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Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures

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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...more
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90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time snorkeling for the first time. Sky and Joe made the experience even better. Thanks! -kid from Brooklyn

Thank Chad B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband has great memories as a teen diving with Capt Slate back in the late 80s. Since then, we have dove with other operations in the middle Keys. On this trip, we stayed in Key Largo, so of course, we chose Capt Slate’s for...More

1  Thank Global527277
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My wife and I did the Creature Feature Dive for my 50th birthday and for my recovery from an accident that almost killed me. The two dives were beyond what I had imagined. Having seen the dives on TV I knew what I was going...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This isn't my first time with Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures as I snorkeled with them last summer. However, this was my first dive with them! I decided to do the Creature Feature dives and I wanted to experience seeing so many fish up close. The...More

2  Thank Kristie B
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This place is great. We took a refresher course with two dives and loved it. We went to Davis reef then pleasure reef. We got to see plenty of nurse sharks, sea turtles, moray ells, and tons of fish. Sky was a great dive master.

1  Thank jaklody
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Had 8 amazing dives with Olivia as our guide, Captain Sky, Captain Skip and Dive Master Bob. Went to Pleasures, Dave's, Haley's, Conch and a few 'secret spots' :) We saw soooo many fish, large schools of fish, angel, parrots, puffers.... Saw many eels, sharks...More

1  Thank Exploration733725
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. Sky almost talked us into the shark dive. If you're brave give it a try. Sounds fun. Great service nice boat. We had 2 fun days in a row. If you snorkel they have sights that can accomodate divers and...More

1  Thank littlefield31
Sky F, Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for the review, we appreciate you taking the time to express your experience with us. We do offer deeper sites and wreck dives. The Duane is my absolute favorite! We look forward to your next visit with us here at Capt. Slate's! Thanks,...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with Sky and Olivia. They are super hosts for your snorkeling or diving trips. They are very attentive and a lot of fun. We went to some awesome reefs and saw nurse sharks, sea turtles, barracuda and a host of...More

1  Thank 4cat
Sky F, Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for the feedback. It's always the "perfect" day when you get to see the huge variety of marine life..... We cant wait to have you back for some more snorkeling fun!

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to come down to The Keys from family we were staying with in Hobe Sound very last minute. We were very nervous of not finding something in time, but we booked a 1 pm extended snorkeling trip the morning of...More

1  Thank Emma B
Sky F, Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Emma- Thank you for taking the time to express your experience with us. My "Mini Me" and myself LOVED having you on board the Lost Continent. We are looking forward to our next underwater adventure with you. Thanks again, Capt. Sky

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We have taken several trips out of Captain Slate’s and have always had the best time and most amazing experiences. Their Crew and Captains are very knowledgeable and courteous to their customers. They take safety very seriously and strive to deliver the best possible service....More

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Sky F, Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thanks for the recommendation, and thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! We are so happy you enjoyed yet again another well done trip with Capt. Slate's Team. Our goal is to make sure your experience with us is one...More

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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
16 November 2016|
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.
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