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#256
Best dive company in Key Largo
CallieJax - 10/26/2016 8:46 PM
Category: General
Replies: 8

I’m going with friends to Key Largo for thanksgiving weekend and was wondering who everyone recommends to use for a dive company.
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Hogfish1 - 10/26/2016 8:55 PM
Rainbow reef dive center is a great dive company.
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Diver_Diva - 10/27/2016 8:27 AM
Captain Slate and Conch Republic in Tavernier are very good.
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LarryMill - 10/27/2016 6:57 PM
Rainbow Reef I would go with. Great company and great people.
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FtMyersTom - 10/27/2016 7:53 PM
Never used rainbow but they are good, I used ocean divers a lot but now divers direct owns it
oceandivers.com/

A little farther down the road is my favorite, generally fewer on the boat, is Florida keys dive center FKDC
floridakeysdivectr.com/ If you go there tellem Tom in Ft Myers sent ya.

BUT it really does matter if you are looking for an open water reef dive or advanced wreck dive. Hands down for wrecks is FKDC. Usually with reef dives the boats are more full and a bit more confusion due to inexperience divers. So I think any of the big operators for reef dives are fine. If you want a cozy full service 6 pack hands down is Quiescence keylargodiving.com/

The only negative with them is small boats...if it’s rough could be a problem.
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JohnDiver123 - 10/27/2016 9:02 PM
I haven’t used them but a dive buddy told me he had a great time with Rainbow Reef.
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LatitudeAdjustment - 10/30/2016 8:06 AM
From Diver_Diva: Captain Slate and Conch Republic in Tavernier are very good.

Captain Slate at Atlantis for his stupid pet tricks and Conch Republic are my favorites when I’m in the Keys.

Ocean Divers and Rainbow were good in the past but Ocean Divers is under new management and I think Rainbow might be too.

The only one I would avoid is the dive Nazi at Looe Key Reef Resort. Prices were not as advertized, they only went to one dive site, yes they moved the boat but it was still on the same site, the crew was more interested in selling snacks than getting you back on board. Back at the dock she makes everyone stand in line so she can make sure you are not stealing her rental gear. She also charged me for tank fills I didn’t get, the list goes on :(
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CallieJax - 10/30/2016 8:59 AM
Thank you everyone booked with captain slate
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sdweller - 7/13/2017 3:31 PM
Might want to consider Sea dwellers Dive Center of Key Largo...we are a small, boutique-style Center...Captains & Instructors who have been with us for many years and even decades we try for the "personal touch"!