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Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center

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11833 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 53, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
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Family snorkeling trip

We planned a family vacation since our kids are getting older, and in a year or two both leaving... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
wrightfamily2018
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Trinity, North Carolina
Too crowded

The crew was nice and knowledgeable and the two spots we stopped to snorkel were very beautiful but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna Q
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Orange Park, Florida
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Captain Hook’s Marina and Dive Center has been the place to get everything you need for a day on the water. We have won the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence three years in a row now and we are here to show you the best time here in the Florida Keys. Charters for fishing, diving, snorkeling, dive instruction and certification; bait and tackle; scuba equipment and air tanks; boat rentals; snacks and beverages—we have all the supplies you’ll need to enjoy an area celebrated for world-class fishing, diving and all water sports. We now offer paddleboard and kayak rentals and tours, and kiteboarding too! Check with our staff to see when the next sunset cruise will be departing...they are great fun.
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11833 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 53, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We planned a family vacation since our kids are getting older, and in a year or two both leaving for college. We booked a snorkeling trip with Capt'n Hooks Marina. We were extremely fortunate and had perfect weather (mid 80's full sunshine) and water clarity....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew was nice and knowledgeable and the two spots we stopped to snorkel were very beautiful but they stuffed us in the boat like sardines. My husband and I had to sit by the only water cooler and trashcan and kept getting splashed with...More

Thank Donna Q
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Hook’s was our one stop shop for boat rental, fishing licenses, bait and snorkeling. All of the staff were super friendly and helpful. Captain Mike, Lee, Tommy & Eric were a hoot and dropped us on some great reefs including a SPA with tons...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many great things to say! First, before we got there, Denise was an absolute pleasure to work with. She arranged our SCUBA trip with both certified divers and new divers with some snorkelers with no problem at all. Mike and Skeeter were...More

Thank Nicki J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a three day rental of a deck boat all lined up and the winds just didn't agree. There was a small boat advisory and so no renting...They were awesome to deal with, no issue with moving reservation a day...then when it just wasn't going...More

Thank Evan F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the reef dive for Coffins Patch and Samantha's Reef. The boat had both snorkelers and divers on it, so it was a little crowded. However, they let us divers get in first, so we had a little extra time. Our dive guide Mike,...More

Thank pale-girl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to give feedback from my recent trip to marathon and capt. Hooks shop. I made 10 dives with them while there and got my advanced cert also. They have a great group there. From all the help Denise was setting up my dives...More

1  Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Hooks is by far the best dive shop in the Middle Keys! I became PADI certified and dove with them over 20 times, and each time is as fun as the last. Their captains, Skeeter and Mike, are so knowledgeable about the area and...More

1  Thank Lawhornb01754
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I snorkeled and scuba two day. It was fantastic. Fun, experienced, helpful staff. Awesome time. I'd go everyday if I could. John, rome, Georgia

1  Thank John Z
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time, 2 dive trips with Capt Hooks this week. Skeeter was our captain for both. DMs Lee and Shane and Eric. Great folks. Bagged a bunch of lion fish, saw great stuff. Crew takes great care of you, very safe. Nice boats...More

2  Thank cycoleworld
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bjr9797
18 March 2017|
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Response from CaptHookOwner | Property representative |
Our boat rental company rents boats by the day and multiple days (A day equals 8 hours: 8am to 4pm). If a boat has not been rented then on the day you would like to rent the boat, you can rent the boat for a half day rate... More
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Poten5
29 December 2015|
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Response from Denise V |
Our kayaks and paddle boards are located at 3 separate locations for your convenience.. Unfortunately, we do not deliver kayaks or boards.
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Crissy B
7 March 2015|
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Response from Ben D |
Holiday Inn Express is walking distance to Captain Hooks. The Holiday Inn has a restaurant attached to the hotel and there are several restaurants in the area. Nearest grocery store is 4.5 miles from Holiday Inn. Use... More
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