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Abyss Dive Center

#24 of 77 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Marathon Features Animals
12565 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
+1 305-743-2126
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Best scuba shop ever!

While acquiring checkout dives for our kids' scuba certifications, we happened upon Abyss. We were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lorifromtheatl
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Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Weather didn't cooperate - but Abyss was AMAZING!

I just have to write an excellent review as Abyss staff did EVERYTHING they could to try to... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
5lovetotravel2016
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Toronto, Canada
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Abyss Dive Center is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, offering dive instruction, from Discover Scuba Diving to IDC Staff Instructor. Dive medicine instruction through Divers Alert Network and US Coast Guard captain license courses, 6 pack and Masters. As a Scubapro Dealer we offer servicing on equipment and sales. Abyss Dive Center offers two tank boat trips daily on our 34' Crusader, Vitamin Sea.
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12565 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While acquiring checkout dives for our kids' scuba certifications, we happened upon Abyss. We were so pleasantly surprised when we arrived! It's a super-clean place and the owners are a husband/wife team who are living their dream - owning a scuba shop in the Keys!!...More

Thank lorifromtheatl
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I just have to write an excellent review as Abyss staff did EVERYTHING they could to try to accomodate my 17 year old daughter in a diving trip when we were in Marathon for 4 days. We had previously scheduled a trip for her on...More

Thank 5lovetotravel2016
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Unfortunately, we did not get to dive with Abyss. We had one day planned and we hoped to do a two tank dive on the Thunderbolt and an evening night dive. Due to the weather both dives were cancelled. This dive operation came very strongly...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The sun and air temps were perfect. Cap'n Michael made sure I (a novice diver) knew exactly what to do and went out of his way to help with my weaknesses. My husband, Dean, and I enjoyed our dive on the Horseshoe Reef - even...More

Thank 6camaro7
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a small dive operation that you might miss driving by. They were recommended to us by other divers. My husband is a dive instructor and he was working with my son's girlfriend on her certification while we were in the keys. The dive...More

1  Thank BlueDiver3231
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great place! Friendly people, fantastic knowledge and a great two days spent with them. The pool adjacent was a great spot for our refresher and the instructor was fantastic. The boat was super clean and nice and the fish we saw were great. Great instruction,...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I and our niece and her husband and 13 year old did the refresher course - time in the pool and then 2 open water dives. The dive masters were extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Their premises, boat and equipment were clean and...More

Thank 217Connie
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I took the Discover Scuba course with Abyss. My wife was having trouble with some aspects of the training and Jim took the time to calm her down and help her one on one. I was just amazed that instead of just...More

Thank mbrett653
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Hands down, best shop/operator in the keys. Even if you must drive to get there, it's worth it! We have been to the keys multiple times and have dived with seven different operators (and eliminated many others, hey, We like to try new things) We...More

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Captain Tracy and Dive Instructor Jim provided an outstanding dive experience for our whole family. We did open water certification and they made it a fun, stress free experience, while still focusing on the educational aspects. We were impressed with their commitment to maintaining the...More

Thank 707piper
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