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Poseidon Dive Center

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Address: Calle 18 No 1 - 69 | In Taganga - Santa Marta, Santa Marta 1436, Colombia
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+57 5 4219224
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07:30 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:30
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The Only Padi 5* Gold Palm Instructor Development Dive Resort, Tec Diving...

The Only Padi 5* Gold Palm Instructor Development Dive Resort, Tec Diving And Sidemount Facility in Colombia. We speak Spanish, English and German. We offer dive courses from beginner to pro level and fun dives. 3 comfortable rooms and own swimming pool on site. Two comfortable custom made dive boats one for up to 16 divers and the second for up to 18 divers. You can dive with air, Nitrox for free and Trimix. Sidemount diving available. 1 Course director full time. Free WiFI. The fun dives are only limited by air consumption, not by time. Depending of the season we offer you 3mm or 5mm wetsuits and dive computer. Diving in Colombia has a name: Poseidon Dive Center – We change your lifestyle.

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Best Dive Outfit in Taganga

A real big thanks to all the guys and girls at the dive center. My dive master Zoey was great and the shop couldn't of been better. I've been diving for quite a while and know... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Ben W
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Grand Cayman
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Grand Cayman
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A real big thanks to all the guys and girls at the dive center. My dive master Zoey was great and the shop couldn't of been better. I've been diving for quite a while and know exactly what want and they delivered. Top notch gear awesome boat and great staff. I had Nitrox and I got to spear lion fish... More 

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Thank Ben W
Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for your time and comment. All the Staff is pleased to read your comment, specially because you dive a lot in different places and you know lot´s dive Outfits. Seems that we are on a good way. Thanks and hope to see ya soon again Saludos PDC More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did my open water at Poseidon Dive Center, while my friend did his advanced OWD. It was a great experience, the dives were amazing, the staff is extremly friendly (most of all our half swiss/half colombian instructor Markus!) and the service was just perfect! The instructors are fluent in many languages and the equipment was great. We recommend this... More 

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Thank Mia Aurelia H
Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi and thanks a lot for your time and Review. It´s great to read that you liked our Services and we are happy that you have a new Passion right now. We hope that you continue to dive in the future and always hava a taught on us when you dive. Have a nice time travelling See ya PDC More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the advanced open water with Poseidon and had a great experience! They are very professional compare to other dive schools here. Maybe a little bit more expensive but high quality has always a price. Highly recommend Markus as Instructor

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1 Thank Jessica S
Max M, Public Relations Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi thanks a lot for your time and comment here. Its great to read that you liked our services. Quality means for us to have a high level trained enthusiastic staff who work hard to fullfil the clients needs, also it meens that we fulfill all legal requirements of the Colombian Governement such a have the staff with working contract... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to dive, good equipment, good boat, good facilities, great staff... and a very good thing they always ask what's needed to improve their service

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Thank Andres P
Max M, Front Office Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi thanks a lot for your time and comment. We always try to find out what where we can improve, you can perform alwasy better. It was great to have you here again, now you can not only help and prevent problems in the air noy only under water. See ya soon PDC More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

the environment is friendly and the dives well organized. we also received some money back for the second dive we didn't do because of the bad visibility which was nice. nevertheless, our guide lost the whole group under water. at the end, only me and him were there and he didn't realize that he lost everybody because he never looked... More 

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Thank Stephanie H
Max M, Front Office Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your time and comment. Good to here that you liked our organisation of the dives. Sometimes things happens which should not happen. After reading your comment in our survey we talked with the Guide to assure what the problem was and how to avoid it in the future. But there are some points which are not 100%... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dive was good, and the instructor could speak English and was really nice. I forgot my GoPro there, but they did everything for me and sent it with a bus so I could get it before I went home.

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Thank Josephine M
Max M, Front Office Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your time and comment and we hope to see ya back soon. The part of the Go Pro is for us an obvious part of our service. Glaf that you got it Saludos PDC More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

My boyfriend and I did our advanced OW at Poseidon in April. We hadn't dove for many years and I was very nervous, so much so I nearly dropped out of the course. Petra, our instructor, was a great blend of understanding and empathic but also pushed me to keep going when I needed it. I'm so glad she did... More 

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Thank Katie S
Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for your time and comment. Really glad to hear that you liked our services and you enjoyed the course. Hopefully you see have more amazing dives in teh future. See ya PDC More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I stayed at the diving center in total 4 weeks to complete my divemaster course and I totally enjoyed every single day! I found a great enviroment, they have a reception with Joseline that is really professional and helpful with any kind of information. The center is big and also has a pool to practice the skills. All my Instructors... More 

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Thank crisier
Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi thanks a lot for your time and review. It's a pleassure for all of us to read your comment. Now we hope that your continue your Diving Career and hopefully we can meet us again to get Diving together, that's what we love to do. See ya soon PDC More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Diving with Poseidon was a fantastic experience. We had great instruction from Victor and overall a great time with the company. They are all incredibly experienced and proficient, whether working the desk (there is lots of paperwork involved in PADI) or actually doing the technical stuff around diving. We felt very safe with them! Highly recommend Poseidon for fun dives... More 

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Thank Tori D
Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi, thanks a lot for your time and comment here. Fantastic to read that you enjoyed the experience and services with us. Hope to see ya back soon and that you enjoy diving around the world. There is lot to see around the world. See ya PDC More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

I went to Taganga to do my Divemaster course. Apart from reviews here I'd been recommended Poseidon by an instructor I had met in Ecuador and I was not disappointed. As well as my Divemaster, I ended up doing two PADI specialities and getting my Tec45 qualification. I unreservedly recommend them. Two things stand out. Firstly, the instructors are excellent.... More 

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1 Thank Iain B
Max M, General Manager at Poseidon Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi and thanks a lot for your comment and time here. It's important to read you opinion and now not only as a diver now its also as a DIVE PROFESSIONAL. It was a pleassure for us to had you on board here and we hope to see you back soon after passing summer in London. All the best PDC More 

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