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259 Commercial Blvd Ste 2, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-4415
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

I completed my PADI Advanced Open Water Diver here and instructor Brian showed me around the local reef by day and night. This shop is great with excellent gear and prices as well as a real connection to the ocean. They support local clean up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Matt G
Reviewed 7 January 2019

I scheduled a snorkeling experience for my son and I while we were vacationing in Florida last week. I saw a groupon deal for this company so I called to find out about it and let them know we had ZERO experience and wanted to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Great service, great prices, amazing service snd staff. Really knowledgeable which really helps when you are not positive what you need!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Jordan is a great instructor who took myself and my 20 yr old son on a fantastic day of adventure! The shop has all the gear you need to rent or purchase, and all of the staff is very friendly and helpful. We took the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AltoGuy
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous experience with Gold Coast Scuba. We signed up for 5 discovery scuba experiences and 3 snorkeling. Early on we hit a snag because on the scuba questionnaire it asked if any of us had diabetes. My son has type 1 diabetes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emily B
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Did my PADI open water cert with instructor Brad and it was great! He's knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and patient. We had a class size of 3, Brad made sure everyone was comfortable with all the skills before moving forward and spent the extra time with anyone...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David E
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited Ft Lauderdale on spring break and relied on Gold Coast Scuba for guidance and equipment. Simply put, the service was outstanding. The staff was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable and equipment was top notch. We did both beach and boat dives...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kirsten R
Reviewed 4 April 2018

My husband and i are on vacation and have never been snorkeling. The instructor was great and made us feel comfortable even in what was pretty deep water. We were part of a larger group that had more experienced snorkelers but we all went at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kamaraholmes
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We frequented Gold Coast on a recent trip to Lauderdale by the Sea. We rented gear and booked a couple boat trips through them as well. Steve was great to work with and very fair with us as things didn't always line up as scheduled....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dhaughs
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I flew in from out of state and chose Gold Coast Scuba to complete my PADI open water certification based on their excellent reviews and clearly outlined schedules on their Meetup site (it was surprisingly difficult to find class schedules from other scuba shops). My...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Can someone please layout how the shore diving or meetups work. We are staying at the Sea Spray Inn near Anglins pier and Gold Coast Scuba but this is our first time to LBTS and shore diving so I'm not sure of the logistics. exp: dive boats/ MN lake diving mostly Do we need to rent a car just to transport gear from the hotel and shop to the beach? Or a car just to store ones gear bag etc while diving? though we might be able to suit up and hump it all from the hotel. Do tanks need to be reserved ahead of time or picked up the night before? or are they readily available? We have our own gear so I'm assuming once we secure tanks and are rsvp'd for a meet up we just show up at the listed time/place and plan the dive unless of course its a paid boat dive. Any advice would be appreciated as we want to make the most of our 5 days Thanks- TJ
25 August 2016|
Response from Ashley S | Reviewed this property |
Hey TJ, When we went diving, we had to do the cert too which was a little more complicated. But I'll try my best to help you out. For shore diving, we met up at the shop, snagged the gear and tanks (since we didnt have... More