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Black Beard Sports

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Address: 101 Munoz Rivera St., 00765, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-741-1892
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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We have two convinient locations on Vieques. Black Beard Sports in Isabel...

We have two convinient locations on Vieques. Black Beard Sports in Isabel II, is just steps away from the ferry landing. Our second location is on W hotel premises. Book biobay, bike, hike, kayak, snorkeling or diving tours from any of our locations. We are. PADI GREEN STAR CENTER and only Eco tour certified on Vieques! A percent of our tours supports our community outreach programs for at risk youth. Check us out of FB or twitter. We do it right!

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This is THE place for a great bio bay tour!

Everything was perfect, they are real professionals. The staff is fun and knowledgeable, and safety oriented. Eat dinner before your tour and wear secure, water friendly footwear... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dawn M

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was perfect, they are real professionals. The staff is fun and knowledgeable, and safety oriented. Eat dinner before your tour and wear secure, water friendly footwear. Fantastic view of the stars too! On or about the time of new moon works best for optimal viewing.

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Thank Dawn M
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I did a 2-tank morning boat dive with black beard. They took us out even though it was just the two of us, so we got a private tour! They even let us pick the dive sites! Our guide (Gabe) was extremely communicative, clear, and committed to keeping us safe and having a good time underwater. He... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I just finished my training today and got my scuba open water diving license. Pat on the shoulder for myself first ... and it was so much fun! ... I was a bit skeptical at the beginning since Black Beard's dive training is only 2 half days and some other places offer 3 or 4 days. But according to my... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These guys were great! Very organized with easy pick up locations. The tour went above and beyond in teaching you about the ecology of the area and the biology of the organisms at mosquito bay. They discuss the variables that effect the organisms responsible for a greater bioluminescence. Very fun.

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Thank Erin S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked two tours with black beard. The staff at the Isabel location were incredibly accommodating and very helpful is letting me know what to expect during each. I did the stand up paddle board with snorkeling, and then the hiking trip. I did both the same day, and was with two different guides. The stand up paddle board with... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prepared efficient and friendly, took us to the best spots close. Mosquito Pier. They are located in the W, same costs as anyone else.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Will not return. Very rude. How do you expect to keep a business open like that. Custermer service is the worst. Took some family. Long ride there. For nothing. Had the feeling only take care of selected few. One of the worst places i ever seen.

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Thank Julio V
BlackBeardSp0rts, Owner at Black Beard Sports, responded to this review

Dear Julio V, I'm very sorry your experience was less than desirable. We thank you for bringing this to our attention. It will help us improve our operations and services. However; If you can provide me with more information such as which location did you rent from, date and what specific problem you had it will provide me with some... More 

Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in this shop several times during our week in Vieques - mostly for gear rental. When we were buying and renting gear, the women that helped us were phenomenal! Very knowledgeable and very accomodating (that's the reason for the average rating instead of poor or terrible). However, when we called to inquire about conditions & good snorkel spots... More 

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BlackBeardSp0rts, Owner at Black Beard Sports, responded to this review

Dear Marina Biologist, Please accept our sincere apology. We are very sorry you had a negative experience with one of our staff members. I understand from my staff that he wasn't sure who was making the phone inquiries and was feeling protective of our business. Having said that, we apologize for any misunderstanding or inconvenience this may have caused you.... More 

Stuart, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Bio Bay kayak tour with Blackbeard. The driver, Randy, met us right on time. He was friendly and knowledgeable about Vieques and shared a lot of that knowledge with us. Our guides, Jordy and Ernesto, were great. Our tour consisted of 10 people, ages 70 (us) to about 7. They related well to this diverse group and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I regularly travel to the south east part of mainland PR (Palmas Del Mar) to visit family and do a little diving. I've logged 250+ dives all over mainland PR but I have grown frustrated by the absence of dive operators in/around Palmas. The nearest shops are clustered around Fajardo where the diving is disappointing.....so, on this trip I decided... More 

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