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Islamorada, FL. First time
cljahn75 - 1/08/2013 6:11 PM
Category: Event
Replies: 6

My husband and I are heading to Islamorada for a wedding in March. I am new to diving (13 dives) and am making my husband (strong twist of the arm) take the open water course so we can dive when we visit the keys (don’t want to dive with strangers).. So me being fairly new and him being super new but both REALLY wanting to dive while we are there, I am looking for recommendations. Dive shop? Best place to get gear? Anyone going to be in the area? Tips, tricks, etc... All comments welcome... ;)
ScubaGrunt - 1/09/2013 7:46 AM
I would contact my friend RoyC on here. He lives in Key Largo and is always looking for people to dive with. For gear I would recommend SCUBA Outlet on the north end of Key Largo. Ask for Warren and tell him Danny and Roy sent you. You will not beat his prices. If you need any more information please feel free to PM me. Have fun!

cljahn75 - 1/09/2013 11:37 AM
For gear, im looking to rent. Not sure if that was clear. I had planned to take some stuff but figured it would cost too much to fly with all of it.
ScubaGrunt - 1/09/2013 2:22 PM
Scuba Outlet rents gear as well. I was just down there a couple of weeks ago and I brought my entire kit to include BC, reg, mask, fins, snorkel, 3 mil, boots, gloves, 12 pounds of soft weight, and GoPro camera and the bag came in at 48 pounds. But I’m active duty military so they never give me grief about bags.
malibu - 1/14/2013 8:13 AM
I hope you will be at the Cheeca Lodge. It is beautiful. My wife and I honeymooned there in 2011. Just bring mask, snorkle and fins with you and rent whatever you need. I agree with conch republic. Try to get down to Key West if you have never been there. It a fun time and some good food. Jimmy Buffets, Irish Kevins... have fun.