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The Scuba Tribe

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“dive master”(21 reviews)
“chac mool”(9 reviews)
The Scuba Tribe is Playa del Carmen’s youngest and most dynamic full-service dive center. Our enthusiasm for diving is contagious! Join our tribe and let us show you why we love exploring the underwater world. We are passionate about what we do and...more
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Calle 8 | 20th & 25th Avenue, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 112 0362
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

I am an experienced diver, over 400 dives, and dove with Hector and two other very experienced divers. We were able to dive two Cenotes. I met Hector at Starbucks and off the four of us went. Hector is a very safe and conscious dive...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our Cenotes diving was organised with this company via 'Deep Blue Cosumel' (see my review). We got of the ferry at Playa Del Carmen to be met by Hector, and whisked off to dive Chuk Tun Cenote. Hector, superbly calm and knowledgeable told us the...More

Thank FruFrub
hectormcesar, Manager at The Scuba Tribe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hola FruFrub, Thank you very much for you kind review on TA. Just to make it clear for everyone else the first cenote we went to is called ChacMool, not Chuk Tun ;-) I had a lot fun diving with your group and I was...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great pleasure to dive with hector from scuba tribe at cenotes chac mool and kukulcan. What a true professional Hector is and a very knowledgeable man. The cenote were spectacular. If ever you are interested in the cenotes contact hector at scuba tribe...More

Thank 115jerry
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I booked two dive excursions with Hector Machorro at The Scuba Tribe. In both cases his guides were outstanding! I did two ocean dives with Steve, who was meticulous about safety. As an added bonus his knowledge of marine life is extraordinary, and he makes...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

I did open water course and plus other 2 dives. The experience was amazing. Steve was a great instructor. Really cared that I learn everything right and that I feel comfortable with what I am doing. Communication with the shop was fast and adjusted to...More

Thank Pauls V
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I did AOW course & bullshark diving with The Scuba Tribe. Hector (the owner) replied quickly and gave us a good deal. Steve (the instructor) was knowledgeable, has great teaching skills is nice and respectful to nature. Highly recommended!More

Thank JaNovak
The-Scuba-Tribe, Manager at The Scuba Tribe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Dear JaNovak, Thank you very much for your kind review on TA, I'm glad to hear Steve lived up to our high standards that we promise to our divers. Steve has become a real asset to The Scuba Tribe and reenforces our quality service. We...More

Reviewed 23 January 2017

This was my first cenote diving experience. I'm a newly certified diver and only had 10 total dives before this. Hector was great with explaining what to expect before arriving at the cenote and once there he gave us a very thorough briefing and made...More

Thank SkySurfer23
The-Scuba-Tribe, Manager at The Scuba Tribe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Dear SkySurfer23, Chacmool and Kukulcan have a lot of interesting things to see in just one area. I'm glad you enjoy this cenote I also had a lot of fun diving with you. Thank you for writing a great review on TA and hoping to...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

My partner and I happened upon the place and had a great experience. Our refresher course and dives were set up right away, we were provided equipment, and our instructor, Steve, was patient and knowledgeable. We had a great time and re-learned a lot! (Plus...More

Thank Lauren J
The-Scuba-Tribe, Manager at The Scuba Tribe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Dear Lauren J, Thank you very much for giving us a great review on Trip Advisor. I'm very happy to hear your refresher course went great with Steve, he is good at spotting sea horses. We look forward to dive with you on your next...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017

My two teenage daughters and I spent 5 amazing days of diving with Scuba Tribe with a total of 10 dives. We dove 2 days in Playa del Carmen, 1 day in Chac-Mool and Kukulkan cenotes, 1 day at Dos Ojos cenote, and 1 day...More

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The-Scuba-Tribe, Manager at The Scuba Tribe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Dear diverman141, Thank you for your support on Trip Advisor, I'm glad you felt you were diving with old good friends, as we also felt that way. We also had a lot fun diving with your family and we hope to repeat it again on...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016

I had the opportunity to dive with The Scuba Tribe in December of 2016. It started off with me looking for a good shop for my friends and family to do a DSD (Discover Scuba Diving) with, as you really want one that is safe,...More

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The-Scuba-Tribe, Manager at The Scuba Tribe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Dear Stuarts and Kris... P, It was very nice to meet you and dive with you. Thank you very much for such a detail review on Trip Advisor, there is not much I can add as you explain it exactly like we want to achieve....More

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