Gary Penta

  • Land/Shallow Water Search
  • Diver/Underwater Search

Cost For My Service

My service is on a reward basis, negotiated in advance, and payable only if the item is found. If I am required to drive more than 15 miles one way from Winter Garden, Florida to reach the search location, there is a call out fee of $25 to cover gas and toll expenses. This expense fee applies only if your item is not recovered. All underwater SCUBA dive searches carry a small fee of $10.

Search Types

Yards, Fields, Parks, Swimming Holes, Streams, Lakes, and Beaches (SCUBA certified)

Search Locations

Lake Buena Vista / Kissimmee / Windermere / Mount Dora / Apopka / Clermont / Orange County / Central Florida / Florida

I will travel up to 75 miles one way from Winter Garden, Florida to recover your lost item. Further distances may be discussed on a case by case basis.

Gary Penta's Bio

I fully understand the anxiety and the need for urgency when dealing with missing precious jewelry. As a 23-year retired military veteran living in Winter Garden, Florida I am always fully geared up and can provide an immediate and rapid response in most cases. I am an experienced metal detectorist, certified diver, and I have a very good reputation in the metal detecting community. You can learn more about me by visiting my website:

Call or text anytime!

Gary Penta - Recent Blog Post

  • Phone Rescue (2020)

    We called Gary to see if he could come out to look for a phone that we thought we accidentally buried in the front yard. Even though it was late in the afternoon, Gary was happy to come out the same day to our surprise. We appreciate his professionalism and timely response. Thank you Gary; […]

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  • Lost Ring in Lake Wales, Florida … Found! (2020)

    My husband Matt and I are extremely grateful for this team for finding such an important ring for us. When Matt said he found someone to look for his ring I was extremely skeptical. Knowing the conditions of the canal I really felt this was a wasted effort. When Jerry Burbaugh came up with a […]

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