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Tilden's Scuba Center

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Address: 4650 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone Number: 305-743-7255
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Went out for our first dive of the week and discovered a leak in my regulator. The place I was diving at couldn't deal with it and suggested I try Tildens. The tech checked it out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
john m
Leesburg, Florida
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Leesburg, Florida
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went out for our first dive of the week and discovered a leak in my regulator. The place I was diving at couldn't deal with it and suggested I try Tildens. The tech checked it out and found the regulated cap was lose. He disassembled and properly reassembled. He also found a leaking high pressure line. He replaced the line.... More 

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Gaylord, MI
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I boat dove on 1/13 with Tilden. Although the weather was not the calm sunny day we hoped for we still had 2 great dives. The entire boat crew and shop crew were awsome, very helpfull and wanted to make sure we had a great day of diving. Very friendly and professional. This was our first time... More 

Thank Simmon53
Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Awesome company. We are new to diving and require a little hand holding to get the equipment and the dives organized. The people at Tilden advised and set us up on two different boats, two different days. They are safety conscious and friendly. The dives were on the Atlantic side, and this time of year the winds were up and... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

My boss wanted to buy me a new BC for Xmas, and the owner and staff at Tildens were super helpful! Not only did they help me pick one out, but the owner took the time to adjust all of the straps to fit me, add a knife and a retraction cord, and show me many of the features that... More 

1 Thank Boonchild13
Niceville, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked Tildens for New Year's Day. Excellent adventure! The staff, Christina, Wayne, Billy, were awesome! Very helpful and enjoyable ! Thank you for making our trip so much fun

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Cumming, Ga
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

On 12/16, wifey and I did the snorkeling option with Tilden's. WOW WHAT A GREAT MORNING! I would HIGHLY SUGGEST that if you are visiting the area, have 1-day to pick a Dive/Scuba Center and want a 10/10 trip, this is the place to go. The shop is fully loaded for whatever you need. The crew was outstanding! (Or better... More 

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Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had originally ally planned to go snorkeling during our trip to Marathon. We called Captain Hooks and Spirit (both local snorkeling companies) and unfortunately neither of them had any trips available the day we wanted to go. I searched a little more and found Tildens - I'm so glad I did! We signed up for their... More 

Thank Taylor P
Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

We went here for a SNUBA trip and found our instructors to be very knowledgeable and helpful. This was our first foray underwater and didn't know what to expect. With the amount of fun that we had, we now plan to get our SCUBA certifications! Much thanks to Aaron and Wayne!

1 Thank usmc35
Keila, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We went about 5 miles from shore to sombrero reef. The water was calm and visiblity very good. The Crew was great. Very friendly and nice. Must visit again!

1 Thank IngoLeming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Ok...didn't dive with them...didn't snorkel with them...although that will change on my next trip down. I was actually here to haul sharks and fish for a public aquarium. I dropped a valuable item in the water at a restaurant and at 5:59...they close at 6 called Wayne at the dive center. Not only did he stay open late for me.... More 

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