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“Best dive so far” 5 of 5 stars
Review of South Florida Diving Headquarters

South Florida Diving Headquarters
2621 N. Riverside Dr. Pompano Florida, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
954 783-2299
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Ranked #4 of 27 Activities in Pompano Beach
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Owner description: If you are Scuba Diving or Snorkeling from Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood, Dania Beach and Miami call South Florida Diving Headquarters. We can accommodate large groups with our spacious 45' power cats or small private charters on our smaller 34' dive boat. If you're by yourself, no problem, we can always hook you up with a buddy on one of our daily dive trips. We have something for all ages & skill levels. "You can dive, snorkel or watch from above all on the same boat. "Why Choose South Florida? Because Pompano Beach and Ft. Lauderdale have: Biodiversity South Florida reefs are teaming with tropical fish, the same species seen throughout the Caribbean. Accessibility Come by plane, train or automobile. Three international airports, cheap airfares. No passport required and no entry & exit fees. Quick easy access down A1A from Deerfield and Ft. Lauderdale. Dive Conditions Because of the close proximity of the Gulf Stream, SE Florida reefs are bathed in warm clear water year around. Wreck Diving Capitol The Gold Coast claims over 100 shipwrecks in all depth ranges. Greater Ft. Lauderdale has the most active Artificial Reef Program.Short Boat Rides S. Florida's reef track begins less than a 1/4 mile offshore. You'll have made 2 dives before you could get to the keys! Drift Dives Does the thought of lazily drifting along the reef with the current and surfacing when you are ready appeal to you? Accommodations: We have every style and price to fit your taste or budget. From quaint cottages to luxury 5 star hotels. Rated Top Ten Scuba Diving Magazine rated SE Florida top ten in "World's best Wreck Diving, Marine Life & Value Destination", in 2004.
Hartford, Connecticut
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“Best dive so far”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We've been certified divers for 3 years, but being from New England, don't dive as often as we would like. The dive we took with SFDH was the best one yet - a drift dive, another first for us!
Dennis was great, helped with everything and was kind and encouraging to us newbies! We did Lighthouse Ledge, and one other dive, down to about 80 feet...saw a sea turtle! This will become our dive place when we visit the Ft. Lauderdale area, no question!

Visited December 2013
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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“Dennis and Dave were great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Even though the seas were a little high that day! The sun was shinning bright! Dennis and Dave were great Captain and Dive master! They were accommodating for a little stuff that arises! Very professional and stress safety like every great dive shop should! Will see you guys in our travels again!

Visited December 2013
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“Definitely dive with them...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

All around a good experience. Great staff & boats. Not their fault, but there is not much left of the reefs off of West Palm in general. It is a great place for new divers to learn how to dive, to practice, but in terms of beauty, it is really not what it used to be.

Visited November 2013
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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“Outstanding as usual, the best dive operation around!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013 via mobile

Just did 2 great dive trips with Captain Sean this past weekend and can't wait to return to do them again. On the dive to the "Nursery" we saw and made some awesome videos of 4 Nurse sharks...it is so cool to them in their own environment....2 thumbs up, thanks SFDH!!!!

Visited November 2013
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Fort Myers, Florida
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“Captain Sean and DM Nicole, Max did a great job for us”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

OW checkout dives went very well with the competent , hard working Skipper and crew. Conditions were so so until last dive on Ancient Mariner - which was a superb dive with great vis and almost no current.

Visited October 2013
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