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Florida Underwater Sports

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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...more
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6920 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-5606
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

My husband and I recently completed our Scuba certification with Florida Underwater Sports. Our instructor, Carl Brady, was very knowledgeable and patient. The staff at the dive shop was very welcoming and made us feel at ease. We never felt pressured and they even give...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Melanie W
fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hey Melanie. Thanks for the feedback, we really appreciate it! Glad you guys had a good time and let us know when we can get you back out diving! Chris

Reviewed 25 October 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

Date of experience: October 2017
5  Thank ashleyaverett
fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 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

Reviewed 17 July 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

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

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

Reviewed 19 June 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.

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

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

Reviewed 23 March 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

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 3 January 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

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Sherry131313
fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 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

Reviewed 4 November 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

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank quintus941
fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 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

Reviewed 19 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Parryplaces
fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 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.

Reviewed 10 September 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

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

Reviewed 8 September 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

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Sabrina B
fuse3, Manager at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 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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Alexander D
11 May 2018|
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.
6 May 2018|
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
George D
29 September 2016|
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.