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Summer Hours

By Dive Buddy | May 21, 2016

Forgot to grab your tank, forgot to rent your gear? No problem! We are extending our weekday evening hours to 7 p.m.! Adventure Outfitters will be open Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: Closed and gone diving!

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2016 Dive Against Debris at Ballast Point and Picnic Island

By Dive Buddy | March 29, 2016

We need divers, shore personnel, data collectors, and kayakers. All volunteers and families are welcome! All clean up dives are on a Sunday morning. Picnic Island: June 12 at 9 am Ballast Point: July 10 at 9 am Picnic Island: August 28 at 9 am Ballast Point: September 11 at 9 am Picnic Island: November…

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Check it off the Bucket List – BEST OF MEXICO 2016

By Dive Buddy | March 22, 2016

Everyone should have some sort of bucket list, whether you keep it in the back of your mind or write down a full-blown list. All of us should challenge ourselves in small and big ways, see something different and think outside of the box every once in a while. We work hard, go to school, raise a…

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Adventure Outfitters Represents at 2016 Interbay Spearfishing Challenge

By Dive Buddy | February 3, 2016

This Saturday, Feb. 6 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Adventure Outfitters will attend the 2016 Interbay Spearfishing Challenge, hosted by the Florida Skin Divers Association. This annual tournament is great for spearfishermen and spearfisherwomen who free dive and for those who are limited to their kayaks or jon boats, although the tournament is open to…

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Help Eradicate Lionfish from Florida Waters

By Dive Buddy | February 2, 2016

-Lionfish currently have no significant predators in the Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico -They consume a wide variety of fish and invertebrates -They can tolerate a wide range of temperatures, salinities and depth -Eighteen of their spines can cause painful wounds -They have free floating egg masses that are distributed by ocean currents and can…

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February Update

By Dive Buddy | January 29, 2016

February Sales: All BCDs are 15% off All SEAC wetsuits are 15% off -We will offer our Spearfishing Course on Thursday’s starting February 4th. Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm Cost: $100

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Upcoming Local Trips:

By Dive Buddy | January 29, 2016

Blue Heron Bridge Trip – Sunday, February 14th Meet up at 11:30 am at Blue Heron Bridge Trip costs $75 and includes an air tank, flag floats for group, Divemaster led tour and bottled water. Rainbow River Night Dive – Saturday, February 20th Meet up at 5:00 pm at KP Hole Trip costs $60 and…

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Let’s do a Wreck Dive!

By Dive Buddy | January 4, 2016

On Sunday, Jan. 31, Adventure Outfitters is chartering one of Captain TJ’s boats from 2Shea Charters for a 3-tank wreck dive! In order to beat the crowds, we will leave early that morning, hitting spots including the D.T. Sheridan, USCGC Blackthorn and the Seafood Barge. One of the popular dive sites we will visit is the Sheridan, part…

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Happy Holidays from Adventure Outfitters!

By Dive Buddy | December 17, 2015

Thanks to those who joined us for our Venice Holiday Dive last weekend! We had a lot of fun on our scavenger hunt and all those who attended, were able to get some great prizes! Just a heads-up that this Saturday, Dec. 19, Adventure Outfitters will hold its annual Holiday Sale and Fish Fry! The…

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Labor Day Blowout Sale

By Dive Buddy | September 5, 2015

This Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. come by Adventure Outfitters for one of the hugest sales of the year! SEAC 3mm Men’s Full Bodyfit Wetsuits – Regularly $150 Now $100 Seac 1.5mm Men’s Full Bodyfit Wetsuits – Regularly $135 now $100 All BARE Wet Suits 25% Off TUSA Solla Fins 20% Off All…

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East Coast Shark Encounter and Goliath Grouper Aggregation Weekend

By Dive Buddy | July 28, 2015

Have you ever wanted to safely observe our Florida shark population? We are joining Emerald Charters on Saturday, August 15 for a 3-tank dive with a gourmet lunch box included, then on Sunday, August 16, we will be joining Florida Scuba Charters for a 2-tank dive to observe the Goliath Grouper Aggregation! What a weekend for two…

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Inshore Spearfishing and the Interbay

By Dive Buddy | January 21, 2015

By Alex Blevins, Owner and Instructor at Adventure Outfitters One thing I love about Florida are all the outdoor activities you can do all year long – especially spearfishing. Now is the season for great inshore spearing, marked by shallow depths, cold water, unique dive sites, and plenty of fish to be had. You can…

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