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Depth Perception Dive Center

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Conveniently located close to the Tampa airport and cruise terminal, Depth Perception specializes in providing unique and personalized scuba diving or snorkeling activities for visitors and residents looking for Florida's salt and watersports...more
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4015 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611-3409
+1 813-689-3483
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

I cannot fully express how awesome Depth Perception is. Mr. Robert Lawrence is an all around great guy. Back in the 90's they sponsored some of our cave diving expeditions and I was more than thrilled to find them still around when I moved back...More

Thank Robby B
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I just completed my NAUI open water certification and there are not enough wonderful things that I could say about Robert Lawrence, owner/head instructor, and his entire team at Depth Perception Dive Center. Their passion for diving and expertise spills over into each class. Each...More

1  Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I can honestly say that I would not be certified today if I went to any other Dive Shop!! Robert knows how to make divers feel comfortable underwater!! He teaches his students buoyancy, which most other instructors do not teach. He is extremely knowledgable about...More

2  Thank Krista P
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is long overdue---I didn't think I would ever get back in the water after my first experience with another dive center. I received one on one attention from Robert, who made my safety and education his number one priority. Robert was extremely patient with...More

5  Thank vivausa
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Robert, Michelle and John make a great team of individuals dedicated to help you learn to scuba dive. Robert patiently helped us plan and diligently executed it to obtain diving licenses for our children on our recent Tampa trip. Robert has an endearing approach and...More

Thank akilamahesh2000
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Just got NAUI certified and I am 69. The instructors are wonderful, professional, patient and very safety conscious. Equipment was first rate. The open water dive was amazing. Going back next month for my Nitrox certification. Even provided me with a childrens tank and vest...More

Thank Soldier327
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Would you travel 11 ½ hours and plan a week-long stay just to become NAUI certified to Open Water dive? Yes!!! If it meant being certified through Depth Perception of Tampa Bay, Florida!! Did we drive past numerous other dive shops during our four state...More

1  Thank jc00per2016
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I got my NAUI open water and nitrox certifications here. The instructor, Robert, is very knowledgeable, passionate, and committed to training great divers. Classes are small, with a lot of personalized instruction and one-on-one time. The shop is also well stocked with quality gear at...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 16 March 2016

My wife ordered a x mas wet suit for me from Depth Perception. There were some difficulties with delivery, not the shops fault, but they really came through honoring a commitment to provide a free matching hoodie. Above and beyond the call. Thanks so much.

Thank rpcvtaylor
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Love, love, love! The folks at Depth Perception are the best! I had a great time diving with Islia, who made sure I enjoyed my dives at The Grotto and The Devil's Den.

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Shawna C
31 December 2016|
Response from Robert L |
Hi Shawna! We can provide you with a open water diving experience. First you must complete a short classroom session, one pool session, then we will take you diving. You will then do two open water dives, under the... More