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Bonsai Diving - CLOSED

1075 Duval St Ste C9, Key West, FL 33040-3161
+1 305-294-2921
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Great dive, but horrible services

The guy was on himself, not good if you're unexperienced cause he might let you go down by... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2012
Les Cedres, Canada
Fantastic experience with Bonsai!!!

We dove with Bonsai for three days, two dives a day. There were three divers in our party and we... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2012
Jenni B
Bismarck, North Dakota, United States
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
11 May 2013
“Excellent Diving Experience”
25 Apr 2013
“Bonsai has closed down, they didnt call, good thing I checked.”
1075 Duval St Ste C9, Key West, FL 33040-3161
+1 305-294-2921

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Reviewed 19 August 2012

The guy was on himself, not good if you're unexperienced cause he might let you go down by yourself. The boat and the equipment are old and even scary at first sight. The guide was over 60 years old and forgot a lot of stuff....More

3  Thank SebMais
bonsaidiving-peter, Owner at Bonsai Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2012

While I don't recall this diver he really needs lessons in spelling and helpful grammatical criticism. This diver obviously enjoyed his dive on the Vandenberg with us (see separate review of the Vandenberg by this diver). Yes, we have one older instructor with over 6000...More

Reviewed 16 August 2012

We dove with Bonsai for three days, two dives a day. There were three divers in our party and we were joined by two others for two of the three days. The boat might be smaller but it was definately big enough to handle all...More

Thank Jenni B
Reviewed 1 August 2012

We did a 2 wreck dive (Vandenberg and Cayman Salvager). We were first to both sites giving us wonderful diving. I always prefer small group diving, but sometimes it is hit or miss. Diving with Peter and Vincent was definitely a hit. They were very...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 29 July 2012

We went diving with Bonsai for a double Vandenberg. Loved the small numbers of divers Bonsai takes out. I do not like being on a cattle boat. Website said we would be first to the dive site and it was true. Boat might be little...More

Thank Kesha T
Reviewed 26 July 2012

I dove with Bonsai for 2 days this week, one as a private charter, and the second on a normal group dive. Peter is exceptionally knowledgable about diving near Key West and the Dry Tortugas. He is an "under promise and overdeliver" kind of person,...More

Thank justinnewton
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Peter did a great job working with our group (5) in scheduling around tropical storm and then hurricane Debby. He is very helpful and patient and will work with you on a dive site suitable to your experience level. Bonsai's boat will take a party...More

1  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 19 May 2012

From start to finish a great time! Easy to book, very communicative, very knowledgeable and overtly friendly. We had two great dives with them today and wouldn't hesitate to use them again on future trips!

1  Thank JesseM3
Reviewed 18 May 2012

I have been diving 10+ years, mostly in tropical waters doing reef diving. This was our (husband and I) first diving trip to Key West and I chose to dive with Bonsai based on great Trip Advisor reviews. We dove with Peter on May 7...More

2  Thank Chronicler81
Reviewed 15 May 2012

I am newly certified and this was my first experience scuba diving in the ocean. I contacted Peter several months before our trip (we were traveling on a disney cruise with a stop in Key West). The email communication was great leading up to the...More

1  Thank ambogoger
Reviewed 20 March 2012

Wanted to dive the Vandenburg with my friend & my son, but wasn't sure how it would work out with our traveling via a cruise ship. Emailed and spoke with Peter on the phone several times and worked it all out. Peter isn't just an...More

2  Thank ScubaJunkie6
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