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Address: Venice Beach, Venice, FL
Phone Number: 941-321-0852
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Great dive charter!

As a scuba instructor I have been on a lot of dive boats and Capt Jamie on the Aristakat is on the top of my list! He is very personable and creates a great atmosphere on the boat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Tarpon springs
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Tarpon springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

As a scuba instructor I have been on a lot of dive boats and Capt Jamie on the Aristakat is on the top of my list! He is very personable and creates a great atmosphere on the boat that is just as fun as the great dive sites that he puts you on. Captain Jamie runs a safe boat that... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We decided to dive the "Bone Yard" (near Venice, Florida) pretty last minute, didn't bring any of our dive gear. Local dive shops in both Englewood and Venice suggested them and they were great. Reasonable rates to rent gear, they brought it right to the boat. Captain Jamie was full of information, as was Dive Master Steve. Steve goofed a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A great couple of days of shark tooth hunting. I first researched charter operators on TripAdvisor. I reached out to three of them. One never responded, one took over a week to get back to me and Capt. Jamie responded in less than a day. I booked with Aristakat for two days of shark tooth hunting. Capt, Jamie had the... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Thanks to Captain Jamie for organizing a shark tooth dive for my 3 out of town guests. They had done this dive before with another company but liked Aristakat better because of the smaller boat with fewer divers. Jamie arranged for the needed equipment at a reasonable price.

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Jamie has been here in Venice for any years and runs a very nice boat and is very hospitable. Give him a try if you want to dive for sharks teeth

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A great Dive operation, with a fast and safe 6 pack boat to dive from. Will recommend Captain Jamie to everyone visiting Venice, Florida.

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Captain Jamie runs the safest and fun trips in Venice. Divers always find some great fossils on his trips to the Boneyard. His crew does an awesome job of assisting the divers and help educating them on what to look for. Our group goes every year with Aristakat Dive Charters go the USS Mohawk and have been incredible trips. I've... More 

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

A few days before I was scheduled to go with another small local outfit their boat broke so I received a cancellation call. "The only other boat I can recommend is Capt Jamie's. I never met him, but I hear great things" he told me. He was 100% right. While I have been on 60+ dives and have my advanced... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

I have been diving with Captain Jamie and his crew for a couple years and every experience is extraordinary. The water off of Venice is perfect for fossils and Aristakat charters always provides excellent service. I wouldn't dive Venice with any other charter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Capt. Jamie and first mate were very nice and accommodating helped w gear set up and getting u into the water letting u know what to look for and how to navigate! Boat was in pristine condition and trips were smaller 3-6 people which was nice! Underwater time was lengthy and free dives were as u wanted them to be,... More 

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