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Venice Shore Dive
March 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
One event on September 15, 2018 at 9:00 am
One event on March 29, 2020 at 9:00 am
Join us for a fun day of fossil diving for shark’s teeth, bones, stingray barbs/teeth, and more! Venice Beach is the self-proclaimed, “Shark Tooth Capital of the World!”
Ten million years ago when Florida was underwater, the area was surrounded by sharks. When the land was eventually uncovered, so was their teeth. Storms and waves eventually pushed the fossils along the coast and onto the beach and into shallow waters with a fossil layer running 18 to 35 feet deep. The inlet near Venice shore is a prime location for fossil diving because of the freshwater rivers that empty into the inlet.
Adventure Outfitters has found hundreds of sharks’ teeth fossil diving, ranging from bull sharks, to lemon sharks, to hammerheads, to tiger sharks, to megladons! We also have found rare prehistoric horse teeth, dolphin teeth, and rostrum spines. While collecting teeth, you may also come across baby bat fish, sea robins, lizard fish and sea hares. We have even spotted manatees along the shoreline!
This is an easy dive – great for beginners – and will be at a depth at about 18 to 25 feet. The trip includes a divemaster guide, buoy, a goodie bag, and a air fill/tank. If you wish to pair this trip with a course, Adventure Outfitters will provide a 5% discount on the course. This is a great trip to pair with peak performance buoyancy!
If the dive is cancelled due to weather, the trip will be rescheduled.
Cancellation policy: We understand that your family and your health come first. If you must cancel your trip, please call Adventure Outfitters at 813-832-6669 or email us at info@adventuretampa to let us know as soon as possible.
Adventure Outfitters charges full price for the trip unless the customer cancels at least 1 week prior to the trip. Customer will receive a 50% refund if canceling at least 2 weeks in advance.
*Refunds do not include 3% Credit Card processing fees