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Captain Slate's SCUBA Adventures

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Address: 90791 Old Hwy, Unit 1, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070
Phone Number: +1 305-451-3020
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Operating since 1978, CAPTAIN SLATE'S SCUBA ADVENTURES is the premier dive,...

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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Intense water with great human companions

There are a lot of places that offer scuba diving in the Florida Keys and many of them go to the same Ocean locations. The distinguishing factor then has to be the interaction... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Barrie, Canada
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Terre Haute, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow! What an awesome experience I had on Captain Slate's scuba adventure this week. The crew was awesome. They took us to 2 great sights where I saw so many beautiful fish and even a few nurse sharks, all in clear water. Patrick was great, he was very helpful and knowlegeable..the clementines he prepared for us was a special treat.

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are a lot of places that offer scuba diving in the Florida Keys and many of them go to the same Ocean locations. The distinguishing factor then has to be the interaction with the crew, the ease of getting to the dive site, and the dive sites that you are taken to. Captain Slate has a long history in... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I spent 4 days in July diving with Capt. Slates crew. They are a good groupie to dive with sarting with Matt in the office, boat crew: Capt Sky; Allie, Patrick,Angelica, Skip,and Jordan. They where on time, helpful in all areas (explaining dive site, getting divers ready and into the water and out of the water). Handle the little problems... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents have been diving with captain slate for over 20 years, today we went on a trip for my graduation present and it was amazing. Sky was an amazing instructor, it was good to see Spence after some years of meeting him when I was younger. Patrick was such a help with tips for snorkeling. Sky was the best;... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had a blast snorkeling today! Captain Slate's crew is so friendly and knowledgeable. Sky, Patrick, and Jordan were so great- they explained everything so clearly to new(ish) people like me; and also respected experienced divers. The sites were beautiful and the gear worked great. My parents have been diving with Captain Slate over 30 years and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We checked this shop out the day before and were impressed with the professional treatment we received. Six of us arrived for a four hour snorkeling trip. Sky and Patrick were the Captain and First Mate. We visited two reefs and had a super time. We saw many sharks, barracuda, Dolphins, and countless others fish. They treated us like royalty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in the keys so we went to the visitor center. Spoke with the the people there and they gave Captain Slates a good rating. Drove down and spoke with Matt the manager and knew right away the place was right, so we set up our trip. Made our way to the first spot and my first thought was... More 

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been diving with Captain Slate since 2006, so we've experienced both dive shops and most of his dive spots. His crew are knowledgeable, capable, and fun. The only times we didn't have an exceptional time was when the weather made the swells 4-6 feet... Some of our students hadn't taken Dramamine, so they fed the fish.😕 Captain Slate's is... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been diving Key Largo and Islamorada for years and were lucky enough to come across Captain Slate's 3 years ago. We haven't dove with anyone else since. My friend and I went for our advanced open water certification last weekend and had a blast, pllus learned a ton. Skip, Matt, Sky, Ali and Joe were all great to go... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The captains and crew at Captain Slates are fantastic! They are nice, helpful, and knowledgeable. Had a great two days of dives!

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