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Dive Centres / Liveaboards:
Following is a list of dive centres or liveaboards that are based in Cape Town / False Bay.
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Pisces Divers Ranked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviews Child friendly rankingRanked as good by independant reviewsGood Disabled friendly rankingRanked as good by independant reviewsGood Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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12 Glen Road
Glencairn
Simonstown
+2721 7827205 GUE, TDI/SDI, IANTD, SSAC, IAHD, HSA, SSA, SSI, NAUI, CMAS, BSAC, PADI, CMAS, PADI, German, English, Dutch, Afrikaans, Click here to edit this listing
Pisces Divers is your friendly and professional PADI dive centre located just a few metres from the famous False Bay shoreline. This positions us perfectly to offer exciting dives daily. We have a huge variety of dive sites within close range, from shallow shore entries with playful seals and magnificent kelp forests, to dozens of wreck dives and deep reefs off our boat. Whether you have half a day or two weeks, we can help you plan a great Cape diving experience.
Pro Divers Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Accomodation available First Aid and Oxygen available
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88B Main Rd.
Sea Point
Cape Town
Tel: +27214330472 or +27832088942 PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, HSA, IAHD, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, PADI, Dutch, English, Click here to edit this listing
13 Years of experience in the diving industry and a passion for the underwater world is what Pro Divers can offer our clients. With Courses from beginner level to Instructor. Let us show you the beauty of the Cape as only Pro Divers can.
Dive Action Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available First Aid and Oxygen available
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22 Carlisle street
Paarden Eiland
7405
Ph: +27 (0)21 5110800
Fax: +27 (0)21 511 0845
PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, PADI, NAUI, IANTD, Afrikaans, English, Click here to edit this listing
Established in 1990 and arguably Cape Town’s premier dive centre, we offer a warm and friendly one-stop shop for training, equipment retail, servicing, hiring and pleasure diving. As a PADI, NAUI and IANTD centre we offer courses from short discover diving experiences, to leadership and technical dive courses. We train all the year round and our dive shop stocks all the major brands of snorkel and scuba gear, with plenty of great gadgets and cool dive wear. We are well reputed for servicing all sport and commercial diving equipment and similarly our filling station supplies quality air, nitrox and trimix fills. If you are keen for adventure join us aboard ‘Action Diver’ operated by professionals who live for the sport.
Calypso Dive & Adventure Centre Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Liveabords available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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353 Beyers Naude Drive
Northcliff
Johannesburg
+27 (0) 11 476 5172
+27 (0) 72 389 8177
PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, SSAC, PADI, Dutch, English, Click here to edit this listing
Calypso Dive & Adventure Centre is a PADI 5 Star IDC facilty. Full on site training.
Calypso Dive & Adventure Centre Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Liveabords available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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353 Beyers Naude Drive
Northcliff
Johannesburg
+27 (0) 11 476 5172
+27 (0) 72 389 8177
PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, SSAC, PADI, Dutch, English, Click here to edit this listing
Calypso Dive & Adventure Centre is a PADI 5 Star IDC facilty. Full on site training.
Real Diving Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Liveabords available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available Can rent rebreathers

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Somerset West
Western Cape
South Africa
+27 72 088 9358 PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, HSA, IAHD, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, PADI, Afrikaans, English, Click here to edit this listing
I am a PADI Instructor and deal with the best dive shops, resorts and other places. No matter where you would like to stay or dive I can negotiate a very reasonable rate for you. I do not ask any fee for putting you in contact with the right people, but if you would prefer me assisting directly with all arrangements then pricing is negotiable dependand on what you require. South Africa offers a wide vareity of dive experiences in water ranging from 8 C to 30 C and visibility from 5m to about 30m.
Harbour Island Diving Services Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Accomodation available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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24 Break water lane harbour Island Gordans Bay 121 856 0050 PADI, BSAC, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, HSA, IAHD, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, PADI, English, Click here to edit this listing
We are based on an exclusive marina with 5 dive sights within a 5 minute boat ride,we are also the only padi resort in the area,we offer all courses.
ScubaDive.co.za Ranked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviewsRanked as Excellant by independant reviews Course available Equipment hire available Dive shop available Enriched gas available Has a photo centre First Aid and Oxygen available
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5 Southdown Andrew: 082 789 1731 BSAC, PADI, CMAS, NAUI, SSI, SSA, HSA, IAHD, SSAC, IANTD, TDI/SDI, GUE, PADI, Afrikaans, English, Click here to edit this listing
We are passionate about diving, underwater photography and people, are willing to go the extra mile, and have pride in the quality of our work.

