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Address: 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
Phone Number: +1 305-743-9633

Dive Duck Key in the heart of the Florida Keys is a full service retail...

Dive Duck Key in the heart of the Florida Keys is a full service retail scuba diving shop. Our dive shop and dive boat, the Seafari, are located at the Hawks Cay Resort, Duck Key, Florida. We specialize in reef and wreck scuba diving in the Florida Keys. Hawks Cay Resort is oceanside, which allows us to get to our destination quickly for a great day of scuba diving in the middle Keys. The coral reef off Duck Key is as close as 3 miles from our dock.

Diving with our shop, Dive Duck Key, we can show you up to 30 different dive spots, located off Duck Key, mile marker 61, on the 180 mile chain of the Florida Keys' coral reef. The Florida Keys' coral reef is composed of thin plates or layers of calcium carbonate secreted over thousands of years by billions of tiny, soft-bodied animals called coral polyps. The reef is constantly growing new colonies of polyps on top of the skeletons of older ones. These coral formations can be seen just under the water's surface to deeper than we can dive recreationally.

Dive Duck Key has a long list of fun things to do while vacationing in the Florida Keys. We offer great scuba diving trips, resort courses, SNUBA(R), and full scuba diving certification lessons. We rent all types of scuba gear - including tanks, regulator consoles, dive lights, weight belts, full/shorty wet suits, hoods, mask, prescription masks, fins, open heel fins with booties, snorkels - whatever you need to dive the Florida Keys. We also repair scuba diving equipment and we can fill your tanks with air, and have nitrox tanks available for rental. Dive Duck Key has a large inventory of scuba and snorkel retail items. Plus, our T-shirts are great; pirates, scuba dive and snorkel scenes, and of course, sharks!

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Nice snorkeling trip

Enjoyable couple hours snorkeling. Plenty to see just hanging off the rope off the back of the anchored catamaran, which was great when I got tired out from chasing my kiddo... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Hitchcock, Texas
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Hitchcock, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyable couple hours snorkeling. Plenty to see just hanging off the rope off the back of the anchored catamaran, which was great when I got tired out from chasing my kiddo around! Simple booking by phone call the day before we wanted to go out and Hawk's Cay Resort provided a free tram ride not far from our room to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our adventures with Dive Duck Key. We snorkeled during the day and cruised the sunset view with Captain JJ in the same day. They provided the cleanest catamaran and most professional excursions I have ever enjoyed ... I wouldn't trade those two trips for anything!

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I was in the Florida Keys with my son and my grandson last month. We decided to try snuba as a way to introduce the grandson, age 12 and a good snorkeler and swimmer, to the possibility of scuba diving. I am a former diver but had not been diving in 15 years. I thought it might also be a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

This trip went off seamlessly. DDK is located t the marina aadjacent to Hawks Cay resort where we were staying. Booking was easy, checking-in was easy & informative, and our crew of Captain (Bill?), Jeanie, Yuri, and Tony were awesome. We did a 1/2 & 1/2 (1 SNUBA, 1 snorkel) which was great. We snorkeled on one reef first to... More 

Thank Greg L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful during the diving sessions. Hope we had little more class time to go over more details about spearfishing. In overall, Great hands on experience. Hope we could have just little more surface times in between the dives.

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Saint Augustine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I was down at Duck Key on 8/ and 8/6 for some instruction on catching them bugs and some spearfishing. My instructor was Swanky . I had a great experience got some lobster to take home and kearned alot about catching those easter eggs with legs. Looking forward to go back again i near future

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We introduced our kids to diving by SNUBA diving. They were a bit nervous but they did great. We visiting 2 reefs. The water was a bit murky but we saw a lot of great, colorful fish

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Coral Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

If its been awhile these guys can get you back up to certification. Its a good staff with good equipment. I had a good time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

My 13 year old son and I spent several days last week diving with the absolutely terrific crew at Dive Duck Key. It had been 2 years since my son's last dives, so he spent the first morning doing a refresher class with one of the instructors, Linda. He thought she was great and helped him get back to a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Great staff. Great experience for teens swimming/snorkelling on a coral reef. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves - even if we were delayed going back due to something getting stuck on the propellor. However there are much worse places to be marooned!

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