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Quiescence Diving Services

#12 of 118 Tours in Key Largo
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Address: 103680 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037-2837
Phone Number: +1 305-451-2440
08:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Since 1977 Quiescence has concentrated on providing it's clientele with an...

Since 1977 Quiescence has concentrated on providing it's clientele with an un-crowded and personalized way to enjoy the sport of diving - both scuba diving and snorkeling.

We have three boats here at Quiescence, and each operates with a maximum of six passengers to provide each customer with personalized attention, comfort, and safety. This also gives us the ability to take our divers out to spots not normally visited by divers.

Our charters operate within the Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary, John Pennekamp State Park, and beyond. Each dive location is selected first and foremost by the customer's wishes, supported by recommendations by the Captain as to local conditions.

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Safety First

Quiescence is in a class by itself! Their fundamental mantra is safety first, total enjoyment second. Every boat captain, scuba instructor and guide is dedicated to the diver's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Vicki D
Crofton, Maryland, United States
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Crofton, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Quiescence is in a class by itself! Their fundamental mantra is safety first, total enjoyment second. Every boat captain, scuba instructor and guide is dedicated to the diver's safety and total enjoyment of the experience diving in the Florida Keys. We arrived one morning and were given the option of cancelling due to strong winds and high swells. Came back... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I went on two dives on Tuesday afternoon and we were very impressed! I requested a guide, Chris, who was awesome! Guided with just the right amount of oversight-showing us creatures that we might have otherwise missed! We had arranged to dive today-but because of the seas I decided not to...the shop had no problem and did... More 

Thank KammyH H
Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Weather kept us from diving nQuiescence offered the Enhanced Air PADI class so our time wasn't totally wasted. Instructor moved the class along at our pace. Would take additional classes here.

Thank Lori D
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Having the ocean in our backyard and the Keys just down the road, we recently realized that we don't dive locally nearly as much as we should. Well, that's gonna change.... So we are looking for a dive operation we can give our regular business too. And we might just have found it. Decided to give Quiescence a try. We... More 

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Start to finish our experience with Quiescence Diving Services was terrific. This outfit was recommended to us by the Underseas Sports Dive Store in Fort Lauderdale (another great outfit). The boats take 6 divers max. The captain was helpful and knowledgeable. For our second dive we enjoyed an hour-long drift dive on Molasses Reef. It was phenomenal! We drifted past... More 

Thank Kelly F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Yes, we went to see the Christ! We got all set up, all the equipment was there available for us, it was my first time but that was not a problem at all. We were 4 snorkellers and 2 divers, very small group I would say. The captain (Tim if I remember correctly) took us to two beautiful places, we... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Finished my OWD referral ocean training dives here: what a great experience! I thought the cost was a bit pricier than competing shops, but the attention was very personal, so it was worth the extra cost. Steve (yes, they call him "Scuba Steve") was the instructor and took a lot of time with each student to make sure we were... More 

Thank goferris
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We dived with this shop for the first time recently and we are huge fans. They run 3 boats with 6 divers max on each boat, which is fantastic since we like to avoid big crowded boats. If you aren't comfortable diving without a divemaster, discuss with the shop as that is the format unless you make other arrangements. We... More 

Thank Celia B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Quiescence came recommended by members of our dive club for good reasons - they feature small boats with 4-6 divers with a covered area and knowledgeable, experienced captain-dive masters. With this size, they can visit sites that are less crowded (More critters! Healthier corals!) - and they give you more personable service. Simply sit on the side of the boat... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Went out this morning with Captain Steve. Upon check-in my wife and I new right away that it would be a great day. The staff inside the shop was very friendly, professional, and efficient. When we got out to the boat we did no work at all. Captain Steve took care of all the equipment including changing out our BC... More 

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