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Down Under Dive Shop

Address: 1129 Gulf shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone Number: 251-968-3483
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Before I plan my dive trips I always look at the reviews for the dive operation that I might dive with. As I'm reading all the negative reviews(which I read first) I can't help to question the experience of the divers that posted the reviews. As any well trained diver should know is that scuba diving can be very challenging... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Very unhappy about the service here. We showed up here wanting to do a shore dive. I asked about the condition for whiskey wreck. They indicated it shouldn't be a problem. They didn't ask us didn't questions or Maher sure We had everything wet needed. We could not get past the surf at all. 30 psi is all we used.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I'm glad we chose to dive with these guys and for our own opinion. We were very pleased with everything. We're divers from the midwest, so water temp over 50 and vis where we can see our fins is a good day. We own all of our gear so we didn't deal with rentals, etc... Crew of the boat and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
74 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

This was my first official dive, so perhaps I'll realize later that my ratings are off...BUT: --crew and captain and my personal dive guide (extra $50 charge; ask for Bud!) were so friendly, helpful, and didn't get frustrated with my first-time questions and concerns. They seem to be used to rookies! --dive sites were not that great, but they were... More 

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South Riding
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Everything at the shop at topside was great. Great crew. The inshore sites however, are about as interesting as a pile of rocks. Because that's what they are. And a big rectangular metal "barge". Yawn.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I am going to make a long story short...The employee did not want to assist us...he was just unhappy...1st tried to tell me they don't make two piece dive suits (WRONG!!!), 2nd we left our equipment to be serviced 1 month ago (tank) and ordered a regulator and still have not heard from them, 3rd, we wanted a new regulator... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
42 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Great Dive and Crew , the ship already has life on it even tho it was sank May 26, 2013 , it is in approximately 115 feet of water, 23 miles offshore .it is a steel-hulled cargo ship that is 217 feet long, Beam: 39 feet,Profile: 57 feet, four top decks definitely one I will do again so get off... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I Was In The Shop On November 26 2013 And Bought A Light Which Was Not Working. Took The Light Apart And No Inside Parts For Batteries. I Live In Ga. And I'm Not Real Pleased.

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We dove the “Lulu” and the Navy tugboat with Down Under on October 26, 2013. Everyone from the boat Captain to the DM’s was very helpful and professional. The boat was clean, and our rental tanks were at the boat waiting for us when we got there. I will be diving with these guys again!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I dive with down under several times a year they have the best boat to dive off of and a great staff. I highly recommend booking a trip with this company.

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