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Private Scuba Lessons

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398 E Dania Beach Blvd, Ste 173, Dania Beach, FL 33004-3051
+1 954-547-4818
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Snorkeling Great Price!

We just snorkeled w Laura frm Private Scuba Lessons. Had a great time. Seen quite a few fish. Laura... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2013
Jamie Z
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St. Thomas
Highly recommended.

I contacted Laura at PrivateScubaLessons.com because I had a very limited amount of time to work on... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2013
Rick W
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Santa Clarita, California
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Discover Scuba Diving-The amazing sensation of another world that will transform your life in as little as one hour, your satisfaction guaranteed! If you are:- an adventure seeker- nature lover- adrenaline hound- ocean affecionados- honeymooners- dad and mom with kids over 10 yrs oldYou will go on the ride of your life, weightless without gravity. You are an explorer, an underwater pilot, and marine life observer all rolled into one SCUBA. SCUBA = Self Contained Underwater Breathing ApparatusScuba diving is a life-changing event in another element. You are in another world. You are able to breathing submerged and move around in three dimensions. Interacting with beautifully colored marine life up close. You are the aquarium.Florida is the third largest barrier reef in the world and the largest living reef in North America. Scuba diving south Florida and beach going over 900 miles of shoreline make for the best vacation and lifestyle in the worldYour Scuba Instructor is Laura Parke. She is a Registered Nurse and Native of Miami Florida. Having Scuba Certified over 800 people with happiness and joy. Serving in her 10th year as a full time Master Scuba Diving Instructor and Trainer. Go to the phone now to make a reservation. Always pool training first and weather permitting for your ultimate safety and well-being.Only Scuba Expert Instructor that guarantees a happy and joyous scuba diving experience or your money back!
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398 E Dania Beach Blvd, Ste 173, Dania Beach, FL 33004-3051
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

We just snorkeled w Laura frm Private Scuba Lessons. Had a great time. Seen quite a few fish. Laura was patient w my 11 yr old son. She took him to sevral areas to show him lots of marine life. Good experience! Would recommend!

2  Thank Jamie Z
Reviewed April 2, 2013

I contacted Laura at PrivateScubaLessons.com because I had a very limited amount of time to work on some advanced SCUBA courses and I felt that private lessons would enable me to move along at a much faster pace and accomplish more in a shorter amount...More

1  Thank Rick W
LauraParke, Owner at Private Scuba Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2013

Hi Rick, Thank you so much for taking the time to tell others about your experience with me. So many people never make the effort to recognize and appreciate good service. It means a lot to me to have you speak out loud and tell...More

Reviewed March 17, 2013

After months of planning, we finally came down and got our scuba lessons. What an awesome adventure............way better than imagined and was the highlight of our trip for sure. Laura was patient, insightful and a whole lot of fun but always with an eye out...More

Thank Ellie M
LauraParke, Owner at Private Scuba Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2013

Thank you so much for your kind review Look forward to seeing you again, very soon.

Reviewed March 14, 2013

Stay away. There are so many qualified , professional instructors to use. She took my cash then kept cancelling on me. It wasn't untill i threatened legal action did she actually reschedule. When she did show up both days she was stoned. I smell the...More

8  Thank Dave B
LauraParke, Owner at Private Scuba Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2013

Thank you for the disparaging review. If you had your facts straight you would notice I offer a money back guarantee if you are not completely satisfied. Its odd, I did not have anyone named Dave B as a client nor ask me for a...More

Reviewed March 11, 2013

Laura is an awesome instructor, what I mean by that is she not only a very knowledgeable at what she does but she is a people person too! My boyfriend and I had never done any scuba before, Laura was very patient with us, and...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed February 20, 2013

As a captain and rescue diver with 40 years’ experience I don’t like being treated like a newbie or being talked down to, neither do I want someone so in awe of my experience that they forget to teach me anything! So when I needed...More

1  Thank Jack B
Reviewed February 9, 2013

Laura Parke is a great instructor! My fiancé and I both had 1 prior scary experience of having someone take us into the water without any preparation; mine was snorkeling and his was going under with someone only sharing the oxygen in his scuba tank...More

1  Thank whispers2013
LauraParke, Owner at Private Scuba Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2013

Thank you so much L for your nice review. Congratulations on sticking with Scuba especially when the first time wasn't so great. Sometimes it takes the right conditions, the right equipment and the right person to teach snorkeling or scuba. "Little hinges open big doors."...More

Reviewed August 23, 2012

I recently took open water scuba lessons through privatescubalessons.com and I couldn't be happier with my experience. My private scuba instructor, Laura Parke, made my adventure better than I could have ever possibly imagined. Laura is very knowledgeable, extremely professional, and a lot of fun!...More

1  Thank Wes T
LauraParke, Owner at Private Scuba Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2012

Thank you so much Wes for being a great customer. Loved having you come visit and scuba dive for your first time here in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Please come again soon and let's go scuba diving.

Reviewed August 21, 2012

I have diving experience ..I took my 2 sons & Best friend to get certified with Laura (privatescubalessons) / She is great, patient..extremely knowledgeable. I was certified from another dive shop years ago and I would recommend everyone to use Privatescuablessons instead...great job Laura! We...More

1  Thank hustla33
LauraParke, Owner at Private Scuba Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2012

Thank you so much for the kind words. You all were great guests and so fun to go scuba diving with too. I hope you'll return once again in the near future. Scuba is best here in the winter. :-)

Reviewed April 4, 2012

I took my suit, New BCD and new mask along and also had the dive boat folks attach the special mouthpiece you helped me pick out. Laura, the hours of refresher instruction spent with you made all the difference! When I first visited with you...More

2  Thank Loretta P
LauraParke, Owner at Private Scuba Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2012

Thank you so much for writing your review. You don't know how much it will help other scuba divers in the future who've been given bad instruction and bad advice with equipment. Letting them know that there is an alternative with the "right" instructor makes...More

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