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Brendal's Dive Center

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White Sound | ', Green Turtle Cay
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I’m giving this a three star because Brendal is five stars and Mary and MaryAnn are zero stars... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dangriga08
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Denver, Colorado
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This was my families first time to Green Turtle and Brendal's so we had no idea what to expect. Our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jscarboro904
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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Estb in 1985 over 25 years of experience.Platinum Pro Instructor over 5000 students taught!Bahamas Tourism CACIQUE Award winners for Tourism Finest in Sustainable Tourism Award in 2005!Come see why: National GEO,CNN Travel,Caribbean Travel, Diver UK, Discovery Channel, OutDoor Journal, Ming's Quest Fine Living Channel, Taste Williams-Sonoma, Gourmet US & Australian & Frommer's March 2009 Featured as Caribbean's Best 5 Dive Destinations. Co-Founder of the 1st Lion Fish Derby in 2009 and the International Miss Universe Event 2009 and Brendal has been selected as Official Bahamian Personality in 2008. The Center is a small operation where you will meet and be guided by the owner along with a hand picked staff and crew to help and guide in the seas & tours. Wild Turtle & Dolphin EncountersFresh Seafood Beach BBQ (hand feed the rays) Day, Grouper, Tropicals, Tarpon, Historic Wreck, Reef & Corals, swim through sunlighted caverns filled with silversides, Eagle Rays, macro life too. Courses from Try Scuba, E learning and Scuba Leadership courses. Sailing, Kayaking, Stand on paddle boards too ! Custom packages & private charters are available. Small groups and families are our specialty ! Hope to hear from you so we can share our seas, beaches for a truly Bahamian experience here on Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas. MSN TRAVEL listed in 10 Bahamas Wild Life experiences not to miss April 2016.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I’m giving this a three star because Brendal is five stars and Mary and MaryAnn are zero stars. Brendal puts on a great dive experience, fun, entertaining, and very safe. Now, how about the two Mary’s? Both are witches. MaryAnn has fantasies about being a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my families first time to Green Turtle and Brendal's so we had no idea what to expect. Our trip and level of service received was better than expected from start to finish. Kyle our captain was very safe and knowledgeable, also he took...More

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Brendals1985, Public Relations Manager at Brendal's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review and taking time to post your thoughtful words of your family experience on the tour. It was a pleasure meeting you and family and having you on a tour:) We hope you are able to do another Abaco vacation in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat was really safe and week kept. They really knew how to gauge our group consisting of 3 sets of parents and 7 children. There were a lot of young folks with boats in town the day we went on our outing they knew...More

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Brendals1985, Public Relations Manager at Brendal's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review and taking time to post a review and choosing Brendals for your Family tour in Abaco ! It was pleasure meeting you and family and hope the tour created vacation memories for you and family. Have a great summer and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brendal was the best! What a great dive experience after too many years of being away from this sport. I felt at ease and was in good hands. His dive team was also enjoyable and very experienced as well. The office/shop however....well, lets just say,...More

Thank jam5675777
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Brendals1985, Public Relations Manager at Brendal's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So glad you had a great dive experience with Brendal and his staff. The reviewer made 1 day of dive reservation prior to arrival to the island. After their dive reservation day they informed that they wished to dive again that week. The office did...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seriously I think he does. Great dive spots and we also met his pet grouper. Sharks, turtles, rays, and schools of fish everywhere. My first time in the Abacos and did 6 dives with Brendal’s shop and every one was a great time. Everything you’ve...More

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Brendals1985, Public Relations Manager at Brendal's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time for your review, thoughts and choosing Brendals for your diving ! It was a pleasure having you on the dives. Yes, Brendal has made many fish buddies over the years and loves to share the under water world & sea...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our best days on Abaco! This tour company was very organized and very knowledgeable about the island and local flora and fauna~ On time service and priced right for the tour. Kyle did an excellent job showing us the Stingrays, feeding the sharks...More

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Brendals1985, Public Relations Manager at Brendal's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and choosing Brendals for your tour here in Abaco. We are so glad we could of share with you and your family the sea life & beaches & Abaco Piggyville. Your thoughts and business are most appreciated. All the best...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have dived with a lot of commercial dive companies over the years, but we keep coming back to Brendal's & GTC. 1. They are super patient with all the divers. 2. Since our girls were junior divers on our first trip...More

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Brendals1985, Public Relations Manager at Brendal's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time and listing your thoughtful review. It has really been wonderful to be able to share our underwater life/reef/diving here with you and family ! Have a great summer and we look forward seeing you all again on the next...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

I went scuba diving with Brendal with my parents when I was in my 20's. I remember vividly petting the grouper and enjoying my dives immensely. This week I brought my 2 daughters (16 & 13) to dive with Brendal. They loved it as much...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

I went on two trips with Brendal’s and had a blast. We fed the swimming pigs on no name cay on our first trip and was impressed with how each customer was taken care of and accommodated. On our second trip we went diving and...More

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Brendals1985, Public Relations Manager at Brendal's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Thank you for taking time and doing a thoughtful review of your 2 tours with Brendals while you were on Abaco ! Your review and business is appreciated and hope we can see you again here in on the island. Have a great summer !...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I was worried when my husband said he booked us a 2.5 hour snorkeling trip with Brendal’s Dive Center because neither of our 2 kids had ever done it and my son just turned 4. They rented us the gear to try out though and...More

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Brendals1985, Public Relations Manager at Brendal's Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you for your review and taking time to post your day. It was great meeting you and your family and so glad the kids enjoyed snorkeling and then getting to see the other 3/4 quarters of the Bahamas which is under water! The Adventure...More

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FYI There is no CURRENT bouys or map for current bouys for Green Turtle Cay. The company that installed them was Reef Org and they were also to maintain them they lost funding over 10 years ago and hense these have all disappeared. I DONATED my time/vessel/staff/equipment to help when they were installed over 10 years ago to help with this so I clearly know the history and current status of them here. A person came to the business wanting the locations of the bouys and a map and the counter person very nicely told him they(the bouys) were not existing anymore an hense there is no map and gave him Abaco Cruising Guide as a source for maps. There has been a posting/review stating these bouys currently exist......... they do not. He also made strange comments about Canadians & Americans that I can not ad hear to. He was told the truth in a nice helpful manner that what he wanted did not exist anymore. I wish people would get the facts/history straight 1st then make their posts or at least check out the facts. We are concerned about public safety so feel the need to answer this very strange post. Check Abaco Cruising Guide for maps for Abaco ! Brendals Dive Center & Water Sports
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Yes, the above information is factual and correct:) Sincerely, Brendals Dive Center & Water Sports
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