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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 Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Pa
    871
    1,000
    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
    841
    282
    then even more worth it
     
  5. Kevin W. Blaylock

    Kevin W. Blaylock Registered

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: North Carolina
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    28
    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
    3,842
    2,716
    Less sugar and abs exercise everyday should do the trick...
     
  7. Addison Snyder

    Addison Snyder Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Gainesville, 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.
     
  8. Cindy Norris Garb

    Cindy Norris Garb New

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Swansboro, NC
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    8
    I operate a six pack out of Swansboro, NC. We run charters to all of the destinations that you would go to out of Morehead City as well as all of the destinations out of Wilmington as we are directly in the middle. I do not charge for a guide if you'd like one, we are happy to jump in with you. We also have lodging for our guests; a 4,200 sqft log cabin on 37 secluded acres that is only about ten minutes from the boat dock. We offer wreck, ledge, tech, night, megalodon-fossil, shark, spearfishing, drift and over night charters.
    Instigator Fishing and Diving Charters
     
  9. Boston Breakwater

    Boston Breakwater "Outlaw." Solo Diver ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Brunswick, Georgia.
    522
    496
    Hello.
    Man.....I wish, as well. I lived in Otway for two years. Those 4 - 6 hour boat rides are brutal. Depending on the wreck? Sometimes worth it.
    Cheers.
     
  10. Boston Breakwater

    Boston Breakwater "Outlaw." Solo Diver ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Brunswick, Georgia.
    522
    496
    Hello. How are you? Can you post a website URL. Are the prices listed, and also, are dogs allowed on the property?
    Thanks, Cheers.
     

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