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Mermaid Dive Center

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Bubali # 112-J, Noord, Aruba
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US$65.00*
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US$90.00*
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US$120.00*
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Mermaid Divers is a company built by divers, run by divers and dedicated to the serious scuba diver. We over excellent service to our guest. To us you are not just another diver of a group, you're family. All dives are made with on staff Professional certified PADI, NAUI, IDD and CMAS Instructors / Divemasters with more than 40 years of experience and a focus on safety, fun and pleasure. We teach courses in English, Dutch, Spanish. Mermaid Dive Center is equipped with all required training materials, including big screen T.V. DVD's, videos, manuals and PADI training aids. Come and have some fun diving the best Wrecks, Reefs, Deep, Walls, Drift & Night Dive.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Bubali # 112-J, Noord, Aruba
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"boat captain"
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"lion fish"
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"refresher course"
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"watermelon"
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"great diving"
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"the reefs"
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"safety briefing"
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"these guys"
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"repeat customers"
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"open water"
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"marine life"
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"wendy"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The dives were lovely. The boat captain, Hubert was helpful and funny. Wendy, the dive master pictured in the middle, was amazing. She is knowledgeable and helpful. She kept us safe and aware without belittling or demeaning anyone. She remembered our diving needs from one...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Been home a few weeks now. Just looking at my GoPro footage, missing the dives but more importantly the professional and friendly folks at Mermaid. Carlos and Wendy were two of the best Dive masters I’ve had the experience of diving with. Whether it be...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Unfortunately, we haven't even left for our trip yet but received poor customer service during our trip planning. My husband and I are certified divers, but haven't gone diving in many years and need a refresher course. Being rusty, I had a few questions posed...More

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twofortennis
October 13, 2017|
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Response from iflypiper11 | Reviewed this property |
We did not certify with Mermaid as we are already open water certified. We dove three days in a row. Carlos was the dive master for the second and third. The second day we had ten divers. On the third day only four counting... More
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travelmama45
December 17, 2016|
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Response from eturcol | Reviewed this property |
You can rent equipment there. They have masks that cover your nose with a snorkel attached. The snorkel is optional, if you are certified, I believe. If not, you have to have the snorkel attached.
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JKoz
February 28, 2016|
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Response from Cat W | Reviewed this property |
There is sun protection onboard - but I would still bring sunblock (Im Irish, I always wear sunblock). As far as non-divers, you would have to ask. I could see it being a liability/safety issue to just let someone snorkel... More
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