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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
+1 941-870-4461
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

It was my first time diving for 6 months, they made me feel very welcome as this was my first time diving in the Gulf of Mexico. They were very professional and friendly and they made the whole experience great for me, the only downside...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2013

Thank you for the great review, We had a blast diving with you too. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in town. Carl

Reviewed 16 July 2013

I've been diving for over four years now both locally and traveling around and this was the only shop that i had any issues with at all. Will never step foot in the shop again, good luck to everyone else who does business with themMore

Date of experience: July 2013
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2013

First I apologize for any bad experience you had - we strive to be better than this - I sent you a message, I would love to understand what we did wrong. Please contact us and I will try to correct whatever the issue was....More

Reviewed 14 July 2013

We recently completed our Instructor Development course with Florida Underwater Sports and had a great experience. The staff was completely supportive, and course director Tim Perrault went above and beyond the call, making himself available 24/7 to teach, encourage, answer our questions and ensure we...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2013

Yes! Now get out there and teach some folks!!!! Thanks for all the fun! Greg

Reviewed 19 June 2013

I started diving almost 20 years ago, then had a long break. When my husband got certified, I did a refresher course that was catered to me. The staff helped check out my gear, get items serviced, and really worked with me to replace items...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2013

Hey guys - we agree the trips are a blast AND it's only just begun....we have so much more in store for you guys. Look forward to diving with you both again real soon! Tim

Reviewed 29 January 2013

I recently completed my Instructor Development Course at Florida Underwater Sports and could not have been happier! Because I am not from the Sarasota area, I did much of my course scheduling through emails, which was actually very easy due to all the help and...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank CatieChip
fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2013

Awesome! We had a blast as well - can't wait for you to get teaching - you'll make a great instructor! Greg

Reviewed 28 January 2013

I did my Instructor course here and all of the staff was VERY friendly! They were all very knowledgeable and willing to share their experiences and help us grow as dive professionals. The whole course ran smoothly and was the most fun PADI course I...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2013

Thanks Caitlin! We had a great time teaching AND learning from you as well. WE look forward to teaching with you again real soon. You will be an awesome instructor! Tim

Reviewed 5 January 2013

We went on a dive charter through Florida Underwater Sports while visiting family over the holidays. They rented us good quality gear and we had a great dive. Brad, our dive master, gauged our group's comfort and ability very well and helped plan our trip...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2013

Stephanie, we are so glad that you had a wonderful experience. And thank you for the great review. We look forward to diving with you when you get back to Sarasota. Carl Badgley Owner

Reviewed 23 August 2012

Just did the diver certification course and LOVED it. The crew at Florida Underwater Sports is incredible. They know how to work with different individual needs while keeping the class going. I was extremely impressed with the professionalism, while at the same time knowing how...More

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fuse3, Owner at Florida Underwater Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2012

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We strive to make the experience positive and fun. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. And remember to dive A LOT... We hope to see you soon and don't forget our monthly...More

Reviewed 13 April 2012

These guys are hands down the best in Sarasota for Scuba. I have been wanting to get certified for years, but never could make the schedule work. Tim, Greg and Carl set up my classes and certification around MY SCHEDULE!! Seriously the best customer service...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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Reviewed 29 December 2011

Being new to the whole "diving" scene we were very apprehensive after the first day, However Carl and Leeann guided us through our skills to become certified. I learned to trust that I could concentrate on learning my own skills, confident that my husband, 11...More

Date of experience: November 2011
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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.