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Buddies Dive Cove

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24/2 Pioneer Road, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 2808, Malta
+356 2757 6266
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Wonderful 1st dive

I did my first dive, staff is very professional and prices are not expensive. Particular thanks to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gauvain B
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Next time I go to Malta, I go to Buddies!

Buddies Dive Cove is a dive centre exactly as I like it: Great staff who are fun to hang out with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rune H
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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The friendliest dive centre in Malta. Beginners welcome. Guided diving in small groups. PADI 5 Star IDC Centre with award winning in-house Course Director: Martin Stanhope. Training from Open water to Instructor. PADI Authorised TecRec Centre with training from Tec 40 to Trimix instructor. We can teach in English, Dutch, French, German and Hungarian.
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“great diving” (26 reviews)
“open water” (25 reviews)
“days diving” (12 reviews)
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24/2 Pioneer Road, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 2808, Malta
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+356 2757 6266
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did my first dive, staff is very professional and prices are not expensive. Particular thanks to my instructors Elka and Luke. Cheers

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buddies Dive Cove is a dive centre exactly as I like it: Great staff who are fun to hang out with between dives. A very safety oriented attitude towards diving. A laid-back atmosphere with enough time do to stuff the proper way and have fun...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a fun couple of days wreck diving with the guys at Buddies ... some awesome wrecks and very knowledgeable guys thanks Ryan and Mike for a blast Highly recommend

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did my first discover scuba dive with Elka and closely followed by Katie who were fantastic. They taught me the basics and settled my fears of diving. I can safely say I can’t wait to get back in the water and do my Padi,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great experience with Martin and Elka at Buddies. 1st time dive for my nervous wife but Elka was wonderfully professional and encouraging with her. Would thoroughly recommend their services to divers new and old who visit Malta.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buddies are an approachable, friendly, knowledgeable team. We did our Advanced Open Water with Buddies, then went back to dive some wrecks with them because we enjoyed it so much! Special mention to our AOW instructor, the awesome Elka! Highly recommended, great value for money...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I've dived with Buddies and I can't recommend them highly enough. I've got a PADI Open water qualification so can only dive to 18m but after diving 10 times with them over two visits we've never been to the same...More

Thank Niamh S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went diving this week with Mike from Buddies. Met Martin too (Though for the purposes of this review I'm inclined to say he's no Mike :) LOL) Shop is great and the guys are great, excellent communication, safe and good advice. Mike was very attentive...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

We did 6 days of diving with this dive centre at the end of May. When researching the dive shops, I always came back to Buddies as the one I wanted to dive with and I do not regret it at all. A professional, but...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Thanks to all at Buddies for a great weeks scuba diving. Thanks to Dean for guiding and his enthusiastic local knowledge and dive briefs, a great dive guide. Thanks to Martin, Elka, Rachel, Ryan, Mike, Kate and Sarah for an excellent week. Highly recommended.

Thank Douglas D
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Phill D
27 March 2017|
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Response from BuddiesDiveCove | Property representative |
A rashie and shorts would be ok for shallow dives but you would need at least a shortie or full 3mm suit. If you'd like to book with us then please email me, we would love to have you join us.
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jaysinghuk
1 February 2017|
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Response from BuddiesDiveCove | Property representative |
Hi. Yes we are open all year round!
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5 May 2016|
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Response from preacherswife | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we didn't snorkel while we were there.
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