the sound of the wales ,the, video is on you tube nexr week,when you send me you e mail i can send it to you

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Harald - one of the owners of the dive shop - did an excellent job: not only is he very experienced in scuba diving, but also he was very relaxed, both has an impact on the diversity of animals one could see under water. I...More

Thank Didi-Wolfi
Reviewed 18 April 2016

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Their prices are much more reasonable than other diving organizations in the area. Harald, the main Instructor, knows diving inside and out and is happy to share his wealth of diving knowledge with his students. As well he is very safety conscious. He...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Nice German couple Barbara & Harald have been there for 20 years. She has an interesting jungle menagerie (their dive shop) where she lovingly rescues/nurtures any bird or animal, locally she's known as the cat & dog lady.He is a very detailed dive instructor. My...More

Thank LVioletD
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Herald is a very intelligent man when it comes to Scuba. However, their place does have a lot of animals and I was ate up by bugs in the 5 minutes I was there. We followed Herald to a pool to do diving for discover...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

We wanted to do the open water certificate in 4 days. That means, we were beginners with no experience at all in diving. So when we arrived we got over to say hi, and I had a bad feeling about them. Everything was messy at...More

Thank Natacha S
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I wrote three dive centers in the Tamarindo area – Barbara from Costa Rica Diving emailed me back very quickly. I did 2 days – 4 dives and the 2nd day brought back my wife and daughters so they could snorkel. Harald was probably the...More

1  Thank jrmigs
Reviewed 11 July 2013

I've been diving in many places in the world and I continue to return to dive with Harald and Barbara. Safe diving, one-on-one attention, he knows the waters in this area of Costa Rica better than anyone. I live in Costa Rica and have many...More

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Response from Joe S | Reviewed this property |
barbara.s.animalrescuecenter at gmail Above is Barbara's email. She will see Harald gets it. They have not kept up their website, but they are in business.