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Calypso Dive and Adventure

#10 of 24 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Durban Features Animals
Shop K8, Ushaka Village Walk, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 332 0905
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Unprofessional and reckless conduct

Three of us (two females in our 50's and a young man of 21) enrolled for the beginners course... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
Dive Master Internship

I did my Dive Masters via an internship with Calypso. It was great hands on training. Would highly... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Corbin L
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Shop K8, Ushaka Village Walk, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 332 0905
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Three of us (two females in our 50's and a young man of 21) enrolled for the beginners course. After a 50 min video and Q&A session we were transported in the rain to Durban North swimming baths. The driver drove wrecklessly and only after...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

I did my Dive Masters via an internship with Calypso. It was great hands on training. Would highly recommend

Thank Corbin L
Reviewed 4 December 2016

2016 octobre 24 Ipayed for a dive but just before going into the water the dive was cancelled because there was no visibility. First it was no problem to pay back but becauseI payed by credit card the could do it immediately. Upto now I...More

Thank Patrick A
Reviewed 22 November 2016

What an experience! Our instructor, Tyrone was absolutely professional, competent and made the experience super fun. After very detailed instructions, we had a little test to confirm if we were ready to get in the tank and off we went. The gear is well maintained...More

1  Thank Tammy_M800
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The visibility for diving was bad so I decide to go for a whales watching tour. They ask us to come at 8 and we finally left at 10:30. It was the guide's first boat trip and he didn't even know where was the boat...More

Thank legallamelie88
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Before I start this review just to mention Durban had just been battered by the worst storm it had seen in some time. We used Calypso for our advance open water course. We arrived on the first day and were warmly welcomed by our instructor...More

2  Thank Declan G
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Did a awesome night dive at the aquarium with four friends. What a majestic experience to be able to be so close to something so awesome. We are truly lucky to live in such a diverse country with bountiful experiences on hand. Will do the...More

1  Thank Pieter F
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I've been diving all over the world and am a PADI Divemaster and was appalled by the service I received. First when I showed up my scuba cert was not checked. Then the "instructor" paid basically no attention to me and focused on her students....More

4  Thank seaotterboy
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The shop was well organised and the staff so helpful. The diving was awesome and made even better by the instructors who are so passionate about diving and marine life. Reasonably priced and the gear is decent. The boat dives were amazing, so many fish!...More

2  Thank Becca F
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I went one Saturday with my gf to find out about trying our first-ever scuba, which they offer in the Ushaka fish tank. We went to the main Calypso office in the centre just to ask about what options they have, but luckily there was...More

2  Thank Anfield33
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