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Marissa Dive Charters

#86 of 156 Boat Tours & Water Sports in San Diego Features Animals
1010 Santa Clara Place, San Diego, CA 92109-7811
+1 619-757-3280
Review Highlights
Good diving, fun crew

We've dived with the Marissa a few times now, and always had a great time. The ocean conditions can... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Nick R
via mobile
unprofessional and unorganized

I booked a 3 tank wreck dive online. I live about 8 hours away so wanted to confirm they had enough... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2015
Michelle S
Happy Valley, Oregon
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A San Diego dive boat company owned & operated by divers! From Open Water certified to Technical certified divers, you will love our knowledgeable crew and family-like atmosphere. Greater personal experience Trips limited to 6-14 divers. Uncrowded dive sites Our crew has extensive dive safety training. Marissa Dive Charters - simply the best dive charter boat in the San Diego area.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
23 Oct 2016
“Good diving, fun crew”
26 Sep 2015
“unprofessional and unorganized”
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1010 Santa Clara Place, San Diego, CA 92109-7811
Mission Bay Park
+1 619-757-3280

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We've dived with the Marissa a few times now, and always had a great time. The ocean conditions can a bit hit or miss, but Laura (captain) and Chris (DM) have always taken really good care of us. The boat is on the smaller side,...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed 27 September 2015

I booked a 3 tank wreck dive online. I live about 8 hours away so wanted to confirm they had enough divers for the boat to go out so I would not waste my time driving from Northern CA. I emailed numerous times, left several...More

3  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Myself and 10 fellow divers booked the boat for three days of 3 tank diving. The locations the boat crew took us to were great (kelp forest, wrecks) the service on the boat left much to be desired. We ordered nitrox a month ahead of...More

5  Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I had a dive accident (smashed finger in boat ladder) in October of 2014. Had to go to be rushed to the hospital for stitches and nail reconstruction. The dive boat NEVER contacted me to see if I was okay. Nothing, nada, no contact ever....More

4  Thank janine m
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

We have been diving in Southern California for 18 years. When diving the San Diego kelp beds or wreck alley, we always choose the Marissa. Lora and her crew do an excellent job. Good dive briefings, lots of help with gear etc. and lots of...More

Thank TuxMum
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We made a special trip to San Diego to dive the wrecks off the Marissa. The crew was great, the food yummy (thanks for a nice lunch with the 3-tank trip!). We had a good time, and the other divers were very nice.

1  Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I would write a review based on the actual diving, but I can't because I never got to. I started communications through email, which I received one response to. Then I had repeatedly called and left messages. The one time I did get through to...More

6  Thank mcp49
Reviewed 27 August 2013

I was in San Diego recently and was able to get some deep diving in with Marissa Dive Charters. The day I was there we did the U.S.S. Hogan wreck (125 feet deep). The boat was set up well for diving, with on-board tank refills....More

2  Thank Josh N
Reviewed 23 September 2012

great boat and crew , very friendly , good food , nitrox and high pressure steel refills available onboard

1  Thank gerald h
Reviewed 11 September 2012

I have had the chance of going out on the Marissa several times this summer and every trip has been a great experience. They have a very professional and knowledgeable crew, that nonetheless know how to keep things fun and to make everybody feel well...More

1  Thank Ramon D
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