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Address: Emeraude Beach Hotel, Coastal Road, Belle Mare, Mauritius
Phone Number: +230 256 7737
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I had been recommended to dive with Dev, having previously dived with Blues Diving at Belle Mare Plage Hotel and not been happy with the owners attitude towards his staff. So I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Sue T
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Yelverton, United Kingdom
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Yelverton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had been recommended to dive with Dev, having previously dived with Blues Diving at Belle Mare Plage Hotel and not been happy with the owners attitude towards his staff. So I decided to go elsewhere and what a find. Dev is a quiet and thoughtful man with the help of his friend, Manoo. They have been together well over... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Broke a cardinal rule of not waiting for all to complete their deco stop time. Not safe diving at all. Seriously Dev has PADI certification, then does not follow basic rules. Hard to understand, and he should know better. We stayed down on a second dive too long at too deep (22m) , and then a great surprise for me... More 

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sheffield
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Diving with Dave was at best fantastic the gear was good and so was the diving if you want a no nonsense dive experience do not miss this dive company we are experienced divers but had not dived for about 3 years as my wife had a hip replacement Dave & Mano were fantastic if you listen to the guide... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

We went diving with my 12 year old son. There are a few easy dive sites in the area which we could enjoy. The dive shop is small and basic but the equipment is reasonable quality. The only drawback was that there are no depth gauges available, which was ok for the easy dives. Dev is very friendly. He came... More 

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berkshire
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103 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

I’m afraid we had a pretty poor experience with Divetime. They are professional and take things seriously, but make no effort on the softer side. Although my wife and I each have around 40 dives, some quite difficult, we are still once-a-year divers, and the first time back under water can be a little daunting. Everywhere else we have dived... More 

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Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

We (my fiancee and I) were diving with Dive Time Mauritius in August 2014 and were absolutely happy with the experience and the service Dev (the owner, manager and principal dive guide) and his helper Manuel provided. On the first planned dived day the conditions on the east coast didn't allow to go out so Dev took us to the... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

My wife, son and I went diving for the first time in March 2014 with Div and his team. We found them professional and very patient when my wife who was too nervous to complete the dive. We found Div to be very clear with his instructions both in the office and when we had our training in the swimming... More 

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Thank Ian S
Sheffield, UK
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

Dive Time offers both novice and experienced divers a unique opportunity to explore the East Coast dive sites in the hands of Dev, a very competent and professional instructor/guide/manager with years of local experience. The advantage with DiveTime and the set up here is the ability to go out diving with minimal fuss - quick kit up, a few minutes... More 

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Thank Sallmarie
Northern England
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2013

First poor review I've ever written but my experience was poor. They were professional enough and the gear was to a good standard but their attitude was shocking. Felt like it was all too much trouble. The Canyon dive had very poor vis and 50% of the dive is spent holding on to the bottom. Not what I was told... More 

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1 Thank jepp0
Paris
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013

My husband has dived with Dev before so this trip was his second time. I wanted to write this review based on the experience of my 10 year old son who achieved his PADI under the tuition of David who was very thorough, professional and patient. As a result of his expert guidance my son was able to dive to... More 

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