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South Florida Diving Headquarters

#2 of 41 Tours in Pompano Beach Features Animals
125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, FL 33062-1201
+1 800-771-3483
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Diving The Lady Luck

Great crew in adverse conditions.First went out in a rain storm. The captain and dive master really... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
proganjr
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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Dive Dive Dive

Always a great time with this crew, you can tell by the patrons that many of us love to dive with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jay B
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If you are Scuba Diving or Snorkeling from Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood, Dania Beach and Miami call South Florida Diving Headquarters. We can accommodate large groups with our spacious 45' power cats or small private charters on our smaller 34' dive boat. If you're by yourself, no problem, we can always hook you up with a buddy on one of our daily dive trips. We have something for all ages & skill levels. "You can dive, snorkel or watch from above all on the same boat. "Why Choose South Florida? Because Pompano Beach and Ft. Lauderdale have: Biodiversity South Florida reefs are teaming with tropical fish, the same species seen throughout the Caribbean. Accessibility Come by plane, train or automobile. Three international airports, cheap airfares. No passport required and no entry & exit fees. Quick easy access down A1A from Deerfield and Ft. Lauderdale. Dive Conditions Because of the close proximity of the Gulf Stream, SE Florida reefs are bathed in warm clear water year around. Wreck Diving Capitol The Gold Coast claims over 100 shipwrecks in all depth ranges. Greater Ft. Lauderdale has the most active Artificial Reef Program.Short Boat Rides S. Florida's reef track begins less than a 1/4 mile offshore. You'll have made 2 dives before you could get to the keys! Drift Dives Does the thought of lazily drifting along the reef with the current and surfacing when you are ready appeal to you? Accommodations: We have every style and price to fit your taste or budget. From quaint cottages to luxury 5 star hotels. Rated Top Ten Scuba Diving Magazine rated SE Florida top ten in "World's best Wreck Diving, Marine Life & Value Destination", in 2004.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, FL 33062-1201
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great crew in adverse conditions.First went out in a rain storm. The captain and dive master really came through. Great visibility and great conditions at the wreck! That being said the line broke to the surface from the wreck which scattered divers. The dive master...More

Thank proganjr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always a great time with this crew, you can tell by the patrons that many of us love to dive with this team.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on the Aqua View with Dave and Zac! It was an amazing experience. I am currently working toward getting scuba certified and it was my first time entering the ocean. They were very comforting. I was very scared and they really were there...More

Thank ChristineTXDub0716
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Christine! So glad you had a great time with Dave and Zac! They are, as they would put it, da bomb!! We understand that scuba can be an intimidating experience for first timers, but we love the sport so much that we're happy to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This dive company is excellent. We did an easy 30ft dive at the Nursery and S.S. Copenhagen, conditions were excellent. Crew were awesome!! Aria was an awesome captain! Lots of space on the boat. Reservations were easy, and boat was easy to get to. A...More

Thank ScubaGirlEP7
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad to hear you had a great time. And Aria is such a pro! Regarding the price, we're on par with other operators in the area so what really matters is the experience. We look forward to seeing you on the boats again soon! So...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Did a shallow wreck dive and a reef dive. The crew was very helpful and friendly. We'll definitely dive with them again if we're in the area!

Thank Ishamari C
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Woohoo! Glad you had a great time. Looking forward to seeing you on the boats again soon!

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We'd hoped for two days of diving for my husbands birthday but only got one in due to choppy seas. The crew made it well worth our money and time. We will definitely be back next time we are in the area!

Thank Tricia F
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words, Tricia. And thank you for understanding that sometimes, dives need to be moved around due to matters out of our control :) We can't wait to take you diving again soon! And happy belated to your husband!

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

With the available undersea destinations outside Hillsboro inlet there's plenty of great dives these excellent people can facilitate for you. The shop is not a merchandise for sale place, instead the focus is on participation in great dives right outside the inlet. The boats are...More

Thank Russ K
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

So thrilled to hear that we can make your dive experience that much more enjoyable, Russ! Thank you for the kind words. Looking forward to seeing you and your family again soon!

Reviewed 10 May 2017

A small group of divers from my home base dive operation in NYC organized an excursion to South Florida for some recreational diving. Personally I dove four days and got 13 dives in. The staff and crew at SFDH were absolutely terrific. We had a...More

Thank Collettico
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

We're thrilled to hear you had a great experience diving with us. We definitely try to go above and beyond for our guests. We look forward to ahving you on the boat again soon!

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Can't say I did not liked diving with them, but certainly expected more. My night dive canceled after all were onboard due to engine problems. Next morning the dives were fine and Dave and Chris (Capitam and DM) very nice and helpful. First time I've...More

Thank BrazilAca
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi there! Unfortunately, engine troubles occur in our line of business. We do, however, do our best to go above and beyond to make up for unforeseen changes. Our crew is exceptional and knowing that your dives on the following day went well is what...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

This was my first time diving with this operation and I had a blast! I had a little difficulty finding the location but after that everything went smoothly. They set me up with the rental equipment I needed and made sure my nitrox tanks were...More

Thank BullDiver
Agustina P, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Diving Headquarters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

So glad to hear you enjoyed your dives with us! And yes, aside from ensuring your safety, our main goal is making sure you have an amazing experience and we do our best to accommodate everyone's needs. Looking forward to having you back on the...More

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rlguralnick
What are the best dive sites near Pompano Beach for an experienced family?
3 November 2016|
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Response from Agustina P | Property representative |
South Florida Diving Headquarters has virtually everything you'd need. They'll take you to dive sites for every level of diving. Each trip includes two dives - they're either a wreck and a reef, or two reefs. They also... More
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Kristy T
Planning a visit summer 2016. 4/6 family members haven't been snorkeling before. I assume instructions will be given, but is there a guide in the water as well? 2 of the family members are teens. Thanks for any information.
16 October 2015|
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Response from Halla M | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We have been diving and snorkeling several times with this company. There have always been guides and master divers on every trip. We have had kids as young as 5 going for a snorkel and the entire crew was very... More
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