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Ocean Dive Center

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Beach Rotana | Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi P.O. Box 45200, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 644 1696
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We did our open water certificate with Ahmed. He is a really good instructor, he was pedagogue and... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Aude T
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Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees, France
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After living 8 years in Abu Dhabi, and always driving to Dibba for diving, we decided to try diving... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
DKtoAD
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Abu Dhabi
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We did our open water certificate with Ahmed. He is a really good instructor, he was pedagogue and friendly! Thanks for providing us a good training making us open divers!

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

After living 8 years in Abu Dhabi, and always driving to Dibba for diving, we decided to try diving in Abu Dhabi. Booking was easy - due to bad weather our first dive was cancelled, but I received a phone call already the day before,...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner have just got back from our holiday of 10 nights at Beach Rotana. We booked this hotel only because it had a dive centre so close as we really wanted to go scuba diving. We went to Ocean Dive Center on...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I developed a fear on diving on my first attempt 2 years ago, and this diving center just wiped it out! Thanks to my very patient instructor. She was able to trained/helped me gain my confidence in diving. They also have great location wherein it's...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We found Ocean Dive Center on the search for a Padi Station in Abu Dhabi (OWD and two divers wanting to Discover Scuba Diving). The center's equipment was either brand new or very well maintained. Teresa, our dive instructor was highly professional and a pleasure...More

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ODC C, Manager at Ocean Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you very much Mr. Daniel for your kind note. The whole team are glad that you and your friends had a great time and enjoyed your diving experience with Ocean Dive Center. Hope to see you all back soon! Always Dive safe! :)

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

After an initial enquiry at a different diving center which didnt impress me I opted to use the Ocean Dive Center and glad I did. What a great set up they have and very welcoming staff, from Jasmin at reception who was always on hand...More

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ODC C, Manager at Ocean Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you very much Chris for your kind note, the whole Team are delighted that you enjoyed your diving experienced with Ocean Dive Center. We are happy to dive with you again, like you said, most weekends :). Dive Safe always!

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

I had some issues with my initial choice of dive shop for the PADi reactivate refresher. So I decided to switch to the dive shop located at Beach Rotana. I wish I had known they were there to begin with. The Dive instructor was great....More

2  Thank Michelle D
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ODC C, General Manager at Ocean Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you very much for your kind note. We are glad that you had a great experience with Ocean Dive Center. We hope to see you very soon and dive with us again!

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We have a great time to spend our short holiday in abu dhabi as a open water diver i really enjoyed the dive and very organize and cool team that they have from the reception Maria who fixed our bookings diving instructor and the boat...More

1  Thank Ryan_Fecker
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I did a last minute snorkel trip with ODC and enjoyed the experience. The wetsuit and flippers were in good condition and Adriano was a friendly person to have as the dive master. The wind came up at the last minute so we went to...More

1  Thank aiken_bonzi
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

I purchased an open diving class from Groupon. (Tip - call ODC first to check for an available class before confirming the booking.) Our schedule was booked 3 weeks after I bought the ticket but it was worth wait. Diving Instructor Adrian was so very...More

Thank jasminvirus
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