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Mermaid Dive Center

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Bubali # 112-J, Noord, Aruba
+297 593 3920
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Scuba Certified in Aruba!

We could not be more satisfied with our experience! Carlos, Wendy and Danny were so friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
Special care at Mermaids

Carlos, the manager, and his cadre of experienced master divers and boat captains will take good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Greater Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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Mermaid Divers is a company built by divers, run by divers and dedicated to the serious scuba diver. We over excellent service to our guest. To us you are not just another diver of a group, you're family. All dives are made with on staff Professional certified PADI, NAUI, IDD and CMAS Instructors / Divemasters with more than 30 years of experience and a focus on safety, fun and pleasure. We teach courses in English, Dutch, Spanish. Mermaid Dive Center is equipped with all required training materials, including big screen T.V. DVD's, videos, manuals and PADI training aids. Come and have some fun diving the best Wrecks, Reefs, Deep, Walls, Drift, Nights in Aruba.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bubali # 112-J, Noord, Aruba
+297 593 3920

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could not be more satisfied with our experience! Carlos, Wendy and Danny were so friendly and patient with our family of 4. My 2 sons (one 12 and one 14) plus myself and my husband all got scuba certified while visiting Aruba for the...More

Thank kmtaylorrn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carlos, the manager, and his cadre of experienced master divers and boat captains will take good care of you! He went way out of his way to help us out and we really appreciated it. We took three afternoon dives. They were very relaxed and...More

Thank catherinesmitch
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Carlos, Danny, & Wendy are the best! This dive small is small, and welcoming! I have been coming to Aruba for the last 20 years and this shop is truest the best. The dive leaders are patient, caring, and take the time to help you...More

Thank Chaboozi
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went diving with Mermaid on the recommendation of Bob and Heather (two of my fellow Brits who happen to be dive instuctors themselves and also happened to be at the same resort as myself). So in that respect they know their stuff! Couldn't have had...More

Thank _bryan588
Reviewed 8 July 2017

My husband and I dove with Mermaid Dive Center 2 days in a row (4 dives total) at the end of June. To start off, a couple days before our scheduled dives my husband and I decided to pop in the Dive Center to introduce...More

Thank chongodan
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I only get to dive once a year or sometimes once every other year. Even with 60+ dives it is great to have a dive shop that helps you prep before you get on the boat. I would recommend the pool refresher to sharpen your...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My wife and I just did about 32 tanks of diving (16 tanks each) of Mermaid this last week and overall we had an excellent time. The first morning you dive with them, you can expect a lengthy safety briefing from the owner Carlos. While...More

Thank azstinger11
Reviewed 25 June 2017

My wife and I had not scuba dove for a couple of years, but the friendly staff at Mermaids put us right at ease. They are professional, knowledgeable, and very friendly. We did 6 dives with them and can recommend Mermaids Dive Center 100%. They...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Very negative experience with the owner Carlos. Prices were misleading, he was hostile, manipulative and dishonest.

Thank PumpknMush
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The owners and staff at Mermaid are very safe, competent, friendly, and just plain fun. Pros: Safe, fun, and highly experienced staff. Well-priced unlimited dive package. Free gear storage and they'll dry your wetsuit for you each day. Well-maintained boat, gear, and air compressor (with...More

Thank David B
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17 December 2016|
Response from eturcol | Reviewed this property |
You can rent equipment there. They have masks that cover your nose with a snorkel attached. The snorkel is optional, if you are certified, I believe. If not, you have to have the snorkel attached.
28 February 2016|
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Response from Cat W | Reviewed this property |
There is sun protection onboard - but I would still bring sunblock (Im Irish, I always wear sunblock). As far as non-divers, you would have to ask. I could see it being a liability/safety issue to just let someone snorkel... More