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Blue Experience is owned and run by Tim Neuman and Kathrin Zaplo.
Tim (England) started diving in 1993 whilst on holiday in the Maldives.
Bitten by the bug, it very quickly became his passion, and in 2002 he finally left the “Rat Race” back in the UK and spent the next 5 months in Australia completing his P.A.D.I. Instructor course and exams. Soon after leaving Australia he landed a job back in the Maldives and stayed there until early 2010.
“ It was time for a change of scenery, and I had been looking to buy my own place for a while.
Blue Experience actually came up for sale whilst I was here in Mexico looking at another dive school. They impressed me with their professionalism and high standard of customer service and after long discussions we came to an agreement and the deed was done!”
Tim’s diving has taken him all over the world, having dived In Australia, Bali, Curacao, Fiji, Guam, Egypt, Maldives, Mexico, Western Samoa and of course the U.K.
“ I freely admit that I find the UK too cold and not to my liking, I like warm waters! However these days I’m spending more time in the office than in the water !!. That will have to change!!!”
Kathrin Zaplo (Germany) is relatively new to diving, having only started in 2009.
The lure of warm waters, no snow and no ice was more than enough to tempt her to pack her bags and leave her home town of Munich and join Tim as a partner in the business.
“After completing my Divemaster Course I now have to find the time to finish my Instructor Course” says Kathrin, “ I have set myself a target for the year 2013, but the work in the shop and the paperwork is keeping me occupied."
“We are both committed to continuing to offer a “fun but professional” service to all our guests, no matter what level they are.
We have a great team of professionals here, all P.A.D.I. Certified Instructors or Dive Masters and with their help we can show you the great diving we have here, waiting for you in the Riviera Maya.
Our international team speaks ENGLISH, GERMAN, ITALIEN, FRENCH and SPANISH!
PADI Instructor, Cenote Instructor. Alex has been diving for 10 years, having dived in Italy and Mexico.
When he’s on a “day off” the easiest place to find him is in a Cenote - diving for fun!
Languages - Italian, Spanish, English & French
The newest member of the team, Lindsay joined the team in July (2011) of this year, after passing her Instructor Exams. Lindsay is also mad about photography and has two cameras already!! The next thing for her, she says, is to complete her Cave Diving Course!. When shes not diving, Lindsay spends most of her free time cooking or playing football!
Languages, English, Canadian American (etc etc)!! Spanish is next!!
Annie & Jasmin (Jaz)
The newest, and youngest, additions to the team. You may find them here in the dive shop just doing what they do best, SLEEPING!.
Blue Experience dive centre is located right on the beach at the Oasis Tulum Resort and is easily accessible to guests and non guests alike. Just walk along the beach to the left of the resort and you will see us. We are open 7 days a week from 09.00 to 13.00 and again from 15.00 to 17.00. Walk in for a chat about diving, snorkelling or one of our tours, we are always happy to offer advice and information. Looking forward to seeing you soon.
Phone: (+52 1) 984 116 3185
Blue Experience S.A. DE C.V.,
Carretera Cancun Tulum KM 251
Local 1, Akumal Mexico 77780
based: Oasis Tulum
"Missing you guys already. Had a great time and will be back again in December!" Ray, Shelly & the boys Canada. & "Thanks for the great dives and of course my first Whale Shark encounter after 8 years of diving!"
Yvonne & John
Please feel free to leave your comments in our Guestbook.
We would like to know your thoughts about our diving and service to you and it will be a pleasure to publish in our site your pictures and reviews.