The most professional dive and snorkel charter boats in the Middle and Lower Keys, Looe Key Reef Resort and Dive Center, located at Mile Marker 27.5 on Ramrod Key, has been sharing the best of Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary since 1978 - longer than anyone in the area! Join us for dinner and a cool, refreshing drink at our open air Tiki Bar afterwards.
BRAND NEW Dive/Snorkel Boat!
Come enjoy a day on the water aboard the newest boat in the Florida Keys. The Kokomo Cat II has a stereo sound system, a grill for cooking up lunch and plenty of shade. Photos
LEARN TO DIVE
Check out our scuba classes. We also have all of your gear! We carry a full line of Mares dive gear.
Not a diver??snorkelers
Looe Key's visibility, shallow depth and abundant sea life are ideal for snorkeling. Our boat accomodates snorkelers and divers alike. "The ocean is our playground."
Looe Key Dive Center is the only complete dive training facility in the Lower Keys. Explore and learn in our on-site swimming pool and air-conditioned classroom featuring the latest audiovisual teaching aids. The dive shop and our fully equipped dive boat are just steps away
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Have you always wanted to try scuba but don't have time for the full certification course? Check out the "Discover Scuba Diving" course. In a single day, you can explore the tropical underwater world with a scuba instructor at your side.
Has it been a while since your last dive? Consider taking one of our Scuba Refresher courses to tune up your skills and and make your diving safer and more fun.
Initial Certification Programs
Get the training for your initial open water scuba certification and control how you want to do it. You can do the full course with us here. Or do the classroom and pool work at home - then complete your open water training on our warm tropical reef ("Referral"). No time for class?Skip the classroom sessions by using eLearning to do all the academics online, at your convenience .
Advanced Certification Programs
Are you already certified and ready to further your dive training? We offer several courses to add to your skills and confidence or we can prepare you to become a dive professional yourself.
Take it to the next level! These courses are for certified divers wanting to expand their skills and knowledge in a variety of special areas. There are courses to fit just about everyone’s interest - from Deep Diving to Enriched Air / NITROX Diving to Underwater Photography.
These courses include a variety of first aid and CPR courses (Emergency First Responder) for general use as well as specialized first aid for marine life injuries and the use of emergency oxygen for diving injuries. There are also several environmental courses to help you better understand our undersea world.
Approximately 5 square miles of spectacular reef to explore, this area is one of the top snorkel and dive spots in the world, and the finest reef in North America
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Dive the Adolphus Busch Artificial Reef on Wednesdays. This wreck was sunk on December 5, 1998 and has an abundance of sea life on it. Give us a call for the