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Lumbadive Padi 5 Stars

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Carriacou Island, Grenada
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About Lumbadive Padi 5 Stars
LUMBADIVE PADI 5 STAR Resort, Carriacou Safe, professional and enjoyable diving with the most experience team, where & with whom you want to dive! Lumbadive opened since 2000, has become a meeting point in Tyrrel Bay, a hub of activity from where the diving starts, a friendly 'n welcoming place where you can feel at home. Service is in French and English but we also speak functional Spanish, Italian and German. Richard is a PADI Master Instructor, EFR and DAN Trainer who has over 1000 certified students at his count. Diane has over 20 years experience in diving and is a PADI MDST, EFR & DAN Instructor . LUMBADIVE PADI 5 STAR /GREEN AWARD, offers NITROX blend, is the largest dive center of the Grenadines. Monday to Saturday and on reservation on Sunday. Walk-in business is welcome. All equipment included in prices. Open hours are 08:30am to 05:00pm. You will find a Beuchat boutique, a classroom, a secure storage room for your gears between the dives, a repair and compressor room, hot water showers and a private jetty. At Lumbadive you'll get VIP service; we prepare, bring in the boat and to the dive center, rinse and hang your equipment with care as it is our own. You just have to relax and enjoy the marvelous underwater sceneries. No dive time limit; you dive as long as your air last. We will do the little extra you are looking for. Nothing is too much trouble to please you! We offer dive courses, excursions, snorkelling gears rental, private charters, repair services and underwater work. Private courses or class from Discover Scuba Diving to Pro including a variety of speciality courses like Sidemount, NITROX, UW Photography and Videography to name only these. Beginners sessions can be counted towards Open Water certification. Still being an insiders' secret, and off the beaten track, Carriacou offers unspoiled and uncrowded dive sites. Add Lumbadive team's dedication, experience and love for the Ocean and you'll get unforgettable dives, from spectacular full-adrenaline dives to long slow relaxed macro spotting dives. Over 35 dive sites for your pleasure.
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Florian Grassl wrote a review Jun. 2021
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Had a great dive at Sister Rocks, seeing rich coralls, nurse sharks, lobsters, tons of fish, etc. etc. - and thanks for sharing all the professional pictures of the dive afterwards, these are great memories
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Sara G wrote a review Jul. 2020
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We had a perfect day of diving with Richard of Lumbadive last week and the boat driver, Josh, was fantastic, too! As advanced divers, we enjoy being given a little freedom to explore, while still following the dive master and Richard provided just that. We dove Sisters Rock and then Something Special and both sites were wonderfully diverse in all forms of sea life. When we described things we saw once back on the dive boat, Richard knew exactly what we were describing by name. (We checked our DeLoach books later and he was spot on!) Lumbadive is a professional shop that clearly cares about making the best experience for their guests. We will be back!!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from DianeM3582, Owner at Lumbadive Padi 5 Stars
Responded Oct. 2, 2020
Hello Sara, Thanks for this lovely review. We are happy you had fun with Richard and Josh. We made good pride of knowing the fish, coral and plants divers can encounter underwater. It was fun having you around and look forward to see you soon. Regards,
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Jim Ellis wrote a review Apr. 2020
Toronto, Canada52 contributions12 helpful votes
And now for something good! Thank you Diane AND Richard. You have again demonstrated a commendable amount of patience. My wife and I appreciate the fact you have been so supportive of all of us here at anchor. Providing logistics support, forwarding government information when it becomes available. Clarifying the sometimes confusing rules. This time would truly have been even more challenging without your kindness, understanding and UNPAID Volunteer efforts. Expectations are key here and I expect the quarentine to relax in stages. But only through the trust relationship we create. We have to trust the authorities who are the legal and moral authority of this beautiful island, and the government has to trust us. That we will follow the laws put into place to manage this challenge. Thankfully the majority of people who are here have abided by the rules. I am sad that some have not, but there will always be those people in any society. Slowly over the course of time we will have more privilages. But it will take time, and Trust. I sense an end to this. We are already seeing more shopping days. I would expect in five days we have more shops available... ( I am personally looking forward to getting our fresh water pump repaired). How do we thank Grenadians who have come into our lives. We also appreciate you are helping organize donations for local families. my wife and I have donated to a Go Fund Me Page as recommended by Alison @ Paradise Beach Club, Carriacou. Either way it's time to help others as you have helped us. Thanks for ALL your efforts, you can expect our support in kind very soon! Time to go swimming!
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Date of experience: April 2020
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Response from DianeM3582, Owner at Lumbadive Padi 5 Stars
Responded Apr. 16, 2020
Eljeem, Thank you for this lovely review on our services during the curfew and confinement due to COVID-19. We will continue our support till the authority will allow the Island to come back to activities everyone were doing. We at Lumbadive are treating people the way we would like to be treated. So it is natural that we gave our support to the sailors community and to local people less fortunate. Doing groceries was fun, we never shop this much :) some days we had over 16 to do. Collecting non perishable food to redistribute it is our way to say thanks o Carriacou population to accept us on their Island for the last 10 years. Eljeem, keep safe and healthy
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DnAMobile wrote a review Apr. 2020
Mobile, Alabama4201 contributions36 helpful votes
I did two tanks with Lumbadive for a week and every dive was a different spot. Then we went out snorkeling with my wife and even another great time. Thorough, professional, courteous and knowledgeable is a great way to describe this operation. It’s a joy to dive with those that just love what they do. Do not let the experience pass you by, go Lumbadive!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from DianeM3582, Owner at Lumbadive Padi 5 Stars
Responded Oct. 2, 2020
DnAMobile, Sorry for t he late reply on your review. It was a pleasure to have you around for a week. Yes we do love what we do. We also proud of and the site surrounding the Island. There so much to be seen underwater. We are happy you enjoyed it as mach as we do and look forward to see you again in a near futur. Cheers,
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Kevin K wrote a review Mar. 2020
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I was lucky to be able to do 4 dives with Richard. We was my referral instructor for Wreck Diving and Night Diving. He was very informative and made sure I understood what I was about to do and how to do it. He was also eager to share his extensive scuba diving knowledge in other areas and as a newer diver I really appreciated that. He also has a great sense of humor that I appreciated. The local boat captains were also very experienced and efficient. I appreciated that the everyone took steps to make sure the reef and animals are preserved for the future. I've dived at other places in Grenada and I would definitely rank this one as the best. You will appreciate the smaller groups and more individualized attention.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from DianeM3581, Owner at Lumbadive Padi 5 Stars
Responded Mar. 22, 2020
Thank you Kevin for this great review. We are happy that you enjoyed yourself while learning new skills. Lumbadive is definitely centered on divers safety and fun and environment preservation. Both can mix easily. Thank you to give us t he best rank. We are looking forward to do bubbles again in a short while Cheers
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