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Jolly Dive Center

#5 of 18 Tours in Jolly Harbour Features Animals
Jolly Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-462-8305
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Brilliant dive centre

My husband (Kev) and I dived twice with this dive centre on Jolly Beach. My first dive didn't go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Liz D
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York
via mobile
Terrific Staff!

Set up a SCUBA beginner session for family - the staff was absolutely awesome and made us feel like... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Jon W
via mobile
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“bow tie” (8 reviews)
“the reefs” (11 reviews)
“nurse sharks” (10 reviews)
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Jolly Harbour, Antigua
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+1 268-462-8305
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband (Kev) and I dived twice with this dive centre on Jolly Beach. My first dive didn't go very well because I was nervous after not diving for a while. I was upset after the dive and Paul (the fabulous and brilliantly eccentric owner)...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Set up a SCUBA beginner session for family - the staff was absolutely awesome and made us feel like one of their own! Wife and I weren't real successful on orientation, but our son was a natural. I was so comfortable and confident with staff...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Managed only one day [two tank] dive, wish I had time to do more Cornellia and Paul are fantastic, very attentive, professional and friendly. Paul is the first man I have seen dive in a shirt and bow tie, wonderful, he is eccentric [or should...More

1  Thank geepee
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We did the Discover Scuba package with Jolly Dive. Paul is the owner and I emailed him directly to set it up. It was great. We did the written and pool session in the morning, and in the afternoon we joined the second daily dive...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I had not been diving in nearly 10 years, and my son (age 13) and husband were taking an open-water referral course. The dive shop was very accommodating of our particular situation, flexible and professional. We went out on 3 two-tank dives, one day we...More

Thank Mari M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We came here to Antigua so I could finish my PADI diver certification while we visited friends on the island. I could not have asked for a better, safer and more enjoyable experience than with the instruction and guidance I received working with Carol and...More

1  Thank GahuGrrl
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I wanted to go scuba diving in Antigua with my friends. We walked down the beach and spoke with Carolin at Jolly Dive. She was very friendly and helpful, so we scheduled a two tank dive for the following AM. We arrived, they helped get...More

2  Thank ForTheStory
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Dive guides are all very knowledgeable and friendly. They are good at pointing out things underwater as they use dive slates to communicate what you are looking as well. You only have to set up your gear initially on your 1st tank and they transport...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Jolly Dive staff are very professional and fun. Had great dives on all three day booked, even with rough seas. Dive shop is less than 5 minute walk down the beach from Jolly Beach Resort. Would definitely use them again. Hope to be back soon....More

Thank MIkeF_1313
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Recommended in St. John as the best dive center in Antigua we chose Jolly Dive and our expectations were exceeded. A very friendly and multinational crew took great care of us - safety was always top priority (really high safety levels) and they really know...More

Thank jsander2017
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Kathryn M
Hi, Kathryn. What would you like to know about this attraction? Hi Paul and Team! I am here but staying in an Air BNB for my first couple of days. I am right across from the Sandals Resort. How do I get to you all? There is a bus that comes by here #50. Let me know! I want to dive tomorrow! K
8 May 2017|
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Response from JollyDiveMark | Property representative |
Hi Kathryn, We would be very happy to have you diving with us tomorrow morning. Taking bus 50 may be a bit tricky to reach us. Please give us a call at +1-268-462-8305 so that we can help you make arrangements for tomorrow... More
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HCF1971
I've never dived before, but really want to try. I am an excellent swimmer and not afraid of the sea in any way. But I don't want to spend my time learning only in a pool. I want to dive :-) Is this possible since I will only be there for 4 days. Also, can you please tell me the prices. I'm on a budget (who isn't LOL) and traveling alone. Many thanks!!
12 November 2016|
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Response from Mark N | Reviewed this property |
We did a Discover Scuba diving course. So we spent 1/2 hour in the swimming pool at Jolly Harbour and then went out diving for just under an hour on the reef (20 minutes away by boat). The whole thing took a little over... More
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Craig R
Hi , can you please tell me about a typical dive? Duration, depth, surface intervals, fast boat? Thanks
28 January 2016|
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Response from Ryan G | Reviewed this property |
Intro dive with five new (and three very young) divers we were in the pool for an hour and on the reef for thirty minutes, thirty feet deep or so. Boat was nice, as were the people.
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