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South Florida Diving Headquarters

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Address: 2621 N Riverside Dr, Pompano Beach, FL 33062-1201
Phone Number: 954 783-2299

If you are Scuba Diving or Snorkeling from Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boca...

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.

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Nice Intercoastal ride plus Ocean Snorkeling

Crew is fantastic! We felt very safe in their care. Being the Atlantic, there isn't necessarily a non-choppy option for snorkeling, so this is not an activity for non-swimmers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Don S
Ottawa, Illinois
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Ottawa, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Crew is fantastic! We felt very safe in their care. Being the Atlantic, there isn't necessarily a non-choppy option for snorkeling, so this is not an activity for non-swimmers IMHO.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have used SFDH to dive on several occasions. I first took a course earlier this year and did 6 dives with the outfit. I then returned on another occasion for a two day dive trip for a other 6 dives. I have to say that the staff are always courteous, efficient, helpful and knowledgeable. I have now returned for... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we went last Thursday on my day off from work, on a nice catamaran full of divers and snorkelers. It was a full boat! So I had told my boyfriend that next time we go snorkeling, I want to be on a boat that allows both divers and snorkeling going from the same boat, so that I can dive... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I completed our check out dives #4 and 5 this weekend with SFDH. Both dives were drift dives, which can be complicated for the boat captain and crew. They had to coordinate the dropping off and picking up of several groups of divers. They did an absolutely wonderful job. They got us off and back on the... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This crew is notably different from your average dive boat. They are fun, energetic, and truly take the time to make sure everyone has what they need and that they are having a great time. From the great music, to the tentative and knowledgable crew they make it a great experience. The boat is also well equipped and well tended.... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been diving with these guys for years because they're simply the best in town. I've tried several other charters in the area, but always felt disappointed in comparison to the experiences I've had with SoFlo Dive HQ. The staff is upbeat, knowledgeable, and fully invested in your safety and fun. Some of the most experienced divers in South Florida... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great experience. Our Captain Dave and DiveMaster Nicole were great - very helpful, attentive, friendly, and willing to provide any information they could.

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Sonora, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had a group of 4 of us and had an excellent experience with the boat captains and the dive masters. Although the dive masters don't get in the water with us, which was my first time with that set up, we had an wonderful time and the dive masters made sure that every dive was an enjoyable one.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Went to the nursery and the wreckage of the USS Copenhagen. Lots of colorful fish at both sites! When snorkeling couldn't see much of the wreckage, but David warned us about that. It was becoming a coral reef and lots of cool fish were hanging around. David and Tessa were both fantastic. They were friendly, supportive, excited about what their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Great day snorkeling. They take you to two spots. One sunken ship, and one nurse shark area. They are very attentive. They give out fresh pineapple every time you come back on the boat, to get the salt taste out of your mouth. I would recommend this trip a million times over !

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