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Address: 6345 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231
Phone Number: +1 941-870-4461
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Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Amazing Experience!!

I have now completed 20 dives with Florida Underwater Sports since first meeting them a few months ago. What began as just another casual booking with another local dive shop... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have now completed 20 dives with Florida Underwater Sports since first meeting them a few months ago. What began as just another casual booking with another local dive shop, has turned into a close bonding experience that I am truly grateful for. After our first dive with Divemaster Jason Coladner, I decided to start the Master Diver Program, the... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I recently booked two days of diving with this dive shop. I have dealt with this dive shop before and I can't say enough about them. They have always been very accommodating and their staff is extremely knowledgeable. I was having problems with some equipment and they were able to trouble shoot and fix the problem without a problem. They... More 

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Sarasota
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We recently had several opportunities to dive with Florida Underwater Sports and can’t praise them highly enough. This is a top quality operation. We recently chartered a dive with them, to two artificial reefs off of Siesta Key. The latter was probably the best boat dive I have enjoyed. What made the biggest impression on us, however, was the crew.... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

They helped me finish advanced open water and then deep specialty. Had fun during all of my dives even in difficult visibility. Brad was a great instructor! Love this place so much I'm taking my son here to do open water!

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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this review

Thanks Cynthia! Thank you for coming diving with us. We'll definately pass on your comments to Brad and let us know next time you are in town. Tim More 

New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Excellent customer service, I was able to plan and reserve the dives months prior to my arrival. Chris was safety conscious and the crew chose nice dive locations. Would definitely dive with Florida Underwater Sports again.

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fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this review

I had a great time diving with you as well. Please let me know next time you are in town so we can head back out again! Chris More 

Waterloo, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We did two days boat diving and one shore dive. The first day, we had boat troubles but the captain was so gracious and apologetic. It didn't ruin our dive experience at all. Jason was the DM and was great - very laid back and let us enjoy the dives, letting us dive to our (conservative) computers (and letting us... More 

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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this review

Hi there - thanks for the feedback and appreciate the review. I will pass your concerns onto the charter operation from the second day - it sounds like there wasn't enough inofrmation communicated to you. Please let us know if you have any other comments to pass on as well. Next time you are in town, hope to see you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Went out for a two tank dive with my teenage son. It was his 1st dive after becoming certified. Our divemaster, Gary, took time to point out things for him to see and made sure that his 1st ocean dive was enjoyable. We are planning to book with them again in August.

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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this review

Fantastic! We are happy we could help continue your underwater experiences. We will pass on your comments to Gary and look forward to seeing you again soon. Tim More 

Orono, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We joined a group of 11 divers in beautiful Grand Cayman, some extremely experienced, some relatively green, (ourselves included). Hosted and seamlessly organized by Florida Underwater Sports, we enjoyed 100 foot clarity, boat and shore dives and night dives (wow) all the while feeling confident and calm under Greg's mentoring. We particularly appreciated feeling that "rookie" questions and/or mistakes were... More 

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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this review

Thanks Paul and Joanne!!!! It was great having you all on the trip! Looking forward to the next one. Greg & Liz More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I recently finished my IDC class with florida underwater sports. After spending 12 days with all these lovely people I got to know everyone in the shop and I would not have a problem doing it again tomorrow. The positive attitude everyone has makes it a great and comfortable place learn how to dive. This is why seven others and... More 

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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this review

Austin! Do you think everyone will understand you with that funny accent???? You as well - get back down here and let's get you working! Thanks for the review! Greg More 

Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Florida Underwater Sports is absolutely amazing! I learned so much during my IDC Course, and have no doubt that I will be back diving with them in the future! The staff is so knowledgeable and helpful, as well as caring and supportive. I cannot speak highly enough of them. They really want the best for all their customers, and provide... More 

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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this review

Jamie - thank you so much for this. You are going to make a great instructor! When you are back, let us know - we will put you to work :-) Fun work, of course! Greg More 

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