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Maracaibo Dive Boats

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Address: BR 101 Km 576 | BR101 Km 576, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
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The Maracaibo Dive Boats, is today one of the best operators in Brazil,...

The Maracaibo Dive Boats, is today one of the best operators in Brazil, with modern boats built especially for the practice of diving, without adjustments and with the highest level of comfort for its occupants. It has an experienced and trained crew, ensuring the safety and quality of their services. We now have customers as the most reputable diving schools in Brazil, which proves the quality of MARACAIBO Dive Boats.

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Having dived a number of the major sites around the world, before we arrived, I now feel the diving in Paraty is very underrated. The quality of diving is high; it's relatively... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2015
Paul J
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Bucharest, Romania
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

I went in November diving with them, the experience was ok. We are both beginners, the dives are not with an instructor but with a more advanced body and the water near Paraty is not that clear, the visibility is medium, so we were a little stressed, also the currents were somewhat strong. Overall the experience was nice but we... More 

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Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

Having dived a number of the major sites around the world, before we arrived, I now feel the diving in Paraty is very underrated. The quality of diving is high; it's relatively shallow in the main (<10m) making long dives easier and there is plenty to see from a selection of rays, turtles and multitude of fish to artificial reef... More 

10 Thank Paul J
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Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

From start to finish the experience of using this company made a difference. Especially after being picked up promptly by Claudia and Sergio. They were very quick to respond to our emails when organizing our dives. They were friendly professional knew a lot about the area and the marine life and made The experience one-of-a-kind. I recommend them highly to... More 

3 Thank Antonio F
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

Excellent day with Claudia and Sergio. Picked us up on time from hotel, spoke excellent English. Nice clean boat, they took us out with only two of us even after some Brazilians cancelled at the last minute. Really good visability and we saw a selection of small fish, sting ray, eel, small sea snake plus a small sunk Christ the... More 

2 Thank Robin_se1
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 December 2014

Claudia responded promptly to e-mails booking our spots. They provide a transfer service from your hotel to the Engheno Harbor (for 15 Reias per person) which is about 10 minutes from the historic city center by car, but they don´t pick up from there as they find access by car difficult (it´s really not that difficult and a taxi will... More 

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Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

I brought my group to dive Maracaibo, we were 45 people, some did dicovery and majory had snorkling and BBQ at the beach. Lucia and Claudia always escorted by Paulo and Sérgio was great. The boat team are amazing the do everything is possible to make our experience unique. Thanks guys! I will be back.

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Reviewed 24 May 2013

The team, Claudia & Sergio, are lovely people. They are passionnate about diving and of great company on the boat. Equipment is good and the boat very nice (if not crowded). Go there on weekdays when they are few divers in the bay. The diving spots and boats can be awfully crowded over the week-end. Maracaibo will take you even... More 

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Reviewed 24 March 2013 via mobile

Superb boats and experienced and gentile crew sailing the best diving spots betwen Paraty (departure harbour), Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande. Safety and catering are top standards. For all kinds of experience. If you like wreck diving ask for "Pinguino" a cargo ship at 20 m depth.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

Paraty, a beautiful and picturesque city, if you want to scuba diving there, the region have great diving spots including Ilha Grande, the Maracaibo team is prepared, very professional, concerned about our welfare and security!!!! Lunch on board is one of the tastiest!! may be you have the good fortune to enjoy a nice barbecue at sea!! Paul and Lucia... More 

3 Thank Lillian G

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