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Address: | VIK Hotel Arena Blanca and Ocean Blue & Sands, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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+1 809-729-4242
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, parasailing, Pelicano Sport...

Scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, parasailing, Pelicano Sport offers you adventures from the blue depth of the ocean to the blue of our tropical sky.

Pelicano Sport is one of the market’s leaders on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic in Punta Cana and Bavaro and is recognized as one of the best water sports companies in the Caribbean.

Pelicano Sport has its bases in the Ocean Blue & Sands Hotel (5-star) and the VIK Arena Blanca Hotel (4-stars) but also offers first rate service to the clients of the other hotels in the area of Bavaro/Punta Cana.

Pelicanosport is a member of the internationally renowned Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), provides highly professional standards and has been cited on many occasions by different magazines such as: ScubaDiving and the German magazine Unterwasser, Tauchen and Taucher for their exceptional diving programs as well as other diverse magazines and exclusive International fotoshoots.

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Diving Certification/Catalina Island

Extreme personalized service. Javier and Ines personally picked me up and dropped me off from our hotel. Awesome conversationalists and love to explain the backdrop of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Extreme personalized service. Javier and Ines personally picked me up and dropped me off from our hotel. Awesome conversationalists and love to explain the backdrop of the culture. Ines is super responsive and easy to schedule with; answered all questions and concerns timely. Had no concerns at all about sending $ via PayPal to the DR from USA. Had a... More 

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Rutland, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the catamuran out of Ocean Blue and Sands Resort. Just the ride was worth the money. The snorkeling was amazing. Make sure to stuff a water bottle full of bread. Once you squeeze some bread into the water you are instantly surrounded by beautiful fish. The sandbar stop was so much fun. We learned how fun a plastic... More 

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North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip itself was wonderful and beautiful, food was really good too. The time in the water was really nice. The only complaint would be was the organization on transportation in getting us there.

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Smithville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every Wed am Cayena Beach Club members are invited to go for a morning cruise to an inlet where we can swim in warm shallow waters. The staff on board are great fun, play great music, offer rum beverages. We always have a good time, lots of laughs and get to know more people from our resort.

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Thank Maureen W
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I joined my friend for the dives during her open water scuba diver training (and took a refresher course myself), and was impressed with the level of customer service at this shop. Everyone was friendly, professional, and made sure that we had a great time. They picked us up promptly from our resort each day and were well organized. Would... More 

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Thank Jin C
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I did the DSD ( Discover Scuba Diving) with Pelicano Sport - Great time , really enjoyed my morning of training and the dive on the afternoon , highly recommend . Professional training and equipment , felt very comfortable and at ease during the whole experience.

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Thank andersonisaac
Grand Island, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

A group of buddies and myself used Pelicano for eight dives while staying in Cap Cana. The communication with the Pelicano team was amazing. We stayed 45 minutes away and the Pelicano team worked with us on transportation and other logistics with superior communication. The group of us were traveling in from various parts of the US and each of... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I've been diving 30yrs and found this place to be the worst place ever.. unfriendly staff with little or no customer service including the man running the place. Be careful they have hidden charges when taking excursion.

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Pelicanowatersports, Director General at Pelicano Water Sports, responded to this review

Our prices and change rates are clear and well explained to all the customers. We deeply regret that you kept your threat to write a bad review in retaliation for not having lowered our prices, as was your demand. In the end we were glad that you did not dive with us, since you were so impolite to all the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Our family spent a few days on a resort that was co-located with Pelicano. I started early and booked everything prior to arrival. Ines was super responsive via email regarding questions /concerns/reservations etc. I was confident that prior to leaving the US that I would have a good experience with this outfit. I chose to dive the Caribbean side of... More 

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Stevensville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Easy to pre book all excursions on their site. The entire team is looking out for you. They have quality Boats and Dive gear. Catalina Island diving is top 10ish, Diving destinations in the world. Havier and Ines are the new owners, and they make sure your Dive / Snorkel trips are the best they can be. The rest of... More 

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