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Carey Dive Center

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Calle Matamoros # 13-A, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
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Awesome experience!

I just went on an introductory dive with Carey and it was great! They are extremely experienced... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2015
Bobby F
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Orange, Texas
Excellent service, awesome people

Full disclosure: We didn't actually dive with Carey Dive Center. It rained heavily on the exact... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2015
vgoh
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San Francisco, California
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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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Calle Matamoros # 13-A, Isla Mujeres 77440, Mexico
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

I just went on an introductory dive with Carey and it was great! They are extremely experienced, safe and patient. Gilberto and Rudolfo are awesome divers and provided great service. They also brought along a recently certified master diver to run me through the basics....More

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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Full disclosure: We didn't actually dive with Carey Dive Center. It rained heavily on the exact three days that we were on Isla Mujeres to dive. Yet, we experienced firsthand the amazing service and hospitality that Gilberto offers. Shortly before our trip, we emailed Gilberto...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2015

My family of 10 recently enjoyed a one week vacay to Isla Mujeres. While there, we hired Carey to organize five dives, including a night dive, a fishing trip for grouper, trigger fish and snapper and a snorkeling trip with Whale Sharks. They put us...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2015

My experience with Carey Dive Center is the only place that deserves a positive review after my recent vacation to Cancun, Mexico. To begin, I contacted Carey Dive Center while I was in the United States just to get some basic background information on what...More

1  Thank Marche T
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

Gilberto was amazing! He took care of all our special needs (which were not small). He also let us dive to our skill level -- which is important to me. I would very highly recommend Carey Dive Center.

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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

I can't express enough how amazing the Carey Dive Center is. As a brand new diver, I came to Isla Mujeres wanting to dive but was very nervous about doing so. After talking to Gilbert I felt a sense of relief and excitement! My boyfriend...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2015

I am a former dive instructor, so I have a lot of experience with dive shops. Everyone at Carey dive goes out of their way to make sure you have a good experience, very safety conscious, equipment seems in good condition, good pricing. Very fishy...More

1  Thank SHARON P
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Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

We went to Carey dive centre last year and we lived it! It was the best service I ever had. If you want to dive near isla mujeres, it's the place to go. On our last day, they even caught fish for us to eat....More

1  Thank Julanglois
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

Our dive master (Gilberto) was very professional and stressed safety at all times. He led us around the reefs, pointing out sleeping nurse sharks in caves, lobsters, etc. He allowed us to maximize our bottom time where we were able to dive for an hour...More

1  Thank Gary G
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

I e-mailed Gilberto just a few days before my trip and was greeted and treated like family. I was performing my checkout dives and traveling with 2 other certified divers. Gilberto made sure we all had opportunities to dive at our experience levels and arranged...More

1  Thank Eileen G
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SHARON N
15 January 2017|
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Hello, We prefer that divers commence their dive trips at our dive shop. But in special circumstances we can pick people up with our boat. If the hotel or private house has a dock that allows private boats to pick up their... More
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mdunkak
7 July 2016|
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Hello, thanks for contacting us, yes we do have availability and we can take you. Please go to the Carey Dive Center website and there you will find our contact email so you can email us a confirmation. Thank you.
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Chris U
15 April 2016|
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Are you asking if there is coral at Isla Mujeres? Of course. Yes.
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