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Rainbow Reef Dive Center

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Address: 99725 Overseas highway, Key Largo, FL 33037
Phone Number: 800-457-4354
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EXCELLENT diving center

For the second year in row we booked our dives @ Rainbow Reef Diving Center. The staff is amazing, always there to help and share experience. The boot(s) and equipment are great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kris M
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For the second year in row we booked our dives @ Rainbow Reef Diving Center. The staff is amazing, always there to help and share experience. The boot(s) and equipment are great too. If you are looking for a professional center, stop searching because you found it :-). Rainbow Reef Diving Center @ Key Largo ! You rock ! Kris... More 

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Thank Kris M
Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rainbow Reef was an excellent, professional and friendly dive shop. They made our diving experience fun and safe. My husband and I took our Nitrox Cert there and Jack was our instructor. Great guy and very thorough. If you are diving in Key Largo, Rainbow Reef is the place to go.

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Thank CindyHowarth
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I picked Rainbow Reef after looking at the reviews, but mostly after talking directly to one of the instructors. We wanted to dive the Spiegel Grove wreck. This instructor said they wouldn't take us down without our Advance Open Water certificate. (unlike another dive shop that would, if you paid extra). We decided to take our AOW class & do... More 

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Thank Deb H
Enfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great staff who couldn't do enough for us they really made the dives interesting and easy. They are super conscious about the environment and safety, we have recommended them to a friend who is going to the keys soon. I am OW qualified and my husband Adv. The groups were well managed and small, we would use them again.

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Thank Jools-Neil
Tennessee, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just spent the entire day at Rainbow Reef Dive Center. Had a great day despite being a bit chilly in February. Rainbow reef is a very nice center with lots of crew and guides to help you with your dive experience. The boats are in great condition and most of the equipment is too. Most of the guides seemed good.... More 

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Thank Dustin J
Connecticut
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has absolutely an amazing staff. They have 3 locations. One is a store front to purchase all your dive gear needs and they are an Authorized Aqualung dealer, location 2 is there schoolhouse and location three is there docks. You can also buy some stuff there like lights, knifes and Rainbow Reef swag. Everyone is extremely knowledgable, passionate... More 

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good crew of professionals, very knowledgeable of the area and reefs. We brought our own dive gear so can't comment about their gear, however the boats are all in good shape and well cared for. Coming from California we signed up for two days of diving, wreck diving and reef diving. The weather did not cooperate but they were... More 

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Thank gonefishing55
Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When things don't go as planned you get to see a company's real stripes. Rainbow Reef's bent over backwards to make my experience the best it could've been. I booked a trip for checkout dives. Then a blizzard hit my hometown, right before heading down. I called and, no problem, RR rescheduled me without any fuss. Then I arrived with... More 

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Thank phillafun
Marietta, Georgia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife wanted to go diving for her birthday. We checked lots of locations for total cost (travel, hotel, diving). The cost to get to, stay and dive with Rainbow Reef was perfect. They also had some of the best reviews. We stayed right next door at the Marriott Courtyard. You cannot get any more convenient than that. We arrived... More 

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Thank Derek G
Annapolis, MD.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rainbow Reef gave my 16yr-old daughter and me the perfect combination of flexible scheduling, friendly service and awesome diving. The staff and boat crews were fabulous and kept everything fun, efficient and SAFE! We can't wait to get back and we would not consider another dive operator in the upper keys. Special thanks to Bri and Stephanie for patiently helping... More 

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