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Florida Keys Dive Center

Address: 90451 Old Highway, M. M. 90. 5 Oceanside, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2349
Phone Number: +1 800-433-8946
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Tavernier
Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: Scuba diving and snorkel charters, scuba courses and equipment rental, air and nitrox fills
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Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Scuba diving
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Scuba diving and snorkel charters, scuba courses and equipment rental, air and nitrox fills

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Austin, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Keys are wildly overpriced, so beware. What you may get in the Caribbean would blow this out of the water (hahha!!), but the captain and mates are still very fun and knowledgeable. I would recommend flakeys to all OW divers, but if you want more pizzazz, you would do better to charter or just avoid their group dives altogether.

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Lone Tree, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Was a little rusty so signed up for a refresher course and two dives. They rented equipment and took care of everything. Very professional, top quality instruction and gear for very fair price. One of the dives will undoughtedly go down in my personal history as the best ever. We watched a sea turtle up close, a Goliath Group also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Everything was great with one exception. We wanted a guided trip given the different levels of experience in our group. We had 10 divers with one dive master. Way to crowded going up and down. Kind of a bummer as one single was in the group, had been diving maybe twice, and thought he was Jacques Cousteau.

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Aurora, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Captain of the boat didn't like us so he didn't take us to the best diving sites until the last day. Probably won't go back. Also rushed us diving because they wanted the rest of the day off.

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FlakeysDive, Manager at Florida Keys Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear Divers, we were truly surprised to read your review about how you felt our Captain not liking you and our crew rushing you. With the team we have working here at Florida Keys Dive Center these days this review is a very first of its kind pointing at a somewhat "unruly" manners of our crew. However, this is your... More 

Saint Petersburg, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Knowledgeable, friendly staff made both trips over the holiday period a pleasure. Can't say enough about the dive guides and boat captains. The first afternoon was definitely hectic but the AM dive was much better organized and ran smoothly. See you for our next Keys dive.

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Orangeville, ON, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I found the crew aboard the lovely fast boat to be most helpful and especially fun! They entertained as well as doing all the preparation of our gear, changed over to 2nd tank aboard and even carried our equipment off after our trip, rinsed it and hung it to drip while we rinsed ourselves and went into the shop to... More 

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Worthington, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Nice boat, helpful and friendly crew and staff, finished my advanced certification deep dive there this winter, Will be going back next December for another few weeks of diving with them.

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Tavernier, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

During the Christmas holidays I took my 15 year old granddaughter for resort cert. and then her dive. The boat is very clean and we had room to gear up, in fact we only had 12-16 on board. Instructions by crew were very clear.. My granddaughter dove like a pro...her hands in position and neutral buoyance was perfect, her breathing... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great dive center! Went with a group of friends where some of us were diving and some were snorkeling - great afternoon for all. Booking and check-in went smoothly. Their equipment looks to be meticulously maintained. I guess that's the owners' German background - a good thing for a dive shop you're relying on for your safety! All instructions were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Love diving with Florida Keys Dive Center. Been out with them many times and loved it! This last time, the week after Christmas, was the worst experience we've had. Boat was overcrowded and unorganized. It was chaos. Kind of a bummer since we only have the opportunity to dive a couple of times per year and live out of state.... More 

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FlakeysDive, Manager at Florida Keys Dive Center, responded to this review

Dear ts68scuba, we highly appreciate your feedback and would like to apologize to you for not having had another great experience with us. While you are absolutely correct that the week between Christmas and New Year's typically is one of our busiest weeks in the year and is not ideal for those in search of a quiet and less crowded... More 

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