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Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures

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Shark Feeding

Professional and friendly dive crew and Captain Excellent safety briefings, nothing was too... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Florida Keys, Florida
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Tiger sharks and Great Hammerheads!!!

We in fact joined Jim's tour in Jan/Feb 2017. Boat is very basic, but we have excellent staff and... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
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216 US Highway 1, West Palm Beach, FL 33403-3552
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Professional and friendly dive crew and Captain Excellent safety briefings, nothing was too much trouble . We had water ,fruit , sodas and snacks. We saw bull sharks and silky sharks . The dive guide made sure we got the maximum from the experience. The...More

Thank Caribbean5715
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We in fact joined Jim's tour in Jan/Feb 2017. Boat is very basic, but we have excellent staff and chef! Thanks for their patience and expertise! Wonderful food...Enthusiastic and caring staff.... I wish we could have a more spacious boat and proper twin rooms. I...More

Thank lonelycat
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I did the trip on the live aboard at tiger beach and Bimini, the boat is nothing fancy but who care we here for diving and was amazing i been many place but this spots was fantastic diving all day with great hammerhead, tiger, limon,...More

Thank romainportella
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I’ve just returned from a 5-day trip with Jim Abernethy diving Tiger Beach and Lemon Sharks. It’s been fantastic: 5 days of diving and photography with tiger and lemon sharks (and the occasional appearance from a rather shy great hammerhead still hanging about though well...More

Thank Crispatu
Reviewed 2 May 2018

If you want to feel Sharksss.. this is the boat you would want to go with. Jim is the founder of "Tiger beach" so he and his crew knows what they are doing. First: The boat carries tons of bait + they fish fresh fish...More

Thank Rojanayol
Reviewed 21 March 2018

I just returned from a trip to Tiger Beach and Bimini. One couldn't ask for a better crew. Very professional, very helpful, attending and friendly. I have been on many liveaboards around the world over the years and most of them are truly very good....More

Thank underwatermike2018
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

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

1  Thank Michele H
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

Thank FishCalendarsDOTcom
Reviewed 10 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

Thank Daniele O
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Gabor S
25 May 2017|
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.
Alex F
14 August 2016|
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.
Rachel C
22 July 2015|
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