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Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures

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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...more
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90791 Old Hwy, #1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2430
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, son and I went down to Captain Slate's to complete our IANTD Advance Open Water Certification. Our IANTD instructor planned 5 dives on Saturday and two additional dives on Sunday. Captain Slate and his crew were amazing. They are on-time, work hard and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ammo92sjh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time diving and instructor Jason was great and made me feel very comfortable with my open water dives to complete my certification. Captain's Slate and Skye and staff including Abby were great. Everyone is so friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The reefs we went to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Seaside798755
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Slate’s is a wonderful place with awesome people working there! Captain Sky and Rose were a fantastic boat crew, and I couldn’t have been happier with my trip. Came down with the University of Tennessee Advanced scuba class and had a wonderful time! Thanks...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wkirkpa1
Reviewed February 17, 2019

We made it to Pleasure reef to see the Moray Eels and Nurse Sharks. Then went to Dais Ledge for more beautiful reef. Sunday was the "Creature Feature"... be sure to ask what time you need to be there for that!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rocky L
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Great staff, nice diving tours owner very experienced. Hand feeds barracudas. Take you to great dive sites. Can supply all the equipment you need. Was very enjoyable

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Csante
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Capt Slate’s was everything I’d expected and more. Went on the Creature Feature dives with Capt Slate & his Moray Eels on first dive & Nurse sharks the second dive guided by Elizabeth.. the dives were great fun, the crew couldn’t be more professional and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank metwichell
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Captain Slate's is incredible - I have dived all over Florida and the Keys and this is the best dive shop I've experienced. Great prices, extremely competent, beautiful diving sites, and the creature feature dives are something special for animal lovers out there. Special shoutout...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank lizroux
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

I invited my brother to the states with me, He said he wanted to scuba dive in the Keys, (both of us are certified , he is a dive master) so I brought him here. We got here a little late , but everyone were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank doro0628
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

First and foremost, the dive crew onboard is second to no one! Very professional and friendly. We did two dive sites, first site allowed us to touch and watch eels and nurse shark's feed. Second site featured eels, nurse shark's, sea turtles, barracudas, a sting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JTfOz
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Awesome dive trip today with Sky and Elizabeth. Lots of sharks, turtles, eels. Staff and crew were great.

Date of experience: November 2018
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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
November 16, 2016|
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.
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