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Address: 3015 Bluff Street, Boulder, CO 80301
Phone Number: 303.444.7234
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Description: Ocean First Divers is an ECO TRAVEL CENTER, offering domestic and...
Ocean First Divers is an ECO TRAVEL CENTER, offering domestic and international dive & snorkel vacations for both individuals and the entire family. We conduct monthly open water training dives and travel to the Florida Keys year round. We also frequent Central America, the Caribbean & South Pacific. At OFD, there’s always an exotic adventure that’s right for you.Our HEATED INDOOR DIVE POOL is Boulder County's premier aquatic learning environment. We keep it at a comfortable 88°F, perfect for both swim lessons and scuba training.
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Ocean First Divers: exceptional scuba instruction and service

I've always loved snorkeling but was afraid to try diving because I'm uncomfortable under water. However, I decided to give diving a try because of the allure of seeing sea life... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Walked in to have my regulator serviced on June 2. Two people behind counter- one on the phone and absolutely oblivious to three customers waiting in line. Second person a young kid dealing w/ a customer and very unsure of what he was doing. Neither person bothered to look up and acknowledge waiting customers. Like they didn't even exist. You... More 

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denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I've always loved snorkeling but was afraid to try diving because I'm uncomfortable under water. However, I decided to give diving a try because of the allure of seeing sea life 'up close.' The staff at Ocean First was beyond patient, and I am now a certified diver. And, most importantly, safety and confidence were constantly stressed in the process.... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Very knowledgeable dive shop with excellent instructors (I used to be one), extensive equipment, and a wonderful heated pool on-site.

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Lafayette, Colorado
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great selection of equipment and services, including a great group of upcoming escorted dive trips around the world.

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Superior, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This really is one of the top dive shops I have been to. All 3 of my kids were certified by Ocean First Divers. They have a great facility with a indoor pool and instruction area. They worked really good with the kids to make sure they new the material and that they were comfortable in the pool. They really... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

love their store and pool, but recently went on a trip with these folks even though I don't live in the area .. everything was well organized and clearly communicated. Bruce and Mark who lead the trip were great to have as leaders would use this place again!

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

If you want to learn to scuba dive, this is the place. Great facility with really high quality instructors. The whole thing is very well run with lots of options for training and dive trips. Looking forward to doing a lot more scuba diving with Ocean First.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I have used two of their offerings. My two grandsons took swim lessons there when they were 3. They each had very different styles of approaching the water. One had to be slowly encouraged to enter the water and the other had to be taught how to Not jump in at will. Both boys improved during the summer. There is... More 

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I went to a presentation by an environmental videographer, hosted by Oceans First Divers. If you're the type of person lucky enough to have both mountains and oceans in your life...this the place for you. They provide SCUBA lessons for all levels of skill for children through adults by experienced staff in their indoor pool, organize and lead exotic SCUBA... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Not only great destinations but the trip was worry-free and hassle-free thanks to the efforts of the staff at Oceans First. They arranged all the flights/hotels/layovers/dive operators with ease and professionalism. Would use them again without hesitation.

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