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Galapagos Tip Top Dive & Training

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Tomas de Berlanga y Colonos, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-4972
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Excellent teaching centre

I had no experience of scuba diving and had only been snorkelling a couple of times so learning to... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Jack N
via mobile
Advanced Open Water

Me and my friend did the Advanced Open Water course with Tip Top and it was amazing! They were... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Ariadne T
via mobile
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Specializing in providing dive training in all levels. Galapagos' Top Dive Training offers private and semi-private PADI courses for people wishing to learn scuba diving while on vacation in the Galapagos Islands. Courses range from Open Water, the basic level of training up to Instructor including Trimix and Rebreathers. We offer all gases and full rebreather and technical diving support.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Tomas de Berlanga y Colonos, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-4972
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I had no experience of scuba diving and had only been snorkelling a couple of times so learning to scuba dive was a challenge. Happily, Javier Mahoud was a great instructor. He was very patient and helpful. Over the course of 3 days I graduated...More

Thank Jack N
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend did the Advanced Open Water course with Tip Top and it was amazing! They were since the beginning very patient and responsive, I had a lot of questions regarding the course, gear and payment and they solved it all out. We...More

1  Thank Ariadne T
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I highly recommand this diving center ! I pass the PADI Open Water in 3 days with Javier as teacher and with only 2 other persons and I felt very safe and confortable in the water. We saw a lot of fishes, rays, seelions, lobsters...More

Thank tho879
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Forget about the rest, this is the place to dive with. I've looked around for a few days before booking this course and everyone pointed tip top diving. Javier is, not only a responsible and knowledgeable, but he is also a semi-aquatic animal. He is...More

Thank Tal B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

If you are thinking of diving and getting PADI certified in the Galapagos, 1) Just do it, and 2) Dive with Tip Top. They are extremely responsive on e-mail, making you feel comfortable sending money over the internet. I did my 3 day Open Water...More

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I did several dives with several different companies in the Galapagos but the Advanced Open Water series I did with Tip Top was by far the most useful in terms of developing my skillset but also learning about the local flora and fauna in the...More

1  Thank poxywallow
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We had the best time diving with Jorge and Javier. They were so considerate and made sure everyone felt safe the entire time. They were very funny and we laughed the whole time!

Thank EmilieVagner
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Javier, Jorge and Charles were the best instructors, and I felt safe and comfortable at all times. Me and my friends had a great time and the guys were so funny.

Thank julielyck
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I completed our PADI advanced open water certification with Tip Top Diving and were delighted with the service from start to finish. Jorge was very helpful over email in providing advice and arranging the specifics of the course, as to what would...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had the best experience taking our Open Water course at Tip Top Diving on Santa Cruz in Galapagos. The instructors, Javier and Eduardo, were very professional and at the same time we had so much fun together while diving. We will recommend Tip Top...More

2  Thank Kirstine D
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Questions & Answers
26 December 2015|
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Response from jamahauad | Property representative |
All our courses include gear rental. We do provide rental services for live-aboard trips if needed.
30 May 2015|
Response from jamahauad | Property representative |
We have DIN insert valves. Those can accept either yoke or DIN connections.
Alexander K
25 March 2015|
Response from GunnhildB | Reviewed this property |
Hi Diana, I suggest that you contact Tip Top directly through their webpage. Lots of information there as well. I can highly recommend taking your scuba training with them. Have fun diving! Galapagos is amazing! Gunnhild