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Cornish Diving Centre

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Bar Road, Falmouth TR11 4BN, England
+44 1326 311265
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Very disorganised and poor control of dives

Couldn't recommend this, each of the planned dives were held up by faulty equipment or The wrong... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mikeedwards2016
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London, United Kingdom
PADI Open water

Liz and the team took me from complete novice to the first stage of a new passion on the PADI open... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
lizardphotography1
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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Cornish Diving School is a PADI five-star dive school, offering a comprehensive range of Scuba Diving courses from beginner through to professional level. We have an indoor pool on site and 1100 ft.² of retail shop space, all in a great location, just a stones throw from the National Maritime Museum.
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Bar Road, Falmouth TR11 4BN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't recommend this, each of the planned dives were held up by faulty equipment or The wrong equipment was being brought to every dive costing time returning to base. A lone diver in our party was allowed to cause dives to be cut short and...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Liz and the team took me from complete novice to the first stage of a new passion on the PADI open water. At 55yrs of age this was no mean feat! Thoroughly supportive friendly environment I shall be doing the advanced course soon and recommend...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you want to go diving ignore this review as it would be unfair for me to comment. If you want competent service in a dive shop then avoid the Cornish Dive Centre. After 2 visits where what had been promised wasn't delivered, I left...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Cornish Diving Services use to be a fabulous dive centre a few years ago but with management & ownership changes it is less appealing than it once was. The equipment offers don’t seem to be there anymore and the diving is pretty run of the...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I completed our PADI Open Water with the team from Cornish Diving last week - amazing experience, friendly and professional trainers, and a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Diving for the first time in the sea for the first time can be unnerving,...More

Thank Vince H
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Matt-Sue D, Owner at Cornish Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we endeavour to treat everyone as an individual to keep up a high standard of teaching. Our passion for introducing people to the underwater world is what drives us to keep being the best that we can be.

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My daughter (13) learned to dive (Padi Open Water) with Sue, Matt and the team. They really looked after her and she loved it. We have since been on two guided dives with them and will be back for more. Great dive school and friendly...More

Thank Rob S
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Matt-Sue D, Owner at Cornish Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

We loved meeting you and introducing you to the underwater world and thank you for taking the time to write your kind review.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This is a friendly and highly professional diving school that took my daughter and I from complete beginners to PADI open water divers. The first 2 days were spent learning in the onsite pool and then 2 days diving at Gylly beach in Falmouth. Our...More

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Matt-Sue D, Owner at Cornish Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review we love to teach diving and have fun, while inspiring others to reach their goals.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

I have loved all my dives with the Cornish Diving Centre. The locations are fantastic and the friendly, fun atmosphere makes the experience. The staff are very attentive and made me feel extremely comfortable in the lead up to the dive and whilst I was...More

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Matt-Sue D, Owner at Cornish Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review we look forward to more diving with you in the future.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

I have been diving with Cornish Diving since I began Uni. With this company I have been taught how to be a safe and competent diver. Small groups with safety being the first priority. Both shore and boat dives are awesome. Would 100% recommend! Suggested...More

1  Thank Fleur R
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Matt-Sue D, Owner at Cornish Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you it what we are all about.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Everyone was very friendly and helpful, all of his (sometimes bizarre) questions were answered. He was lucky enough to go in the sea as conditions were perfect, an utterly amazing experience for him.... we'll be back again soon. Thank you for the unforgettable experience!

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Matt-Sue D, Owner at Cornish Diving Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

We are so glad that he enjoyed it so much its the reason we set up in business in the first place. To inspire, educate and to have fun! Look forward to more soon.

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