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“Awesome Dive Shop”
Review of Scuba Marco

Scuba Marco
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 15, 2013

I have been using scubamarco for my diving needs for ten years, Capt Jeff and Jesse are two incredible people with an extreme love of water. The customer service I receive is top notch in every way keep up the good work.Dive Love Blow Bubbles.

Thank GregHill
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

This Is the place where i recieved my certification, and i come back every year for a tune- up on my skills because i trust Captain Jeff and his staff. I love knowing that i can ask him anything and feel comfortable year after year in the water. Not only are the wrecks fun, but the whole day of being treated like family is worth experiencing. Thank you for opening up a world of diving to me!

Thank Cr0wserv0
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Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

I needed a face plate for my Oceanic regulator so I called to see if this shop had one. I was told he would check with his tech and call me back. He did and yes the tech had them. I scheduled to stop in 2 days later to purchase it as I was leaving in 3 days for a dive trip. I drove the 20 miles+ only to be told "I forgot to get it from the tech". Not I'm sorry, I screwed up just basically a lackadaisical "to bad" attitude.

I will never be back there and will not recommend it to friends. Thanks for all your help Oceanic Dealer!!!

1  Thank John0800
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ScubaMarco, Owner at Scuba Marco, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2013

Sorry that was your interpretation of that situation and our shop. I told you that my traveling tech would be here Thursday morning and had the diaphragm in his inventory. You said "fine, I'll see you then", so I'm not sure what you mean by'scheduled to stop in'. My tec left the shop at 3PM. I assumed you had resolved your dilemna since I hadn't heard from you. You came in at 4PM.

We briing in special request items with a deposit. That policy took effect after eating numerous special requests that well-meaning people fail to ever pick up. I wish you would have phoned to let me know you were coming down later. I would of kept the part or at least saved you the drive.

When I told you I didn't have the part, you became understandably frustrated. My first thought went to resolving the situation (having my tech mail the part to me or you). I asked you how long you were going to be in town. You responded; "I'm leaving tomorrow, I'll just get one on the east coast". You then immediately about-faced and walked out of my shop. You didn't give me a chance to attempt a fix or even appologize. Regretfully, this is the format it's boiled down to: I am truly sorry.

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

I have been using Scuba Marco for years so I am a little bias :)

Yes sometimes it is difficult to get out on the water we all feel that pain. However NO ONE can control the weather and conditions. Anyone that makes you a promise of great conditions is not an operation I would use.

The staff has Always been warm and friendly. They are a family business and always treat me like I'm part of the family! I would trust Jeff and the crew any day and hope to see them soon!

Thank Store O
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

My family went scuba diving for the first time ever here with the beginning course, which consisted of some training, a pool practice, and a shallow dive in the bay. Captain Jeff and Scuba Jessi were friendly, chill, and incredibly knowledgeable. We were given excellent rental equipment, and individual attention. Both of them are very qualified, and their comfort with diving made everyone feel at ease. This starter course is definitely best for learning how to dive and getting used to the equipment, rather than for seeing a wide range of life.

A few days after this starter course, Captain Jeff was taking some veteran divers out to Key Largo on a dive boat. Even though I had only gone diving with him once, he still allowed me to come and took me under his wing during the session. The visit to Key Largo was AMAZING!! The visibility was incredible, and I was able to dive in the Atlantic with a professional literally by my side at all times. We saw hundreds of fish, a manta ray, and beautiful coral. We even saw a manatee hanging out in the marina! Captain Jeff helped me every step of the way. He dedicated the entire trip to giving me a life-changing first experience, and it truly was. Jeff went above and beyond just being a "touristy" activity, and gave me an unbelievable experience.

Without a doubt, no matter what your skill level, Scuba Marco will be the highlight of your trip. My whole family truly bonded with Jessi and Jeff (they trusted him to look after me in the Atlantic for an entire day!) and we will definitely be back whenever we head to Marco Island again. DO IT!

Thank Anna N
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