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Mad About Diving

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Next to Los Delfines Restaurant, Uvita, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8019
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Nice Diving Isla del Caño

We went scuba diving with MAD about Diving at the end of November. Meet up at the shop, meeting the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Henrik J
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A Must-Do!

I had so much fun going diving, the sights were really neat and we saw a sea turtle, a few sharks... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
campbelltoth
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Chester, Connecticut
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MAD ABOUT DIVING is the only PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre in Osa Peninsula. PADI is the largest association of recreational divers in the world and we recognize certification cards from all other diving associations.Dive, snorkel or train with us and find out first hand why so many clients make us their number one choice.Explore the best dive sites that Costa Rica has to offer and discover the beauty that Caño Island Biological Reserve, Marino Ballena National Park and Costa Ballena have to offer.MAD, short for MAD ABOUT DIVING, is known for having the highest quality service. We treat clients like guests: you never cart your gear around, change your tanks or rinse equipment; our friendly staff does it for you.As the premier dive facility, we also deliver top notch training. Our team consists of PADI Divemasters and Instructors that have years of professional diving experience in a multitude of marine environments.
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Next to Los Delfines Restaurant, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went scuba diving with MAD about Diving at the end of November. Meet up at the shop, meeting the owner who was taking us out by the open boat to Isla del Caño. The two hours boat ride to island was bumpy because of...More

Thank Henrik J
MADAboutDivingCR, General Manager at Mad About Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review. Yes, unfortunately during the transition time from rainy to dry season the ocean can sometimes be choppy. Until next time!

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I had so much fun going diving, the sights were really neat and we saw a sea turtle, a few sharks, and plenty of stingrays. This was my first dive as a certified diver and it went really well. When we were on the beach,...More

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MADAboutDivingCR, General Manager at Mad About Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for taking to the time to write such a great review, pura vida!

Reviewed 4 July 2017

I went with Mad About Diving to Cano Island to dive: about a 1.5 hour calm boat ride from Uvita. The setting was beautiful, and Pablo and his experienced crew made the dive and the whole experience extremely chill. The equipment was in great condition....More

Thank emuofevil
MADAboutDivingCR, General Manager at Mad About Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for thanking the time to write such a great review, we always appreciate it! Cheers, L

Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was a very fun dive with experienced divers who love what they do. Husband and wife owned and operated. Equipment in great condition. Dive masters keep an eye on you and go slow enough to see and explore. My husband needed to surface before...More

Thank KimKarge
MADAboutDivingCR, General Manager at Mad About Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review, we appreciate it! Cheers

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Pablo and Laura are the nicest and most professional dive shop I've worked with. They are kind, happy, and are a pleasure to not only work with --- but to be around. They made our dive experience so easy and incredibly fun. Pablo has incredible...More

Thank travknu
MADAboutDivingCR, General Manager at Mad About Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate it and look forward to having your family dive and snorkel with us in the future! ~L

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic time today on the day snorkeling trip to Cano Island with Mad About Diving. Water was clear and we saw numerous different types of fish at the island. After some fresh pineapple and watermelon, we rested on the beach, then went to...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Pablo and Laura are a wonderful young couple and have created the best diving experience I have ever had. Small group, good gear, and the Cano Island locations to dive were amazing. I found the sea life to uber abundant and beautiful. I would come...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Completed my open water dive certification with Mad about diving in Uvita, Costa Rica. The instructor Pablo was honest, excellent and very thorough, he explained everything and made me feel at ease. The dive shop and equipment is clean and organized, and everything worked well....More

Thank Aseel H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

4 in our family did the diving at Cano Island and 2 of us did the snorkel excursion. Saw flying fish on the boat ride out to the reserve which was awesome! Our first dive was amazing as far as variety of fish and quantity...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I just did my advanced certification w Mad About Diving and my boyfriend tagged along for the dives. We did 2 days of diving (Ballena and Isla del Cano) and had great experiences both days. The diving was great, the island was the best w...More

Thank Lorena J
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ANABELG5
19 August 2017|
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Response from MADAboutDivingCR | Property representative |
Hola, el tour de avistaje es normalmente a las 8:30 a.m. pero somos flexibles con los horarios dependiendo de las necesidades del grupo. Cualquier otra duda con mucho gusto!
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