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Nauti Diving Galapagos

#11 of 22 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Puerto Ayora Features Animals
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
+593 2-301-5444
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Slimy boat

This was the absolute worst diving experience I have ever had; the boat was over 50 years old and... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Mauishearer
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Lahaina, Hawaii
Service at the bare minimum

Please read my review if you'd like to enjoy your experience. The facts about our experience with... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Raoul M
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

This was the absolute worst diving experience I have ever had; the boat was over 50 years old and as a sail boat will never sail again. It can only cruise at about 5 knots now. They don't have a generator hooked to the engine,...More

Thank Mauishearer
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Please read my review if you'd like to enjoy your experience. The facts about our experience with Nauti Diving: - paid 150$ pp - no introduction/ welcome of the guides at the beginning - quick transfer by taxi to the boat - no snacks/ coffee/...More

Thank Raoul M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had made our first dives here with the team. The staff was very professional, kind, fun. As this was our first times, i had no other comparaison to confront. The places where we dove were very nice (mosquera, daphne minor, north seymour). Jesus and...More

Thank Romain B
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent scuba diving experience! Good equipment, expert dive master Marcos, good spots (Seymour North, Mosquera and Daphne Minor islands). We encountered lots of sharks, hammer sharks, tortoises, rays, and other species! 2 dives per day for two days!

Thank rnobile
Reviewed 13 February 2017

spent 3 days diving with Nauti diving and as an experienced diver (PADI instructor) I never saw a diveshop so Dangerous. 1. boat was sinking (litteraly) and they kepted it every day even with many complaints 2. unexperienced and dangerous staff 3. they bring uncertified...More

Thank yanick1510
Nautilus G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nauti Diving Galapagos, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

I guess you are Yanick St-Martin, from Canada: You signed as a Divemaster, and the report of the first guide on board (The Instructor whom you dive with) says: "The passenger has a lack of control of bouyancy, his computer was beeping many times due...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Went with nauti diving. They put 3 open water divers together with a 3 discovery divers and 1 instructor. Meaning that they did only half a dive at 5m at 75 usd (per single dive). Owner refunded 20usd of total 150. Boat broke down, taking...More

Thank RwBlom
Nautilus G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nauti Diving Galapagos, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hello: I check the records, and very probably you was the girl (with your boyfriend) asking for a very easy first dive because you feel unsure. When divers come to us asking for advice, and say their last dive was time ago, or that they...More

Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was a discovery dive for me, as it was my first time diving and I am not licensed. I had a fantastic experience. Marco, who both runs the agency and is one of the dive instructors, did a great job walking me through the...More

Thank Kyle G
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I was booked in to do a scuba review since I hadn't been diving for a couple of years. It seemed legit until we came on board and my "review" seemed to be watching the discovery scuba video... However I had read up before going...More

Thank MatildaLands
Nautilus G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Nauti Diving Galapagos, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hi Matilda: For divers with no much experience, or divers who does not dive for a long time, we encourage to watch a video while in navigation to the dive site. After the video, the Instructor gives you the dive equipment to check throughly all...More

Reviewed 2 July 2016

I booked a trip at Nauti Diving in Puerto Ayora, Galapagos islands and had the best dive in my life. I was very nervous because of the strong currants but MARCO, my dive instructor, did a great job to motivate me and help me to...More

Thank fujikawachuchi
Reviewed 28 May 2016

First it started without checking any license or filling out any Padi papers (the once you normally sign before you go diving) Then we drove to the harbour where we had to wait for about 2 hours before the boat came. First dive: pretty big...More

Thank Mirjam K
Nautilus G, Director of Sales at Nauti Diving Galapagos, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

Dear Mirjam: Galapagos is not a place for all divers. Only divers that can manage different situations fully enjoy all dives. Sometimes, the ocean conditions are not easy, with waves and some currents. The report of the guides and crew said: “the passenger said someone...More

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