We are a husband and wife team who teach PADI Scuba Diving Courses in Cape Town, South Africa.

Option key:
Course available Can train divers Course available Will rent equipment Course available Have a dive shop
Course available Can supply enriched gas Course available Do liveabords Course available Can arrange accomodation
Course available Have a photo facility Course available Have first aid kit and oxygen Course available Rent rebreather equipment

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Travel Agents:

Following is a list of travel agents that have holidays in Cape Town / False Bay.
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Dive World Wide
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www.diveworldwide.com
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Dive Worldwide
Long Barn South
Sutton Manor Farm
Bishop's Sutton
Alresford
Hampshire
SO24 0AA
UK

Tel: 0845 130 6980 (local rate call)
International Tel: +44 1962 737 641
Fax: 0845 130 6985 (local rate call)
Fax international +44 1962 737 649
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At Dive Worldwide, our speciality is to tailor make a holiday to your individual specifications. We cater for the experienced diver wishing to explore new areas to non-divers wishing to learn to dive.
We have a highly skilled and knowledgeable team on hand who have travelled the world, owned and managed overseas dive centres, been dive guides and tour leaders, and who have had years of experience in the travel industry.
Between us we continue to research, explore and photograph dive destinations around the world in order to organise better itineraries for our guests. Together with all of our colleagues overseas, we are committed to offering a safe, enjoyable and educational experience.
We all have spent years travelling the world in search of exciting and new destinations - a passion we endeavour to share with our clients alongside our knowledge of the world.
Our knowledge of worldwide destinations enables us not only to combine dive regions but countries and even continents: - the options are only limited by your imagination and of course your budget... virtually anything is possible, think big - think Dive Worldwide!
Froggie Fever
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www.froggiefever.com
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Shop 19, Castle Walk CentreCnr Lois and Nossob Streets
Erasmuskloof x 3
Pretoria
Gauteng
South Africa
Tel : +27123471238
Fax : +27123477757
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We are a 5 Star Dive Centre that covers all types of diving and diving related travel, your one stop Dive Shop.
We have agreements with all the resort centres in Aliwal Shoal, Protea Banks, Sodwana, Gans Baai, Cape Town and Mozambique, and we take Customers to these resorts on a regular basis.
A lot of our customers from overseas arrange their own flights to Johannesburg International and we then arrange the rest of their stay in South Africa, from internal transport, accommodation, sight seeing, diving, Courses, Gear hire, meals etc. Please contact us for more information on the trips we can arrange.
Reef Travel
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www.reefdivers.co.za
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262 Charles street, Brooklyn, Pretoria +2712 460 9229
+2712 460 9398 (F)
0860 REEF 00
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One of only two 5 star Career Development Centers in Southern Africa! We book trips through the WHOLE of South Africa and Mozambique.

Contact us for the ultimate thrill holiday including GAME PARKS, GREAT WHITE diving and other amazing dive spots.

We conduct ALL PADI Courses from Beginner to Instructor. Our Specialties include: Deep, Wreck, Shark, Nitrox, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater Navigator, Altitude, Equipment, Night and Rebreather (Ray, Dolphin & Inspiration).

Contact us for a Career in diving!
Scuba Discovery
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www.scubadiscovery.com
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3 Vencourt Place
London
W6 9NU
Tel: 08704 20 59 15
Fax: 020 8741 1131
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Scuba Discovery specialises in tailor-made diving holidays to almost anywhere in the world. Where ever you are looking to travel to, whatever your budget, individual or group, our knowledagble staff, all divers will be able to find the right trip for you!
Rainbow Tours
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www.rainbowtours.co.uk
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305 Upper Street
London
N1 2TU
England
+44 (0)207 226 1004
+44 (0)207 226 2621
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Rainbow Tours specialises in tailor-made holidays with an emphasis on distinctive unspoilt locations.
Purple Travel Ltd
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http://www.purpletravel.co.uk/
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5 Taplins Court,
Taplins Farm Lane,
Hartley Wintney,
Hampshire,
RG27 8XU
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Our travel advisors look for the best cheap Red Sea holidays from all over the UK, you can see our holiday bargains on our website. Our supplier links to travel agents and tour operators means we can get you the best deal around and pass these savings onto you.

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Southern Underwater Research Group
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