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Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures

#3 of 25 Tours in Tavernier Features Animals
90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
+1 305-451-3020
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Great Experience

We finished up our family vacation with a snorkel trip, a first for our 15 and 12 year old. Captain... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carrie H
via mobile
Great Dive Shop

Always a great time with slates. Equipment is in great shape, crew is top notch and the diving is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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!
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  • Terrible8%
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
+1 305-451-3020
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We finished up our family vacation with a snorkel trip, a first for our 15 and 12 year old. Captain Sky and Abi were great!! They took us to 2 wonderful reefs. We were able to see lots of fish, nurse sharks and sea turtles....More

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always a great time with slates. Equipment is in great shape, crew is top notch and the diving is spectacular.

Thank Santimd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on 3 dives with Captain Sky and crew Justin and Hunter. I'm a snorkeler and this was my first time over a reef. It was amazing from above but now I must get SCUBA certified! They were helpful in explaining that process as...More

Thank Nicole E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Florida and took a run down to dive. We have seen all the pictures on Facebook and wanted that experience as well. The crew was exceptionally accommodating to us. They pointed out some of the things we could expect to see and...More

Thank Tibball
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is what a family owned and operated dive shop looks like! Everything about their shop is great, from the customer service to the booking process, and especially their staff. My father and I dove the creature feature this weekend with them and had an...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family & I dove with Captain Slate's 2 days and had a wonderful experience! The first day was my 12 year old daughter's first ocean dives and Sky did an excellent job of making her feel comfortable, while Hunter did a great job of...More

Thank Bob E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best Dive boat in Key Largo! The crew was wonderful and the creature features were thrilling! My group had fun scuba diving and snorkeling. Deck hands Justin and Hunter made the experience excellent and Captain Sky made the trip fun and unforgettable!...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out today with Captain Slate; I was with 4 divers from my Scout Troop. 3 of the 4 were brand new divers and with 3 foot seas, the first dive at Davis Reef was tough, but Capt. Slate and his mate, Patrick, were...More

Thank 160Steve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been out with Slate's several times over the past couple of years and will continue to bring our family here! The crew has always been friendly and helpful for all of our dives! This trip lived up to our standards and Capt. Sky...More

Thank Caitlin B
Sky F, Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Caitlin for the awesome review! We loved having you on the boat, You are apart of the Capt. Slate dive family! Hunter and I are happy we could make your dive trip with us more enjoyable. See ya underwater, Capt. Sky

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this dive shop. Capt. Slate and Sky are the best!! Be sure to checkout the creature feature on Sunday mornings!!!

Thank Corey R
Sky F, Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time for the awesome review. See ya underwater - Capt. Sky

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Will they provide transportation from hotel?
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
What are the requirements for SCUBA diving?
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