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Depth Perception Dive Center

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4015 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611-3409
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Best Dive Shop and Instructor Hands Down!!!

I can honestly say that I would not be certified today if I went to any other Dive Shop!! Robert... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Krista P
Can't thank you enough Robert! Tears are forming as I write this!!! Excellent Experience!!!

This is long overdue---I didn't think I would ever get back in the water after my first experience... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
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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 lifestyle. Call us to find out how we can assist you with your Florida weekday and weekend freshwater and saltwater scuba diving and snorkeling experiences with our knowledgeable staff. From Try Scuba- intro to scuba classes non-certification classes, scuba diving certification, PADI, SSI, TDI, IANTD, and NAUI referral dives, day and overnight dive and snorkeling guided excursions and scuba and snorkeling equipment rental; there is something for everyone. From the most advanced Technical and Cave certified scuba divers looking to explore the North Florida Springs and cave systems with rebreathers, or sidemount or backmount with Technical Cave Guides or our Technical scuba Instructor. To snorkeling and open water scuba diving excursions. Scuba Diving is a year round activity in Florida from the constant 72-74 degrees in the Florida Springs, to the Freshwater Spring fed lakes next to the orange groves in Central Florida Depth Perception can host your snorkeling excursion or dives in the crystal clear Springs, the Gulf of Mexico, the Florida Keys, and around the world.
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4015 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611-3409
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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

1  Thank Krista P
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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

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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

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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

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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
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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
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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.

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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.

1  Thank Biemeret
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

Went in for first time to get info. regarding open water cert. for son in college(senior) marine bio. He's away in Ohio so I wanted him to get cert. while home for the summer. Not only did Michelle and Jeff accommodate him but also introduced...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2013

I’ve been an Open Water certified diver for a while and had over 50 dives under my belt. However I took a 5 years break and deceived to return to the sport as my 15 year old son who diced to take on the diving...More

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Shawna C
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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
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