941 486 1400
dive@megalodoncharters.com

Directions / Hotel Info
Our address is 509 C. North Tamiami Trail, Venice, Florida 34285.  Please do not rely on Map Quest for directions!  If you use Map Quest to locate this address, you will end up in another part of town. Please follow the directions given below, or call for further details 941-483-DIVE (3483). 

Directions Coming from the North:
I75 South - Merge on to FL-681 S. via Exit 200 toward Venice, Osprey - Take the US-41 S.  exit on the left toward Venice/Gulf Beaches - Proceed southbound on US 41 S. for a little over 2 miles and you will see three big green highway signs on your right indicating the Business 41 exit to Venice.  Take this exit on the right and drive only 1000 feet to the base of the Hatchett Creek drawbridge.  Do Not Cross Over the Bridge.  Take the access road on the right side of the drawbridge into our parking lot.

Directions Coming from the South:
I75 North - Exit 193 Jacaranda Exit - Go left on to Jacaranda Blvd - The third traffic light is Venice Avenue, turn right on to Venice Avenue.  Follow Venice Avenue for several miles until you cross the Inter-Coastal Waterway at the Venice Avenue Drawbridge.  At the base of the bridge, turn right on to Business 41 (Tamiami Trail) and immediately cross the Hatchett Creek Drawbridge.  After you have crossed the Hatchet Creek Drawbridge, at the base of the bridge, immediately make a U-turn-left-turn and follow the access road along the drawbridge into our parking lot.

Hotel Information: 
We recommend the new Ramada. It is located very close to the shop and is newly renovated. They also have a good restaurant and bar. If you use the link below you will automatically receive the best rate available, 20% off your room.
Click on the Shark Tooth below to receive your 20% discount!




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