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Aqua Ventures

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Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Great little dive shop with access to a cracking reef!

Just what you want, reasonable prices, friendly staff and a short ride to the reef, the owners are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JamesCantrell
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Paderborn, Germany
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Professional and friendly team

Aqua Ventures is an excellent dive centre. Very professional and dedicated team. Everyone is... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Elise P
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“dive school”(3 reviews)
“marine park”(6 reviews)
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Aqua Ventures is an owner operated company established in Watamu in January 1990. Steve and Helen Curtis, the proud owners of the company, have successfully managed Aqua Ventures and moulded it into what is considered one of Kenya's leading dive...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beach Road, Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just what you want, reasonable prices, friendly staff and a short ride to the reef, the owners are friendly and the local staff are great fun! The reef is in great condition and has a lot of life, you can see the everything from Mantas,...More

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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks very much for your review James, and glad you enjoyed your diving time with us in Watamu!

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Aqua Ventures is an excellent dive centre. Very professional and dedicated team. Everyone is friendly and fun. Excellent knowledge of the dive sites and environment. Great dives with beautiful marine life. Very decent prices compared to the excellent level of services.

Thank Elise P
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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks very much, Elise. Great to meet you and glad you enjoyed your diving!

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Just got back from the beautiful Watamu. After informing and comparing at all different diving centers Aqua Ventures looked like the most professional place to get your PADI.The diving center is very neat and clean.Equipment is well looked after and Helen the owner/instructor was very...More

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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you Sabine for your kind comments!!! Really enjoyed Diving with you and hope to see you again in the near future. Good luck and best wishes

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Wanted a couple of dives in Watamu and in the national park, and found an excellent operation here. Good equipment, knowledgable and friendly staff, located straight on the beach with a restaurant next door. Also safety focused, felt like I was in the best of...More

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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thanks so much for your comments and so glad you enjoyed yourselves with us!

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Extremely fun and so professional, I learned so quick and had the most fun doing it as well. Such great staff and instructors too. Would recommend.

Thank Lochie S
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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thanks very much Lochie, we always enjoy having you here with us!

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I just got my PADI Open Water certification at Aqua Ventures. Everything went smoothly, from the very first moment I got in touch with them. Helen and Steve are very nice people and I felt totally safe when diving with Herbert, my instructor.

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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks so much for your review - it was great meeting you and glad you enjoyed your introduction to the world of diving! Enjoy....!

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

I went on one scuba dive with Aqua Ventures. Helen who co owns the company was extremely professional, we were given a full briefing including potential hazards, water conditions, tides etc. The divecwas at sitec 15 in Watamu Marine Park and was part of the...More

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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thanks Stu, so much for your very nice comments. It was great diving with you and I really enjoyed your positive attitude and enthusiasm!! Great to meet your family too

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit Watamu to dive the marine park. Phoned ahead the day before and reserved a spot on the boat leaving in the morning at low tide. All in all I would say this might be the best dive experience I have had so...More

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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

So glad you enjoyed your Dive Adriaan - it was great to meet you and we also hope you can make it back during the Dive season..!

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Excellent diving with safety being a priority, the guides were knowledgeable and met he needs of all diving levels.

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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind comments.... so glad you enjoyed your experience with us!

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

I am only an OWD, so my testimony is only worth so much; but I can't come up with anything wrong with this place. The staff speak english very well, and are very affable. I was there with who non-diver friend who got their own...More

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Helen C, Owner at Aqua Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hi Bard, Thanks so much for your review and kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us and saw some nice stuff!

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Hello, Is this Marti who I've already spoken to on the Phone???!!
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