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Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures

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Address: 90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
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+1 305-451-3020
07:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Operating since 1978, CAPTAIN SLATE'S SCUBA ADVENTURES is the premier dive,...

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!

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Great trip with Capt. Slates!!

Great dive trip to the keys. Had the pleasure of Capt. Skye for a couple of days. She along with Hayley and Matt, ensured that we had great dives and in general a great time. We... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2015
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Great dive trip to the keys. Had the pleasure of Capt. Skye for a couple of days. She along with Hayley and Matt, ensured that we had great dives and in general a great time. We will be back for sure..

Thank gr8phulgirl
Lithia, Florida
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

Completed final open water dives toward basic open water certification today on Captain Slate's with my class (Deep Six diving in Lakeland Florida) The crew Sky and Hailey were fantastic, upbeat and very supportive of us newbies. Before departure safety briefings were thorough as were the location briefings. About a 30 minute run to the first location. Great first open... More 

Thank airchief
Skyfabel, General Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this review

Good afternoon, thank you for taking the time and writing this AWESOME review. It was our pleasure to have you this past weekend. Congrats on becoming a open water diver! That means we hope to see MORE of ya! See you soon! Sky More 

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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Captain sky and Captain Haley were awesome! Friendly crew.... Great people!!! Will be back again for sure! Came here to do my check out dives. Saw lots of marine life. I even pet a moray eel. Haley and Sky were so nice and friendly!!

Thank Dominique J
Skyfabel, General Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure having you aboard this weekend! Congratulations on your open water certification! I hope you did great on Sunday (marathon) I am sure ya did! See you soon, keep up the diving of course! Thank you for the great review, Sky More 

Alpharetta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Captain slates snorkeling was a great snorkeling tour for our 6 person group. The crew was very nice and responsive to questions and helpful when they saw the opportunity to be so (The captain had oranges sliced and ready for us each time we got out of the water from snorkeling.) They took us to Hen and Chickens reef, which... More 

Thank Jacob B
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Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

I'm a local and Slate's SCUBA adventures is my go to place when I want to snorkel! Captain Sky is always so welcoming and fun and Haley is extremely helpful and I have been taking scuba lessons from her. The entire staff is great. I would definitely suggest going snorkeling or diving with Slates. It's a great, friendly and fun... More 

Thank Michelle Z
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

I took a day trip with Sky and Haley last month. They both were extremely hospitable and very passionate about their jobs. You can tell they both love what they do. The boat was full and they still managed to cater to everyone's needs- making sure everyone was smiling and having a great time. If you're traveling and looking to... More 

Thank Alisha G
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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

My buddy and I went snorkeling at Captain Slates Scuba adventures and it was great!!!! I've been to all the snorkeling places down here and slates is BY FAR the best! Hayley has already started us with our diving certified and she is amazing! Great crew and the best prices! Slates is the best!!!

Thank Molly W
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Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Weekend of diving we had a great time and Crew was awesome! Haley rocks, took time to make sure we were safe and had a great time! They fixed us hot dogs, after sat dive! Yum!!!! Skip and Slate are great captains! 😊highly recommend

Thank Rkspec1
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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

I looooooved the dives. Thank you sooo much, Captain Skye and Matthew, for the great adventures and new friendships! You made this trip to the Keys an extra memorable one. We will be back many many times. Captain Slate's Dive Adventures is the BEST!

Thank Dani R
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Fantastic way to spend Sunday with 2 great crew members, Haley & Skye. Very helpful & knowledgeable, highlighted the dive, what to expect etc. Abundant fish, lobster ,nurse shark, turtles. Well worth the 6 hour drive from home! Planning my next trip soon! That tells you how satisfied we were. Matt you were a real help with my camera, with... More 

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