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Looe Key Dive Center

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Mile Marker 27.5 US Hwy 1, 27230 Overseas Hwy, Ramrod Key, FL 33042
+1 305-872-2215
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This is where I get my dive tanks filled during lobster season opening. They are fast and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dueltravelers
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West Palm Beach, Florida
via mobile
The best diving in the Keys!

The dive center has a boat behind it in the mangrove canal that takes you on an easy ride the to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry S
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Myrtle Beach
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The most professional dive and snorkel shop and charter boat in the Middle and Lower Keys, Looe Key Reef Resort and Dive Center, located at Mile Marker 27.5 on Ramrod Key, has been sharing the best of Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary since 1978 - longer than anyone in the area! We are offering two trips daily and also offer a wide array of Mares dive gear, vacation essentials, apparel and Keys accessories. Let our PADI dive professionals certify you to Scuba Dive! Or simply enjoy a day snorkeling or bubble watching out at Looe Key Reef aboard the Kokomo Cat II, our 45’ Corinthian Catamaran!!!! We also have a motel with an outdoor pool and offer kayaks, rental boats, fishing and sunset charters. Also don’t forget to check out our Tiki Bar & Grill! **Please make sure to place reviews for our 3 listings in the appropriate location** -Review for Dive & Snorkel Trips HERE at “Looe Key Dive Center” -Review for Tiki Bar: please post at “Looe Key Tiki & Grill” -Review for Hotel or a combination of all 3 Resort Entities: please post at “Looe Key Reef Resort”
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
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Mile Marker 27.5 US Hwy 1, 27230 Overseas Hwy, Ramrod Key, FL 33042
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+1 305-872-2215
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is where I get my dive tanks filled during lobster season opening. They are fast and professional. Also has bar next door to grab a drink while waiting for the tanks refills.

Thank Dueltravelers
Reviewed 1 week ago

The dive center has a boat behind it in the mangrove canal that takes you on an easy ride the to the Looe Key Reef. This has consistently been my favorite dive in the Keys for years. The boat ride is scenic and the shallow...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phil was out guide, and he was great. We were recommended to dive in Looe Key by a local in key west. We have doves in key west several times but the assortment of fish and coral has been light at times. The Looe Key...More

Thank JeffCarter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a strong swimmer and not afraid to snorkel above a reef shark or two. This is the place for you! Fantastic! Such a large variety of fish and coral to see. We even saw several Goliath Grouper as large as us. Captain...More

1  Thank brendapE9099WA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did not stay in the hotel. We visited Looe Key for the Diving. They Have Great Dive Boats, Equipment, Reefs and Staff. Captain Ron, Mark, Jerrico, Dawn, & Katie Were Amazing!!! Their attention to detail and safety was impeccable. Our diving...More

Thank Jeanne J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat is fine and the crew professional. What this trip really offer is the awesome sanctuary of Looe Key. The life on this little piece of the reef is absolutely amazing. We have been there a few times and it never fails to deliver....More

Thank DrewHeitner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a pretty full boat, but the staff had a good way of making sure everyone was aboard. The boat was different than I expected, and there was only 2 spots to keep your things dry. They had extra sunscreen onboard in case you...More

Thank jilejon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our families first ocean dive together. There are 5 of us ranging from 12 to 51. We all had our licenses before we got there but had not done an ocean dive. We hired a Dive Master, Jericho, to go with us. Having...More

Thank Ddskd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us booked the Sunday Morning boat out to Looe Key Reef for a couple of very nice dives. It had been a while (15+years) since I have been diving in the keys and I really enjoyed the trip with Looe Key Dive Center....More

Thank Davis S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We snorkeled instead of diving this trip, though it doesn't matter because you are still getting the same excellent captain and dive staff (we had Katie and Ron) when you go out. They are pleasant and helpful, as well as great bartenders after the dive...More

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BeachMama321
13 July 2017|
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Response from E-Bombs | Reviewed this property |
You all can go on the same trip with Looe Key DC. The reef trips all go to the same reef. You'll have fun all around. The boat has snacks and drinks for sale. Super friendly and safe crew. You'll love it.
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chrismackey51
21 March 2017|
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Response from Leslee E | Reviewed this property |
Yes and anything else you might need. They are extremely helpful.
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Shannon B
5 July 2016|
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Response from LooeKeyReefResort | Property representative |
About 20 minutes in a protected canal and then about 20 minutes of open water. Conditions and sea state vary. We suggest take something like Bonine the night before and again in the morning if you're worried about... More
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