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“Good Dive Shop”
Review of Sink or Swim Scuba

Sink or Swim Scuba
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are a PADI 5 star scuba shop. Learn with us, dive with us all year round. Hire a Dive master for a personal tour of our favorite dive sites. Upgrade your open water certification to an advanced or dry suit course. We'd like to show you why Vancouver Island is rated a top ten dive destination year after year.
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped with two teenagers to do some shore dives in Naniamo. Rental gear was fairly new and wetsuits fit well. Instructor and Divemaster were good and professional.

Thank dw_calfire
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Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2016

Thanks DW. I know Blake and Bianca enjoyed diving with you and the kids. Happy to show you all the underwater critters we have here. Hope you enjoyed your visit with one of our local wolf eels!

We look forward to diving with you again the next time you come out this way. Maybe a winter visit, you could get your Drysuit certification for a warmer dive and we can show you even better visibility. :)

Enjoy the rest of your summer and thanks again!


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Reviewed April 20, 2016

My soon took an open water advanced course with sink or swim. Very Friendly professional people who really know what they're doing. My son felt very comfortable and safe with them. Highly Recommended to beginners to advanced!

1  Thank fishingguy2015
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Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2016

Thanks Fishingguy, we appreicate your feedback. I'm glad your son felt safe and comfortable with us during his course. That's what it's all about for us, making sure our students are comfortable and have an enjoyable experience. We hope to see him in the water again soon.

Shelagh Richer

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Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

I rented gear at Sink or Swim for a sunday morning drop in dive and in 100 dives with rental equipment i can say that it is the best gear i've ever got. Everything was top quality and looked brand new. Also everyone from the staff is really nice and friendly. Highly recommended shop.

Thank Romain M
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Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2015

Romain,

Thank you for your review. We're glad you liked our shop and staff and we enjoyed diving with you.

Shelagh

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Reviewed March 6, 2015

I recently shopped around at the different dive stores in Nanaimo and was blown away by the level of professionalism at Sink or Swim. Can't wait to start diving with these guys!! Extremely helpful staff, answered all my questions and went well beyond. You could not ask for better rental equipment, they are diving new open water clients in Whites fusion drysuits! I will have zero concerns about my partner learning to dive with them, as you can tell they are very safety conscious. Very excited about finding a dive shop of this quality!

Thank lkitch_18
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Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2015

Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It means a lot to us that you had a good experience in our shop and walked away happy and confident.

Most of our Instructors have been diving with us and training with us for years and have the same level of professionalism when teaching or guiding. They are all extremely helpful, approachable and friendly. We hope your partner catches the 'scuba bug', and the course will be a positive experience and you'll have a new dive buddy.

I really appreciate that you took the time to write a review.

Thank you,
Shelagh

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Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Girlfriend and I showed up at 1pm on a Friday with our gear and cert cards. We needed a tank and weights each and told them we have time for one simple shore dive before we hit the road again.
They accommodated us immediately with weights, tanks, and even went above and beyond and mapped us out a perfect dive based on the time period we had and the current tide charts.
2 thumbs up. Beyond helpful. Great diving just up the road in Nanoose Bay...use Sink or Swim for all your scuba diving needs!

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Shelagh R, Owner at Sink or Swim Scuba, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2014

Thanks for the review! We hope next time you two come out to the island you'll look us up again and join us for a couple of dives!

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