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Address: 5011 Box, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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nice experience, one good and one ok site

Diving was affordable at EUR 45-50 per dive. I did a refresher and two dives. The only available were two back to back shallow dives, so we were under a full two hours. First dive... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Darrah H
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Frankfurt, Germany
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Diving was affordable at EUR 45-50 per dive. I did a refresher and two dives. The only available were two back to back shallow dives, so we were under a full two hours. First dive had tons of sitings including a giant octopus and several squids, turtles, losters, spotted rays. Second dive had lots of turtles but not much else.... More 

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Chico, California, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Good equipment. Close to destinations. Very friendly and professional staff. Two dives included. This group had people from very experienced to beginners on trip and everyone seemed happy.

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divingthecrab, Manager at Diving The Crab, responded to this review

So glad to hear you enjoyed diving with us! Karibu tena :) More 

Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I can highly recommend Diving the Crab! So nice and professional instructors. Equipment was good and very nice service on the boat. Leonard was amazing!

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divingthecrab, Manager at Diving The Crab, responded to this review

Thank You for your positive review! We hope to dive with you again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Had a great time with Diving the Crab. My girlfriend was getting her PADI Open Water and we went for a couple of dives. Leonard, her instructor, was great. Highly professional, took everything very methodically and clearly but managed to get through everything very fast and nothing felt laboured. Dives were fantastic. I've been diving a few times in Kenya... More 

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divingthecrab, Manager at Diving The Crab, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a positive review! Very glad to hear you enjoyed both the course and underwater life. Turtles do seem to exist in abundance here in Diani :) More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have been a PADI Instructor for many years as well as a commercial diver in the past. Having dived and taught diving in Africa, Middle East and Europe I had heard good things about this centre. The start was good but some challenges came up as I was getting fitted. Some of the equipment did not fit etc but... More 

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divingthecrab, Manager at Diving The Crab, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are always looking to improve and appreciate the constructive feedback. More 

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I have just completed my PADI Open Water diving course at Diving the Crab at Nomads and felt compelled to write a review. From first contact, I have had nothing but professional service. My fears (due to dodgy ears) were allayed and I was immediately put at my ease. I cannot speak highly enough of Leonard. He was knowledgeable, professional... More 

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divingthecrab, Manager at Diving The Crab, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this very positive review! So glad to hear you had a wonderful and satisfactory experience with us, and we hope to dive with you again soon! More 

Bengaluru, India
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Leonard was brilliant. He talked us through the whole process, held my hand when I was too scared to continue and was an incredibly patient and knowledgeable guide through the process of scuba diving. The diving gear was clean and in good condition and the boats were well maintained. They even served us pineapple after our first dive! Diani is... More 

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divingthecrab, Manager at Diving The Crab, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We look forward to having you again! More 

Muscat, Oman
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Everything from pre dive to post dive was well organized and with a smile. Diving the MVF Funguo was great experience. No torches provided...need to have at least 1 torch to see marine life inside the hull. All else went smooth, gear was in decent condition. Thanks to Leonard, Samson the office guys, Swaleh and the boat captain but most... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The first thing that put a smile on my face was learning that snorkelers do not go out on these boats. It's diving only. This is worth noting if you want to bring snorkelers along—you'll want to go with another operator. But, if you're a serious diver, then this news should be music to your ears. The next thing is... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Nice people. Decent Boats. I used my own gear and am experienced diver. Dived the Funguo wreck and a reef. Wreck is very very good. Covered in large shoals of big fish. Recommended if your in town

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