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Address: Calle Matamoros # 13-A, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
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+52 998 877 0763
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Carey Dive Center PADI Dive Resort #23814 is one of the most...

Carey Dive Center PADI Dive Resort #23814 is one of the most well-established and experienced dive shops on the island. We specialize in PADI diving courses, families, groups and private trips. We not only offer diving, but also snorkeling, fishing, whale shark tours and cenote excursions. Gilberto Pat Hoil is the PADI scuba dive instructor and owner at Carey Dive Center. He has been awarded by PADI for 20 years of outstanding service. He is one of the most experienced scuba dive instructors in Isla Mujeres.

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diving AND whale sharks

We booked our diving with Carey after reading reviews on Tripadvisor which proved to be a great choice. Gilberto was expecting us-we did have to wait, but hey it's Mexico and he... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 October 2014
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colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

We booked our diving with Carey after reading reviews on Tripadvisor which proved to be a great choice. Gilberto was expecting us-we did have to wait, but hey it's Mexico and he told us of a great place for a bite to eat while they switched out the dive gear. We were over to the island for just 2 nights... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Hello all! I used to scuba dive back in high school back when Lincoln was President (kidding...but just sort of). Life happened and it was not until 2007 that I had the chance to go through the course again and "re-certify". My daughter and I did our Open Water Referral Dives at Carey at that time and had such a... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

Did 3 dives with them and: - 2 times 30 minutes to late on appointment. - wrong material with him (wrong fins) - material (breather) broke of on 25meters!!!!!! - ended nightdive (only 2 divers) with 1500psi... DiveMaster (Ed) wasn't motivated... With more than 250dives worldwide was this a BIG DISSAPOINTMENT!!!

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KittyMoPink, Public Relations Manager at Carey Dive Center, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not have a good experience diving with us. We will take your comments into consideration. The safety of our dive center and the upkeep of good quality dive equipment is our number one priority. More 

Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Gilberto was great. Took my 13 and 16 year old to dive and Gilberto took great care of us. we did a night dive, first for the boys and G really took care of them. G has a great eye and pointed out Lobsters, turtles, eels, crabs, octypus. We dove the next day on a wreck and my son could... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Gilbert and the crew really hooked us up on a great whale shark tour. We brought 7 new people who have dove all over the world and have never seen anythng like the whale sharks of mujures. The best is town we will return and bring more . Thanks Again The Kramers

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Thank Janie1976
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

My wife and I along with my two teens had a great time with the staff at Carey. We all snorkeled at The Little Lighthouse. We were the only ones on the boat and they were great. After spending about 30 min there, w went to Atlantis. A wonderful place to dive and snorkel. My wife and I went with... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Arrived to Isla Mujeres and went straight to Carey Dive Center because I had seen some good reviews about it. However, when I got there, the place did not look good and there was a receptionist who was not able to talk and therefore give any information. Ended up going for a different dive center...

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KittyMoPink, Public Relations Manager at Carey Dive Center, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting our dive center. Unfortunately, you did not make a reservation with us and we were out diving when you showed up. The gentleman you spoke to in our shop is Antonio. He fills our scuba tanks for us. He is deaf and mute. He has been working at the shop for more than 10 years and is... More 

San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

I dove a wreck and a drift dive with Carey Dive Center and had a great time!! The staff and owner (Gilberto) are very friendly and helpful and strive to make sure all their customers are satisfied, safe, and walk away from every dive a better diver. I would definitely dive with them again!

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Galveston Island, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

Just back from a week in Isla Mujeres. My wife and I have been diving for well over 30 years, and Carey Dive Center ranks with the top dive centers we have encountered. Gilberto and his staff are safety conscious, professional, and eager to tailor dives to your wishes. Their dive gear is top notch and well cared for. On... More 

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Keller, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

We had a great experience with this dive shop. Gilberto was great and went above and beyond, I can not say enough about how great he was. He took care of everything from the moment we walk into the shop. All the staff was great and very helpful. If you are looking for great customer service look no further. Class... More 

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