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Gold Coast Scuba

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Address: 259 Commercial Blvd Ste 2, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-4415
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+1 954-616-5909

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Great experience for teen PADI Open Water Certification

I highly recommend Lizbeth “Liz” Espejo Frenier for dive lessons. Her ability to instruct and encourage new divers, and in our case young divers, made the PADI Open Water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Lizbeth “Liz” Espejo Frenier for dive lessons. Her ability to instruct and encourage new divers, and in our case young divers, made the PADI Open Water Certification for my two teenagers an excellent experience. The day my kids did their beach dive was windy and the surf was challenging. Liz took her time with them and kept... More 

Thank lv4539
Rockford, Illinois
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Purchased a Groupon on a trip down to Ft Lauderdale. Met Steve and he got us set up with Cam. We were prepped on what to do, what to wear and techniques. Went to the beach and enjoyed the experience. Saw all the reefs and a variety of tropical fish. Was amazing!

Thank Kobe1187
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a well organized shop with experienced dive instructors who really made me feel at home. I had such a great time with Brad and Brian I wish I could have stayed longer and dived more with them. Brian really went above and beyond when I locked my keys in the car and looked up a locksmith for me.... More 

Thank Gaylord F
San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I completed our advanced open water certification and Nitrox certification with Liz while we were in town over the long-weekend. Liz was a great, knowledgable instructor. We rented all of our gear from the shop and it was clean and very well maintained. We really appreciated that they were able to schedule us for a number of... More 

Thank setivacosi
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I walked in and saturday morning got to meet the Steve the cool guy. Lucky me, he got me the last place on the boat for the same afternoon and did an amazing wreck dive - Ancient Mariner. The store is very nice and if you forgot some gears home no worries, they got it.

Thank Ismael R
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were a family of 5 with 3 kids ages 12, 10 and 7. It was my kids first time snorkeling. Although they are excellent swimmers, they never had the chance to go snorkeling. Golden Scuba was excellent, they outfitted us with wet-suit which helps you flout better. We had with us at all times a big float that the... More 

Thank NyMmb
Oxford, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

We went as a family and boy, was it worth it. The reef isn't anything spectacular, but our guide WAS! I would definitely go back on our next trip!

Thank ruthannl2013
1 review
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I would HIGHLY recommend Gold Coast to any one, and already have to several of my friends. I was on the same dive trip with the lady who wrote the previous review, and I have no idea what she is talking about. Brad is an incredible instructor and took time with every one of us. When that woman was having... More 

Thank Floridaliving101
Miami, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Don’t even consider getting your OW certification with Gold Coast Scuba / Brad unless you are already a pro! Corners are cut and company’s barbecue is more important for Brad, the trainer than meeting the basic PADI course requirements of five confined (he offered two) and four open water (he offered three) training dives. Brad seems totally burned out from... More 

Thank TurquoiseDream
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing snorkeling teacher and guide! It was a first time snorkeling and he showed us so many great things! Next time I think we will do scuba diving!

Thank Ashley H

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