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Abyss Dive Center

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12565 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3534
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Great fun for all!

My nephews (12 and 16) had never been scuba diving before. They took a beginner's course in the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
K M
Amazing scuba experience!

Hands down the best dive shop in the keys. Everyone was very helpful and made sure everything went... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
codyyeiser
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Abyss Dive Center is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, offering dive instruction, from Discover Scuba Diving to IDC Staff Instructor. Dive medicine instruction through Divers Alert Network and US Coast Guard captain license courses, 6...more
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12565 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3534
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

My nephews (12 and 16) had never been scuba diving before. They took a beginner's course in the morning, while we got a refresher course -- and we all were diving around 1 PM! My sister did not want to dive, but for a small...More

1  Thank K M
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

Hands down the best dive shop in the keys. Everyone was very helpful and made sure everything went as smooth and easy as possible. The captain was amazing and informative when it came to both information about the dive locations we were at and finding...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

While acquiring checkout dives for our kids' scuba certifications, we happened upon Abyss. We were so pleasantly surprised when we arrived! It's a super-clean place and the owners are a husband/wife team who are living their dream - owning a scuba shop in the Keys!!...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2017

I just have to write an excellent review as Abyss staff did EVERYTHING they could to try to accomodate my 17 year old daughter in a diving trip when we were in Marathon for 4 days. We had previously scheduled a trip for her on...More

1  Thank 5lovetotravel2016
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

Unfortunately, we did not get to dive with Abyss. We had one day planned and we hoped to do a two tank dive on the Thunderbolt and an evening night dive. Due to the weather both dives were cancelled. This dive operation came very strongly...More

Thank Richard P
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Reviewed February 8, 2017

The sun and air temps were perfect. Cap'n Michael made sure I (a novice diver) knew exactly what to do and went out of his way to help with my weaknesses. My husband, Dean, and I enjoyed our dive on the Horseshoe Reef - even...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

This is a small dive operation that you might miss driving by. They were recommended to us by other divers. My husband is a dive instructor and he was working with my son's girlfriend on her certification while we were in the keys. The dive...More

1  Thank BlueDiver3231
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Reviewed December 15, 2016

Great place! Friendly people, fantastic knowledge and a great two days spent with them. The pool adjacent was a great spot for our refresher and the instructor was fantastic. The boat was super clean and nice and the fish we saw were great. Great instruction,...More

Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

My husband and I and our niece and her husband and 13 year old did the refresher course - time in the pool and then 2 open water dives. The dive masters were extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Their premises, boat and equipment were clean and...More

Thank 217Connie
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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Hands down, best shop/operator in the keys. Even if you must drive to get there, it's worth it! We have been to the keys multiple times and have dived with seven different operators (and eliminated many others, hey, We like to try new things) We...More

1  Thank Bob S
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