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Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures

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Address: 216 US Highway 1, West Palm Beach, FL 33403-3552
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+1 561-842-6356

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The Crew of Deep Obsession were all very knowledgeable. The briefings before the dives were very through you knew exactly what to expect when you hit the water. I have always... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Garden City, Michigan
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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a divetrip for the next day, I also asked is the weather ok, because we have a long driving to the site the lady told me its perfect. We had to drive down more than 2 hours. a hour before we are there we got a phonecall. The lady told me the diving is canceld because of the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I had booked a snorkelling tour with Jim Abernathy's a month in advance. We travelled from the UK and planned our whole trip to Florida around this tour, driving miles to get there and paying for local accommodation. We arrived at the boat 45 mins before as required but no one was there. We waited another 20... More 

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Garden City, Michigan
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The Crew of Deep Obsession were all very knowledgeable. The briefings before the dives were very through you knew exactly what to expect when you hit the water. I have always loved Sharks but this dive gave me a whole new appreciation for them. Great Time

Thank Koehlerse
Zurich, Switzerland
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113 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

We flew over from Switzerland to expect the ultimate shark dive encounter. And it happened !! Even we have doven already with sharks around the world (bahamas, galapagos, white sharks in ZA...) this trip overwhelmed all ! Thanks to Jim, who thought me, how to make "friend with a shark", i could pet a wild lemon shark out in the... More 

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I have been lucky enough to dive with these guys early in every December for the last 5 years and every time is better than the last. I did my first boat dive ever with them and have done many more since. I made a huge mistake my first dive, they kept me safe and uninjured through that experience and... More 

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Key Largo, FL
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing week of shark diving with great crew and wonderful food also. This is the best shark encounter!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

It's been close to a decade since our last drift dive. We've been diving destinations like Roatan & Bonaire, so I won't compare the dives them self. From the time I made the reservations, they were very friendly and easy to work with. Parking was a bit tight, so if you are going as a group, I'd car pool as... More 

2 Thank Nick B
Pasco, Washington
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

crew, staff, dive masters, Jim himself -- amazing group of people. Each one was open, warm, pleasant, kind, Did 5 dives over two days, Always went the extra mile -- could not speak highly enough of them.....really made my trip....

Thank BusinessTrav999
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401 reviews
163 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Scheduled to dive with them and had a decent time. Heard rumor it was sold while I was there but not sure about that. Good diving in this area.

Thank Jstinger
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is an outstanding snorkeling trip at Isle Mujeres MX that gives guests a wonderful set of experiences with the "gentle giants" of the shark world. This trip is a full package (hotel, transfers, boat with captain and guide, breakfast, snacks and lunch) at the best warm water whale shark site in the world. Jim and his staff are pros... More 

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