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Address: 6345 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231
Phone Number: +1 941-870-4461
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First day was great, secod day, just so so

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Waterloo, Iowa
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Waterloo, Iowa
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190 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
1 review
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
1 review
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My wife and I recently completed our PADI Open Water certification with Florida Underwater Sports. We had a great instructor. He was very knowledgable and conducted a great course. I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for dive instruction to hire Brad Trajnowski. The shop on the other hand was just ok. Pricing was on the high side for everything... More 

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

Mike, We apologize for the mixup regarding the pictures. The person taking the pictures was unaware that you were looking for them or that they would be put on Facebook. We have forwarded the pictures from the pool to you via email. Please let us know if there were any others you were expecting and we will try and track... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I recently got scuba certified over the weekend and it was the best experience! The instructors were so helpful, friendly and fun to be around. I was a bit nervous at first with some things, but Jason took the time and worked with me until I was completely comfortable. I would definitely recommend going to Florida Underwater Sports!!

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

That is great - we'll be sure to give Jason a fish biscuit :-) Now, let's all get out diving! Greg More 

Monroe, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Just got back from a two week trip with Florida Underwater Sports from Palau and Truk. Always a pleasure. Everybody that they pick to go on the trip is super fun to hang out with. Serious divers… 3to4 dives a day, poker at night. They help with the trip planning, flight planning, tell you what to bring, help you with... More 

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

Thanks for joining us on the trip Steve. It really was exciting and we enjoyed having you guys along. Looking forward to the next adventure (expect for the losing at poker part). Tim More 

Pennsylvania
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89 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I recently completed two classes with different members of this center. I had excellent experiences with the different instructors. They were enthusiastic about the profession and making sure we were taught the right way. If they felt someone didn't understand something or the skills weren't demonstrated properly they had the student re do the exercise. I also explained to them... More 

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

Thank you for the great feedback. I love that we all grow as a community of divers when you have a great experience like this. Keep going - we'll be happy to help you get the training and dives you want. Greg More 

Tampa, Florida
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I went with Liz and Greg on the trip to Curacao for a week and it was AWESOME I loved everything about the trip my room was great the resort was awesome and ocean encounters was way above and beyond the call of duty if I would have had the choice I would have never left. it was that great... More 

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

So glad you had a great time! Appreciate the feedback here and look forward to having you on our next trip! Greg More 

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Address: 6345 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231
Phone Number: +1 941-870-4461
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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