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Athens Scuba Park

#7 of 16 things to do in Athens Features Animals
500 N Murchison St, Athens, TX 75751-2102
+1 903-675-5762
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Great for practicing navigation

They people at Athens Scuba Park are very helpful and nice to visit with. The diving is good for... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Yukon, Oklahoma
Lots to see underwater - great place to dive!

We dove ASP and had a great time. Visibility was poor (10' or so) the day we visited but we still... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Dallas, Texas
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“dive shop” (5 reviews)
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500 N Murchison St, Athens, TX 75751-2102
+1 903-675-5762
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

They people at Athens Scuba Park are very helpful and nice to visit with. The diving is good for navigation practice and dialing in buoyancy. The visibility was 8 ft the two days I was there. There are no fish to see. I found a...More

1  Thank EDD48
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We dove ASP and had a great time. Visibility was poor (10' or so) the day we visited but we still managed just fine as this is the norm for Texas lake diving. The thermocline was pretty intense that day too with temps ranging from...More

3  Thank DeepWreckDiver
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Clear water SCUBA diving. Dive shop, air, equipment, and supplies. Diving decks with ladders. Too much underwater ART to list in one review. Airplane...................

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

This is one of the premier dive training spots in Texas. Clear deep water with lots of training activities to fit all level of diver. Good for beginning divers on to the experience you want to achieve. My son started there,as a novice and is...More

2  Thank charlie a
Reviewed 7 September 2015

My son and I went diving at Athens Scuba Park this past Sunday and had a wonderful experience! From the moment we arrived, Shannon and Alex were cheerful and provided attentive service as we rented our gear. The visibility was an average of 14 feet...More

2  Thank KammyH H
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This dive lake is built where an old brick factory was and so the bottom of the lake, which is filled by a fresh spring, is a very fine clay silt. If you get within inches of the bottom the white silt billows up and...More

1  Thank M H
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We come to Athens Scuba Park once or twice a year to go diving -- the people who run it are always so nice to us and it makes the long drive from Austin worth it. Athens has had a LOT of rain, so the...More

1  Thank Dianne R
Reviewed 2 August 2015

After doing my open water class at Terrell, which is not a very nice place, a few friends of mine wanted to go check out Athens Scuba Park. This place is located about 70 miles or so from Dallas which is not bad for me...More

2  Thank 683jacobh
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Came to finish off my OW SCUBA. Visibility was very limited when I went, but there are plans to clear it up. I will return to get a better view of the sunken items (airplane, houseboat, bus, etc). Overall the place can be very attractive...More

Thank knwldge54
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Second time we've been here but the visibility was extremely poor both times. Three feet max maybe. The water temps were crazy with it being 90 at the surface and 68 at 15 ft. The folks running the park are exceptionally nice. I had a...More

1  Thank barron c
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Do you have too have your own scuba gear?
19 October 2015|
Response from barron c | Reviewed this property |
No they have rental gear at reasonable rates.