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Sunderland Scuba Centre

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4a Atkinson's Building Trimdon Street, Sunderland SR4 6AH, England
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Avoid buying anything from their website

I paid online for an air rifle from the Sunderland Scuba Centre Airguns website, but they then... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VerreauxEagleOwl
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London, UK
Stay Away. False Advertisers and terrible customer service.

Tried using them twice. Obviously didn't learn from my first mistake! I was looking for an Apeks... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
JamieRazek
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London, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
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“open water” (2 reviews)
“scuba diving” (2 reviews)
“skills” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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4a Atkinson's Building Trimdon Street, Sunderland SR4 6AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I paid online for an air rifle from the Sunderland Scuba Centre Airguns website, but they then contacted me to collect a £25 delivery charge despite their website saying free delivery. Avoid this bunch of cowboys.More

Thank VerreauxEagleOwl
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Steve G, Owner at Sunderland Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The information is marked on the website, we are sorry you missed this information and are unhappy with us, we did explain that the free postage was only for unrestricted goods such as scopes etc, with firearms we must use Parcelforce which has added security...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Tried using them twice. Obviously didn't learn from my first mistake! I was looking for an Apeks wing / BCD for my dive buddy and saw a deal on their website. After paying for it, the contacted us to tell us that the deal is...More

5  Thank JamieRazek
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Whole family had a go at scuba diving and although a few of us were nervous the instruction and close attention in the pool was very reassuring making it an extremely enjoyable experience. The staff were genuinely friendly, helpful and supportive.

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Today I did the Try Dive lesson with my 11 year old daughter. My daughter was a little bit nervous with the heavy tank on but the instructors were fantastic and took her for a 1 on 1 till she felt confident. We had a...More

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steve g, Owner at Sunderland Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you very much for the excellent review, i'm really glad you both enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you both again

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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

I completed my open water dive course here. What a great team, everyone helped and supported me throughout my course building my skills and confidence, I'm now looking forward to continuing onto my advanced open water course. I would highly recommend anyone to learn to...More

Thank AvrilSm
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steve g, Owner at Sunderland Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you very much for the excellent review, i'm really glad you enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love this place, Steve and Val are fab, so patient and knowledgable, I've been going since September and have loved every minute. I was extremely nervous in the beginning but Steve Gibson was so professional, made me feel so relaxed, I signed up for...More

2  Thank pam R
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steve g, Owner at Sunderland Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you very much for the excellent review, i'm really glad you enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Booked a taster session for me the wife and our eldest (11 year old). Due to colds etc we had to reorganise several times but this was no problem with the centre. When we got there the staff were all fantastic from the start. Helped...More

1  Thank Neil I
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steve g, Owner at Sunderland Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you very much for the excellent review, i'm really glad you both enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you both again

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Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Just purchased a Sunnto D4i and wireless transmitter online, would definitely recommend delivery within 2 days and a great price and communication.

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steve g, Owner at Sunderland Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you very much for the excellent review, i'm really glad you both enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you both again

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Reviewed May 6, 2015

My husband decided to do his open water diving certification with Sunderland Scuba Centre as they offered competitive rates. When we enquired we explained that we wanted to dive on our holiday in June (we enquired in March). We asked if he would have time...More

13  Thank zoebramwell
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Reviewed December 1, 2014

Having started my diving journey with Sunderland Scuba Centre back in January 2013, I have continued my training from Open Water to trainee Divemaster today. During this time I have had the help, support and advice from a great team of people with a wealth...More

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steve g, Owner at Sunderland Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you very much for the excellent review, i'm really glad you both enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you both again

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