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Athens Scuba Park

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500 N Murchison St, Athens, TX 75751-2102
+1 903-675-5762
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Not a happy diver and non diver

Not worth the cost to dive here, we were charged the same for a non-diver as a diver, considering... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
San Antonio, Texas

Friendly staff! Very helpful for all your needs. Air, gear, advise and more. They have items to buy... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Mineral Wells, United States
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500 N Murchison St, Athens, TX 75751-2102
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Not worth the cost to dive here, we were charged the same for a non-diver as a diver, considering the non-diver was not allowed to use the pool and did not put a toe in the water. Visibility was poor and campsites were not kept...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff! Very helpful for all your needs. Air, gear, advise and more. They have items to buy or rental. They helped with changing a battery in my computer. The lake is a wonderful spot to find all kinds of things such as planes, boats...More

1  Thank MYork9216
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The staff and facilities were great! Visibility was less than 6', but that could be due to recent rains. Sunken planes, boats, and buses were hard to see, so that part of our first trip was a little disappointing. The staff makes the place great,...More

2  Thank TTabo
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The staff was great and they have a very nice dive shop. Visibility was poor the day we went but there had been numerous storms so that may have contributed. It gave us a chance to work on our navigation skills. We'll definitely come back...More

2  Thank raustin74
Reviewed 18 August 2016

They people at Athens Scuba Park are very helpful and nice to visit with. The diving is good for navigation practice and dialing in buoyancy. The visibility was 8 ft the two days I was there. There are no fish to see. I found a...More

1  Thank Eddie D
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We dove ASP and had a great time. Visibility was poor (10' or so) the day we visited but we still managed just fine as this is the norm for Texas lake diving. The thermocline was pretty intense that day too with temps ranging from...More

3  Thank DeepWreckDiver
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Clear water SCUBA diving. Dive shop, air, equipment, and supplies. Diving decks with ladders. Too much underwater ART to list in one review. Airplane...................

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This is one of the premier dive training spots in Texas. Clear deep water with lots of training activities to fit all level of diver. Good for beginning divers on to the experience you want to achieve. My son started there,as a novice and is...More

2  Thank charlie a
Reviewed 8 September 2015

My son and I went diving at Athens Scuba Park this past Sunday and had a wonderful experience! From the moment we arrived, Shannon and Alex were cheerful and provided attentive service as we rented our gear. The visibility was an average of 14 feet...More

2  Thank KammyH H
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This dive lake is built where an old brick factory was and so the bottom of the lake, which is filled by a fresh spring, is a very fine clay silt. If you get within inches of the bottom the white silt billows up and...More

1  Thank M H
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sri h
2 July 2017|
Response from vinciusmike |
r snorkelers cool out there?
20 October 2015|
Response from barron c | Reviewed this property |
No they have rental gear at reasonable rates.