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Rainbow Reef Dive Center

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100 Ocean Dr, Mile Marker 100, Key Largo, FL 33037-4352
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simply THE place to go for scuba instruction and certification

My husband and I were working toward on certifications in order to dive in the Galápagos Islands... read more

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food-sun-shop
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Columbus, Ohio
Great trip, Great Dive shop!

Stayed at the Courtyard Marriott and it was such a breeze to get to the dive shop-in the same... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
krezac
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Miami, Florida
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100 Ocean Dr, Mile Marker 100, Key Largo, FL 33037-4352
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Reviewed today

My husband and I were working toward on certifications in order to dive in the Galápagos Islands. We wanted to be extra sure we had solid instruction given the challenges from currents and water temperature we expected in the Galápagos. We researched and found these...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed at the Courtyard Marriott and it was such a breeze to get to the dive shop-in the same parking lot! Crew was happy and helpful. No stress kind of day. Diving was amazing. Great wildlife, dive guide pointed out some cool marine life. All...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Average prices, excellent team. 4 hours tours twice a day. The real go-dive experience. Never miss a day dry.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went on a two-tank boat dive with this outfit on May 19. Here is the good part: The staff was very friendly and helpful. The bad part: They knew full well the waves were peaking at 7 feet and they still took 20 divers...More

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key_largo_diver, Manager at Rainbow Reef Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'm sorry that this customer feels as though they believe our motivations were strictly financial but we want to explain clearly how we operate and what our weather and diving policy is, so that no one needs to speculate. We are very careful with weather...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My other half and I are both divers from way back, but we were completely out of date with diving. Rainbow suggested that we redo our Open Water PADI certification which we did in October 2017. We were able to dive the Kittwake wreck while...More

Thank BallroomDanceCraze
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for their Snorkeling tour. Captain of the boat was amazing. The tour was so organized and well planned that all the time we felt comfortable. Crew and guides were welcoming. They took us to two different locations, about 40 min each. Both locations were...More

Thank achangundi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great diving sites and really nice, professional staff. Boats were a little crowded but it's the keys so I wouldn't expect anything less! Will definitely be back!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my 5th time with Rainbow reef, but my wife did her first ocean dive today with them - truly amazing day. Eddie (dive guide) was patient, gave her the time she needed, and then when she was comfortable, found a shark, ray, turtle,...More

Thank Darryl D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went diving with Rainbow Reef last week. Jarvin our private guide was amazing - so kind and helpful. Saw lots of great animals. Joel, my dive instructor was not as nice - seemed ticked off the whole time, was impatient with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have dove with Rainbow reef many times and it is always a great trip. We did our advance open water and Nitrox certification this time with Cory. Weather wasn't the best but we still had a great time and saw amazing reefs and wrecks....More

Thank abouchell
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lindy S
22 January 2018|
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Response from ASonTHEroad | Reviewed this property |
Things looked fine to me in Feb 2018. The locals kept saying things had improved quite a bit. I would not have known a hurricane had been through given the conditions.
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floss140
6 October 2017|
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Response from key_largo_diver | Property representative |
We welcome Snorkelers and riders alike. We want to point out that we also have divers on the boats and the reefs we visit are great for both diving and snorkeling, and many times the snorkelers are family or friends of the... More
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kellyr186
13 August 2017|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but call ahead and see the items they offer in respect to PADI Scuba training. Have fun they are great.
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