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Address: 13585 NW 101st Dr, Ste 700, Alachua, FL 32615-8741
Phone Number:
+1 386-518-6323
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Scuba Monkey Dive Center is family owned and operated. Our goal is to...

Scuba Monkey Dive Center is family owned and operated. Our goal is to provide the best customer service, an excellent line of products and great prices. We take pride in offering not just a variety of dive options but also a fun social experience. At SMDC there's a little something for everyone, whether it's the highest quality equipment or an economical package, something for the active diver or a brand new student. Come check out SMDC and let us help with all of your diving needs.

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Unbeatable customer care and inventory

You can get virtually anything you want at Scuba Monkey – equipment, apparel, instruction, repairs and refills, and answers to whatever questions you might have about diving... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Micanopy, Florida
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Micanopy, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get virtually anything you want at Scuba Monkey – equipment, apparel, instruction, repairs and refills, and answers to whatever questions you might have about diving. Unbelievably friendly and knowledgeable owners and staff. And a dive club that offers regular opportunities to get together for talks, excursions, and just plain fun.

Thank Will_Boggs
1 review
Reviewed February 21, 2017

The staff here always have the answer for my questions. Whether it is advice on gear, local places to dive, classes to take, or nuggets of info for my trips far away, I can rest assured they will give me sound advice. I find myself picking up accessories every time i rent, because I want to support this local business.... More 

Thank Kevin J
Tim B, Owner at Scuba Monkey Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you for diving and shopping with us. Anything we can do to help! More 

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

Scuba Monkey Dive Center in Alachua FL is a premier dive facility (PADI 5 Star). They have a very large, well stocked retail shop, with a variety of items. Air and Nitrox fills are available onsite, along with a repair/service facility. Their rental gear is nice, clean and well maintained. They offer trips all over the state, from the Springs... More 

Thank Joe W
Tim B, Owner at Scuba Monkey Dive Center, responded to this review

We work really hard to be the best dive shop we can. Thanks for the kind words and look forward to seeing you again. SMDC Management More 

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Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

I went in to get my girlfriend and daughters their beginning scuba class, from start to finish Tim and Joe were friendly, courteous, and extremely knowledgeable. They were very accommodating to all our needs. The instructor Zac was phenomenal. He was attentive, thorough and helpful. He made the class fun and easily gained the trust of my girls. If you... More 

Thank BigSnuff
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed March 28, 2016

My son, daughter, and I had a great time with Tim and Joe. They were very well informed and patient during the classes. We had only a limited time while on our vacation, and they were very accommodating to fit our schedules. My daughter did the Discover Scuba session with Joe. She is only 11 and was a little intimidated... More 

Thank jbutler2016
High Springs, Florida
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Reviewed October 12, 2015

I am a certified Scuba Diver and I wanted to get my wife (37) and son (12) certified also so we could dive as a family. We could not have asked for a better experience or customer service from Tim and Joe. It had been awhile since I had been in the water diving and I wanted to go through... More 

2 Thank steven0578
Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2014

Mu son (13 yr) and I completed the PADI open water course with Tim and Joe (owner/operators of Scuba Monkey) and they were great. Tim was leading the course but Joe did much of the troubleshooting with each student in the water and had enough patience to see each of us through the tough stuff. For me the toughest part... More 

2 Thank csutter4747
Sevierville, Tennessee
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

As a first time scuba diver I couldn't have asked for a better experience! Great classes and instruction. The crew at Scuba Monkey was so helpful and really went above and beyond to make me feel comfortable.

2 Thank Stephanie H

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