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Dolin Dive Center

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Address: | Palladium Hotel, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Catamaran/snorkeling trip

The trip was amazing!!! Captain Roberto took us out to a reef where we snorkeled for almost an hour. It was so beautiful. After snorkeling, we went out farther to a shallow beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Briana P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip was amazing!!! Captain Roberto took us out to a reef where we snorkeled for almost an hour. It was so beautiful. After snorkeling, we went out farther to a shallow beach, where we had unlimited drinks and hung out in the water. We had so much fun! Definitely recommend!!

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Reynaldo B, Gerente at Dolin Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, For our entire staff members it is wonderful to hear that you had a great experience in our Catamaran excursion. Thank you for your nice comments and for highlighting our the good aspects you found. In Dolin Dive Center we are passionate in serving and exceeding the expectations of our guests. Thank you for your comment and we... More 

Virginia Beach
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of four couples booked a private, half-day catamaran and snorkeling excursion through the water sports center at our resort, Excellence El Carmen. We were picked up on time in a private shuttle and deposited at The Palladium Resort where the dive center is located. Our trip started out in the pouring rain but the weather turned sunny soon... More 

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Reynaldo B, Gerente at Dolin Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent excursion in Catamaran. We sincerely appreciate all feedback. For our entire staff members it is wonderful to hear that you and your friends had a great time. Thank you for your comment and we are looking forward to seeing you soon! Kind regards, More 

Ontario, Canada
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69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Palladium and got talked into this tour by the pool scuba guy. We paid $120USD and understood that our family of four would travel in tandem with two guides out to two snorkel spots. The boat was a small powerboat. No direction was given to us about how to operate it - fortunately my husband... More 

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Reynaldo B, Gerente at Dolin Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We regret not having been able to achieve our main objective with you, which is our guests entire satisfaction. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience in our Dolin Dive Center. It is through communications of this nature that our customers give us an opportunity to assess and evaluate our performance, as... More 

Market Drayton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Go and see Teddy (alias "Scottish") at the Dolin dive centre for a friendly welcome. Good value PADILLA dive centre. Due to weather conditions not the best dives I've done but Ray ( dive instructor ) was a super guide. Teddy made our trip !! And wish him luck with his helicopter flying 😂👌🏽 Dave

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Reynaldo B, Gerente at Dolin Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate all your comments; It is a pleasure to know that during your visit to Punta Cana your diving went well (except some days with bad weather condition) and the great service provide by TEDDY and Reynaldo our Dive Master At Dolin Dive Center our goal is to make your excursions become an unforgettable experience. Thank... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I was looking to do some diving while I was on vacation at a resort near the Palladium. The on site offering was absolutely outrageously priced(Nexus). I looked into a couple places and just was not comfortable with what I was getting for the money. I came across the Dolin Dive Center and met Teddy, and I am glad I... More 

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Reynaldo B, Gerente at Dolin Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear John Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent visit in our Dolin Dive Center. We sincerely appreciate your nice comment. thanks for highlighting our friendly and helpful staff, Specially Teddy Bear. At Dolin Dive Center, our goal is to make your diving and water excursions become an unforgettable experience. Looking forward to seeing... More 

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had a great time on our snorkeling trip. We did the glass bottom boat tour and were the only 2 on the tour. Our Captain was Javier. He was awesome- he really went out of his way to make it enjoyable. He even got in the water at the shallow pool and played games with us. He let us... More 

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Reynaldo B, Gerente at Dolin Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience, and for mentioning our helpful staff. Specially Javier It is a pleasure for all of us to hear that have had an amazing time with our water excursions. Looking forward to welcoming you once again! More 

Toronto, Canada
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96 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Just came back from DR after staying at the Palladium. Decided to do 2 dives and Catalina island with Dolin. Didn't bring my equipment so used equipment provided. Firstly the dive sites were kind of boring (both 1st & second) and the equipment although functional was really tired and needing change.On the flip side, the operators were really helpful.

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Reynaldo B, Gerente at Dolin Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest Feedback from our clients gives us the opportunity to evaluate our performance and help us improve our services. We regret that we were not able to fulfill your expectations and you were disappointed with this experience. We are always at your disposal, More 

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had an amazing trip from start to finish!! Our first encounter with the Dolin Dive Center was with Pierre, aka Scuba Steve, at the Excellence Resort Punta Cana. He helped arrange the exact trip for which my family wanted. Our requests were a little out of the normal, but Pierre and the booking crew made sure we received what... More 

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Reynaldo B, Gerente at Dolin Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is fantastic to know that everything was excellent and that we fulfilled your expectations! We thank you for choosing Dolin Dive Center, as your perfect Excursion supplier. We sincerely appreciate all feedback. It is a pleasure to know that our staff and facilities were very good for you to enjoy your vacations. We look forwards to you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2016

my wife and I thought about going out on a boat and then watched a boating and parasailing accident from the beach. everyone came off boat screaming and crying. not sure what happened but did not look too safe.

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My wife & I went snorkeling w/Dolin Dive Center, & I also went scuba diving w/them the next day. These guys were very accommodating, fun, & went out of their way to show us a great time. Shout out to Roberto: he was so fun leading us on the snorkel trip, & then partying at the natural pool! Ask for... More 

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