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Pacific Coast Dive Center

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Address: Centro Comercial Arena # 1, Playa Flamingo 50301, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
0050688274515
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06:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 16:00
Sat 06:30 - 13:00
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We are a dedicated long established group of professional divers based in...

We are a dedicated long established group of professional divers based in Flamingo, providing full diving equipment, guided dives, dive experiences (no experience necessary),dive courses and scenic transfers to and from your accomodation.We are happy to provide you with the largest diving boat in the area, so come and enjoy a unique experience with our team.

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US$60.00*
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Snorkeling at Catalina Island
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US$110.00*
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Half-day Scuba Diving Tour in the Catalina Islands of Costa Rica
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US$160.00*
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Introductory 5-Hour Scuba Diving Tour in Costa Rica from Tamarindo

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My husband and I have visited Costa Rica several times and we also make sure to book a couple of days of diving with Pacific Coast Dive Center. The dive masters are great! This... read more

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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I have visited Costa Rica several times and we also make sure to book a couple of days of diving with Pacific Coast Dive Center. The dive masters are great! This trip we saw huge spotted eagle rays, many other rays, a guitar shark, white tip reef shark, eels, and several octopi. They are safety conscience, which... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome divers, good people and great diving sites. Good quality for the price. The rental equipement is pretty good. Little issues with my mouth piece but they fixed it right away. Would go again

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As well as being a first time scuba diver, I am also not the most comfortable person in the open water. However I was determined to scuba dive. Thanks to two terrific dive instructors, Hannah and Michaela, who were very patient and gave me fantastic coaching, I am now hooked! I would not have been able to get through it... More 

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Pacific Coast D, Public Relations Manager at Pacific Coast Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank Youuuuu! I will read your review to our crew, and I'm sure they will feel great with your words. If you decide to try again, please contact us. Kind regards. Elia More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Boat excellent. Staff very good. I used my own equipment so I cannot comment on theirs. There is a good emphasis on safety. Good briefing before the dive. I have been driving a long time and never had a problem. However, on the first dive of the day I did have problems with my equipment. Somehow, I did not set... More 

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Thank Mike59844
Pacific Coast D, Public Relations Manager at Pacific Coast Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Mike. As I read in your review, almost everything with us was Ok! Thank you! I'm sorry if you didn't see too much in your dive, but the visibility and the ocean conditions are not in our hands. We can't control them. Some days we have wonderful dives, and sometimes regular dives. And we can't know it until go... More 

Warsaw, Poland
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I was surprised by the quality of the gear and organisation of the trip, but that's all good I can say about the dive. GEAR: All new in very good condition, but no fitting (except for the wetsuits) before the dive. I am not used to diving without checking whether the BCD fits and all divers know that its important... More 

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Pacific Coast D, Public Relations Manager at Pacific Coast Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi! First of all thank you very much for your time in Tripadvisor giving us your review. Now is our turn, so I need to answer some things. First of all we wanted to clarify that WE DON'T HAVE ANYONE OF 13 YEARS OLD WORKING WITH US. That would be illegal, as in any other part of the world. Maybe... More 

Seattle, Washington
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232 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Now here is why I gave this pace a low rating. We have been on quite a few different snorkel boat tours all over the world and if you look at my other reviews - you'll see I have very few that are a 1 or 2 * (like less that 5%). So this really is a dive boat that... More 

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Pacific Coast D, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Coast Dive Center, responded to this review
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Antes de nada me gustaría agradecerle por tomarse el tiempo de escribirnos su experiencia en nuestra compañía. Entrando en detalles,... More 

Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Though I am not a certified scuba diver, I had been once before and wanted to go again during my trip to Costa Rica. I was picked up at my hotel and driven to the center where I was fitted with a dive suit, snorkel and fins. Myself and one other person (expired certification) were taken to a hotel pool... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was initially concerned about how many people were on the big dive boat, as we often seek out smaller groups to go with, being experienced divers. However, they split everyone up into appropriate, smaller groups to visit different dive/snorkel spots, and the dive guides were experienced and professional. I would definitely dive with them again.

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The best boat and the best guides make for consistently enjoyable diving. Pacific Coast is operated by a truly professional staff that loves to dive. Despite limited viability, we saw huge mantas and beautiful reef fish. Simply the best....

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Toronto
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have been diving all over the world for the past 40 years and this operation is first class. Safety was number one, the staff made it effortless. All we had to do was jump in and enjoy the dive. We had a spectacular day with massive Manta Rays circling above, swarms of thousands of fish and even sharks. The... More 

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