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Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures

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Address: 90791 Old Hwy Unit 1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2423
Phone Number: +1 305-451-3020
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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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Captain Slate's Scuba Adventure was AWSEOME!!!!! All the staff even down to the dogs were great! This was our first snorkeling trip and we couldn't have asked for a better crew... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
bonnie b
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Pulaski, Virginia
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Pulaski, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Captain Slate's Scuba Adventure was AWSEOME!!!!! All the staff even down to the dogs were great! This was our first snorkeling trip and we couldn't have asked for a better crew for our adventure. I would highly recommend Captain Slate's to anyone looking for a great day on the ocean. Very affordable, very friendly and very good at what they... More 

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Auburn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

High winds made finding a dive site challenging, but Capt Sky put us in crystal clear water on Saturday afternoon. We encountered more marine life on Paradise reef than I typically see on the popular southern Keys reefs. I dove with Capt Slate 20 years ago and will return again soon bringing my daughter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip was absolutely perfect. The experience of the reef with it's vast marine life was coupled with an amazing crew that allowed me to show my family the most amazing day. For the price, there is simply nothing you can do to get a return quite like Captain Slate's adventure was able to provide. We seen three sharks, an... More 

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Thank Bryant H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing trip with Captain slate's scuba adventures, they were so nice and friendly. We saw a manatee in the port to start with, it was so cool! :) Then headed off to the sea, which is the best place to see the sunset from. I can highly recommend this excursion! :)

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Thank Eszter T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe how amazing this snorkeling trip was! We went to 2 different reefs and they were both so incredibly beautiful! We got to snorkel with sharks, eels, sea turtles, and so many pretty fish! All the staff was so nice and friendly! I can't wait to go back down and get scuba certified! Thank you Sky, Justin and... More 

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Thank Holly H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As usual, Captain Sky and Patrick delivered the best diving experience! With attention to detail and great dive sites, I highly recommend them. The entire staff and crew are amazing!

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Williamsburg,
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Staff was amazing, knowledgeable and friendly and although this was our first dive ever we felt completely safe. We will definitely be back.

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

In September, the wife and I wanted to check out the diving near Key Largo and the place was recommended by the nearby hotel. The staff was friendly and the dive locations were nice. To me, what was unusual is that the max depth was about 30 feet, which I was told is a normal dive for the Flordia Keys.... More 

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Sky F, Owner at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Paul, this is Capt. Slate owner of the boat and dive store and thanks for the nice recommendations on our staff and crew, glad you had a good dive experience. However the boat you are speaking about is a very popular dive boat throughout the US especially Florida and the Florida Keys. It is an Island Hopper 30' boat... More 

Lake Wales, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband and I were just certified to Dive in August. We completed our check out dives at Capt. Slates with our dive group. The captain at that time took us to some breathtaking reefs! The whole crew onboard is absolutely amazing as well and will assist with anything needed getting off and back on the boat! We just went... More 

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Roscoe, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The divie boat was good. We are not used to carrying and assembling our own gear. We are used to having a dive instructor in the water with us. The diving is shallow, probably some 30 feet only. We did see some good critters so it was good. The crew was great and very helpful. Just not what we are... More 

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Sky F, General Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind response, we appreciate the feedback. I am very happy you enjoyed the dive boat and your dives here with us. Now to answer some things about the assembling gear on boat, I always say as a crew member of the boat myself is that we will never initially setup anyone dive gear when they first... More 

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