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“Poor equipment, looking to squeeze every penny, you can do better.”
Review of Innerspace Dive Center - CLOSED

Innerspace Dive Center
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Owner description: I am sorry to announce that Innerspace Dive center will be closing on Aug. 31, 2014 Please check back for updates on finding a new building. Innerspace Dive Center is a Florida Keys Dive Shop that treats people the way we want to be treated when we go diving! We only operate six passenger dive and snorkel boats because we like the personalized service that you get on the smaller boats. When you are looking for a customized dive or snorkelling experience, call Innerspace Dive Center!
Reviewed October 15, 2012

The equipment they provide is not as nice as you will find at pretty much every other dive shop throughout the keys. The guy who runs the shop is definitely trying to weasel every extra cent out of you he can. 3 times in 3 trips, he said one price, then charged another. Previously, on a day with horrible weather, rough seas, and no visibility, the refuse to cancel a trip, with no others going out, except our group of 4, and instead say, we're going, or he'll have to charge a cancellation fee. It was obvious, that even the captain wanted nothing to do with this dive.

All in all, while they seem like nice enough people, this is a sloppy operation, run on a shoestring budget, who would rather squeeze you for all you have once, than to try to turn you into a long term customer. Trust me, this is from a local, who would have gladly returned.

So many better options.

Innerspace: you can sheer a sheep many times, but skin him only once.

Thank Disc O
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diveInnerspace, Owner at Innerspace Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2012

I read the review, but the account does not sound like us. Our equipment is all less than a year old, and our prices are all very straightforward. The captain has the final say on weather related cancelations. Customer satisfaction comes second only to Customer safety! Certainly EVERYBODY else can't be wrong...

I don't think this person actually came out with us.

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Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

Perhaps the best dive operation in all the Keys. 6-pack boats with professional and extremely hospitable staff. They tailored the diving trips to my needs. A stark contrast to the generic cattle boats found elsewhere in the Keys. They have easy access to Loee Key which is also a huge plus! And did I mention the great value...

2  Thank TravelLife19
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diveInnerspace, Owner at Innerspace Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2012

Thanks so much for the kind words. We do everything we can to provide a safe and fun atmosphere! We are looking forward to diving with you again!

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Reviewed September 4, 2012

The divemasters and crew were really great! They took us out on a nice 6-pack boat, so it did not have a cattle boat feel. We dove the Busch 2 times and it was awesome, they lent a hand where need be, but recognize skilled divers and aren't over baring as some shops can be. I really recommend this shop.

Thank kwall2011
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Reviewed August 15, 2012

The entire experience with Innerspace Dive Center exceeded expectations. The employees are friendly, courteous, professional and knowledgeable. The staff was able to accomodate any equipment needs that we had. The boat was easy to get back in to after finishing a dive and we didn't feel crowded.
They worked with us to create a selection of dives that were exactly what we wanted. We booked dives on the Looe Key reef during the day, night and twilight and they took us to different locations each time. We also did a wreck dive and went lobstering.
The staff all showed respect for the reef habitat and the fish that belong there. Everyone made us feel comfortable and safe. This was at least our third visit to Innerspace with Scott's family as the owner. We will continue to return to Innerspace for our Florida dive visits.

3  Thank Audrey G
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

Today dove the Adolphus Busch wreck with Innerspace Dive
Center on Big Pine Key Florida http://www.diveinnerspace.

We dove a double and the only boat on the wreck

What a pleasure from the crowds on Key Largo.

I highly recommend diving Adolphus Busch with Innerspace!

Thanks for the great dive!

Thank Reef_Diver1
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