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Diving Catalina

#3 of 24 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Avalon Features Animals
1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-8558
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Island Adventure at a Laid back Pace

Spent the afternoon with Andy on a private dive. He is a fabulous instructor and follows all safety... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tim P
Odessa, Missouri
via mobile

Absolutely amazing! We were scheduled to dive Monday, but the weather was crummy. Andy, our dive... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Schererville, Indiana
via mobile
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
+1 310-510-8558

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the afternoon with Andy on a private dive. He is a fabulous instructor and follows all safety precautions. Dave took another group snorkeling while we were setting up to dive. Both guys are top notch! No matter whether you are first looking into diving...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! We were scheduled to dive Monday, but the weather was crummy. Andy, our dive guide, offered to switch us to Tuesday, which wouldn't have worked because we had our dog, but the friendly staff watched our pup while we did our dives! It...More

2  Thank drose90
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Andy was a great guide and cares about whst he is doing. We come from PR and work at another dive center and this operation was well run. They are ready for you and if you are walk and there is space they will take...More

1  Thank Gabriel E
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This was my first trip to Catalina Island, and my first time diving on the Pacific Coast. My husband is not a diver, so when we travel and I want to dive, I tend to look for guided tours, or guide-led groups to avoid insta-buddies,...More

1  Thank riekrl
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We were traveling out to Catalina to dive at the park, specifically to see the beautiful underwater pavilions...Dave + Diving Catalina made the entire thing possible! They are a mobile dive shop and meet you right at the park steps! From the moment you meet...More

1  Thank EveCoh
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Dave and Diving Catalina are the only ones to trust if you're looking to dive in Catalina! Dave made us feel totally at ease diving in cold water and had everything that we needed to be totally comfortable - hoods, wetsuits, etc. So even though...More

2  Thank Breanna W
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Apologies for the cheesy title, but, well, our experience with Dave at Diving Catalina left us quite giddy. We were out there to shoot some underwater virtual reality footage and he catered to our every whim (we were even able to trick him into serving...More

2  Thank Wasim M
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Had lots of fun snorkeling with Dave along the coast of Catalina in *winter* of all seasons. He had top-of-the-line gear that kept us warm and cozy in the chilly waters, and he was always looking out for us to make sure we were comfortable...More

1  Thank BigFreedia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Dave was a great dive master! He gave us a thorough refresher course, encouraged us before and during the dive, and showed us some really cool things in the dive park. Would definitely recommend and visit them again.

Thank chrswhte
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Diver Dave went above and beyond for us! As we are inexperienced divers, he was patient and informative. He was very safety-conscious and provided excellent equipment included in the dive cost. He made sure to point out exciting marine life. Scuba diving on Catalina was...More

Thank Heather H
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Hi there, I and my gf are going to Catalina this weekend. For Scuba diving or Snorkling, Can I do it in one day trip or two day trip ? considering I have never done it before. Or I need classes or certification of any sort before doing it? I have booked oneday trip for now but can stay 2 nights if have to and its fun. thanks in advance. I am good swimmer, my gf not.
23 March 2016|
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Response from annemZ4526SA | Reviewed this property |
You can definitely snorkel on a day trip, it's really easy even for a beginner and there is a lot to see. You can do an intro to scuba tour without being certified which can also be done in a day trip but scuba is a bit more... More
Tim H
What is the phone number of Catalina snorkel & Scuba
30 November 2015|
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Zeus C
do you provide an underwater camera to take pictures for you?
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