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Address: 713 Shepard Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone Number: 252-726-9432
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Great place for a hooked diver

The shop was so informative for us to get information for our next dive and gave us info for our German friends overseas. The dive shop was like a museum and the dive clerk was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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123 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

The shop was so informative for us to get information for our next dive and gave us info for our German friends overseas. The dive shop was like a museum and the dive clerk was a great help and very informative.

Thank gtadennis
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Great dive sites, Excellent staff who is very safety conscious, and great facilities and boat. I've dove all over the Caribbean and Olympus most certainly ranks at the top of my list. All of the staff was very helpful, friendly and professional. I will most definitely be back to dive with this group!

Thank mlw1959
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Great Dive vacation. The staff, the operation, the sites all top notch. I was amazed by the water temp. Viz was a little less than expected but a storm front came through and we were blown out for two days. That being said, the staff did all they could to try and make up those dives by running a Friday... More 

Thank Josh B
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

A few points for the diver - 1] NO refund if you CANCEL your dive less than 30 days before said dive date. 2] They do not know their boats destinations, wherein most dive shops have a set of multiple plans for dives according to the weather. We dove a piece of metal scrap @ 60 feet [a wreck] twice... More 

Thank dheary
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

The dive was just okay. The wreck was in good shape, lots of fish and barracuda and saw the big sea turtle. I did not think the guide was professional and the guide didn't make me feel assured. When the guide was touching the turtle, some red flags popped up in my head. The boat crew was great and helpful.... More 

Thank TheVeggieTraveler
Dothan, Alabama
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Great job, kudos to the captain and crew of the Midnight Express. These folks run a great operation, I had a great 2 dives. The boat was in excellent order, and the whole experience was streamlined, and user friendly. I'll definitely be back and highly recommend them to anyone who wants a good safe and fun dive.

Thank bil l
Richmond, Virginia
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90 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This dive shop is organized, professional, and -- most importantly -- fun! The Graveyard of the Atlantic is at their doorstep, and this is an excellent dive shop to choose as your guide. They offer full- and half-day dives for much of the year (only stopping when it's too cold) to a variety of wreck sites. Everyone on staff, from... More 

Thank Cathy W
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Dove 5 trips, 9 dives, 1st day on Midnight Express, 2nd day on the Olympus boat. Staff were excellent & personable; dive briefings quite good. A mate goes in to anchor to the wreck, lay a line you can follow if you wish, then returns to report on conditions that are reported in the dive briefing. Figure on 1 1/2... More 

Thank Richard L
Williamsburg, Virginia
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you're going to dive the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" you need to go out with Olympus. Their reputation is known throughout the dive community for good reason. Their boats are extremely well equipped and in excellent condition, their captains and crew are first rate in all regards, and their shop and service is excellent. No matter if you're a... More 

Thank Rico1965
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Olympus is a top notch dive operation out of Morehead City N. Carolina . The office staff , dive masters and captain are all very helpful and knowledgeable. While the trip out to the dive sites can be a bit rough it is well worth the effort . the water is warmish, the fish life is abundant and the wrecks... More 

Thank tnvtz

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