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Micronesian Divers Association

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856 N Marine Corps Dr, Piti, Guam 96915-5524, Mariana Islands
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Pretty much your only option....and they know it.

MDA is one of the few options for diving on Guam...and they know it. They've got a great location... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rick V
The perfect day diving with Ken Holbein

I couldn't say more about the great experience with MDA and our instructor, Ken Holbein. It was my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tlkelly2018
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Micronesian Divers Association (MDA) is the largest diving operator on Guam and one of the largest PADI dive training centers in the Americas. We operate two 42' Newton diving vessels capable of handling up to 30 divers for 2-tank dives and our shop...more
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856 N Marine Corps Dr, Piti, Guam 96915-5524, Mariana Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

MDA is one of the few options for diving on Guam...and they know it. They've got a great location (and even offer a 2nd location on the Navy base) They're boats a great and the crews are friendly. Rental and rates are decent and it's...More

Thank Rick V
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MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hafa Adai! Thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for your many kind comments, but most of all thank you so much for choosing to dive with us for the past 2 years! Your repeated business is very much appreciated by everyone...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I couldn't say more about the great experience with MDA and our instructor, Ken Holbein. It was my first time diving and though I was a bit apprehensive, Ken put me and our group of three totally at ease and took his time training/instructing us...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

I had a great experience diving with Parker for two days. MDA does not allow single divers to join groups, rather you need to hire a guide so it's a private tour. At first I wondered if this was a way to gouge tourists but...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

My review relates mostly to Ken, the instructor given to us by MDA (I understand the instructors are all essentially self employed). MDA themselves were straightforward to deal with when booking but once at the center to be honest the staff there were not especially...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

I have nothing but good things to say about my experience with MDA in Guam. The dive package I did was called the wreck dive special. It is the only place in the world where a WWI ship is touching a WWII ship. Guides Donna...More

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MDAGuam, Owner at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

K-- Thank you for the review! Here at MDA we work very hard to please our guests and ensure they have a safe and fun diving experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again one day!

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Traveled to Guam over spring break and did a boat dive through Micronesian Divers Association. The captain and crew were very helpful and professional. One of their dive instructors even lent us a required surface marker so we wouldn't need to buy one. I have...More

Thank Mary Kevin B
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MDAGuam, Owner at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Those of us here at MDA sincerely appreciate the kind remarks and the clear mention of our staff members who work very hard to keep our customer service level at the top of customer expectations. We are in the business of helping people have a...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This was my 6th trip with MDA. I setup a trip for a small group to dive on the Ocean Hunter I in Palau. Matt at MDA did a great job coordinating all of the details and made planning super easy. MDA took care of...More

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MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks so much for diving and traveling with MDA! Ocean Hunter was an excellent choice for your Palau trip. An especially great match for the amount of diving you like to do :) Very glad you enjoyed it and happy to plan another trip for...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This was my third trip booked through MDA this year, yup I love diving. Matt is wonderful. Each trip was flawless. The flight, transfer, accommodations were perfect. BTW the diving...always amazing.

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Thank Laurie D
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MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks Laurie D! So glad you enjoyed Palau :) Always glad to have you diving and traveling with us!

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I've had two trips organized through MDA's travel department, both last second (booking one within a week, the other within two days (!)), and have had no problems at all. Just got back from staying on Ocean Hunter I in Palau for a week, and...More

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MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks so much for diving & traveling with MDA and for taking the time to leave a review for your trip! Very glad you had a such a great time on the Ocean Hunter I. Palau never fails to deliver and the Ocean Hunter crew...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I have been able to take some great trips through MDA specifically with Matt Ladmirault organizing, even with only being on Guam for a few months. Wow talk about professional, always answering emails and/or calls quickly and accurately, and coming up with ideas that I...More

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MDAGuam, Manager at Micronesian Divers Association, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a nice review! It's great that you got to travel so much during your stay in Guam. We very were happy to help make the arrangements and look forward to your next trip out our...More

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rodmanetwet
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Hafa Adai from Guam and thank you for your question! Rates for boat trips vary depending on whether it’s a diving or non diving trip, regularly scheduled boat or private charter. For a group of 10 a private charter would be... More
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