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Silent World Dive Center
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Owner description: Our uncrowded boats carry a maximum of 12 or 18 scuba divers, giving you a more relaxed and personal experience. Professional Guides and Instructors can provide a full range of recreational and technical services.
Reviewed June 8, 2011

My third time diving with Silent world. My goal was to finish a trimix course that I started last October. We got right to the diving and did a long dive on the Speigle Grove with some skill tests. (BTW...sorry I killed you the one time Chris, but it was only once, lol). Next day the weather came in, again, and blew us out from diving the Northern Lights (I'm getting a complex as this is twice this has happened). Chris & the crew schedule got messed up too cause of the weather, but through all that they jumped through some hoops to get me trimix for another dive I was doing the next day...with someone else! Great customer service and we sure appreciated their extra effort!!!

Thank PAdives
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silentdive, Owner at Silent World Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2011

Thanks. Glad you managed to get a dive in on the Curb. Im ready to take you on the Northern Light whenever you are - just dont bring that PA weather back down here :)

Take care, see you soon

Chris

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Reviewed May 31, 2011

We signed up for their trip out to Carysfort Light & Reef (Silent World is the only shop I found in Key Largo going out that far), a two-tank dive trip. The boat was a 10-diver rig, and there were six of us on board.

Unfortunately, we were delayed by a strong storm (waterspouts visible) and the seas were running pretty high, so they cancelled the Carysfort trip (would have been BRUTAL to try it in those seas) and took us to the Elbow instead. When we signed up for the dive, they had told us that the trip out there is always "weather permitting" since the seas can be a lot rougher out there.

We dove the wreck of the City of Washington and another site, and had good dives. Captain was helpful, tanks were all four at 3300 PSI in the sun.

We dove under the rule "back on the boat at 500 PSI or one hour bottom time, whichever comes first" as is standard for the keys. Captain gave standard briefing, no divemaster on the boat (also common for the keys).

Trip turned out to be good, would recommend this op no problem.

Thank KennethRMitchell
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silentdive, Owner at Silent World Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2011

Wow! I remember the waterspouts, I think there were 12 reported on the radio. Im glad we managed to get you out and that you enjoyed the trip. Please come back so we can take you to Carysfort, its well worth it

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Reviewed May 13, 2011

I'm a relatively new diver and completed my AOW certification while there. The staff at Silent World were excellent, had some great dives but most importantly felt very confident in their training. We went on some pretty deep dives and some dives at night and never once did I feel unsafe or unsure of myself. My dive master Avery was a great instructor - be sure to ask for him. Trying to plan my next trip back already. Definitely recommend.

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silentdive, Owner at Silent World Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2011

Im glad you had a positive experience and thanks for taking the time to post. The wrecks here are so cool Im pleased Avery took you on them at night too.

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Reviewed May 13, 2011

I have gone diving with Silent World twice now and both times had a great trip.

There's lots of things to see - from shallow reefs to incredible wrecks.

The staff were really great and went above and beyond to make sure our trip was perfect.

It ended off with a double dip night trip on the Spiegel Grove - that's an experience I will never forget!

I highly recommend these guys - they're great!

Thank darronfroese
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Reviewed May 9, 2011

We booked several dives with this center, the boats accomodate small groups, so the dives are less frantic. The staff are all extremely knowledgable and very helpful, they went above and beyond expectations. They offer charters several different dive sites, including the Bibb, a wreck less visited by other shops in the area. I will definitely be diving with them again the next time I venture out to Key Largo.

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silentdive, Owner at Silent World Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2011

We had a blast with your group, glad you all enjoyed it. The Bibb is a great wreck, dont understand why more people dont dive it? Thanks for the review!

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