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Nauti Diving Galapagos

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Address: Escalesia y Fragata, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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+593 2-301-5444
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Please read my review if you'd like to enjoy your experience. The facts about our experience with Nauti Diving: - paid 150$ pp - no introduction/ welcome of the guides at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raoul M
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Lahaina, Hawaii
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54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the absolute worst diving experience I have ever had; the boat was over 50 years old and as a sail boat will never sail again. It can only cruise at about 5 knots now. They don't have a generator hooked to the engine, so they run a loud outdoor generator to power the boat. So annoying. The deck... More 

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Thank Mauishearer
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please read my review if you'd like to enjoy your experience. The facts about our experience with Nauti Diving: - paid 150$ pp - no introduction/ welcome of the guides at the beginning - quick transfer by taxi to the boat - no snacks/ coffee/ drinks while sailing to the dive spots ( which we were told while booking) -... More 

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Thank Raoul M
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had made our first dives here with the team. The staff was very professional, kind, fun. As this was our first times, i had no other comparaison to confront. The places where we dove were very nice (mosquera, daphne minor, north seymour). Jesus and Marco were very nice, we had really enjoyed our dives with them. Highly recommended !

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Thank Romain B
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent scuba diving experience! Good equipment, expert dive master Marcos, good spots (Seymour North, Mosquera and Daphne Minor islands). We encountered lots of sharks, hammer sharks, tortoises, rays, and other species! 2 dives per day for two days!

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Thank rnobile
Montreal
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

spent 3 days diving with Nauti diving and as an experienced diver (PADI instructor) I never saw a diveshop so Dangerous. 1. boat was sinking (litteraly) and they kepted it every day even with many complaints 2. unexperienced and dangerous staff 3. they bring uncertified diver with certified diver and put their life in great danger 4. they never asked... More 

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Thank yanick1510
Nautilus G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nauti Diving Galapagos, responded to this review

I guess you are Yanick St-Martin, from Canada: You signed as a Divemaster, and the report of the first guide on board (The Instructor whom you dive with) says: "The passenger has a lack of control of bouyancy, his computer was beeping many times due to his short fast ascents. My dive computer was same model than the passenger dive... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Went with nauti diving. They put 3 open water divers together with a 3 discovery divers and 1 instructor. Meaning that they did only half a dive at 5m at 75 usd (per single dive). Owner refunded 20usd of total 150. Boat broke down, taking up to 1900 to get back (left at 0700) without enought food etc. Dont go... More 

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Thank RwBlom
Nautilus G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nauti Diving Galapagos, responded to this review

Hello: I check the records, and very probably you was the girl (with your boyfriend) asking for a very easy first dive because you feel unsure. When divers come to us asking for advice, and say their last dive was time ago, or that they are not very sure to go with the experienced divers for any reason, then: We... More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was a discovery dive for me, as it was my first time diving and I am not licensed. I had a fantastic experience. Marco, who both runs the agency and is one of the dive instructors, did a great job walking me through the process before we left. Nauti did a great job managing the entire group I went... More 

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Thank Kyle G
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I was booked in to do a scuba review since I hadn't been diving for a couple of years. It seemed legit until we came on board and my "review" seemed to be watching the discovery scuba video... However I had read up before going to Galapagos and felt pretty confident so I joined the dive. The feeling on the... More 

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Thank MatildaLands
Nautilus G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nauti Diving Galapagos, responded to this review

Hi Matilda: For divers with no much experience, or divers who does not dive for a long time, we encourage to watch a video while in navigation to the dive site. After the video, the Instructor gives you the dive equipment to check throughly all parts and function. And after this, a full breefing that includes safety, dive rules, National... More 

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62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I booked a trip at Nauti Diving in Puerto Ayora, Galapagos islands and had the best dive in my life. I was very nervous because of the strong currants but MARCO, my dive instructor, did a great job to motivate me and help me to get used to this difficult conditions. It was really had to dive - I am... More 

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Kota Kinabalu
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

First it started without checking any license or filling out any Padi papers (the once you normally sign before you go diving) Then we drove to the harbour where we had to wait for about 2 hours before the boat came. First dive: pretty big waves, we had to fall backwards from the dingy, we asked the dive master if... More 

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Thank Mirjam K
Nautilus G, Director of Sales at Nauti Diving Galapagos, responded to this review

Dear Mirjam: Galapagos is not a place for all divers. Only divers that can manage different situations fully enjoy all dives. Sometimes, the ocean conditions are not easy, with waves and some currents. The report of the guides and crew said: “the passenger said someone other’s tank go over her head, and she returned to dinghy. She has not any... More 

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