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SCUBA Diving

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Behold the fascinating underwater world of SCUBA diving in Key West. Dive training is available, from basic training to specialty diving courses. Daily SCUBA dive trips are available to the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, which is the world’s third-largest living coral reef. Reef and wreck dive sites, including the Vandenberg, are also options available to SCUBA divers.

888-FLA-KEYS uses only the best  PADI 5-star Dive Center and has an on-site training pool. We offer a full range of scuba diving courses from Discover Scuba Diving and Open Water Diving Certification up to Dive Master.  We pride ourselves on having the best instructors, guide, and boat crew in the Keys.

Call 888-FLA-KEYS (888-352-5397) to arrange your Key West SCUBA dive & more details.

Both group and private dive charters are available. The reef is about 6 nautical miles south of Key West. A typical reef dive is between 25′ and 40′ deep.

Dive Trips Schedule & Pricing

Morning Double Wreck Dives

Check-in at 8:00 am and Return 12:00pm – 12:30pm

During our morning wreck dive, we explore the USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, the world’s 2nd largest artificial reef. This retired naval ship was intentionally sunk in 2008 to create Key West’s newest and largest artificial reef. She lies in 140 feet of water approximately 6 miles SSE of Key West in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS). Our a max depth is 100 ft which is the approximate depth of the deck. For ease of diving and maximum safety, we set up a line descent system using a traverse line to the main mooring line to the wreck. This is an Advanced Dive so it requires Advanced Certification and/or a Guide.

Requirements 

• All Scuba Divers must have been diving within the past year.
• Divers with Open Water certification must be guided ($30 per person)
• Advanced Open Water Divers and higher may choose to be guided ($30 per person)

Rates

• Scuba Diver with Gear Package $120
This is our most popular option!
• Scuba Diver without Gear Package $85
You must supply your own tanks, weights, BCD & regulator

Duration  4 hours and 30 minute

What to Bring – Please bring your certification card if applicable.

 

Afternoon Double Reef Dives

Check-in at 1:00 pm and Return 5:00 – 5:30 pm

Just off the Florida Keys, a short boat ride away is the world’s third-largest living coral barrier reef.  On our afternoon trip, we dive two reef sites with tons of tropical fish. This shallow reef system is perfect for the beginner diver or the avid adventurer. These dives can be guided but most certified divers are comfortable with the relaxing 25-35-ft depths and hour-long dives at each location. The Captain chooses the actual reef location each day based on current conditions and with the goal of getting you to the best visibility and sea-state.

Requirements

• All scuba divers must have been diving within the past 2 years.
• Any divers may choose to be guided for $30, as well.

Rates

• Scuba Diver with Gear Package $120
This is our most popular option!
• Scuba Diver without Gear Package $85
You must supply your own tanks, weights, BCD & regulator.

Duration – 4 hours and 30 minutes

What to Bring – Please bring your certification card if applicable.

 

Night Dives

Check-in times vary based on sunset times.

Looking for a more advanced dive?  Night diving opens the doorway to a different ocean.  Not only do you have the excitement of going out at night, but you’ll see completely different marine life from what you see during the day. If you want to observe something you have never seen before, this is the dive for you.  The Coral Reef comes alive at night as the Parrot Fish tuck into their protective cocoons, Brittle Stars and Lobster become active, Squid swim about and more! Night Diving is amazing!

Night Dives are scheduled for every Wednesday and Saturday but can also be scheduled upon request. Call the shop if you’d like to get a group out on another night. These trips are one-tank dives and dive lights are provided. We suggest a Guide for maximum enjoyment.

Availability  –  Saturday & Wednesday Nights (Times subject to change depending on sunset and time of year)

Rates  

  • $85.00 for 1 tank (includes any gear you might need!)
  • $30.00 for a guide

 

Discover Scuba – 1-Day Resort Course

Every day at 9:30 am

Never experienced SCUBA Diving but want to try it out?  We offer a course to get you blowing bubbles in just one day!  In the morning, you’ll have an instruction course to learn the basics of diving and how to use the gear.  In the afternoon you’ll go out on our Afternoon Double-Reef trip to experience the world underwater with an instructor as your guide.  The reef is shallow and our PADI instructors are patient so you’ll get to check this incredible dip under the ocean off your bucket list!

No Experience Necessary!  Must be able to swim

Rates

  • $175 (Includes morning pool session and afternoon reef dive)

Duration – 7.5 Hours

 

Refresher Course 

Every day at 10:00 am

Are you certified but it has been a while since you’ve been diving? Feel like you need to refresh your skills so you’re more comfortable when you go out for your next open water dive? Sign up for our Refresher Course! You’ll have a confined water session in the morning to review and refresh your skills then you can dive the Reef in the afternoon and then the Vandenberg the next morning.  You can also choose our Refresher Package which includes a guided afternoon Reef dive after your morning instruction session.

Rates

  • $75.00 (Morning pool session only)
  • $195.00 (Includes morning pool session, afternoon reef dive, guide, and gear)

Duration – 7.5 Hours

 

Open Water Certification 

Get your PADI OpenWater Certification with one the best dive operators in the Keys.  This three-part course is easy, fun, and the beginning of an adventurous diving lifestyle! We have 3 options to suit your needs:  Complete a 3-day course. Your first day in the classroom then your second and third you have morning instruction followed by afternoon dives.

To enroll or arrange your Key west scuba adventure call 888-352-5397 now!  

 

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