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Divecenter Merlin

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A nice event and the best company for the first attempt

The team is very professional, safty comes first! We felt very well looked after the whole time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Richard M
Highly recommend this diving school!

This diving school is really great and I did 9 dives with them. The whole crew is really great and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Dive center Merlin was founded in Sosua 1994. Base leader and PADI Instructor Jurgen Rumpenhorst and his team speak English, German, French, Dutch and Spanish. The dive shop is open all year round. More than 20 different dive sites can be reached by...more
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Calle Gregorio Luperon, Playa Sosua | Caseta Nr. 35, Sosua 57600, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The team is very professional, safty comes first! We felt very well looked after the whole time, and after a 30 minutes theory we start practice. After lunch we made our first dive up to 11 meter - everyone should try it once!

Thank Richard M
Divecentermerlin, Owner at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Richard, thank you very much for your feedback. Wish you a great time here in Paradise!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This diving school is really great and I did 9 dives with them. The whole crew is really great and very friendly. I would recommend this school for fun dives (which I did), as well as for courses. The diving groups are really small. On...More

Thank Chris G
Divecentermerlin, Owner at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday
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Hallo Chris, vielen Dank für Dein Feedback. Es freut mich sehr, dass es Dir bei uns gefallen hat. Wir alle...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Summary at the end ;) That was the first experience for us. We did one diving session the first day to see, that was very beautiful. So after that, we decided to go for the course open water diver (03days and 04 diving). We meet...More

Thank AxelD806
Divecentermerlin, Inhaber at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Axel, congratulations to your PADI Open Water Diver certifications. Thank you very much for your feedback. Enjoy the pictures and we all hope to see you again. All the best. Juergen

Reviewed 12 August 2018

My experience with Divecenter Merlin was exceptional. I took my Open Water Diver Certification over four days. Their staff was very accommodating around my schedule and they were very professional. My knowledgeable instructor Chris, was very calm, patient, and encouraging when I was feeling a...More

Thank kristen c
Divecentermerlin, Inhaber at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Kristen, congratulation to your PADI Oper Water Diver certification. I´m happy to hear you enyoed our service. We all looking forward to see you again. Best Regards Juergen

Reviewed 7 August 2018

You never know what to expect, but this group was amazing; safe, friendly, fabulous communication. We went over the dive plan, complete with maps and locations of where we'd be going. We went over important hand signals, they had water ready to go. They gave...More

Thank drgruver
Divecentermerlin, Inhaber at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback, it was nice to meeting you. It´s nice to hear you are happy with the picures and the video. We wish you a great time and hope to see you again. Best Regards Juergen

Reviewed 16 July 2018

I came to Dominican Republic to finish my Scuba Diving certification. So far, I only dived in a small pool, so I didn't know what to expect, was scared and nervous. I booked my 4 dives (and snorkeling for my husband) with Divecenter Merlin by...More

Thank ScubaDiverKate
Divecentermerlin, Inhaber at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hello Kate, congratulation to your PADI Open Water Diver course. Thank you very much for your feedback it was nice to meeting you both. We wish you always good air. If you're interested in taking the next step in your diving career, you're always welcome...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

I've done about ten dives with Divecenter Merlin over several years. Each was flawless. It couldn't be easier. I get all my gear from them, show up at 9:00 for a briefing, walk down to the boat on the beach across from the shop, and...More

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Divecentermerlin, Inhaber at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback.I´m happy you enjoyed again our service. We wish you all the best and you are always welcome. Best Regards Juergen

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit with the good people of Merlin dive center, this time for PADI AOWD certification. And with the instruction and encouragement of Adrian and Jeffery I achieved this goal. In one week!! These were different instructors than my previous visit- with...More

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Divecentermerlin, Inhaber at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Hello Stephanie, thank you very much for your feedback and your second visit to do your PADI AOWD course. We all was happy to see you again in a short time. You are always welcome. Wish you all the best. Best Regards Juergen

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Great dive with Jeffrey, with additional help from Adrian and Jose as well. I did two dives, both lasted about an hour long. I am a beginner with not that many dives under my belt, and everyone was very helpful. Also, their kitchen was closed...More

Thank Jamie J
Divecentermerlin, Inhaber at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hello Jamie, thank you very much for your feedback. I´m happy you enjoyed our service. We all hope to see you again one day. Best Regards Juergen

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Thank you for the awesome dives! We were helped by Gil, Juergen, Adrian, Jeffrey and José among others. They took great care of us. Always helpful, friendly and cheerful. I highly recommend Merlin Dive Center.

Thank timscott3
Divecentermerlin, Inhaber at Divecenter Merlin, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Hello Timothy, thank you very much for your feedback. I´m happy you enjoied our service and let other know. We hope to see you again. All the best. Regards Juergen

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Not sure about the dates. I suggest you contact them directly. They speak english Jurgen is the person that runs the place They are the most helpful and friendliest dive shop I have dove with. My son and I were there in June... More
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