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Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center

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Address: 11833 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 53, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone Number: (305) 743-2444
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Captain Hook’s Marina and Dive Center has been the place to get everything...
Captain Hook’s Marina and Dive Center has been the place to get everything you need for a day on the water. Charters for fishing, diving, snorkeling, dive instruction and certification; bait and tackle; scuba equipment and air tanks; boat rentals; snacks and beverages—we have all the supplies you’ll need to enjoy an area celebrated for world-class fishing, diving and all water sports. We now offer paddleboard and kayak rentals and tours, and kiteboarding too! Check with our staff to see when the next sunset cruise will be departing...they are great fun.
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Sunset Cruise

Had a great time on the sunset cruise with Captain Mike and Jim. They were both very friendly and we enjoyed talking to them during the cruise. They pointed out interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
barnet38
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Had a great time on the sunset cruise with Captain Mike and Jim. They were both very friendly and we enjoyed talking to them during the cruise. They pointed out interesting houses and wildlife throughout the cruise. There was a champaign toast at sunset. While we were waiting to board the boat, we enjoyed watching the birds in the marina,... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

i have said it before , the people at captain hooks are the greatest ! I was reading the bad gas review , not a chance dude . I have dealt with these folks for several years and they go to extremes to do things in utmost quality . now you on the other hand i dont know ! i... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Friendly staff, picked up bait and fuel for our fishing trip. my wife and son booked a dive trip and had a great time. My wife stated that the dive master was very helpful and friendly. Giving good direction pointing out good spots and things to see.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Lots of fun and the boat captain and crew were helpful. We saw lots of fish and enjoyed the trip very much ... especially at the price of $25 each. The only thing I wondered about was how they just gathered up the snorkels and masks and I didn't see any sterilizing solution on the boat. So were those who... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Took discover dive with Kathleen. Great teacher. The 2 dive trip in the afternoon was wonderful. Great dive and superb reef experience. Efficient and knowledgable staff. Agree with one reviewer that the dive was a bit shallow making bouyancy a problem (added more weigts) but at 20 feet the colors of the reef and the fish are spectacular!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My family and I rented a boat from Captain Hook's for a day. We had a lot fun on the water fishing. We caught a shark, lizardfish and many others. The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. We will rent from them again.

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Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This was my first time with this dive operation, and they've earned my business. The people in the shop were very friendly and efficient. We went out on the Reef Hopper with Captain Mike, who is the best of the best. He's informative, fun, helpful, polite, and safe. His mate Beth was accommodating and kind. Denise, the instrcut or and... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida, Usa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

f you are a tourist and snorkeling you may like Captain Hooks, but if you are a scuba diver, maybe not so much. We found ourselves on a boat with a LOT of snorkelers, probably from out of state, and were taken to very shallow water, i.e. after getting into the water and going to the bottom, in next establishing... More 

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had a very good experience with renting a 23ft Mako for a week. Knowledgeable and kind staff. Boat was "worn" but worked very well. No problems.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Ran the boat from flamingo to marathon with no problems,stopped bought 100 gallons of fuel at captain hooks and within 45 minutes the engines shut down from water in the gas. Went back to captain hooks and they just shrugged it off - no help and denial. Heard from others that it is not the place to fuel up and... More 

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CaptHookOwner, Owner at Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center, responded to this review

Every now and then you get an unfair review from a customer on TripAdvisor and there really isn't much you can do except respond and hope that your other customers see the facts as presented. During the week of this complaint, we pumped over 9000 gallons of fuel and not one other complaint. We get our fuel from a reputable... More 

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