Wow! What an amazing time I had diving with Aqua TCI. Stephanie and Bill provided custom service on par with that of Nordstrom. Stephanie guided most of our dives; she knew all the cool places to take us and did a great job preparing us for what to observe while “down under”. While diving, it was obvious that she was aware of where all her guests were at all times, and she kept a watchful eye over us all to ensure we were safe. I truly appreciated her skills as a master diver, which made me feel very comfortable throughout the entire experience – both on the surface and under water. Bill did a great job of staging our gear and having everything ready for each dive. If ever given the opportunity to dive with them again, I would not hesitate. I fully expect that, if you dive with...
My family and I have traveled throughout the Caribbean. Unfortunately, I am the only diver amongst us and must dive alone. I originally chose Aqua TCI because they were not the large, cattle herding shop where I would get left out with an overcrowded boat. My day with Aqua TCI was perfect and the best I have had in 11 years of diving. They were safe, knowledgeable, flexible and most of all fun. As I day dream about quitting my job and opening a dive shop somewhere, I would do just like their Stephanie and Bill!
After searching a little bit about the freediving options on Koh Tao, we decided to go to Alvaro Diving, because it seemed smaller and more friendly. We did not regret. Bat was amazing, an "old school" freediver who thaught us the level 1 ssi course. It was an amazing experience!!!
What a great diving operation!
I normally do not give 5/5 but I will do it this time!
Bill & Steph do know very, very well how to organize a dive operation given the fact they have worked as dive instructors for so many years. I am surely glad they decided to open up their own operation.
Great, fast, new Boat, excellent dives, safety all the time in mind and simply just great fun.
Furthermore, they know you are on holidays and they go above and beyond to make your time with them comfy one. Even if you want to help, they are the ones who do take full care of loading and unloading the equipment, feeding you in between dives, setting your equipment up, they really make it very, very easy for you as a diver!
Again, I normally don't give 5/5 in general in tripadvisor, but I have to give...
Perfect Staff, Perfect location, I fell really happy to find this dive center
its Such A Nice Site If We work We Will Get More Chance To make Over Future Bright....
Smack in the center of the all thedives sites that Puerto Galera has to offer. This resort is amazing. The pool is spot on. The rooms are immaculate with modern furnishings. Everything is new! Real mattresses! We had a great 180 degree ocean view. Lalaguna Villas is a great place to stay while taking your dive vacation n Puerto Galera or Sabang. Great staff! The food was good too. We were there off season so did not get to use the floating bar, but the resort has great food 24 hours!
We were randomly walking along the beach in Chalok Bay, and found Alvaro Diving. People were super nice, very friendly and the environment was very familiar. We decided to take our Open Water Course and we didn't regret! Super personalized service, amazing boat, amazing instructors, always safe and fun.
I had the best diving experience with Aqua TCI. the team of Bill and Steph have the knowledge of the area dive spots, are safety minded, brand new gear and a great dive boat. Not a lot of divers per boat so the comfort level is awesome! I will be back again to enjoy their humor and wit! What a great operation!
Just finished a Dive Safari with AquaMarine - faultless!
From initial contact by e-mail until they dropped us at a recommended hotel in Ubud, they were brilliant!
Divemasters know what they are doing and are very professional but not over serious.
Transport always on time and spotlessly clean.
Suggested dive sites were spot on and they found everything we wanted to photograph including Doto and Mola-Mola.
It is a very good time for Manta too now.
Loved the boats and lunchs (good choices).
Want to come back with our club in october next year.
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