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Dive Land Park

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401 Websters Chapel Rd, Glencoe, AL 35905-7150
+1 256-492-4455
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Incredibly poor Service, poor diving

Was passing through the area, having dove Alabama Blue Water. Tried calling Dive Land and got no... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Billsoccer
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Memphis, Tennessee
Nice Place but dont go

This is a nice place to take a class or to go diving. Sometimes the visibility is not good but... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
hoiatl
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“entry point” (3 reviews)
“max depth” (2 reviews)
“quarry” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
401 Websters Chapel Rd, Glencoe, AL 35905-7150
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+1 256-492-4455
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Was passing through the area, having dove Alabama Blue Water. Tried calling Dive Land and got no answer, but the Facebook website indicated it was open so we headed to Glencoe the next morning. Luckily we had cash as the proprietor indicated they didn't accept...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a nice place to take a class or to go diving. Sometimes the visibility is not good but still its ok. However , BEWARE, if you go there and have out of state tags the local police (Glencoe) will pull you over and...More

1  Thank hoiatl
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Accompanied my wife on her OW checkout dive. Found the quarry to have good vis and a very stable entry point. Training platforms and an easy navigation course with max depth around 20' make for a very good place for new divers to get comfortable....More

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John V, Manager at Dive Land Park, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for the review. Rental gear is for on property use at Dive Land Park only. All equipment is inspected as per standards including the cylinders.

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are avid divers. On our way home from the Florida Keys, we observed a billboard advertisement for Dive Land Park. We live in the Birmingham, Alabama area and augment our Gulf dives with local dives whenever possible. Dive Land Park is...More

1  Thank releeiii
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I researched different Atlanta area dive shops for certification. They came up short when compared to Dive Land Park. The other places wanted more money and didn't do local dive for certification. So on top of the cost of getting certified, an additional beach trip...More

2  Thank gr8artc1
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

WE arrived to this awesome site to get some survey dives and get to work together as a team. The Valdez family were real good folks and they gave pretty good dive data, the site is clear and the viz swell, the things only I...More

1  Thank emanuel s
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John V, Manager at Dive Land Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Thanks for the input "Emanuel S", plastic will be accepted next season. Nitrox will be available when there is enough demand for the cost of providing it. Thanks for diving with us and we look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great dive, great folks, plenty to see.. Great facility with some of the best decking and tank setup I've ever seen at a quarry by far!

1  Thank Sheree' B
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place has a lot of neat things on the bottom from sunken boats to a trailer. It's definitely an great place for certification dives.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I decided I wanted to become scuba certified and it was recommended that I contact John Valdez Jr. at Dive Land Park about the classes he offered. The class was organized and informative. John Valdez is very knowledgable about diving and the park was a...More

1  Thank sowen13
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Was a little skeptical upon arrival as the area didn't seem very well kept but it was a good experience (and closer than the ocean) for a day trip. John Sr. and Jr. were both there and greeted us with a smile. John jr. was...More

1  Thank Peg692001
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Courtlandt B
3 March 2017|
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Response from John V | Property representative |
Hello Courtland, I would say mid-May, being the best for OW students.
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