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Tilden's Scuba Center

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Great scuba company

My wife and I took out 8 and 6 year old for a 2 tank Dive, one for each adult, 2 Snuba for the 8... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Aaron M
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Wantagh, New York
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Excellent

With Tilden staff everything feels so simple and smooth. Our family of 4 inexperienced divers and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Darko B
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Full service training, charter, repair, hydro and retail scuba center. We start classes daily to fit your vacation plans. Scuba, SNUBA, Snorkeling, Spearfishing, Lobstering, Air/Nitrox Fills, Rentals, Retail and Repair...we have it all. No...more
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4650 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2396
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I took out 8 and 6 year old for a 2 tank Dive, one for each adult, 2 Snuba for the 8 year old and snorkeling for the 6. The Tilden team set it up and we all had a blast. We...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

With Tilden staff everything feels so simple and smooth. Our family of 4 inexperienced divers and one non-diver went for scuba and snuba. We enjoyed friendly and personal service. The dive sites were amazing and full of sea life. It was more than we hoped...More

Thank Darko B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just wanted to thank Captain Dan, Zack, Harley and Kathleen for a great day on Sombrero Reef and Ivory Wreck. I could not ask for better assistance with gear, dive briefing and friendly service. I am a bit of an older diver and I do...More

Thank marymich82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tilden's dive shop has a no cancellation/no refund policy like some other shops do, except it is not included in their website, and we never received an email confirmation after payment stating their cancellation policy. Due to a family emergency we had to cancel and...More

Thank JoeWhitley
wendy H, Manager at Tilden's Scuba Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Most of the dive/snorkel charters here in the Middle Keys run large boats that take anywhere from 24-45 passengers at a time. Here at Tildens we pride ourselves on offering more personalized charters, no more than 12 divers at a time. Due to our limited...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, teenage daughters and myself went for our first Snuba dive with Captain Billy and Zach. The staff were patient, fun, friendly and made us feel very comfortable and safe. We saw many different kinds of fish at both locations (the 2nd being even...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We took a snorkel trip with Tilden on the recommendation of the owner of the house we were renting. We were looking for a small group trip as we avoid the “cattle cars” like the plague! There were 11 people on the boat, 6 divers,...More

Thank jetta6
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Absolutely amazing!! I really can't say enough about how great this place is. Harley, Zach, Kathleen, and Wendy were awesome instructors! They were thorough and presented material in a very clear and understandable manner. They went above and beyond to ensure that we learned the...More

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The staff was great from beginning to end, phone call to check-in to shaking the Captain's hand at the end of the day. They were all kind, informative, professional, and safe. Thank You

Thank dlemmon7111
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My family has been snorkeling with Tilden’s for over 20 years and diving with them since my husband and I got certified by them 8 years ago. We keep coming back because the staff is always friendly, knowledgeable, professional and fun. Weather aside, we’ve never...More

Thank Sara W
Reviewed 5 July 2018

My wife and I were experienced divers, with 60+ dives in various conditions. Issue for us was the last dive for us was 18 years ago. We were now 68 years old and not nearly as athletic as we once were. The extra weight and...More

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andychilmon
4 March 2017|
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Response from wendy H | Property representative |
We certify PADI & NAUI AOW Divers year round, as well as SSI divers. PADI and NAUI offer an instructor-led dive class, while SSI's program is a little different. Our AOW course consists of 5-6 dives (depending on time of... More
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Bwink167
3 January 2017|
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Response from Go2beaches2 | Property representative |
Good Morning. Depending on the amount of gear will vary your fee for your trips. If you need no gear it starts at $70 and full gear is $130. All of our trips are approximately 4 hours and travel to 2 locations. We have a... More
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Love2TravLots
27 January 2016|
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Response from wendy H | Property representative |
Jolly Roger Campground is located between our two shops, close by. Depending on what kind of diving and how often you want to dive while you are here, I recommend calling and speaking with us before your arrival in the... More
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