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Galapagos Tip Top Dive & Training

#1 of 22 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Puerto Ayora Features Animals
Tomas de Berlanga y Colonos, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-4972
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Open Water Licence

Eduardo is am amaizing teacher and he can show you all the skills what a good Open Water Diver... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
Daniel H
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Open Water Diver License

It's been our first experience of diving and it had been awesome!!! Thank you for this amazing time... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Alexander S
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Eduardo is am amaizing teacher and he can show you all the skills what a good Open Water Diver needs. Under water he gives clear signals and I feeling my very safe.

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

It's been our first experience of diving and it had been awesome!!! Thank you for this amazing time under and above water! We felt totally safe during the course and our diving instructor is probably one of the most lovely guys we met during our...More

Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I got my Advanced Open Water with Edu. He is very funny and responsible. The most important part in diving is keeping calm and relax, especially in Galapagos with strong currents and very cold water. Edu did very good job in explaining the skills and...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Booked my course a couple months before leaving on my trip to South America. Communication with Jorge was both easy and pleasant, he responded to emails incredibly quickly. The actual course was very well organised and the dive briefing at the start of each day...More

Thank Oliver R
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Did my Advanced Open Water Course with Tip Top Diving and had an amazing experience. Eduardo, my instructor, was great! Very calm and helpful during the dives and extremely friendly and well organized overall.

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Highly recommended for first time and advanced divers! I had an amazing experience in my Open Water course. I was excited and nervous but I felt extremely comfortable and secure with my instructor. Excellent facilities, prepared and passionate instructor =)

Thank nenariba
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had such a great experience with my instructor, Eduardo. He made me feel comfortable and at ease, welcomed questions, and took the time to explain all the dives before we headed out on the boat to the dive site. He also picked me up...More

Thank Alice L
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I went 10 days to the Galapagos to get my open water diving license and my advanced open water with the Tip Top Diving School. There are not many words to describe what a wonderful experience I've had with them. 5 days diving into the...More

Thank Arno R
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a great experience on my PADI Open Water Dive. I was really nervous and Eduardo helped me the whole way through. One of the very few companies where they only take a few people on each course so you feel that you are getting...More

Thank davies586
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We went to tiptop because of the good reviews and the fact that they have a beginner program which we needed. The briefing was very good and all was explained well in detail. Eduardo really took time for this. Even though it was my first...More

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Can I get all my scuba gear from you guys for rental..... it's a long way to drag gear from Australia, and we have a few other stops between when we leave and when we get to GI. What chances of seeing the hammerheads from land dives? Thanking you in advance
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.
Hi. I'd like to that which type of valve do you have. can I buy DIN-yoke adapter in the island? because I own DIN type regulator without adapter. thanks
30 May 2015|
Response from jamahauad | Property representative |
We have DIN insert valves. Those can accept either yoke or DIN connections.
Alexander K
Hi i would like to know about scuba diving course or July or august for 3 kids (9, 11,13) and 2 adults. Good swimmers all!!! Ecuadorians english speaking tks :) Diana
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