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Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures

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90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
+1 305-451-3020
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Excellent Dive Shop

Capt. Slate's is a first rate dive shop. The entire crew is knowledgeable, helpful and friendly... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
Petersburg, Virginia

Went snorkeling for the first time at Captain Slates. The crew was amazing. Very helpful... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Kendallville, Indiana
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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 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!
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Capt. Slate's is a first rate dive shop. The entire crew is knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. We took 6 trips in 5 days and all were fun, safe and exciting. We were treated like family. Don't miss the creature feature. We are already planning another...More

Thank mlhawken1
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Went snorkeling for the first time at Captain Slates. The crew was amazing. Very helpful, knowledgable, and safe. They truly have a passion for what they do. Saw tons of fish. Nurse sharks, sting rays, and numerous schools of fish. Visibility is amazing. I'd definitely...More

Thank e38001
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Capt. Slate's team has shown us 6 great reefs to explore so far. We've seen multiple nurse sharks and a GIGANTIC moray eel. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff, especially Ted. 😁. Also, this is one of the dive shops recommended by my Tennessee NAUI instructor....and...More

Thank kklidzejs
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I have been diving with Slate since the mid 1980’s, and I have enjoyed every dive with him. I bring a group of college students down from Auburn University several times a year, and they all love the antics Slate has. The boats are old,...More

Thank WadeL1825
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

On a three day trip vacation over memorial day weekend. Stopped in on Thursday when we got in the area. They were very helpful and we were able fill out our forms and leave our gear in their storage locker. First day of diving was...More

Thank ScubaGuyfromPA
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Took my daughter for a 2 day dive trip and it was perfect. Plan on bring back the whole family soon. Captain Slate's staff and operations was the best.

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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The captain and crew were friendly, knowledgeable, and safe. They made it a very enjoyable experience by leading us to some great reef locations for diving and snorkeling. We will definitely be planning another adventure with them!

Thank Kay E
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I come to the keys every year and this was my first time coming to Captain Slate's. They took us out to some beautiful reefs with a lot of fish and stunning coral. This place offers great dives and an even better staff. I definitely...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We went out with the crew from captain slates and they were great. They were very efficient with time they knew what they were doing and where they were. They had snacks and waters available on the boat for everyone. Very good crew.

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Went out on captain slates to finish up my open water certification. The crew and Captain Sky were great. Will be back in the future.

Thank Scott H
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13 January 2017|
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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
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