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Crystal Lodge Dive Center

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525 NW 7th Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428-3805
+1 352-795-6798
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Scalloping 2018 great dive shop

The crystal lodge dive shop is the best in crystal river. We always find what we need. My son... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mbs33409
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Alva, Florida
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There's no need for the unprofessional attitude - AVOID

Summary: I've never encountered such an arrogant, unprofessional attitude from dive shop employees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pinkdolphi
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Port Orange, Florida
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525 NW 7th Ave, Crystal River, FL 34428-3805
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The crystal lodge dive shop is the best in crystal river. We always find what we need. My son forgot his dive booties this year and we worried he would not be able to scallop. Crystal lodge had his size and they were reasonably priced....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Summary: I've never encountered such an arrogant, unprofessional attitude from dive shop employees. I will go out of my way to avoid this place in the future and suggest you do the same. ================================== Here's what happened: I wanted to dive on vacation with 2...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is amazing! We had a BCD inflator fitting blowout. Dakota fixes it for us while we waited. Saved a $400 BCD from being trashed. Also found us a replacement dive computer casing from Their extensive supply of used parts. Could rent a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Josh was awesome, super friendly and relaxed. Wide selection of gear, T-shirt’s, and tourist trinkets. Snorkeling tours out of this shop, too. While retail staff was friendly, they were not as knowledgeable about dive gear, but got us the help we needed. If you are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mom and I went out on a Monday morning and had the boat to our self. Our guide was Judge and he was very friendly. He made sure we found a spot with manatee and had plenty of time to swim with them. The experience...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We did a walk in at crystal lodge dive Center and booked a snorkelling tour the same day. It being low season we ended up being the only ones on the boat and pretty much had a private tour! During this season it’s much less...More

Thank Kristin W
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Went at the end of manatee season with a low expectation of seeing lots of manatees. As I expected there wasn’t many, our guide did a great job finding some. He was fantastic with my little one who cannot swim; showed her how to snorkel...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

The staff were super friendly while showing us a safety video. Then we went out to the pontoon and were advised on how to handle it. Our trip started with an immediate awe of excitement as we saw a dolphin in the harbour. The driving...More

Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

We used this dive shop as part of group. The location is easy to find and it is near a lot of restaurants and shops. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We didn't get to see any manatees due to the warm weather but...More

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Old run down shop with unfriendly staff. The younger guy that captained our boat was nice enough but the office was pretty disorganized. Despite being the only two for a manatee snorkel we waited awkwardly well past our scheduled time to leave. We had a...More

Thank Jason H
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Tammy W
May 9, 2017|
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Response from gl0baltraveler | Reviewed this property |
That really depends on what you plan on doing. If you are going snorkeling then definitely wear your swim suits. If you don't plan on getting in the water, casual is fine. Just remember that the sun can get hot so bring... More
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