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South Florida Diving Headquarters

#2 of 41 Tours in Pompano Beach Features Animals
125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, FL 33062-1201
+1 800-771-3483
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Excellent Dive Company

This dive company is excellent. We did an easy 30ft dive at the Nursery and S.S. Copenhagen... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ScubaGirlEP7
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Plantation, Florida
Great staff!!

Did a shallow wreck dive and a reef dive. The crew was very helpful and friendly. We'll definitely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ishamari C
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, FL 33062-1201
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+1 800-771-3483
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This dive company is excellent. We did an easy 30ft dive at the Nursery and S.S. Copenhagen, conditions were excellent. Crew were awesome!! Aria was an awesome captain! Lots of space on the boat. Reservations were easy, and boat was easy to get to. A...More

Thank ScubaGirlEP7
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had a great time. And Aria is such a pro! Regarding the price, we're on par with other operators in the area so what really matters is the experience. We look forward to seeing you on the boats again soon! So...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Did a shallow wreck dive and a reef dive. The crew was very helpful and friendly. We'll definitely dive with them again if we're in the area!

Thank Ishamari C
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

Woohoo! Glad you had a great time. Looking forward to seeing you on the boats again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd hoped for two days of diving for my husbands birthday but only got one in due to choppy seas. The crew made it well worth our money and time. We will definitely be back next time we are in the area!

Thank Tricia F
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words, Tricia. And thank you for understanding that sometimes, dives need to be moved around due to matters out of our control :) We can't wait to take you diving again soon! And happy belated to your husband!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With the available undersea destinations outside Hillsboro inlet there's plenty of great dives these excellent people can facilitate for you. The shop is not a merchandise for sale place, instead the focus is on participation in great dives right outside the inlet. The boats are...More

Thank Russ K
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

So thrilled to hear that we can make your dive experience that much more enjoyable, Russ! Thank you for the kind words. Looking forward to seeing you and your family again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small group of divers from my home base dive operation in NYC organized an excursion to South Florida for some recreational diving. Personally I dove four days and got 13 dives in. The staff and crew at SFDH were absolutely terrific. We had a...More

Thank Collettico
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

We're thrilled to hear you had a great experience diving with us. We definitely try to go above and beyond for our guests. We look forward to ahving you on the boat again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say I did not liked diving with them, but certainly expected more. My night dive canceled after all were onboard due to engine problems. Next morning the dives were fine and Dave and Chris (Capitam and DM) very nice and helpful. First time I've...More

Thank BrazilAca
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

Hi there! Unfortunately, engine troubles occur in our line of business. We do, however, do our best to go above and beyond to make up for unforeseen changes. Our crew is exceptional and knowing that your dives on the following day went well is what...More

Reviewed April 9, 2017

This was my first time diving with this operation and I had a blast! I had a little difficulty finding the location but after that everything went smoothly. They set me up with the rental equipment I needed and made sure my nitrox tanks were...More

Thank BullDiver
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

So glad to hear you enjoyed your dives with us! And yes, aside from ensuring your safety, our main goal is making sure you have an amazing experience and we do our best to accommodate everyone's needs. Looking forward to having you back on the...More

Reviewed April 5, 2017

We did the snorkeling trip to the nursery. There was a combination of snorkelers and divers. The water was kind of cloudy so the fish were not so great but the crew (Bradley and Zach) were friendly and helpful. It was nice afternoon at a...More

Thank Sheri P
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your trip with us! We're always at the mercy of whatever the ocean throws at us, but if you come out and snorkel with us again, we may get lucky and get better visibility ;) Hope to see you on the...More

Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for a pleasure trip and ended up taking advanced scuba diving lessons. Attila is the ABSOLUTE BEST. For the first time ever I have been able to dive without assistance. Water and snacks were served on the boat. Excellent crew...More

Thank Janice A
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

So glad Attila helped you conquer a new feat, Janice! He's definitely a terrific instructor. We do everything we can to make sure all our divers are safe and having a great time - looks like we accomplished just that :) Thank you for the...More

Reviewed March 18, 2017

I was drawn to this dive company because they have an incredible website, allowing me to research and reserve dives online before I even leave home. Unfortunately, our experience wasn't very good; they claimed that our reserved dive site wasn't available, and switched us off...More

Thank Netmom101
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you didn't fully enjoy your experience with us. If we change the scheduled dive site, it's usually for a good reason, such as less than favorable conditions. Your safety is always our main concern. As far as what's provided with your boat...More

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rlguralnick
What are the best dive sites near Pompano Beach for an experienced family?
November 2, 2016|
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Response from Agustina P | Property representative |
South Florida Diving Headquarters has virtually everything you'd need. They'll take you to dive sites for every level of diving. Each trip includes two dives - they're either a wreck and a reef, or two reefs. They also... More
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Kristy T
Planning a visit summer 2016. 4/6 family members haven't been snorkeling before. I assume instructions will be given, but is there a guide in the water as well? 2 of the family members are teens. Thanks for any information.
October 16, 2015|
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Response from Halla M | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We have been diving and snorkeling several times with this company. There have always been guides and master divers on every trip. We have had kids as young as 5 going for a snorkel and the entire crew was very... More
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