Latest News...and Fun Stuff we have planned!



WHEN: May 18th 2017

Join us for the 15th Anniversary of the USS Spiegel Grove sinking and dive with the world famout Capt. Slate! Watch Captain Slate and the crew mount the CREW MEMORIAL PLAQUE IN THE BRIDGE OF THE Spiegel Grove Wreck. Did you know Captain Slate was the Project Manager for 8 years and is one of the main reasons that the Sprigel Grove is here for divers to enjoy! Check in with the shop for the dive is 7 AM and the boat will depart by 7:30AM on the 18th of May for a Double Dip dive on the Grove. Nitrox is available on request, reserve your dive NOW!

Spots are filling quickly, only $85 (tanks and weights) call today 305-451-3020



WHEN: June 12-16, July 10-14, and August 7-11

Sign up now for our Kids SCUBA Camp! Every summer we have three separate SCUBA classes for Kids 10-17 years old and of course their parents if you want to be certified or re-certified. The 'camp' starts each Monday and ends on Friday after the morning dives. Time to be at the store is 8:30 am until around 5 pm each day. Certification is life time and the cost is only $375 for the Kids Camp (usually $485). Everything is included all you need is a bathing suit and towel. There is a break for lunch each day and kids can bring their lunches and munchies for the boat. There is also a restaurant located next door.

Sign up now, we always fill up and can only take 15 per camp week! You live in the Dive Capital of the World so let's go diving!!!

Make your reservations today: 305-451-3020 or 800-331-3483.

Sunken Treasure Workshop

Learn to find Sunken Treasure with World Famous Treasure Diver Carl Fismer on the 1733 Spanish Galleons, dives/classes monthly

WHEN: Monthly

Learn to Find Sunken Treasure With World Famous Treasure Hunters: The experience of a lifetime awaits you as you now have the opportunity to spend the day with real successful Treasure Hunters in the Florida Keys learning how to find Sunken Treasure on the 1733 fleet of Spanish Galleons. Capt. Carl Fismer "FIZZ" and Captain Bradley Williamson, who have over 60 years of combined experience, will teach you how to find and recover lost Sunken Treasure and we will take you to two wreck sites of a 1733 Spanish Galleon.....for more information please visit

Make your reservations today: 305-451-3020 or 800-331-3483.

 Twin Tuesdays Dive the Duane and the Bibb

Twins on Tuesdays!

Now dive the 'twins' (sister ships) 327' USCG Cutters DUANE and BIBB every Tuesday, weather permitting. We leave at 1:00 pm for a great dive on the 'TWINS". Also you can earn your Wreck, Deep and NITROX Specialty courses. Deep to 130', Wreck to penetrate the ships and NITROX to give you more bottom time. So what a great package for you to see the
"TWINS" in one two tank dive afternoon.

The Wreck specialty is only $250. includes 4 dives and two dive trips, Deep Specialty is only $150 and includes two dives one dive trip and NITROX only $100. However if you sign up for all three courses at the same time the price is only $400.

Regular dive charter to the wrecks is $90 and includes tanks and weights, $110. for all the gear.

For more information give us a call today: 305-451-3020 or 800-331-3483.

 Veteran Sailing Instruction and Adventures

Now offering Sailing Adventures and Instruction for Veterans!

Captain Slate would like to welcome aboard Capt. Joe Mastrangelo and his company Veteran Sailing Association - now offering ASA sailing instruction (levels 101 - 105) as well as liveaboard sailing/spearfishing charters.A Joe is a native of Miami, FL who has been sailing, diving and spearfishing the waters of the Florida Keys and Bahamas for over 30 years. He holds a USCG 100 Ton Captains License, a PADI Master Instructor License and is an ASA sailing instructor. He is also a US Navy SEAL.


Veterans who are in the VA system may be eligible for a sponsored 101 Keel Boat course with the Veterans Sailing Association when you sign up and take a full certification course from Capt. Slate's Scuba Adventures, either a open water, advanced, rescue or dive master course! Call for prices on courses. Great way to learn to dive and sail at one place!

For more information give us a call today: 305-451-3020 or 800-331-3483.

Dive In to our New Location!

We are a designated Guy Harvey Dive Outfitters Outpost!

Captain Slate's Scuba Adventures has partnered with Dr. Guy Harvey - longtime friend of Capt. Slate's, world famous artist, and conservationist of the sea from Jamaica. Guy Harvey is also the new management owner of the Islander Resort here in Islamorada. Being designated as a Guy Harvey Outpost is a BIG DEAL for us! We are proud of being RECOGNIZED and PROMOTED internationally by such an industry icon! Also, due to this affiliation we are able to offer some great "Stay/Dive" Packages with the Islander in Islamorada!

Handicapped Divers Welcome!

Handicapped Divers Welcome at Capt. Slate's!

Captain Slate's Scuba Adventures is pleased to continue it's 30+ year tradition of working with handicapped divers and wounded warrior divers with Deptherapy. Deptherapy is the cutting edge of handicapped scuba instruction offering the best and safest diving experience for our handicapped divers, we look forward to our continued relationship with Deptherapy. Capt. Slate's boats, store and grounds are handicapped friendly; and we welcome, as always, our handicapped divers. Please call us if you have any questions. ~ Capt. Slate.