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Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures

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216 US Highway 1, West Palm Beach, FL 33403-3552
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

My family and I joined Jim, Collin, Shawn, and Dillon on a Tiger / Great Hammerhead expedition to Tiger Beach. I am still trying to find the words to describe this trip and am still in utter amazement, nearly a week later. Jim's passion for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank rwalsh56
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Jim Abernethy is the shark whisperer. I have never heard of or seen any other trip that gives you such amazing contact with sharks. On my last trip (I have been on more than one trip with him) we had five tiger sharks at once,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank MicheleH851
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Jim Abernathy delivered the tigers without feeding them. No other operation can do that. The crew are all very helpful, professional and have a lot of experience. And, the food was excellent. Seeing a 17' tiger swim-up to Jim and almost cuddle him is quite...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Just came back from a 5 days trip to Tiger beach and Bimini with JASA, and it is really hard to summarize in a few words what an incredible experience this was! Jim was on the trip, and throughout the days he shared with us...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

My trip to the Bahamas with Jim Abernethy by far exceeded my expectations on almost every aspect. It is one of the best dive liveaboards I've done and definitely the best interactions with sharks, period. In addition to the shark dives, Jim had many stories...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We did the tiger shark expedition for 7 days. The boat and crew were great. The tiger shark experiences we had were unbelievable. I never thiught i would see so many large tiger sharks so close. I will never forget this trip.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The company acts as a booking agent for local charter boats around the West Palm area. They staff are a pleasure to deal with, and are very helpful and understanding. The charter that was booked for us was less than ideal, but that is not...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Joshua C
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Thursday at 4:15 I arrived at Scuba Adventures for what would be one of the most interesting scuba trips I ever experienced in 28 years of diving. Waiting there were Jeb and Aly of BASE jumping fame and a little later, Mike & MATT FROM...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank robertj617
Reviewed 18 May 2017

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...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Bernd_fun
Reviewed 11 May 2017 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...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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GaborS198
26 May 2017|
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Response from TDI_DIDI | Reviewed this property |
I dont think, Jim is offering cage diving. Its better without a cage to interact with the sharks. I have been on his boat and there were no equipment to handle cages.
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Alex F
14 August 2016|
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Response from mantaman223 | Reviewed this property |
Their price are on the website. Check out "Diving Palm Beach" and the "Pricing and Schedule" Deep Obsession is the boat they use for local diving.
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Rachel C
23 July 2015|
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Response from LouVil | Reviewed this property |
Rachel. No reputable provider will take you on a boat dive after only a very short course. Some resorts do but even that is usually only after a teaching session in a swimming pool and some additional discussion of diving... More
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