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Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures

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90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
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I dove with them Summer 2017: the boat captain was 1-1/4 hours late arriving to work. He was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
19-D-57
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Marietta, Georgia
Awesome Snorkel Trip

Came down for Spring Break from Michigan. We’ve been on several snorkeling trips out of Key Largo... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Operating since 1978, CAPTAIN SLATE'S SCUBA ADVENTURES is the premier dive, snorkel, and glass bottom boat operator. Located in Tavernier, we take groups to dive or snorkel at the best sites off of the Florida Keys. With three boats , your voyage experience is kept personable, relaxed, and exclusive. Don't forget - a visit to the Keys is not complete without the world famous Creature Feature! Our highly qualified staff offers PADI, NAUI, SDI, TDI, SEI, IANTD, DAN certifications and more, so start or continue your dive education here! What are you waiting for? Book your diving adventure!
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  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I dove with them Summer 2017: the boat captain was 1-1/4 hours late arriving to work. He was emphatic about no smoking and then smoked himself. We were scheduled to leave at 8:00 AM and left at 9::20. During this lengthy period of doing nothing...More

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Sky F, General Manager at Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

To begin I am very sorry you had to post such a horrible review, I wish you could have reached out to the owners (myself or Capt. Slate) and we would have taken care of this problem by offering a PRIVATE trip to make up...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came down for Spring Break from Michigan. We’ve been on several snorkeling trips out of Key Largo and Islamorada, but none have been as family friendly and fun as Captain Slate’s. Captain and crew were super safe, got us straight out to the reef, and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just did an amazing sunset cruise with Captain Sky and crew! We had a blast! I have been snorkeling with Sky before and she is the best!!! The sunset cruise was nice and relaxing!!! We were a group of 16 and she and the crew...More

Thank Allison S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my two youngest children diving at Captain Slates this year after having taken my oldest daughter last year for her spring break. Both of my children, ages 18 and 12, had a wonderful time. My 18 year old son has a lot of...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It has been a number of years since we dived with Captain Slate, and I am happy to say that he is still going strong, with a great team, including his daughter Skye. Capt Slate has been diving the Keys for 40+ years and has...More

Thank Clint W
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Great experience diving with Captain Slate’s boat & crew. Captain Sky was in charge of my dive boat. Very professional all around. Went on “creature feature dive” where they hand fed eels & fish. A new experience for me & was safe with lots of...More

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I completed the 'resort course' and scuba dove for the first time with Skye and it was incredible. Like no words incredible! 🤙😆 Skye is a fantastic teacher and made me feel very safe and supported. I will go on to complete my Padi certification...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

My husband and I had a lovely day of diving with Capt Slate! We bought a Groupon, but even without the Groupon I noticed their prices were very reasonable. The staff were all so friendly and gave us a wonderful experience. Sky was our boat...More

Thank Ashley L
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

My sister and I were looking for a place in Florida where we could do our 4 required open water dives to get our NAUI scuba certification. Our local dive shop put us in touch with Captain Slate's and we could not be happier. The...More

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time the past two days scuba diving and snorkeling. Thank you Capt. Tom, Sara and Ford for all of your help and hard work. You guys were very flexible and accommodating. Can't wait to come back again.

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layla67
January 13, 2017|
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Response from Rkspec1 | Reviewed this property |
There a hotel right beside their property and it's walking distance I don't think they usually provide any transportation
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travelwoman31
November 16, 2016|
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Response from dei592016 | Reviewed this property |
We went through Wild Lime Adventures. They picked us up, coordinated the outing with Captain Slate’s including lunch and delivered us back to near Hialeah, FL.
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dockuch
November 13, 2016|
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Response from Paul N | Reviewed this property |
I also notice that many places want to see that you have done dived I the last two years, otherwise they want you to take a refresher course. I do not remember Captain Slate's policy. If is is a concern then contact the... More
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