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About the Florida Keys Dive Center

Islamorada114The Florida Keys Dive Center (FLKDC) is a full service PADI scuba diving resort in the Florida Keys, offering daily guided scuba diving trips, scuba instruction, spearfishing and private dive charters. You can find us in Tavernier, Fl at mile marker 90 along the Overseas Highwa, Just 5 minutes South of Key Largo and a short drive from Key West and the Fort Lauderdale/Miami area.

Whether you're looking for wrecks or reefs, FlKDC has your ticket. We are one of the top dive destinations in the world. People come from as nearby as Florida and as far away as Australia and New Zealand to visit our dive sites. Our dive guides are renowned wreck and reef experts who will take you on thrilling tours, illuminating the wonders of the deep.

While we know it's all about the dive, FLKDC is a comprehensive experience. Your adventure begins the minute you walk through our doors. Our friendly and experienced staff handles all the details of your trip, from making sure you have all the gear that's right for you to setting it up on the boat to spraying it down for you at the end of the day. Everything will be taken care of when you're on an FLKDC dive.  After diving with us just once, we feel confident that you’ll be ready to join the Florida Keys Dive Center family and make FLKDC your home dive shop whenever you're around. Thanks for stopping by!

Meet the Team

  • Brad King

    Brad is our Head Captain here at Florida Keys Dive Center and The "Aquatic Liberty” is very thankful. His energy…

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  • Ann Cathcart

    Ann is our newest Divemaster. She hails from the “State of Lovers” Virginia. You’ll find Ann behind the counter, guiding,…

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  • Melanie Miller

    Instructor Melanie comes all the way from the other side of the nation. This California gal will welcome you with…

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  • Nate Fosness

    Nate is originally from Seattle and owned and operated his own dive shop in Florida. He sold it to travel…

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  • Charlie Dean

    Charlie is a midwest girl from Iowa. She worked in the Caymans before we found her and stole her. Super…

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  • Shane Karney

    “Doc” We’re proud of our military man Doc. (Which is how he earned the nickname). Doc came to us form…

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  • Joe Nunnally

    "Scuba Joe" Every year for the past 7 years Joe drives to the Keys from Oklahoma, and stays with us…

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  • Jackson Dando

    South African born Jackson is one of our instructors and guides. Another super calm and chill personality (I see a…

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  • Matthew Johnson

    Matt comes from the great state of Missouri. You’ll find him most days running the shops operations. As manager he…

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  • Eric Billips

    Eric moved to the Keys from Michigan, supposedly for just a 3 month sabbatical. 15 years, and the opening up…

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  • Grace Billips

    Grace moved here from Michigan, when she was 19, to be an scuba-intern for the summer. That was 8 years…

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