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Ocean Pro Dive Shop - Day Tours and Classes

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Sarasota, FL, USA
About Ocean Pro Dive Shop - Day Tours and Classes
Snorkeling, Scuba Diving, Spearfishing --Classes, Tours, Rentals & Equipment-- Sarasota's Original Scuba Shop For Over 37 Years!--We have the most knowlegable and experienced staff in the area. Everyone on our team has over three decades of experience in the diving field. We don't just certify divers we train Ocean Pros! Welcome Snowbirds, Visitors, and Locals!!!
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Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I did a Discover Scuba open water dive with Mike Hays of Ocean Pro Dive Shop, and we could not have asked for a more perfect introduction to scuba diving. Mike is incredibly knowledgeable and experienced, and he has a laid back...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank naomihsu
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Mike changed our dive site because of the weather and the red tide and we ended up at Emerson Point. It was a very different dive then anything of done before and even Mike said it was a unique dive. Mike showed how knowledgeable he...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lena R
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Instuctor Mike is very knowledgeable about the entire area and was able to suggest the best spot due to the weather conditions. We picked a protected area with calm waters. It was only about 15-20 feet deep and you can access it by walking in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lorandastuart
Reviewed May 17, 2018

my guy and I are exploring pursuing diving cerification. had experience with 1 time "snuba" dive ( combination snorkeling and scuba)prior to this dive . visibility wasn't great on day of dive but Mike was wonderful and gave us an opportunity to return, ( unfortunately...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Dee7373
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I booked a snorkeling trip for two on their website and prepaid on my credit card in full. The website shows the available dates and times and looks very professional so it left no reason for me to believe that no trip existed. However on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank Simone J
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

I found the shop driving by and stopped in to inquire about day trips. Mike was able to get me on one the next day as I began my staycation. Met the following day with the guide Rick at Emerson Point Preserve along with some...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank ErinSRQ
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

I booked a 2 day diving trip in Sarasota for Friday/Saturday. Thursday the owner of the shop informed me that he will put the Friday/Saturday lesson together. Friday late afternoon he told me that the dive course is starting at 8.00 am and that is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank thomaslV2958MU
Reviewed March 24, 2017

as an emeritus status PADI & NAUI instructor, who has had to field repair dive equipment on site, i commend Ocean Pro (Mike) in his ability to repair/replace non-functioning dive equipment: SPG/2nd stages of regulator/dive computer. also purchased an off the shelf shorty wet suit.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Robert N
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Mike is a fun instructor. Very knowledgeable and professional. We had a blast! I did my check out dives and received my PADI open water. Fun fun fun!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jballinger24
Reviewed April 6, 2016

I wanted to get my son open water scuba certified. Things went well. Mike was very knowledgeable and helpful. Even though the visibility wasn't great, he was able to make it a great time for my son.

Date of experience: April 2016
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July 25, 2018|
Response from Dee7373 | Reviewed this property |
if your CERTIFIED , you can just rent the equipment,
June 9, 2017|
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Response from oceanprodiveshop2015 | Property representative |
Warm at least 84 and sometimes 86 the visibility depends on the weather conditions but it can be as much as 60 feet and as poor as 10 feet but generally averages between 20 and 30 feet. What we lack in visibility we... More