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SD Expeditions

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2148 Avenida de La Playa, Suite E, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3216
+1 858-707-5666
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Blue shark dive was once in lifetime experience!!!

After few years of getting up the courage, I finally decided to book a trip for a so cal shark... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
oceanhiker760
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Carlsbad, California
A must adventure on the kelp forest and sea lion encounter

Incredible experience under California waters. For some time I wanted to feel the contrast of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manel B
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Girona, Spain
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SD Expeditions is committed to being the premier scuba dive and ocean expedition company in Southern California. Through inclusiveness and an ocean mindset, we hope to partner with the leading organizations in diving and marine research - giving back to the community through education, encounters and unmatched experiences.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2148 Avenida de La Playa, Suite E, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3216
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"shore dive"
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"dive master"
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"great dive"
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"kelp forest"
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"two tank"
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"cold water dive"
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"dive experience"
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"scuba certification"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After few years of getting up the courage, I finally decided to book a trip for a so cal shark dive. Friends had used SD Expeditions the year before and were all impressed everything about the operation. Rather than save a few buck with Joe-Sharkguy,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible experience under California waters. For some time I wanted to feel the contrast of diving in these cold waters full of life. Thanks to SD expeditions I had the best experience I could ever expected. It was an incredible and certainly different experience to...More

Thank Manel B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fin-tastic time aboard SD Expeditions for shark and wildlife viewing!! I’ve gone out with shark-diving operations in various places/shark species. I was extremely impressed with Nick and Mark’s focus on safety, as well as their respect for wildlife. It was clear they love what they...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SD Expeditions is the best!!! I headed out with three friends yesterday on an SD Expeditions trip to swim with sharks in the open ocean. What an amazing day! We boarded a gorgeous , beautifully maintained yacht - Countershade. On the way out to our...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town for business and went for my first night dive with SD expeditions. My dive guide Nick was fantastic - he was very patient, professional, and knowledgeable. He was the best dive guide I’ve ever had, and he made my first night...More

Thank Eric F
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After 20 years of diving I thought I squeeze in a dive with SD expeditions. I chose the one dive option. Disorganized, and very young staff. This is the first time I have felt like I was in danger. The equipment did not fit and...More

Thank scubaxxxx
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Had two great dives with Nick. Relaxed, knowledgeable and friendly. Was with my 16-year-old daughter. We both loved the kelp forest and the aquatic life. Highly recommend.

Thank David M
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Nick was such an awesome divemaster (as well as just a really cool dude). My dives with him were definitely the highlight of my trip to San Diego and I can’t wait to come down to dive with him again!

Thank James W
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Our five with Kristi was amazing! She was so thorough, and kind! Really took the entire experience above and beyond, and was extremely personable. Highly recommend asking for her as your dive master. As for the dive, we did both the canyon and the cove....More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Nick was one of the most experienced and knowledgeable dive masters I’ve ever had on a dive trip. His expertise in (and out) of the water, service, and good company made my trip with SD Expeditions fantastic. Whether you’re just getting your certification or have...More

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attica_98
25 March 2016|
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Response from Nick L | Property representative |
We give 50 off if you have your own gear.
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Kassiee11
8 April 2015|
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Response from Kyle M | Property representative |
220$ for a 2 tank guided shore dive package - full gear rental included. We like to keep things intimate, so we never take more than 4 divers per dive master.
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