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Seafari Bahamas

Club Med Columbus Isle | Cockburn Town, San Salvador
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No. 1 in the Bahamas and Caribbean, new: Freediving!

As a diver and free diver I thank them for enabling me to improve my skills in the most pristine... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
ChapiChapo12
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Miami Beach, Florida
Most excellent

I am a PADI certified advanced diver but hadn’t had a dive in six or seven years. After a quick... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
JimGPortland_Oregon
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Tigard, Oregon
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Scuba Dive the world class wall of San Salvador with Seafari Bahamas. We offer daily scuba diving trips, both morning and afternoons (& weekly night dive) aboard luxurious catamarans. PADI, SSI & CMAS training/certifications. If you have never been diving when can teach you in just one morning! We carry SCUBAPRO equipment and Nitrox is available. Recompression Chamber and Hyperbaric physician on staff International staff: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian spoken Guest Lockers Free with area to rinse and store equipment
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Club Med Columbus Isle | Cockburn Town, San Salvador
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

As a diver and free diver I thank them for enabling me to improve my skills in the most pristine waters.The team is young and very kind, multicultural and very skilled. As a environmentalist I appreciate their ethics to protect their beautiful dive sites and...More

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Susan D, Guest Relations Manager at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review! We work hard to protect our little paradise that nature has provided! In May we will start our own coral nursery and we will invite guests to learn more and even help develop it. We look forward to seeing...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I am a PADI certified advanced diver but hadn’t had a dive in six or seven years. After a quick refresher in the very cold pool, I was able to participate in three deep water dives down to 80-100 feet. The depth challenged me mentally...More

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Vahine65, Public Relations Manager at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Dear Jim, So happy that you returned to diving! Our apologies for the cold pool and we have asked the resort to go back to heating the pool. We truly appreciate your review and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

A massive thank you to Pierre, Anne-Julie and the rest of the Seafari Bahamas team for finally enabling me to complete my OWD. I’m over the moon. I’ve had a lot of instructors teach me all sorts of different things in my life - like...More

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Susan D, Responsable relations publiques at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you for trusting our team with finishing your OWD certification and for your very kind words. We do hope to see you again soon; don't let it be another 19 years before you dive again. :) Kind Regards, Seafari Bahamas

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

great staff, always helpful (including getting my partner to pass the CMAS entry level exam, alongside 2 of my kids!). we saw a lot underneath the water, at a relatively short distance from the beach (so no big commute at sea, great for us)

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Susan D, Responsable relations publiques at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you, François, for your kind words. We hope to see you again for future dives with the whole family. Kind regards, Seafari Bahamas

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Great team supervised by great Managment, professional all the way. Kudos to the whole team. 👍🏼 Special mention for the helpful tips of GO André, thanks brother you made my trip even better.

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Vahine65, Public Relations Manager at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for the review Marc-Andre! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Diving with Seafari was the highlight of our family vacation to San Salvador Island. Their staff were professional, courteous, and enthusiastic. Gear worked great. Our guides (Jean Paul and Hugo) were supportive and super knowledgable. They took wonderful care of everyone and taught us a...More

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Susan D, Public Relations Manager at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Dear Amanda B, Thank you for your super positive comments. We are so happy you enjoyed your dives with us. We hope to see you and your family again soon, to share even more underwater moments.. Aquatically, Seafari Bahamas

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

If you’re looking for a ‘world-class’ dive operation, look no further. ALL of the team are true professionals and will do everything possible to ensure you have a safe and wonderful dive experience. The dive catamarans are clean, comfortable and EASY to dive from. Whether...More

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Susan D, Public Relations Manager at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! We hope we can provide you with many more "Awesome" experiences!

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Received my level 1 certification from this diving school. The instructors are not only professional and helpful, but patient, fun and kind! I learned a lot with every dive; from the theory, to diving at 2 meters, and to diving at 20 meters! I am...More

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Vahine65, Guest Relations Manager at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you so much! Our favorite thing is to share our passion for diving with others and we are glad you now know the peaceful realm of diving.....and it only gets better and better!

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The way you prepare your diver is dangerous and not up to standard. Having you customer walk forward with tank and Fink on your boat is dangerous ( everybody knows that, yet you don't take any responsibility or offer an apology if accident happens). I...More

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Vahine65, Manager at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Dear Sir: I'm sorry you feel this was required of you. It is our standard that our guests can put their fins on just prior to entering the water; put them on at the bench; or put all their gear on in the water should...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was my first time to Columbus Isle and diving with Seafari, but everything was great. The staff was friendly, bilingual, and helpful. One thing that was different from other dive shops I've been with was the extra $10 to dive with a guide. While...More

1  Thank DHO123
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Vahine65, Manager at Seafari Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your recommendation! Our charge for the guide is also different as there is not one divemaster for an entire boat but an instructor for small groups based on their ability (with a maximum of 4-8 per group). We hope you will be...More

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Apricot_Alma
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Response from Vahine65 | Property representative |
I apologize for the delay in answering! We prorate any additional dives you like to do. I can send you a complete price list if you would like to give me your mail. For a full week with full gear (mask, fins, wetsuit, BCD... More
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