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Buddies Dive Cove

#2 of 17 Tours in Bugibba Features Animals
24 Pioneer Road, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 2808, Malta
+356 7777 9558
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Diving to Um el Faroud wreck

Friendly and helpful staff were very accommodating and encouraging. First time ever going in a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gemma B
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
excellent diving, fun and safe

When diving, the two top priorities are that you are safe, and that you have fun. This place... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Frederik Van S
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The friendliest dive centre in Malta. Beginners welcome. Guided diving in small groups. PADI 5 Star IDC Centre with award winning in-house Course Director: Martin Stanhope. Training from Open water to Instructor. PADI Authorised TecRec Centre with training from Tec 40 to Trimix instructor. We can teach in English, Dutch, French, German and Hungarian.
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“dive centre” (35 reviews)
“great diving” (24 reviews)
“open water” (24 reviews)
24 Pioneer Road, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 2808, Malta
+356 7777 9558
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff were very accommodating and encouraging. First time ever going in a wreck and it was an amazing experience. Tom, my dive instructor helped without me even having to ask. Would highly recommend this dive school to anyone visiting Malta

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 4 days ago

When diving, the two top priorities are that you are safe, and that you have fun. This place ensures both. I can highly recommend it! We did a series of 10 dives with Buddies. The instructors we had were all very professional, keeping an eye...More

Thank Frederik Van S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked 3 days of accompanied dives for the family, which included our 12 and 14 year olds. The staff including Martin, Elka, Max and Miranda were always very professional and full of fun. They catered really well for our younger divers and provided and...More

Thank heleneule
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff at my own Dive Club in the UK recommended Buddies when they knew I was going to Malta and I wasn't disappointed. I emailed Martin at the shop and immediately received a response with all of the details I needed. I spent 4 days...More

Thank Ian V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I used Buddies Dive Cove as our diving center on our holiday to Malta. We had 10 dives each, and the "buddies" did their best to satisfy us and our wishes. Our guides had good knowledge about the dive sites around Malta,...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hello Boss. Czesc Elka. Привет Павилас. Hi Buddies! We had a wonderful rest. It was funny and interesting to dive with team buddies. We had finished such courses as AOWD and enriched air. Thank you everything was cool. Mike, don't drink too much. With pleasure...More

Thank Вася П
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

6 dives over 3 days. All the staff friendly, helpful and enthusiastic. Tom, Dean & Rachel led great dives, informative, relaxed and enjoyable. The Inland Sea - absolutely wonderful, will definitely be going back there.

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mixed impression from the place. First the good points: Great instruction methods from Mike with teaching the Open water to my son. He has the patience and ability to make a beginner comfortable. Dean was a dive guide with good experience. He is passionate and...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I learned to dive at buddies last year with Elka. Elka is a fantastic instructor, she taught me both my open water and advanced courses. Returned to malta again this year to dive with buddies again, after a few less than safe dives in the...More

Thank hope06009321
Reviewed 4 July 2017

As a well-experienced underwater photographer and ex instructor I would highly recommend this dive center, whether you are an experienced diver or a first time diver. I booked my diving in advanced via their website as needed 3 dives per day as I had limited...More

Thank Putz1664
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Phill D
27 March 2017|
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Response from BuddiesDiveCove | Property representative |
A rashie and shorts would be ok for shallow dives but you would need at least a shortie or full 3mm suit. If you'd like to book with us then please email me, we would love to have you join us.
1 February 2017|
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Response from BuddiesDiveCove | Property representative |
Hi. Yes we are open all year round!
5 May 2016|
Response from preacherswife | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we didn't snorkel while we were there.