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Ask the world about SHARK diving, they say South Africa! Ask South Africans about SHARK diving, they say PROTEA BANKS! Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter is an accredited PADI dive center, which offers a full range of PADI courses from beginner to...more
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| The Emporium Corner of Marine Drive and Kings Road, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
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+27 82 877 3966
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All reviewsdive centreprotea banksblack tipsan amazing experiencemany thanksgreat diveguitar sharksthe ownerbaited shark diveragged tooth sharkscoming backvia emailreef fishgreat visibilitypod of dolphinstwo daysan adventure
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hearing stories from other divers about below par charters and horrible diving conditions at Protea Banks, I was absolutely blown away. Admittedly diving is subject to Mother Nature's whim's and for us it was a spectacle of hundreds of schooling hammerhead sharks, some dusky...More

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Kym P, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is with great pride we would like to thank you for choosing Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. It is always a pleasure to go the extra mile so that our divers, even those who come from far and wide, get the best possible...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did one baited shark dive and one reef dive with this dive centre. I had never dived with sharks before and we had ten blacktips on the baited dive and sone ragged tooth sharks, more blacktips and even a pod of dolphins on the...More

Thank Lucas S
Kym P, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Being underwater is what we live for here at Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. I am very pleased you enjoyed your time here with us and the great variety of marine life on Protea Banks. Safety is always our number one priority and we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A big thanks to Aqua Planet for providing fantastic service and having such a friendly atmosphere. I could never have had these spectacular encounters if it wasn't for the people involved. The dives were incredible (the highlights included ragged tooth sharks, oceanic black tip sharks,...More

Thank Jessica H
Kym P, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. It was wonderful having you dive with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and dives with us. We are very fortunate to have such a variety...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Just an exceptional dive center with a great team that work together to ensure that everyone has a good dive. I sighted loads of sharks and had really great dives each day.More

Thank Tanika K
Kym P, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Here at Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter we pride ourselves in doing the best we can - making other people happy, makes us happy. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and dives with us. We are...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Thanks for great organization of my stay ;) Had great diving encounters and great time with U. ;););;)More

Thank Bartosz H
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. It was wonderful having you dive with us. You really had a 'once in a lifetime' dive with those 4 Humpback Whales being seeing on scuba ... besides the...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I have now completed both my open water, and advanced open water through Aqua Planet. Was quite nervous in the beginning but thanks to the Aqua Planet team I now find myself daydreaming about diving daily and craving my next encounter with sharks! I find...More

Thank Sarahpw27
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for your great review. It was awesome having you do your PADI Open Water and PADI Advanced Open Water Course with us. So glad that you enjoyed doing both of your courses here at Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. As a team...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

I recently completed my open water course here. It was great learning from a team of passionate individuals that love what they do. Great place, highly recommended!More

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

It was great having you do your PADI Open Water Course with us and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience. As a team, we love what we do. We are very passionate about our jobs and we just want to share our...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

I have done my Open Water with Kym and her team. It was an absolutely amazing experience. Her team was super professional and everything was planned perfectly. Also the reef was beautiful with lots of sharks!More

Thank manhamel
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you so much for your review of Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. It was great having you do your PADI Open Water Course with us, can't wait to see you soon for your PADI Advanced Open Water Course. You are such an amazing...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

I was for Easters all on my own and wanted to do something fun. Friend of mine recommended me Aqua Planet dive center and Protea Banks location. It sounded perfect. I have my PADI Open Water license and want to do more. So I made...More

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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

We would like to thank both you and your friend for recommending our dive centre. We are so glad that you enjoyed doing your PADI Advanced Course with us, we had just as much fun teaching you and loved your enthusiasm. The incredible experiences we...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

First of all this dive centre is truly amazing: - kind crew - always helpful - entertaining and funny Besides that the dive spot is even more astonishing. Protea banks is one its kind: shark diving all the way. And NO it is not dangerous,...More

Thank Cedric D
Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Protea Banks is an incredibly unique place to dive, we thank you for seeing the beauty of Protea Banks. Yes ... some days the seas are like a lake and other days we see the wildness of this incredible coastline. It was fantastic to have...More

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