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Nautilus Diving & Training Center

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Address: | Near KM 9.5 in the Cancun Hotel Zone, lagoon side, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Nautilus Diving provides personalized instruction, professional guided...

Nautilus Diving provides personalized instruction, professional guided diving tours, and customized packages to meet your diving goals. We are conveniently located in Cancun's hotel zone and offer dive trips to Cancun, Cozumel, and the Cenotes. Our top priority is your enjoyment and safety, so we offer dive trips organized and guided in small groups so we can provide a personal and safe diving experience. Come enjoy the beautiful reefs with abundant sealife, wreck or night dives, or experience cavern diving in the cenotes. We look forward to helping you plan your diving trip!

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Outstanding service, communication and hospitality!

I first started emailing Sherri at Nautilus a few months before arriving in Cancun. She was very prompt, informative and went above and beyond in helping me with dives locations... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Lauren H

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first started emailing Sherri at Nautilus a few months before arriving in Cancun. She was very prompt, informative and went above and beyond in helping me with dives locations, schedules and even accommodation in the area. I booked with them immediately because they were just outstanding. Some companies didn't even reply to my emails. As soon as I arrived... More 

Thank Lauren H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This was our third trip with Clemente and Nautilus. Once again they were terrific. We went on two amazing dives. The reefs were gorgeous. We saw a ray the size of a king sized bed. Clemente was helpful and patient and answered all our questions. A short practice in the pool and out to the reef. They have moved to... More 

Thank Srubel
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Experience : After emailing a handful of dive shops, me and my wife selected Nautilus Diving for our first time scuba and PADI certification. Octavio and Sherri responded with all the information we requested. They were very responsive to emails; (Wait till evening local time for their reply). They are reasonable flexible in creating customized dive plans. We discussed our... More 

Thank apertureoflife
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We were able to do two (2 tank) dives with Nautilus. They are very very considerate of everyone. As a newly minted certified diver, I didn't feel overwhelmed or intimidated. The attendees take care of EVERYTHING. All you need to do is show up and be ready to enjoy your day. Equipment is positioned on the boat. Drinks and food... More 

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Bay Area Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

My first time diving with Nautilus. Clemente Herrera was my dive master. He was great at explaining about the wreck we were diving and the time and depth. I was using an underwater camera and got great shots of Eagle Rays,about 20 in formation swimming by the wreck and a Nurser Shark on the wreck. The dive area was rough... More 

Thank Earl W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Heading to Cancun for five days, I wanted to do just one day of diving with my kids. My kids are certified but young (11 and 13), so I am always looking for small groups/boats and personal attention for them. I chose Nautilus based on the reviews here on TA. I emailed them through their website in the evening and... More 

1 Thank Ben C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Are you interested in diving? Do you have concerns holding you back? Are you a woman traveling alone and wondering if you can have a good time? Well, two days, 4 dives plus pool session before I got my PADI certificate! Vicente was my buddy and I had great 1-1 training with him. Very professional, communicative and took great care... More 

Thank Tammy L
Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

I contacted them before our trip to Cancun to set up two mornings of diving. Octavio was very prompt and informative in his responses. He gave us directions on how to get there using public bus & via taxi. Tip- use the bus! Once there, we were quickly signed in, and I realized I forgot my C card in the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We booked our first diving experience on line, the response and attention received by Octavio was fantastic. He provided detailed information, location, cost, how to get to the dive center, who would be our instructor. We are two older adults (68) with no diving experiences! We were somewhat nervous but our dive master Clemente quickly put us at ease. He... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

On my recent trip to Cancun, I had the fortunate opportunity to get my open water certification with Nautlius Diving. My instructor was Sherri, and she was amazing. I worked with her 1-on-1, and she explained each skill to me with clarity and precision, and made sure I was completely comfortable with them when we practiced both in the pool... More 

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