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By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center

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Address: Av. Getulio Vargas, 651, Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28930-000, Brazil
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+55 11 99163 0799
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$132.00*
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Scuba Diving from Arraial do Cabo
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Nothing fishy about this dive centre!

The whole process from booking to diving was very easy. The crew were friendly and encouraging, and they took us to see some of the most breath-taking wildlife underwater. As a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Adam B
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The whole process from booking to diving was very easy. The crew were friendly and encouraging, and they took us to see some of the most breath-taking wildlife underwater. As a first time diver I felt very safe and enjoyed having the guide with me the throughout the dive. Overall an amazing day. Absolutely to 'dive' for!

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Adan, Parabéns pelo mergulho e pela alegria que trouxe em nossa embarcação! Precisamos de mais clientes como você! Alegres, amigos e de bom astral... Esperamos rever você em 2017! Adan, Congratulations on the diving and the joy you brought on our boat! We need more customers like you! Cheers, friends and good astral ... We look forward to seeing you... More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Based on the reviews of By Fish, we decided to go to Arraial before the Olympics and do some diving. It was a great choice. We dove three days...and enjoyed the quiet, charming atmosphere of this beach town. Everyone is so friendly, and the By Fish dive team made us feel "at home". We appreciated their experience and knowledge of... More 

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Elizabeth and Yvone ! What happiness to your message. We were delighted with his words and compliments. We hope you at other times to dive in and enjoy By Fish and the city of Arraial do Cabo. See you next trip to Brazil! bye bye! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

There are a few areas described as good diving in Brazil, Arraial do Cabo is relatively close to Rio and is a popular place to dive. Take this with a grain of salt, especially if you have been diving in tropical areas such as the Great Reef and Hawaii. With regards to the dive centre Fish Mergulho, the service was... More 

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Ian , Thank you for your feed back ! Really your diving experience trips are exceptional . Australia, Havaii , etc ... In these places hardly divers are disappointed with the conditions of visibility and marine life. In Brazil suffered many climatic variations , it is today we have a lot of marine life in diving and good visibility... More 

San Juan, Argentina
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69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Marcia and her team are a very professional. Equipment, boat, snacks, briefing, punctuality... everything OK.

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello diego, we appreciate the feed back . People like you deserve a lot more than we did in our work day. See you next dive ! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

On a two week business trip (from Canada), this was my first time to Brazil. I chose By Fish Mergulho based on TripAdvisor reviews. I speak only English, but was able to make all arrangements by email (thanks Marcia!). The drive from Rio was a bit of an adventure, taking at least 2.5hrs. It seems that parking might sometimes be... More 

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Ben , We were happy to receive a review as detailed as this ! It is very important for a company to know what your customers care about the little details . We love their attitude , especially in receiving you in our Dive Center . We hope you back! See you next dive! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

I started to stay in Rio de Janeiro Febrauary 2016. This is my first diving experience in Brazil. With friendly and kind staffs and cheerful customers, I really enjoyed it. I did 4 dives this time, and every dive point was unique. I am looking forward to next time. Worth for coming from Rio with 3 hour bus ride to... More 

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Takahiro , We were happy to receive you in our celebration of 12 years By Fish. Your comments are welcome and thank our entire team ! It's your house! We hope you back! See you next dive! More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

I confirmed 2 dives over email numerous times with someone called marcia. She took my height & weight and everything. Then on the day i arrived at the address it was an empty house with a locked gated fence. Luckily a man who owned the restaurant up the road was kind enough to take me to another dive center which... More 

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Benjamin , Unfortunate you have missed diving with our team and we understand your sadness and disappointment. We would like to remind you that our venue to go diving is at Fishermen Marina on Anequim boat. You can refer to any user who made evaluation of By Fish in TripAdvisor and everyone can respond where they met with our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

We were visiting Rio from London in October and decided to do a couple of dives whilst in Brazil. Arraial do Cabo is meant to be one of the best places for diving so we booked with ByFish. Marcia and her team were excellent, from their initial communications and through the dives. Both our dives were safely and professionally run,... More 

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Andy, Thanks for the comment of your experience with the By Fish. Its always important to know that all our users think about our work. Really Arraial do cabo is considered one of the best places in Brazil to dive. We need more people like you who are conscious and love nature to help preserve this our refuge. See... More 

Fredericton, Canada
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

The equipment I rented was good, the dive masters were super nice and could speak well in English (I dived with Rudi). Marcia was the one who replied to my emails (and all my questions haha) and she was quick to reply and very professional. Go dive with them if you have the chance! :)

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Isabelle, Thank you for your review! We are happy that the details mentioned on our equipment, our staff and our customer service! We want to see it again with the By Fish around the world! By Fish ... More than just diving! More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

Myself and my girlfriend did the open water diver course with By Fish. We selected them by the reviews on tripadvisor, got the contacts and called By Fish. Marcia asked me to send her an email with the dates and everything was arranged by email by a extremely responsive Marcia :) they were very flexible to accommodate the dates that... More 

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SilvioBF, Gerente geral at By Fish Mergulho-Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello, Pedro! Glad to hear from you and Ana. We were immensely grateful for feedback about our work. It was great to get you to take the course with By Fish... The pictures you sent me were great! Dudu, Marcia, Kaka, Rudi and all the staff thank for the words and the joy of you in the days that were... More 

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