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Aristakat charters

#2 of 20 Tours in Venice
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Address: Venice Beach, Venice, FL
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Scuba diving army tanks

Captain Jamie was awesome. Great guy all the way around. Made me feel like we been friends for years. Helped me get my scuba feet back after a year of not diving. Very well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Thornton, Colorado
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Thornton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Jamie was awesome. Great guy all the way around. Made me feel like we been friends for years. Helped me get my scuba feet back after a year of not diving. Very well prepared for anything, made my girlfriend feel safe on his boat when she's nervous about water. Really great experience. Thank you brother.

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Saratoga Springs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to dive for megaladon shark teeth or dugong fossils, you don't need to look any further. Captain Jamie who owns Aristakat charters will take you out and get you to the right spot. My trip was a last minute plan and Captain Jamie was very flexible. The afternoon before, he told me where and when to meet... More 

1 Thank gl0baltraveler
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Looking for a captain to take you to the spots? This is it. My review is short and to the point because we were searching for fossils. Captain Jamie knows the spots and he delivered.

1 Thank Brian G
East Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Great day started with a few frisky dolphins and the 2 great dives. Found my first megaladon tooth in less than 30 min. great find due to Captain Jamie's great briefing of where and how to look. We had lts of fun he is a very knowledgeable and trustworthy operation.

Thank Pisces313
Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Dove this past weekend and although the visibility was only about 10 feet, CPT Jamie made it a great day to spend with my friend and my son. Two dives and we were back by noon and off to a great eatery with CPT Jamie. The boat was comfortable and well equipped, even with a hot shower after the dive.... More 

2 Thank Gary B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Took my dad and his friend on our first fossil dive with Captain Jamie. We could not have asked for a better skipper, Jamie was patient and professional and really provided a first-class experience. Can't wait to go again!

Thank Chris B
Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Booked a 2 tank dive with Captain Jaime Bostwick of Aristakat Charters. This is a small boat operation, a max of 6 divers, and you must provide all gear except weights, unless you make prior arrangements with Aristakat. That being said, this was an excellent dive trip. Capt. Bostwick polled the divers prior to the date of the trip to... More 

1 Thank Lee M
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had an awesome time with Captain Jamie on his Aristakat! The boat was clean and well organized for diving. Captain Jamie was friendly, and knowledgeable. He took us to a great site and we found so many shark's teeth! We will definitely go out with him again next time we are in Venice.

Thank rulearnin
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I scheduled a 2 tank dive and ended up blowing through 7 tanks over 3 days. Had too much fun and had to keep going. Found fossils and shark teeth, saw artificial and natural reefs, turtles sharks, grouper, stingrays... Fastest cleanest boat. Captain Jamie knows what he's doing and has the gear. Reasonable prices too!

1 Thank euphonuswibonia
Cumming, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Our family had an amazing time on our Christmas Eve sunset cruise. Jaime was a great captain. My 13 year old son was nervous at first and Jaime took him up on the top and he loved it. My 3 year old daughter loved Jaime. It was a really relaxing and awesome trip. Everyone was so excited about the dolphins... More 

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