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Six Pack Recommendations

Discussion in 'North Carolina' started by arew+4, Aug 11, 2020.

  1. Barnaby'sDad

    Barnaby'sDad ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Virginia
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    It is a expensive outing to dive down in NC. Particularly on a six pack. Add to that it’s ~$200/night for a hotel (at least it was when I went down there).

    If you’re looking at it strictly from a budget standpoint, then yes...NC is not the place where I would choose to take a family dive vacation.

    Edit: If you stayed in Pompano Beach or Lauderdale by the Sea...accommodations are cheaper. You also have access to shore diving at LBTS to save a few bucks.
     
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  2. arew+4

    arew+4 Manta Ray

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Pa
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    Yeah this was something to do on an outer banks beach vacation, not a dive vacation, those are to shore diving Mecca's, Bonaire, Curacao, St Croix etc, flights, rental house and diving for a ten day trip all for the cost of 5x5 2-tanks in NC. It's pretty easy math. As a quick weekend solo or buddy pair trip it makes sense. For a diving family not so much.
     
  3. Hoyden

    Hoyden ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Rockville, MD
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    I would like to second the recommendation of the Atlantis Atlantis Charters Home - You will be hard pressed to find a better boat with a more qualified crew.
     
  4. mmerriman

    mmerriman Captain

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Boston MA
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    then even more worth it
     
  5. Kevin W. Blaylock

    Kevin W. Blaylock Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: North Carolina
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    This may be late advise, but check out the 6 pack Instigator. Instigatorfad.com. The captain is very knowledgeable and an experienced spear hunter. Her prices are always reasonable.
     
  6. flyboy08

    flyboy08 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: NYC
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    Less sugar and abs exercise everyday should do the trick...
     
  7. Addison Snyder

    Addison Snyder Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Daytona Beach, FL
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    If the total's a bit high, I would inform them ahead of time that you aren't tipping and just skip the tip. You're effectively contracting them, and they might be counting on no tips for the dollar-cost they provide.
     

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