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“Fantastic Snorkeling Excursion”

Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center
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Owner description: Captain Hook’s Marina and Dive Center has been the place to get everything you need for a day on the ocean. We have achieved the TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence three years in a row now. Our services include diving & snorkeling trips, Thunderbolt wreck and night dives, spearfishing & lobstering, dive instruction & certification, fishing charters, kayak & paddleboard tours, even SUP Yoga. Our store compliments and full supports those services with a full-service bait & tackle shop and a full-service dive shop. We have extended our business with the addition of Strike Zone Charters in Big Pine Key, now called Capt. Hook's Looe Key Reef Adventures & Strike Zone Charters. This has added multiple dive sites, another wreck called the Adolphus Busch Sr., and another beautiful sanctuary and premier dive and snorkel site...Looe Key Reef.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We had an AMAZING day snorkeling today!! It was first time snorkeling for my wife & kids and we couldn't have asked for a better experience! Capt Bob, First Mate Lee & Dive Master Esteban were a fantastic crew to lead us on our excursion. Got to see all kinds of fish at 'Coffin Patch'. It was like swimming in an aquarium. Even saw a small 3ft nurse shark. Our first stop 'the Donut' was amazing too. Saw sea turtles there too. A Hawksbill (that First Mate Lee named Pancake), was extremely friendly. He surfaced right in between my son & I (and my son absolutely LOVES sea turtles). Couldn't have asked for a better experience!
Thank you to the Crew for an amazing day! 10 out of 10!!

Thank Neil D
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Denise jumped into action by dropping everything to help a diver in need!! She was VERY knowledgeable and flexible. People like Denise are rare, so if you have any diving issues, Denise is your go to!

-Maripat

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Three times snorkeling with Captain Hook's and can't say enough about how awesome Captain Mike and his mate Lee are. Super nice and knowledgeable guys! Lee went above and beyond to make sure our family had an amazing snorkel trip and and amazing week in Duck Key. Highly recommend Captain Hook's!!! You will not be disappointed!

Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is the first time our family went for a snorkling adventure. My daughter -2 Eyesight problem but no problem with Captain Hook who had adapted glasses. You pay an extra for it, but it's worh the money. On board the captain provided us with cool water. We stopped at 2 different places for approximately an hour. The second place was awesome. Saw a lot of fish, no turtle... We loved the tour.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Snorkeling bayside due to high winds was only fair at best. It was good for our littlest one since it was shallow and water was calmer. But bay was crowded with other snorkelers and there was only a few small fish and coral to see.

Rented a deck boat another day. Boat was worn. Lacked a fuel gage which the crew failed to mention. Back trim of boat was coming off and my daughter cut her hand on exposed screw. Horrible currents under bridge trying to return boat.

Easy place for us to get fresh bait. But the same fishing pole at Captain Hook's was $52.99 but was $39.99 at Kmart! Kmart has a ton of fishing and snorkel gear at reasonable prices.

Thank Lynn B
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