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

Coral Spawn 2017

Coral Spawn - Once a year event! September 10th & 11th 2017

WHEN: September 10th & 11th 2017 - 7:30pm

Join us for this magical dive that only occurs once per year! When the lunar cycle and water temperatures are just right, entire colonies of coral release their spawn into the ocean. This amazing phenomenon results in an underwater blizzard of billions of colorful flecks dancing in white, yellow, red and orange. Two tank night dive, leaving the dock at 7:30pm and won't get back until after midnight. Cost is $110, including tanks and weights. No words can adequately describe the experience you see. Click here to view a video of last year's spawn! or Read about it here!

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.