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Florida Underwater Sports

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6345 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3936
+1 941-870-4461
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Best in class - worth a cross country trip to train and dive with them

Florida Underwater Sports has consistently gone above and beyond in the last year and a half I have... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2017
ashleya206
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Kirkland, Washington
Everything you need!!

We were visiting the area and wanted to make a few Dives and we were not disappointed! The boat is... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2017
Lori H
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We are a full-service, 5 STAR Dive Center minutes from Siesta Key. Our main focus is creating outstanding underwater experiences for beginners and professionals alike. Whether you're trying SCUBA for the first time,training to be a professional, or purchasing snorkel and dive gear, Florida Underwater Sports will make sure your goals are met while maintaining the highest standards. We specialize in all things Scuba and Snorkel related and have a passion for the underwater world!
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“dive shop” (14 reviews)
“shore dive” (3 reviews)
“rescue diver” (2 reviews)
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6345 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-3936
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Florida Underwater Sports has consistently gone above and beyond in the last year and a half I have been diving with them. I live and dive in Seattle, WA, but I keep coming back to Florida Underwater Sports for dive training, dive gear, diving advice,...More

5  Thank ashleya206
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Thank you! We are so happy to have you as part of our diving community. See you again soon for some more practice before the big trip! Tim

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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the area and wanted to make a few Dives and we were not disappointed! The boat is extremely nice and there were only six divers which is very nice. The next day we wanted to do a Shore dive and they rented...More

4  Thank Lori H
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Hi Lori! Glad you liked the dives - anytime you are in town, let's get out and go diving! Joe

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

Great people, advice service and gear! Nicest people I have dealt with in several dive shops on multiple islands and countries over the last ten years. i would highly recommend.

4  Thank camptown1
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Thank you! We really appreciate your comments. Look forward to diving with you again when you are this way. Greg

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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Pictured here are just a few of the multitude of tools you learn how to use in the PADI Equipment Specialist certification course at Florida Underwater Sports. There is absolutely nothing sexy or glamorous about the training and worst of all you don't even get...More

3  Thank Craig F
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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Really nice dive shop with a brand new charter boat! The staff was educated and helpful. Because of traveling we had to rent wetsuits and they are in horrible condition. Full tears in shoulders and legs. I had to wear 2 wetsuits because of the...More

1  Thank Sherry131313
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fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2017

Thank you for the great review with the exception of your wetsuit experience:-( We are sorry to hear about that and want to make it up to you. We are replacing wetsuits and hope to have our stock refreshed soon. To make up for your...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2016

The learning experience was well structured, professionally taught to the extent were I can not only do the various drills but also feel competent and relaxed under water. A special word of thanks to Jason who competently guided me through the course. The store had...More

2  Thank quintus941
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fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2016

Thanks for your feedback! Glad we could get you comfortable in the water and help you find gear that works for you. Jason is a great instructor and loves to go above and beyond to make sure people feel comfortable, both during and after class....More

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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Jason rocked! Very professional, entertaining, enthusiastic ...& patient!! Highly recommend this outfit (& ideally Jason) if you have a family or group of teens that want PADI certification.

2  Thank Parryplaces
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fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2016

Thank you for the terrific review. Diving is our passion and in our classes and activities we strive to share the fun and thrills with our students and customers.

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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a first class dive store. The staff was super helpful and most knowledgeable. Good range of products and services that they offer and certainly most competitively priced. I would not hesitate to go back to the store and recommend them highly to other...More

2  Thank virgkwood
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2016

Thank you for visiting us and taking the time for the review. We look forward to assisting you again in the (very) near future! Tim

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

I took the Advanced Open Water course at Florida Underwater Sports with Ben Helming! He was a great instructor and slowly went over everything we were going to do and explained everything efficiently. If I had questions he answered them all very well and went...More

2  Thank Sabrina B
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fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2016

Thanks Sabrina! We appreciate you taking AOW with us and glad you had a good time. We're looking forward to completing your Nitrox Diver class soon, and hope you stick around for some more fun dives!

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Reviewed September 4, 2016

The open water diver cours at Florida Underwater Sports was the highlight of my Vacation. Before I startet the cours I was a bit scared, but after my first day of training with my capable and friendly Instructor Jason Coladner I felt much more confident....More

2  Thank deryakockaya
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2016

We are so glad to hear that your scuba class was rewarding and the highlight of your vacation. Continue to dive and it will be the highlight of your life!

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Alexander D
May 10, 2018|
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Response from fuse3 | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry it took so long to get back to you. Our snorkeling tours are $80. They are shore trips leaving from Point of Rocks on Siesta Key. Our Phone number is:941-870-4461.
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Tanusha84
May 5, 2018|
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Response from fuse3 | Property representative |
Good morning. Our phone number is: 941-870-4461. Please give us a call and we'll get your snorkeling tour scheduled. Thanks for contacting us, Bo
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George D
September 28, 2016|
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Response from fuse3 | Property representative |
Hey George, YES! We do offer guided snorkel tours on Siesta Key. Please give us a call and we can help you set something up.
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