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“The Right Stuff” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pompano Dive Center

Pompano Dive Center
101 N. Riverside Dr., Suite 111, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
954-788-0208
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Ranked #1 of 26 Activities in Pompano Beach
Type: Specialty Shops
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Owner description: Your Local One Stop Dive ShopCentrally located in the Sands Harbor Marina on the Intracoastal Waterway, Pompano Dive Center proudly offers an unparalleled inventory selection including the full SCUBAPRO line; daily two-tank dive charters only steps from our front door to our dock; internationally recognized PADI Five-Star instruction; Air and Nitrox fills; boundless travel opportunities and a top-of-the-line Repair/Service Tech Center. Our professionally trained staff is knowledgeable and available to help you plan all your equipment purchases and your next adventure. Stop in – Experience, Enjoy and Explore Pompano diving at its best!
Lynchburg, Virginia
2 reviews
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“The Right Stuff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I did a three day trip, three tank boat dives for two days and a two tank boat dive on the last day. I traveled in a group of 11 divers and many more where add on the dive boat The "Sea Siren" for each day. As a current PADI Divemaster, the service to value was unbeatable. Capt Matt was always a positive ray sunshine to set the tone for all the fantastic dive sites he took us too. Capt Matt always made sure we where all on board the boat at the end of each dive and made sure we had plenty of food if you felt hunger. The Divemasters Rob, Emilie, Brian and Meagan where informative about each dive site and helped you change your gear over for the next dive. The boat crew brought our tanks aboard with the correct Nitrox mixture that was requested by a diver the previous day. A very helpful oriented crew. Each person was treated as a king or queen by the boat crew and no, they did not produce a red carpet for us to enter or exit the boat. But come to think of it, a red carpet would be a nice touch. LOL. We can't forget about Tony in the shop. His efficiency at front desk cannot be underrated. Tony was able to handle more than one customer at a time, which allowed a very nice consistent flow to the checking in process. A breath of fresh air, well done Tony. Finally, everyone at the shop did a fantastic job over a three day period to ensure that the divers in their care where very satisfied and where able just to enjoy there diving experience. Show up, select your trip and leave the rest to the crew with The Right Stuff.

David C

Visited December 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“First Class Diving and Instruction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

My wife and I first dove with PDC a year ago as our first Open Water dive vacation after getting certified in the Carribean. We had a huge wakeupcall that our training was inadequate and that PDC really knew what they were doing. We vowed to come back to PDC for any future dive classes. Fast forward to last weekend. We chose to come back to PDC to take our AOW class there. Although we originally JUST wanted to take AOW, Tony convinced us to also take the Nitrox course, offered us a great deal on nitrox dive computers since we only had air computers, and helped us to dive as much as possible during our stay in Florida. The PDC staff are very knowledgeable and passionate about the material they were teaching. The new boat is very spacious and the boat crew is eager to help everyone have a great time, no matter what the conditions are. We would love to come back again!

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“Great Time in Pompano”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I have dove with PDC on several trips in the past and will continue to return. On this trip I dove for six days and purchased a trip card which was a great deal. I was also able to rent double AL80's with nitrox and always got a good fill.
Their two boats are big, stable, fast and comfortable. The crew are professional, knowledgeable and a lot of fun. The snacks and drinks are a nice touch. My inexperienced parents even came out for one of the trips and were treated very well.
Their shop and rental gear are top notch and well maintained.
I would certainly recommend PDC.

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“There's a reason we're repeat customers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is the second time we've gone with this dive shop and next time we're in Ft. Lauderdale we'll go with these folks. They're very comprehensive and accommodating, down to earth and professional. We've been to shady looking dive shops on vacation before, this is a solid place with good people.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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“Amazing trip, definitely recommend it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Just returned from a fantastic afternoon snorkelling with reef sharks, jelly fish!, eel and a collection of colourful reef fish. Massive thank you to Craig and Ryan who were great guides and company. Our 9yr & 5yr old boys loved it!!!

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