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Coral Divers

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dives are very well planned , dive masters and instructors know their stuff ! Dive Instructor Ruan Stone is definitely the best there is , if you book make sure you are with him ! Nice and communal , everyone is friendly . The Berghs

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Dear Evert, Thank you for the fabulous review! Ruan will be delighted to hear your praises and we are very happy to hear that you had a great time with us... Hope to see you all again soon!

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to stay. Very convenient and close to the beach. Great club house / pool area for days when the beach isnt great or in the evenings. Tractor drives to and from the beach so you dont even need a car. Well priced. The dives are very well organised and the diving is the best!

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hi Candice, Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Coral Divers. It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to being able to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Time to Dive. They delivered yet again. Charter diving and all round experience are tops. Thank you to Dave Barns and his well trained team at the resort. Keep up the good work and we will see you all very soon

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Dear Anton, Many thanks for great feedback! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our service and hope to see you again soon.

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have enjoyed Coral Divers many times over the past 16 years, and it remains the ideal spot from which to enjoy Sodwana Bay's diving and other attractions. All staff are extremely professional and friendly. We were particularly impressed with the diving instructions, Jason in particular nurtured our 2 children (ages 12 and 10) through their first diving course and...

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Dear Afrexplorer, It is great to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us at Coral Divers. Diving is a fabulous family activity and it is super that your two children can now join you on more family diving holidays. Jason will be delighted to hear that you found him to be an excellent dive instructor and we look...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The whole coral divers experience is excellent. All staff take pride in welcoming guests and ensuring your comfort. The operation is well run, and very well organised, resulting in a relaxed environment where you can enjoy world class diving, African warmth and beauty, comfortable rooms and good food.

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Dear Jean, Thank you kindly for your lovely review of Coral Divers. We appreciate your feedback as making sure your holiday is fabulous, is our priority. We value all the input we receive from our guests and it is always great to hear when we have lived up to your expectations. We look forward to seeing you back at Coral...

Newcastle, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Coral Divers so much, my daughter is getting married there in May!! Wonderful staff, beautiful surroundings, fabulous atmosphere, comfortable and clean accommodation. From making the booking to handing in the keys, you feel relaxed and well looked after!

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Dear Karib4Jesus, Thank you very much for posting your review of Coral Divers and we are very happy to hear that you love visiting us. We are also delighted to be able to host your daughter's upcoming wedding and are honoured to have her select Coral Divers as the venue and organisers for this special day. We look forward to...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Coral over the Easter break, for my wife to do her open water course and for me to get some diving in. I dont know quite what I expected of Coral, but it definitely wowed us both. The whole operation is as slick as can be, they co-ordinate hundreds of dives every day without a hitch. The self...

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hi Brendan, Thanks for your wonderful review and we are thrilled to hear that your holiday was fabulous. Now that your wife has learnt to dive, we look forward to sharing many more spectacular dive holidays with you both in Sodwana! We love Sodwana, it is truly a special place and being able to share it with our guests and...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family break away to Coral Divers. Facilities clean and comfortable. Great reefs. Ruan Stone was our instructor, very professional, friendly and super knowledgeable!! Enjoyed the dive training tremendously!!

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Dear Rina, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay at Coral Divers. We truly appreciate the feedback and loved hearing that you enjoyed your Padi dive course. We look forward to sharing many more adventures with you in the future!

Hillcrest, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful 5 days at Coral Divers in Sodwana, the purpose was to qualify my children for future diving holidays but we got so much more than that from this experience. Not only did we have a brilliant diving week, exceptional instructor and DM, but my husband, who is not a diver, also thoroughly enjoyed his time on...

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hi Debbie, We are delighted to hear that you had a great time with us as a family. I do hope that we will be able to share many more memories with you for future family holidays, as there is so much to explore now that your children are qualified divers. Diving is an incredible sport and not only that,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went on a scuba diving trip. We always go to Coral Divers #CoralDivers they have the best prices and exceptional Padi dive masters and instructors. PADI OPEN WATER DIVER USD $300 Includes: 5 nights tented accommodation (upgradeable)
5 theory & 5 pool sessions, an exam, and 4 open water dives with a PADI instructor. Digital PADI Open Water...

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CoralDivers, Manager at Coral Divers, responded to this review

Hi Abrie, Thank you very much for your review. We are really happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience with us and that you feel we offer a great service and value for money. We do hope that you will be able to visit us again sometime soon!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Coral Divers is a PADI 5 star Gold Palm IDC/CDC Centre situated in Sodwana Bay, South Africa. We are proud to be able to provide all levels of PADI scuba instruction from Bubble Maker to Instructor Development Courses as well as accommodation and dive charters. Lying within the boundaries of the Isimangaliso Wetland Park, Sodwana Bay provides the travelling diver with a vast array of unspoilt coral reefs populated with a huge diversity of Indo-Pacific fish & invertebrates. Apart from the great diving & beautiful coral reefs, the area offers fun and excitement for the non-diver too. From quad bike riding, kiteboarding and paintballing to day trips to Makhasa Game Reserve for Rhino or Buffalo tracking on foot, you're sure to find something that appeals to you, your friends and/or family. Coral Divers offers you a very comfortable diving holiday experience while retaining the rustic appeal of an out-of-the-way bush camp. The area is covered with dense coastal forest offering exquisite scenery, bird watching, and a number of small mammals including Bush Babies, Genets, Duiker and Striped Mongoose. Sodwana is accessible by car, however we can arrange transfers from Hluhluwe - Bushlands (The BazBus drop off point) should you not have your own vehicle. Petrol & Diesel are available from the petrol station in the National Park, and there is a small supermarket which can provide you with essentials such as food, drink and sun block. There are a couple of restaurants both within and outside of the Park, as well as our local night club, 'Maak 'n Jol', where you can dance the night away. Sodwana is also within driving distance of a number of amazing game reserves including Makhasa Game Reserve, Mkhuze Game Reserve, Phinda Game Reserve & the Hluhluwe Mfolozi Park. We invite you to take a look through our site to find out a little more about Coral Divers - Sodwana Bay and the diving. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coral Divers

Address: Private Bag 320 | Mbazwana, 3974, Sodwana 3974, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Sodwana
Price Range: RM174 - RM257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Coral Divers 3*
Number of rooms: 84
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“We stayed in the tented camp, I might go for the upgrade next time, just for a little more privacy”
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“In summer try and get a room with aircon as it gets very hot at night.”
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