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“Awesome experience”
Review of Aqua Planet

Aqua Planet
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Owner description: Ask the world about SHARK diving, they say South Africa! Ask South Africans about SHARK diving, they say PROTEA BANKS! Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter is an accredited PADI dive center, which offers a full range of PADI courses from beginner to professional, including Sharklife Specialty courses. Our diving focus, as you have probably realized, is SHARKS. If SHARKS are your thing, come see the Big 5 (Bull, Tiger, Hammerhead, Oceanic Blacktip and Ragged-tooth sharks) and more ... with Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter.
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Deciding after 15 years of diving to do something different, I promptly took to the internet looking for a place to dive in Protea. Kym and the Aqua Planet team did not disappoint from the word go, from booking the trip and dealing with my mismanagement to the dives themselves which they handled every situation with professionalism and expertise. We were even lucky enough to have Kym and Flynn join our group for supper one night for good laughs and epic stories of Protea Banks. This is the Charter of choice if you ever decide to dive Protea. Just check out thier Facebook page for daily dive updates and you'll understand why they are such a good charter.

Thank Dwaine D
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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the great review!!! It is always a pleasure welcoming new people to Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter, and your group was awesome. It was a pleasure showing you Protea Banks and we are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. You guys are amazing and we loved diving with you. It has been a privilege getting to know you and we look forward to your future adventures with Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

It is quite difficult to put in words how amazing this dive center and dive spot really is.
I did a "baited dive" and a reef dive in September 2017 and was the only diver (plus two dive master guides) on both trips! They organized the whole thing just for me!
The boat ride to the dive site is an adventure on its own. I can't tell how much fun I had!
If you want to do an amazing dive, see lots of sharks and other big fish (or if you are lucky even some whales - I saw them breaching from the boat), then this is your place to go! The whle Aqua Planet Team is really nice. They help you where they can, are totally professional, make the whole thing as safe as possible and have lots of fun themselves.
I have to recommend Aqua Planet to anyone, who wants to dive with sharks or is looking for a diving adventure (or snorkeling).

Thank Llyrik
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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you so much for the detailed review of Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. It was great meeting you and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. As a team, we always try our best to make things professional so that our customers feel safe and feel at home all the time. As well as being a top shark diving destination, one often forgets about the incredible Humpback Whale migration we have along our coastline, from about May to November each year. This is not to be missed as we see Humpback Whales daily from the boat and for the lucky few on scuba as well - always awe inspiring!!!! We look forward to having you dive with us again on Protea Banks.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

An awesome experience - we don't have diving qualifications, so we were excited when Kym said we could snorkel with them - another bucket item done & dusted - no cages, just them and you - don't miss out on this if you're in the area - Kym & team were brilliant !

Thank Joy J
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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your time with us at Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter. We are passionate about the sharks on Protea Banks and want everyone to experience these magnificent creatures. We are so happy that we could help you tick off a bucket list item. Hopefully we will see you again the future.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

A must to do if you like scuba diving. Very professional and reliable even if the ocean is rough you can trust their service! Anytime again!

Thank valerio c
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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. We are constantly striving for great customer service, so we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. It was amazing having you dive with us and we look forward to sharing more adventures with you in the future.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. They go out of their way to ensure that you have a great time and experiance. We will be returning to this dive centre!!
I have dived with a lot of dive centres along the Natal coast line and Kym and her crew are a cut above.
Thank you for a great time.

Thank Lesley V
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Tris-Kym, Owner at Aqua Planet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter thank you for the great review and we had a fantastic time diving with you. Our aim is to make sure that all the people coming to our dive centre always feel 'at home' and we pride ourselves on the service that we offer. You to are more than welcome to come back again and we look forward to future dives with you. We always appreciate feedback so that we grow day by day.

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