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Divers Direct Key Largo
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Owner description: Divers Direct is a favorite local dive shop, located in the dive capital of the world! Divers Direct started in 1984 at the docks of the Holiday Inn in Key Largo, and has since moved on to be the world's largest dive gear retailer. Key Largo's stunning coral reefs will impress divers of all skill levels, and snorkelers too! Divers Direct Key Largo is clean, fully stocked, and has everything you need for a great day in the Florida Keys: spearfishing and freediving gear, snorkeling equipment, SCUBA gear, beachwear, sunglasses, jewelry, music, and more! We are SCUBA divers too, and can give you expert advice on equipment or where to dive. If you'd like to learn how to SCUBA dive while you're in Key Largo, our skillful instructors can lead you through an exciting program to have you diving like a pro on your own. Key Largo is home to some very unique dive sites, including the Christ of the Abyss statue, Molasses Reef, and Elbow Reef. It's also the starting point for the Florida Keys Shipwreck Trail, with the wrecks of the Spiegel Grove and the Duane.
Reviewed 28 June 2018

If you do anything near, on, in or under the water this is your store. While they have ALOT of specific gear for scuba diving, they also carry swimsuits, supper quick dry clothing for men and women, t-shirts and flip flops, snorkel mask and fins down to even bumper stickers for your car.

We were in town for a week of scuba diving and somehow needed everything from several small gadget type items to be better streamlined in the water that were inexpensive, hadn't bought a waterproof camera before traveling south, my husband needed some new swimwear that would dry faster on the boat rides back from the reef, even back to the store for a new and improved dive computer by the end of the week. We managed to "need" to go to the store at least once a day 5 out of the 7 days we were in town.

Aside from the all the merchandise a diver could ever possible imagine, want or need the staff is AMAZING as well. Randy is an Assistant Manager and she is wealth of knowledge on the area, diving and why we don't need lionfish in The Keys, destroying the ecosystem. Jonathan looks likes he might not be old enough to work, but this is his second summer working for Diver's Direct. He spends his spare time free diving and knows the area, local fish, and can answer any question we threw at him about diving gear. Amelia helped us late one evening in determining what were were looking for in a new computer on a console instead on our wrist as we has previously used a Cressi watch style and wanted more info from the console. She even waited for my husband to run back to the hotel to get his regulator hoses so he could attach his new "toy" for diving the next morning.

Can't say enough great things about this place. Will definitely be back next year I'm sure. Plan to do some more investigating on a dive computer for me and will be looking for what Diver's Direct has online as well. Thanks for having everything in a nice, clean, organized store, having stock enough to satisfy the needs of divers from week to week, having staff that really knows the diving business and was always readily available to help out.

Thank Diane S
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Brenda K, General Manager at Divers Direct Key Largo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for the kind words about our staff. I will be sure to pass this on to Randy, Jonathan & Amelia. They will be pleased. We do strive to give great customer service and are happy to hear we continue to succeed.
We hope to see you again next year and if we can help you in any way before your next trip, do not hesitate to contact us.

Happy Diving & have a spectacular summer!!!

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We unfortunately lost our camera on our 3rd dive of the week in a strong current. Went to divers direct for help and they set us up with s SeaLife dc2000. It’s a great camera and very easy to use. My wife also saw a shorty wet suit she liked and one of the ladies working there was awesome in helping her find the right size. Everyone was very polite and helpful. Thanks, I wish we had a store in Maryland

Thank stosco
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Brenda K, General Manager at Divers Direct Key Largo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

We are sorry you lost your camera while diving. But are excited about your new purchase, as the DC2000 is a great camera. You will have many memories to capture and the DC2000 is a great way of doing that. We will pass on the great review and thank you for the rating. Happy Diving!!

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We went there after a day of diving with some issues (sore neck & feet from rubbing gear & leaky mask). Robert listened to our concerns and helped us find the gear we needed. The next day we dove and everything worked great! He was very patient and insightful and solved our problems. We highly recommend this place & Robert!

Thank familywith2kiddos
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Brenda K, General Manager at Divers Direct Key Largo, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our store and we are happy you had a great experience with our associate Robert. We will pass this on to him. Happy Diving!!

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

After browsing through a multitude of overpriced and limited selection dive operator shops (the convenience stores of diving!) I discovered Divers Direct. I live outside the US, and don't have a local place to buy dive gear. I was able to stock up on some much needed gear at really reasonable prices. Best of all was Donna! Donna enthusiastically (and patiently) helped me while I tried on several wetsuits and rashguards, and was extremely helpful with sizing and running back and forth between the racks and the dressing room. Great experience, and great selection and prices. Divers Direct will be a required stop next time I am in Florida!

Thank athenashort
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Brenda K, General Manager at Divers Direct Key Largo, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hello fellow diver, we sure do appreciate you taking the time to rate and review our store.
We'll also be sure to pass this feedback on to Donna, she will be thrilled. We are very pleased you had a positive experience and were able to stock up on some much needed gear. Happy Diving & be safe out there.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Divers Direct has tons of stuff. Not just for diving. They have clothes, shoes, sunglasses, etc.... Nice store to shop.

Thank Floridian I
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Brenda K, General Manager at Divers Direct Key Largo, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us.
We appreciate it and glad you enjoyed your time spent in our store.

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