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Address: 12565 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL
Phone Number: +1 305-743-2126
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Description: Abyss Dive Center is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, offering...
Abyss Dive Center is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, offering dive instruction, from Discover Scuba Diving to IDC Staff Instructor. Dive medicine instruction through Divers Alert Network and US Coast Guard captain license courses, 6 pack and Masters. As a Scubapro Dealer we offer servicing on equipment and sales. Abyss Dive Center offers two tank boat trips daily on our 34' Crusader, Vitamin Sea.
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Absolutely top quality outfit!!

Such a great outfit to dive with. This was only our second saltwater dive and Abyss did a great job! I took my 14 year old daughter and 10 year old son (both are certified divers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Hickory, North Carolina
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Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Such a great outfit to dive with. This was only our second saltwater dive and Abyss did a great job! I took my 14 year old daughter and 10 year old son (both are certified divers) and the captain (Capt Bob) and hired dive master (Beth) did an amazing job giving instructions and explaining the dive site and how to... More 

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Florida Keys, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We recently did a 2 tank dive with this operator. The front office staff was very friendly and helpful. The dive instructor and captain were aloof, uncaring and unhelpful. They grudgingly helped show how their boat works and no safety session given. They were NOT thrilled they we needed some assistance with our rented equipment either. When we arrived at... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We did two morning dives to The Gap and Barbara's. Boat was excellently maintained, getting on and off was efficient, had rinse basin but no shower. My complaint is we were not given a briefing of the dive sites and it was clear to the captain we were from out of town (briefing is done by captain because no dive... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Went out twice with them and found them all quite competent and agreeable. I really like that they take only a maximum of 6 people out. The boat is well-maintained and the captain very helpful. I didn't realize that it's not standard in the Keys to have a divemaster from the shop go on the dives. Being fairly inexperienced, I... More 

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Richland, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

If you like to SCUBA Dive and you want to dive off Marathon Key, this is the place. Many dive centers have huge boats. If you have ever gone diving, you know what a hassle it is to get off and on the boat with a crowd. No such problem here. This boat holds five people. It's easy off/easy on.... More 

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Let me start out by saying my wife and I are very experienced divers. We dive locally in Florida (mostly Palm Beach county) but have done plenty of dive travel as well. I know what I want in a dive operation: ecologically responsible, no cattle boat, friendly and responsible crew. Abyss met all of our expectations. The boat took 4... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We visited Marathon over spring break so our 11 year old son could complete his open water certification and was very happy we chose Abyss. My husband was able to set up the check out dives for our son prior to our visit and was also able to dive with them on the 1st 2 dives (they had a full... More 

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Michigan
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I had a great experience with this dive shop. My son and I did our open water check out dives with this company. The first day I got sea sick. But I made it through the dives and skills and the staff was so nice to me. They gave me advice on the sea sickness and with the help of... More 

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Afton, Minnesota
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Dropped in for daily rental of wetsuits, fins and snorkel gear for two people mid day mid-week recently. Great people to help select and fit gear. In and out within 10 minutes and quick drop off. Gear performed well on reefs during day. Will come back again.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I'm a relatively inexperienced diver and was able to book a last minute afternoon dive thanks to an opening. I would gladly do it again. The wetsuits were brand new and all of the equipment was in excellent condition. Captain Tracy, the owner, was enthusiastic and told us everything we needed to know about the conditions and what to look... More 

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Additional Information about Abyss Dive Center

Address: Address: 12565 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL
Phone Number: +1 305-743-2126
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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