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Al Mahara Diving Center

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| Port Zayed, inside Sahara Marine, Abu Dhabi 52149, United Arab Emirates
+971 50 111 8125
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Padi Open Water Certification

My instructor Christy was amazing, patient, kind and caring. He explained all skills thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Caroline T
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Awesome Open Water Diving PADI in Abu Dhabi!

Thoroughly enjoyed obtaining my PADI in Abu Dhabi because of the quality of instruction from Al... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Rahim_ZS
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Al Mahara Diving Center is locally owned and operated by enthusiatic experienced dive professionals who appear to have a certain amount of sea water running in their veins which is why they need to go diving regularly!! Some of our dive professionals have been teaching for more than 18 years internationally. We are a premiere PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center (S-21702) offering our customers a wide range of services including scuba diving, deep sea fishing, Snorkeling, boat tours, mangrove kayaking, swimming lessons, lifeguard training. Al Mahara Diving Center offers day trips and overnight trips for scuba diving throughout the United Arab Emirates and Oman and overseas. Discover the adventures in Abu Dhabi.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Port Zayed, inside Sahara Marine, Abu Dhabi 52149, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My instructor Christy was amazing, patient, kind and caring. He explained all skills thoroughly, and spent considerably time helping me through it all, I could not of asked for a better Dive Master/Instructor. The team at Al Mahara are very friendly and helpful and I...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed obtaining my PADI in Abu Dhabi because of the quality of instruction from Al Mahara Dive Centre Abu Dhabi. The team, Christy, Ollie and Lena were great! They were safe, calm, and most of all loved what they were doing, which made the...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

#1. Booked a wreck dive. Unfortunately they couldn't find it!! 20m vis and no wreck! How? Useless skipper. #2. Attended a first aid course. Four months later and I am yet to receive my certification. Good instructors but that means nothing if they we must...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Did the kayaking and scuba diving trip with them. Ordered everything online with no hassle. Service was very professional, on time and on schedule. Highly recommend to use their service.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

I went on a kayak tour in October, leaving from the Links golf course, going along side the mangroves across the channel. I enjoyed the environment and saw quite a few bird species. I was on my own and there was a large American university...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Everything went extremely smooth with Al Mahara! It started with the interest of learning how to swim then I saw the contact details from the website. I immediately sent an email to get more information and the reply was received very quickly on the same...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

A regular, the duration of the tour is just right, friendly tour guides and very safe. Will definitly go back again especially in winter!More

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Kathleen R, Owner at Al Mahara Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Dear Nowala, Thank you for joining us on the mangrove kayak tour and it was a pleasure to take you out and experience our beautiful natural environment. We look forward to having you come paddling again soon! We will have to try a moonlight kayak...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the dive experience I had with Al Mahara Dive center was probably the worst dive experience I have ever experienced. The booking was so unorganized - I was initially booked on a 7am Refresher followed by a close by wreck dive. The dive center...More

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Kathleen R, Owner at Al Mahara Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Dear AlRewesh, We are sorry to hear of your experience was not up to your expectation last week. We take all responses seriously especially regarding diver safety as we have all our crew well trained in all aspects of safety. We will review your comments...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

I went on four dives over two days this week during the Ramadan/Eid holiday. It was really a great experience. The staff were knowledgeable about the area dive sites. They could talk knowledgeably about the habitats and sea life. Most importantly, the equipment was well...More

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Kathleen R, Owner at Al Mahara Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Dear Melkus1, Thank you for your review and we are happy you had a pleasant adventure diving with us. We hope you will come and dive with us again soon and the water is cooler so we can show you more wonderful fish and corals...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Any tour like this is going to depend on the rest of the group you are with, and a large bunch of noisy kayaking novices is not the best company in which to spot any wildlife. I guess from that respect we were just unlucky,...More

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