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Address: SW corner of the Cortez Bridge, Bradenton Beach Marina, Cortez, FL 34217
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Excellent Dive Team, Captain Allison and Pam

Nice trip, with the 2 girls, Captain Allison and Pam are a perfect team and they mad a great job. Dives where a little cold caused by a to thin suit (was my mistake,...)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2017
AndiAls
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Worgl, Austria
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Worgl, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nice trip, with the 2 girls, Captain Allison and Pam are a perfect team and they mad a great job. Dives where a little cold caused by a to thin suit (was my mistake,...)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is very well run diving outfit. Pros - From the first phone call, Owner Bob was courteous, helpful and professional. Captain Allison was kind, fun and helpful, and at the same time firm and clear, making the dive experience fun and safe at the same time. She is a gem. Assistants Bob and Dave were both top drawer as... More 

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Sheffield Lake, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Husband and I drove quite a ways for this dive experience and we were not disappointed. Our dive was cancelled the night before because 2 of the 4 divers cancelled. I was disappointed but soon after we got a call that the dive was back on! When we met in the morning all the dive gear was waiting for us... More 

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Devils Lake, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I am a novice diver, but the crew, headed by Captain Allison, was very helpful and provided us with some very interesting things to see and experience. They were professional in their approach, safety conscious and then showed us a great time. I can't believe all the different species of fish (and a sea turtle!) that we saw!

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Bradenton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent half day 2 tank dives at local reefs. Captain Bob, Dive Master Lea and crew were professional, yet friendly and made the day enjoyable. I highly recommend them if you are in the Bradenton or Sarasota area.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

First of all I want to thank Captain Bob for providing a perfect diving experience in the Gulf. I had gone out with Blue Water Explorers two years ago for three days of diving and was able to get in two on my latest visit to the area. Captain Bob was very quick to respond to all of my questions... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Scuba Diving in the Gulf of Mexico can often be challenging. Wind, rapidly changing weather, and varying degrees of visibility make each day challenging, but Captain Bob and his crew always seem to find interesting sites for us to explore. As an Scuba Instructor, I (along with my students) also appreciate that he is willing to acknowledge when a day... More 

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captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to offer your support. We really appreciate it and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Capt Bob and Dive master Dave are a very good team and make for a great dive trip. Bob's reef and a tug boat wreck excellent sites

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captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this review

Thank you for diving with us. We hope that you will come back soon and often! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I dove with Capt Bob and Dave on Thur morning 7/28/16. First dive a little murky but second much clearer. Went to tugboat wreck. Lots of baitfish, spade fish and LOADS of sand dollars. Great morning!

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captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this review

Thank you for diving with us, Patti. We hope that your sand dollar treasures were a hit with your family! It was a pleasure to have you aboard. More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I dive six days a week. I dive both on the east and west coast of Florida. Captain Bob and his crew are truly professional and fantastic! I highly recommend this dive charter!

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captboby2k, Owner at Blue Water Explorers, responded to this review

As with all of our customers, we appreciate your business! (P.S. It is notable that this diver was on the same trip as reviewer henryd7.) More 

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