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Address: | Palladium Hotel, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Phone Number:
+1 809-221-8149

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We had an amazing trip from start to finish!! Our first encounter with the Dolin Dive Center was with Pierre, aka Scuba Steve, at the Excellence Resort Punta Cana. He helped... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing trip from start to finish!! Our first encounter with the Dolin Dive Center was with Pierre, aka Scuba Steve, at the Excellence Resort Punta Cana. He helped arrange the exact trip for which my family wanted. Our requests were a little out of the normal, but Pierre and the booking crew made sure we received what... More 

Thank JAY K
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

my wife and I thought about going out on a boat and then watched a boating and parasailing accident from the beach. everyone came off boat screaming and crying. not sure what happened but did not look too safe.

Thank Kevin M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My wife & I went snorkeling w/Dolin Dive Center, & I also went scuba diving w/them the next day. These guys were very accommodating, fun, & went out of their way to show us a great time. Shout out to Roberto: he was so fun leading us on the snorkel trip, & then partying at the natural pool! Ask for... More 

Thank Joey S
Wolcott, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I went with my wife and 2 friends on the snorkeling tour. First I have to say the staff was very good. Very nice and experienced, accommodating for both inexperienced and experienced travelers. They had floating devices for those who needed it. Very safe environment, great for someone who has never been before.

Thank Martin N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Good price, 100 usd for 2 tank dive and tipped 25 to the captain and instructor. Was miserably sea sick after the boat ride to the two dive sites. Ruined tge whole day, so take 2x dramamine!!! Rafael was the guide and did a good job overall and was friendly. Equipment was barely at par. My depth guage was cracked... More 

Thank Damon D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I'm diving for many years in many locations worldwide, but this is definitelly THE WORST dive center I have ever been. No go for sure. They only want to take money from you then you dissapear. The only guy who is ok is DM Rafael - ask to dive with him if you really want to dive with Dolin. Some... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The people were friendly & the dive masters were nice. however, the boats from the Palladium are SMALL just a step up from diving from a Zodiac which makes for more work getting in & out of the water. We also were a little concerned about their safety - our second dive the boat hit a mooring line at full... More 

Thank ChrisEmery1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Overall a great day with the Dolin Dive Center team. Franklin (guide) and Rhynal (driver) made the day a great experience. Car ride to the boat from the Excellence, Punta Cana was long but worth it. Snorkeling was great so many cool fish. The time at Catalina Island was fun, you can snorkel there or swim in the calm Caribbean.... More 

Thank Kristen P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We booked the speedboat trip for $120. Fair price I thought for 2 hours, however execution here is terrible. Very friendly employees, which is why I gave them 2 stars instead of 1. I've been boating all of my life and it is far from a speedboat. They give you a boat that maybe goes 20-30mph at the most with... More 

1 Thank Matthew P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

These guys gave us a great deal and were perfectly patient with all of our needs. I will recommend them to all my friends and family. Randy

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