Keys Huka Dive
Dive the reef today no experience needed.
Dive Siesta Key, FL
Dive Charters and Dive Training
Keys Huka Dive offers reef diving in Siesta Key, FL, with dive charters, snorkel trips, spear-fishing expeditions, dive training, and advanced scuba courses. Visit us for the ultimate reef experience!
The Huka Dive Experience
The Huka Dive is a chance to dive the reef just like a scuba diver, but it doesn't require any scuba certification. You are led by a divemaster down to 20 FT where you get a fish's eye view of the underwater world. You will have air supplied from a surface float, so you are free to just enjoy the reef.
Tank Dive Trips
The Two Tank Dive Trip is a chance to get out and dive. We have dive sites for everyone's comfort level. We always have a divemaster to guide your dives, and this is free of charge. In this way, all you have to do is just enjoy the dive.
Huka Dives, Snorkel Trips, and Dive Charters
Our snorkel trips are very low key with no more than a max of 6 people on board. You will get a chance to just enjoy your reef experience. We provide all the gear needed to snorkel, snacks, and water. You can also bring any food or drinks that you want.
The spear and lobster fishing trip is for tank divers and free divers. Whether you're an experienced underwater hunter or a beginner, we can get you out there getting fish. We have training classes that will teach you the techniques of the underwater hunter from aiming to fish ID.
DIVE TRAINING and PADI DIVE CERTIFICATE TRAINING
Open Water Diver to Dive Instructor (all inclusive) pricing.
Open Water Diving $425 all inclusive
The first course in Open Water Diver and this will get you diving. In this course, you will go through the academic portion, pool sessions, and 4 open water dives. This course can be done in as little as 3 days.
Advanced Diver to Diver Instructor
We offer Advanced Scuba courses through to Dive Instructor. These courses are customized to fit your schedules, As with all advanced courses, payment plans are available. All courses are PADI Dive courses.
CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFICATION
First Aid Courses for Divers
The CPR/First Aid course is U.S. Coast Guard approved for the captain's license. This is a 6-hour course where you will be taught basic lifesaving techniques including oxygen use. This is a very important course and could help save a life.
MEET THE TEAM
Captain and Padi IDC Staff Instructor
Capt. Jerry is known around Siesta key as the pretty face of scuba. Jerry did his first dive in 1979 with his uncle Gene taking him on a pool dive for his 6th birth day, and that set in motion a love for diving. Jerry got certified in 1986 as a padi junior open water diver. After serving in both the U.S. Army and then the U.S. Coast Guard Jerry worked as a professional dive instructor in the Caribbean , and all over Florida. He has certified hundreds of divers through the years. Capt. Jerry takes great pride in training and running dive trips though the keys He can always be found helping divers, and boaters alike enjoy the waters of the Siesta Key.
Dive Master Diamond
Diamond moved here from the cold wastelands of Ohio. She spent a majority of her free time diving the dark quarries around there. Then one great and fantastic day she happened to see her friend Jennifer (Aka Super girls) post about working with Keys Huka Dive, and a spark of inspiration over took her. At that moment Diamond decided that she to wanted to start living a real life as a dive pro. After a few life changes she moved down, and has been a great addition to the crew.
In her past life Diamond was a professional soccer player and brings that tanasity to her new career as a dive master. Oh just a warning don't challenger her to speed drills, she's pretty awesome.
Instructor Dan Esq.
Padi Staff Instructor
Instructor Dan is a padi IDC Staff Instructor. Dan has just about every specialty you can imagine, and you won't find a more knowledgeable diver when it comes to the latest speedo fashion trends. Dan has been with Keys Huka Dive since the opening of the Siesta Key location. Dan is the kind of diver you want your kids to grow up to be, or your daughter to date. Dan spends some of his time away from Siesta key down in Key Largo helping to train new dive instructors, so that they to can one day work beneath the waves.
Dan came to Keys Huka Dive from New York were he owns a thriving legal practice.
He is a criminal defense attorney. Subsequent to a recent case, Dan suddenly moved to Florida and became a dive instructor. Dan for some reason refuses to have his picture taken, and won't tell me his last name. Oh well, I guess he's camera shy.
Super Diver Jennifer
Jennifer (A.K.A. Kara) was born in Miami, Florida and grew up swimming in the keys. Her uncle first introduced her to SCUBA diving when she was 8. Jennifer got SSI certified in 2014. Within one year she dove over 100 dives and continued her certified education to become an SSI Master Diver. Then one magical day she meet Capt. Jerry, and then started her PADI Dive Master journey with Huka Dive in 2019. After completion of her dive master she continued on to earn her certification as a padi dive instructor. Now Jen works with keys Huka Dive helping pass on her love of diving to our new divers. In the winter time she is a full time ski instructor and dives with Huka in the spring, summer and fall. Jennifer brings passion and safety to every dive she goes on and loves sharing the joys of the SCUBA diving with new comers.
Become a Dive Master
Dive master program
Have you ever dreamed about working as a professional diver? Living a life style that most people only dream about?
No matter what your experience level is we can help you make the dream of becoming a padi dive master a reality. If your ready to change your life and start actually living instead of just living than a dive master might just be the right career for you.
Becoming a dive master isn't easy, and not everyone can make it. But for those that do its like no other job out there. Your days are filled with preping divers, loading gear, mating boats, and of course diving. Our program takes about 2 months to complete from start to end and less if you already have some certifications.
After graduation from the dive master program the job market is wide open. Most dive masters are employed prior to even graduation. So if wearing board shorts to work and having a flip flop tan lines sound like your type of office give us a call.
Please feel free to give us a call and we'll be happy to answer any questions that you may have. We serve Siesta Key, Venice, Sarasota, and all the surrounding areas of Florida.
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