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“Get a new captain!”
Review of Southpoint Divers

Southpoint Divers
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Key West's Premier Dive Operation running daily trips to the Vandenberg, the world's 2nd largest wreck dive, and to the worlds 3rd largest barrier reef. Our Dive Shop is a Certified ScubaPro dealer and carries everything you need for a great dive.
Corona, CA
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19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Get a new captain!”
Reviewed December 31, 2012

This is a company that obviously has too many customers to care about the ones they have with them, the next batch will fill the void of the ones that will NEVER come back. This is a case of location is EVERYTHING.

The captain is rude at best, they should be careful planning dives for certified divers (that makes you VERY liable if there is ANY injuries), but most of all make sure they are going to do the dives you PAID for. I would NEVER recommend this company! Fortunately there are MANY options in Key West....

Visited December 2012
2 Thank Joshua S
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Boat, Great Crew”
Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

Went with Southpoint for my first two ocean dives. Every aspect of their operation is first rate. The boat is large and comfortable, and all the crew, from Captain on down were friendly, patient and very professional. Thanks to Alex Shepard in particular for all of his help. It was a great day on the water. I would (and will) recommend Southpoint to anyone wanting a first class dive experience in Key West. Can't wait to dive the Vandy next time!

1 Thank Ed K
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Fargo, North Dakota
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Advanced Open Water Certificate- SCUBA”
Reviewed December 25, 2012

Southpoint Divers was absolutely exceptional! They had everything, gear/boat ready and were on-time all the time. Not to mention that our instructor Alex Shepard was superb in his instruction in getting us certified as Advanced divers (AOW). The Vandenberg shipwreck dive was spectacular and a must see if you decide to dive Key West! Also, request Alex if he is available, I've never had a better instructor and guide and that's the truth. Dive dates were 11/14/12, 11/15/12, 11/16/12. I will definitely be going back to Southpoint/Alex when I am back in Key West! Thank you!

Visited November 2012
1 Thank Charles T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Couldn't imagine a better dive!”
Reviewed December 23, 2012

Alex and Henry were great instructors! There every step of the way and eased the nerves for my first experience diving! Loved it and would do it again in a heartbeat! Even if you are an experienced diver the crew is great and the sites are extraordinary!

1 Thank cno10
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New Rochelle, New York
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Been diving with Southpoint for years.”
Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

I can only echo the reviews from others. I did both my advanced open water and rescue diver with them. Great crew! Emphasis on safety and making sure your dives are the best they can be. Wouldn't dive with anyone else in Key West.

1 Thank Stephen M
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