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Address: Mile Marker 27.5 US Hwy 1, 27230 Overseas Hwy, Ramrod Key, FL 33042
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+1 305-872-2215
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The most professional dive and snorkel shop and charter boat in the Middle...

The most professional dive and snorkel shop and charter boat 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! We are offering two trips daily and also offer a wide array of Mares dive gear, vacation essentials, apparel and Keys accessories. Let our PADI dive professionals certify you to Scuba Dive! Or simply enjoy a day snorkeling or bubble watching out at Looe Key Reef aboard the Kokomo Cat II, our 45’ Corinthian Catamaran!!!! We also have a motel with an outdoor pool and offer kayaks, rental boats, fishing and sunset charters. Also don’t forget to check out our Tiki Bar & Grill! **Please make sure to place reviews for our 3 listings in the appropriate location** -Review for Dive & Snorkel Trips HERE at “Looe Key Dive Center” -Review for Tiki Bar: please post at “Looe Key Tiki & Grill” -Review for Hotel or a combination of all 3 Resort Entities: please post at “Looe Key Reef Resort”

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Good customer service. Signed up to dive Looe key reef. The boat takes out snorkelers and divers. Brush up on our navigation skills, you'll be diving with your buddy, no guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Long Island, NY
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Long Island, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good customer service. Signed up to dive Looe key reef. The boat takes out snorkelers and divers. Brush up on our navigation skills, you'll be diving with your buddy, no guide. Great shallow dive 25 feet. worth the dive. Plenty of see life. black tip reef sharks, nurse sharks,parrot-fish, tons of barracuda, and much more reef life. Huge grouper named... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely helpful. Great atmosphere on board. Saw everything except a turtle. Thanks for the memories

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dove with them for 2 days in December 2016. I did the Adolphus Busch wreck on one dive - as part of the Keys Wreck Trek! Other dives were on the Looe Key Reef. Looe Key Reef is beautiful and has lots of fish. When I was there - in December - the visibility was decent, but less than... More 

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mackinac island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome time Fun with friends Great service Yummy food Music & watched sports Stop any time day or evening Also great boat ride

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indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We really enjoy it! We could not get a room because everything was booked but if you are a scuba diver this is the place to visit! Restaurant beside it and very knowledgeable people !

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Kent, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I'm a scuba diver, so I don't think I can do real justice to having been on a snorkel trip. This is a very well organized and efficiently operated cattle car operation --a term fellow divers will understand --with 32 snorklers and divers on board . The reef we visited was shallow...not a lot of coral, with a modest fish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Looe Key is a great reef to snorkel and the crew from Looe Key dive center did a great job. You get an hour each at two different locations on the reef. Agian, the crew did really good job. We would use them again.

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Mason, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

it was a great snorkeling trip. if it is jellyfish season recommend wet suit. the captain and crew were a great help

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

I hadn't dove in a few years and figured it would be good to have a pool refresher. I came in a few hours before we were set to go out to the reef (the rest of my fam snorkels) to review some SCUBA basics. Jake was great and made me feel comfortable. He made sure that I felt very... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We booked Looe key resort and dive center because we wanted to dive Looe Key. The dive shop is located right off the highway, with boat access behind it. The staff were super courteous the entire time we were there and always made us feel safe. They took interest in our kids (10 and 16) and their safety. Please BE... More 

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