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Tilden's Scuba Center

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4650 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2396
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My 13 yr old son and I went to Tilden's while on vacation to perform our check out dives and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jamochaguy
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Paw Paw, Michigan
Excellent dives and great service!

Great diving in the Keys! We had to cancel our diving trip last October because of the hurricane... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leabro
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Canada
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Full service training, charter, repair, hydro and retail scuba center. We start classes daily to fit your vacation plans. Scuba, SNUBA, Snorkeling, Spearfishing, Lobstering, Air/Nitrox Fills, Rentals, Retail and Repair...we have it all. No...more
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4650 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2396
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 13 yr old son and I went to Tilden's while on vacation to perform our check out dives and complete our open water certification. I'd never been to the Keys before and we selected Tilden's based on Trip Advisor reviews. $375 each included everything...More

Thank jamochaguy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great diving in the Keys! We had to cancel our diving trip last October because of the hurricane and were told that the Keys were now open for business. The other dive shop was no longer in business but we had someone recommend Tilden's and...More

1  Thank Leabro
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight of our week of activities on Marathon Key was the snorkel trip with Tilden's Scuba Center. Captain Billy, Zack, and Cody were professional, personable, entertaining and the produced an excellent experience. The snorkeling at Sombrero Reef was like being in the Finding Nemo...More

Thank Rachel M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had my first snuba diving experience. Jessica was an excellent instructor. She not only taught us about diving but also pointed out so many fish to us. We saw so many different fish. The ride out and back was enjoyable. All over amazing day on...More

Thank terisespinosa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am primarily a cold water diver in Massachusetts, but decided to get my AOW certification while on vacation here. I highly recommend it, the training can be done in three days over six dives (versus over multiple weekends back home). The training didn’t feel...More

Thank auradeus
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Marathon is open for business. We have used Tilden's for snuba before and just went again. They are the best place ever! Now we want to get certificated for diving, which they also offer.

Thank cathysheridan2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I completed my Open Water Certification with Tilden’s. I had an exceptional experience and am now hooked on diving. I can’t imagine a more friendly, competent, knowledgeable, and group of professionals. Wendy, Zack, Harley, and Cody were phenomenal. Now that I’m purchasing my gear from...More

Thank Jimmie E
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We've been sending our tank Hydros to Tildens since after Irma and they have been absolutely amazing! Honest with their guess on a date of completion and great at working with us! I never really knew anything about dive shops in Marathon until now. Now...More

Thank Jake H
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Today I booked onto a Tilden’s trip to Sombrero Reef to try SNUBA for the first time, together with my two children (ages 11 and 12). As non-divers who were excited to go beyond snorkeling and try a Scuba-like experience, I can’t recommend SNUBA, and...More

Thank Rodney S
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Marathon/Tilden's Scuba Center is alive and well. My son and I recently completed our certification there. The instructors were great, as was the entire staff. Wendy, the owner was hands on from start to finish. Great experience!

Thank Mike P
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andychilmon
4 March 2017|
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Response from wendy H | Property representative |
We certify PADI & NAUI AOW Divers year round, as well as SSI divers. PADI and NAUI offer an instructor-led dive class, while SSI's program is a little different. Our AOW course consists of 5-6 dives (depending on time of... More
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Bwink167
2 January 2017|
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Response from Go2beaches2 | Property representative |
Good Morning. Depending on the amount of gear will vary your fee for your trips. If you need no gear it starts at $70 and full gear is $130. All of our trips are approximately 4 hours and travel to 2 locations. We have a... More
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Love2TravLots
27 January 2016|
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Response from wendy H | Property representative |
Jolly Roger Campground is located between our two shops, close by. Depending on what kind of diving and how often you want to dive while you are here, I recommend calling and speaking with us before your arrival in the... More
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