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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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Perfect Scuba Day!

My husband and I had a lovely day of diving with Capt Slate! We bought a Groupon, but even without... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ashley L
Scuba certification

My sister and I were looking for a place in Florida where we could do our 4 required open water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barbara M
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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!
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  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely day of diving with Capt Slate! We bought a Groupon, but even without the Groupon I noticed their prices were very reasonable. The staff were all so friendly and gave us a wonderful experience. Sky was our boat...More

Thank Ashley L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I were looking for a place in Florida where we could do our 4 required open water dives to get our NAUI scuba certification. Our local dive shop put us in touch with Captain Slate's and we could not be happier. The...More

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We had a great time the past two days scuba diving and snorkeling. Thank you Capt. Tom, Sara and Ford for all of your help and hard work. You guys were very flexible and accommodating. Can't wait to come back again.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

12/19/2017. Drove over from Marco Island for a birthday dive. Captain Sky & Master Diver Abby were fantastic! Professional & personal. Weather & Visibility was near perfect. 30 minute boat ride out to Davis Reef/Ledge. Teaming with marine life...don't forget to rub the Buddha! Very...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Sara did a great job of instructing us on how the day was going to proceed and other things required for an outing at sea. Captain Slate’s was a fun day of snorkeling for us. They have several boats; are a small, family owned business...More

Thank dei592016
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We went in Tavernier to do dives with Capt Slate. Beautiful location, a great Crew escorted us to diving. The equipment is well maintained. Come from Capt Slate’s

Thank SEIalex
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Went on an afternoon two tank shallow reef dive. Had a great time. A safety briefing covering boat operations was conducted before departure. The Boat was large and stable (if some what slow) in that day’s one to two foot seas. The trip had four...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Captain Slate is in love with his eels...and they love him! What a thrill to watch him and to feel so safe as to cuddle them as well! Second dove was a playground of nurse sharks! I was in heaven! Skip was great too!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience! My daughter's first full week of diving. Captain Slate, Skye and Frazier awesome. Very knowledgeable and helpful. Eels and shark experience a once in a lifetime. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Captain Slate's is a friendly and well organized dive charter. The staff members are knowledgeable about the reefs and wrecks in the area. I did two dives on the Duane wreck and had a great time. If I'm in the area again I would not...More

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layla67
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
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16 November 2016|
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Response from dei592016 | Reviewed this property |
We went through Wild Lime Adventures. They picked us up, coordinated the outing with Captain Slate’s including lunch and delivered us back to near Hialeah, FL.
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dockuch
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
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