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Felipe Diving Center

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Cabanas El Recreo | Agua Dulce, Providencia Island, Colombia
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First diving experience after having done my course in Taganga and I had a blast!

Ok so I read a good deal of the comment regarding their experience and while I agree that they... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
eniomelemixam
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Montreal, Canada
Great reef, terrible dive shop

We did 7 dives with Felipe and can't recommend this dive shop, mainly due to safety concerns... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Heribert_Schnauz
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Vienna, Austria
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Cabanas El Recreo | Agua Dulce, Providencia Island, Colombia
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Reviewed December 29, 2016

Ok so I read a good deal of the comment regarding their experience and while I agree that they could appear uncaring I can vouch for them and say they did. My buddy Andrew, a divemaster, and I went to Providencia having heard of him...More

1  Thank eniomelemixam
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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We did 7 dives with Felipe and can't recommend this dive shop, mainly due to safety concerns, quality of equipment, friendliness/management and professionalism/conservation. 1) Safety: - Sharks are attracted by hunting lion fish and feeding them. Sharks come really close and get nervous due to...More

12  Thank Heribert_Schnauz
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We did 8 dives with this dive Center Great dives on great diving sites. Lots of sharks, nice wreck. Good visibility, water at 29 degree Great staff on the two boats Special mention to Marco whit whom we did our first two dives. He is...More

2  Thank Famille_uk
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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Magnificent, marvelous beyond words.... Details to follow. Informal yet safety comes first. The picture perfect example of truly loving your job. Our children (8) ages 6-21 years. ; all had extraordinary educational, enjoyable and enrichment activities according to their age from snorkeling and observing baby...More

1  Thank zipabuye
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

Just back from a few days on the island and diving with Felipe. He is a wonderful guide and teacher. Recommended for any level diver, and Felipe knows the local dive spots like the back of his hand. Also his boat hand Allen is super...More

1  Thank William7845
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Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Been diving with them for many years now, and every time is an amazing adventure. There are a lot of awesome diving spots to go to. Ask for Pichi or Felipe. They are really good divers and awesome people.

1  Thank Jesh R
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Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I have dive already on 3 ocassions with them. Awesome, friendly people. I have not dive qith any ither agency of the island. The mood is good, maybe too good. I mean, the could be more strict. They do not ask for certification or filter...More

1  Thank Christian M
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Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

I had not been diving in 2 years and was a little nervous. Felipe and Alex were terrific and very patient with me!!! They go through setting up your equipment, making sure the seals are good and enduring you have not air leaks. You then...More

3  Thank sydneygirl2016
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went directly to Felipe's dive shop because they are the reference and the biggest one in the island. I saw different opinions here saying they are good and bad. Wanted to try. We dove for 3 days, 6 tanks. When you arrive in the...More

14  Thank Maufisio
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Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

What a great dive. Big Filipa was great, very nice bloke. We were in a group of four all different abilities and he made sure that everyone was safe without making a big deal of it. One of our group ran out of air and...More

1  Thank Frater13
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Laura J
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Response from Tobias W | Reviewed this property |
You should dive with The Dive Shop Old Providence: +57 315 6169495
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