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Olympus Dive Center

713 Shepard Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
252-726-9432
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

First time with Olympus. When signing up, it was determined that my son and I would require a guide due to less than 20 total dives, despite certs. It was a great experience!! Tim, our guide, was wonderful. He took us at a very nice pace. Being with a guide helps you see what are the highlights!! Lots of sharks!!... More

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Chapin, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We visited U-352 and The Indra. This is then second time diving with Olympus and had a great time with a great crew and boat!

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Rocky Mount, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

i am relatively new to diving with 40 dives now. i do know a well run organization when i see one and this is very well run. they cater to all the needs of the diver. to start they have a bunk house if you wish to use it. it is very clean with a kitchen living room and 32... More

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Marquette, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I had an excellent experience with Olympus. Friendly, very knowledgable staff. Well stocked shop. Fair prices. Registering for my dives was a piece of cake. The staff explained all I needed to know. Dive briefings on-board were thorough. Boat procedures were explained very well. Boat was comfortable and well-equipped.

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Richmond, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

From the moment we stepped into the shop, we were well taken care of. Everything from signing in and all the way through the trip until we were safely back at the dock, I felt I was in good hands and safe. This was my first time diving off the coast of North Carolina and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This was a second attempt to go diving off of Moorhead City, NC with this dive operator. Our first attempt two years ago was thwarted by a hurricane. The desk staff were very helpful in getting us signed in and explaining how their operation works. Then we were assisted at the Nitrox station in analyzing our 30% gas for the... More

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Toronto
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

North Carolina is a fantastic dive destination with lots of "large animal" encounters - namely Sand Tiger Sharks. Saw several on most of our dives. Diving with Olympus Dive Centre was perfect: they are extremely professional and safety conscious, trying to ensure that all divers follow safety protocol. Their line system makes it easy to ascend / descent and provides... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

I'm not sure what I was expecting but Olympus blew my mind. The staff were friendly and approachable, always giving helpful tips. And we saw SO many sharks. We ended up adding an extra day to our dive week to continue diving with them. Great experience, they are the best and really know what they're doing.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

So where to begin....I went out this July and we had limited visibility with a fairly strong current. 1st time in the Atlantic ocean, felt comfortable but like I said the current was strong. Me and my assigned buddy started following his two friends which were apparently following the guides who were guiding some diver's. I was taking video and... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I spent the second week in July diving with Olympus and their professional staff. My grandson was there also doing an Advanced and Nitrox course. We love the attention to passenger comfort and truly appreciate it that Olympus doesn't drop us in when the current is not safe for diving. We especially love that we get at least a two... More

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