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Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures

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90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
+1 305-451-3020
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Intense water with great human companions

There are a lot of places that offer scuba diving in the Florida Keys and many of them go to the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Barrie, Canada
4 geat days Captain Slate's crew

I spent 4 days in July diving with Capt. Slates crew. They are a good groupie to dive with sarting... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Gloucester, Virginia
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Operating since 1978, CAPTAIN SLATE'S SCUBA ADVENTURES is the premier dive, snorkel, and glass bottom boat operator. Located in Tavernier, we take groups to dive or snorkel at the best sites off of the Florida Keys. With three boats , your voyage experience is kept personable, relaxed, and exclusive. Don't forget - a visit to the Keys is not complete without the world famous Creature Feature! Our highly qualified staff offers PADI, NAUI, SDI, TDI, SEI, IANTD, DAN certifications and more, so start or continue your dive education here! What are you waiting for? Book your diving adventure!
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
+1 305-451-3020

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Reviewed 22 July 2016

There are a lot of places that offer scuba diving in the Florida Keys and many of them go to the same Ocean locations. The distinguishing factor then has to be the interaction with the crew, the ease of getting to the dive site, and...More

Thank Berniejank
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I spent 4 days in July diving with Capt. Slates crew. They are a good groupie to dive with sarting with Matt in the office, boat crew: Capt Sky; Allie, Patrick,Angelica, Skip,and Jordan. They where on time, helpful in all areas (explaining dive site, getting...More

Thank stonewall12
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Each trip has been amazing and it was so good to see Captain Slate and his family carrying on the legend. His daughter, Captain Sky, made sure every detail was covered.

Thank LucretiaP7
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We learned how to dive from Captain Spence Slate 38 years ago and we've never gone anywhere else because he is the best. He is the most astute; he knows where all the great reefs are. Now he has turned it over to his daughter,...More

Thank TerryTriat
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My parents have been diving with captain slate for over 20 years, today we went on a trip for my graduation present and it was amazing. Sky was an amazing instructor, it was good to see Spence after some years of meeting him when I...More

Thank tori p
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I had a blast snorkeling today! Captain Slate's crew is so friendly and knowledgeable. Sky, Patrick, and Jordan were so great- they explained everything so clearly to new(ish) people like me; and also respected experienced divers. The sites were beautiful and the...More

Thank reidapita
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We checked this shop out the day before and were impressed with the professional treatment we received. Six of us arrived for a four hour snorkeling trip. Sky and Patrick were the Captain and First Mate. We visited two reefs and had a super time....More

Thank Gene B
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

First time in the keys so we went to the visitor center. Spoke with the the people there and they gave Captain Slates a good rating. Drove down and spoke with Matt the manager and knew right away the place was right, so we set...More

Thank Darrin K
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We've been diving with Captain Slate since 2006, so we've experienced both dive shops and most of his dive spots. His crew are knowledgeable, capable, and fun. The only times we didn't have an exceptional time was when the weather made the swells 4-6 feet......More

Thank Nicolettegator
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We've been diving Key Largo and Islamorada for years and were lucky enough to come across Captain Slate's 3 years ago. We haven't dove with anyone else since. My friend and I went for our advanced open water certification last weekend and had a blast,...More

Thank Kjfranzese
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13 January 2017|
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Response from Rkspec1 | Reviewed this property |
There a hotel right beside their property and it's walking distance I don't think they usually provide any transportation
14 November 2016|
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Response from Paul N | Reviewed this property |
I also notice that many places want to see that you have done dived I the last two years, otherwise they want you to take a refresher course. I do not remember Captain Slate's policy. If is is a concern then contact the... More