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Blue Water Explorers

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SW corner of the Cortez Bridge, Bradenton Beach Marina, Cortez, FL 34217
+1 941-798-3483
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Captain Bob was great

Choppy waters and chilly weather added some challenge to the dive, but everything was done safely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamie A
Attentive and professional

Had a great time diving here! I signed up to dive in November, but had to cancel because I was sick... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
caitlinhtrips
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Seattle, Washington
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  • Average1%
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“captain bob” (16 reviews)
“dive master” (13 reviews)
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SW corner of the Cortez Bridge, Bradenton Beach Marina, Cortez, FL 34217
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Choppy waters and chilly weather added some challenge to the dive, but everything was done safely and professionally, without any drama. All on board felt comfortable despite some adverse conditions.

Thank Jamie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time diving here! I signed up to dive in November, but had to cancel because I was sick with a fever. Captain Bob refunded me in full. I re-booked for December. The dive was well-organized - everyone set up their gear prior...More

Thank caitlinhtrips
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is in the top 5 dive operations that I have dove with world wide. Very timely, informative and professional. It was only CPT Bob working the boat but you would have thought he had a crew and made it look easy. I highly recommend...More

Thank eonester
captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to rate our service. It was a good day on the water, made better by the great attitudes of the divers (like yourself). We will be looking forward to seeing you again soon! We really appreciate your business!

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Captain Bob was friendly and professional. Great day on and in the water. Will be diving with them again.

Thank Mike K
captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Our divers make our trips fun! Thank you for being one.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

From the start of the process to the end, Bob and Allison were outstanding. When I arrived at the dock, the location was easy to find. Allison grabbed me and started helping me with the wavier while Bob took all my tanks and equipment to...More

Thank Christopher D
captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you, Chris. Our divers make the trip fun for everyone, including me! Please come back to dive with us again soon.

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Bradenton Marina was easy to locate. The boat was parked right at check in. Captain Bob was knowledgeable about dive locations. Master Diver Bob was proficient in visability and current conditions. Both were friendly and VERY accommodating with safety a key aspect!!! The first site...More

Thank katrinac00ke
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I went to dive with my son, who needed to complete his certification. Pam is a great instructor. Rental equipments are fine, and they are very safety consious. In july water temperature was very nice, and visibility acceptable (20 ft).

Thank ramon1968
captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you very much for entrusting your son's training to us. It was a pleasure to have you both aboard.

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Excellent dive operation. Captain Bob and Dive Master Pam are real pros. We dove a site where the viz was very poor and Captain Bob spared not expense in fuel costs to get us another 7 miles farther offshore to an area where the viz...More

Thank Roger C
captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you for diving with us! We really appreciate your business.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We loved our dives with Blue Water Explorers. The crew was nothing but professional, and the best dive educator we've encountered. We were nervous about our first dive not in smooth and clear carribean water. The divemaster walked us through it all and made sure...More

Thank Lynnerandazzo
captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you very much for diving with us! We look forward to having you aboard again.

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great dive charter! Crew was very friendly and professional. Visibility in the Gulf was 10-15 ft, so not the best, but still a fun time. I would definitely use them again.

Thank Jonathan S
captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you for diving with us!

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