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Experience The Wonder Of The MILITARY

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Join The Dive Place as we take you on an adventure to dive and experience the Mighty Military Machines


Let The Dive Place take you on an adventure to some of the many military wreck andl dive sites, catering to all experience levels and interests.

Explore magnificent wrecks including the world's ultimate dive site, the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany!

Perched close to the border between the Florida and Alabama Gulf coasts,  the Florida Panhandle offers  adventurous opportunities for heritage, recreational, and ecological diving.

Call The Dive Place on 407-517-4737 to join us on this fun and incredible dive adventure!


During The Mighty Military Machine Weekend!

Flexible SCHEDULE!

To make this an adventure to remember we have organized a weekend of diving that will cater to divers of all levels and experience. 


Though the weekend is scheduled from August 16th through August 19th the diving dates are flexible with options to cater to those divers who may choose to stay longer, or may only have limited time. 


We believe this will give you greater flexibility to allow divers the opportunity to take advantage of an adventure of a lifetime!

Florida Keys Weekend - ITINERARY



Friday August 16th: 

2 Tank Morning Dive -The USS Oriskany

Saturday August 17th:

2 Tank Dive - Pensacola

Sunday August 18th:

2 Tank Morning Dive - Panama City

Monday August 19th:

2 Tank Morning Dive - Panama Cityt

Optional Dives

For those arriving before August 16th or staying after August 19th

additional dives will be available:

Thursday August 15th:

2 Tank Morning Dive - Pensacola

Tuesday August 20h:

2 Tank Dive - Panama City or Port St. Joe

Reservation Deadline July 26th

Pricing And COSTS!

The pricing for this Mighty Military Machines


The cost of the dives:

  • USS Oriskany - 2 Tank Day Dive $110

  • Pensacola - 2 Tank Morning Dive $110

  • Panama City - 2 Tank Morning Dive $110

Weights are included in these prices. 

Let us make this

The Adventure Of Your Life!



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Discover paradise Captain Pip’s Marina & Hideaway in Marathon, Florida Keys (Mile Marker 47.6) is known for its spotless accommodations and friendly island atmosphere. Located on the Florida Bay, a half mile from the Seven Mile Bridge, there’s easy open water access to the bay and the ocean.

Captain Pips at Knight's Key Inn is a totally remodeled resort boosting spectacular ocean and sunset views from most rooms. 

Complete with the Old Florida feel Captain Pips offers a friendly relaxing stay.


A variety of rooms are available from a standard room to the premium 2 bedroom suits. No matter what room you choose Captain Pips will make it a welcoming relaxing stay.

Rooms range from $149 per night to $210 for a 2 bedroom suite.


Reserve your room through The Dive Place. Come experience The Florida Keys like never before!


Its All In The Details - AKA The Fine PRINT!

Prices does not Included - 


Boat Gratuities, Transportation, And Meals.


Diving in the Mighty Military Machines requires a minimum of Open Water Certification. Many of the wrecks including the USS Oriskany REQUIRE Advanced Open Water and Nitrox Certifications.


All divers MUST have proof of Scuba Certification. 


Divers are encouraged and strongly recommended to have Enhanced Air Nitrox certification and Advanced Open Water Certification to enhance their dive experience. 

The Dive Place can help you obtain any of these certifications prior to this amazing adventure at a special price for those attending the Mighty Military Machine Weekend.


All scheduled Boat diving will be from Pensacola and Panama City. Optional additional diving and hotel accommodations will be available for those wishing to extend their stay for an additional cost. Space is VERY limited. 


Payment is required at the time of reservation. Deadline for reservations is July 26th. Failure to make payment will result in cancellation of reservation.


Please note because of boat charters we do enforce a 21 day cancellation policy. July 26th is the cancelation deadline. Failure to cancel before this date will forfeit price of the Dive Adventure. ALL divers are REQUIRED to carry a Surface Marker and Timing Device.


No spearguns, spear poles, or hunting equipment. 


DAN Diver and Dan Trip Insurance is STRONGLY  recommended. Click the link at the bottom of the page for details on DAN Insurance.


Terms and conditions as well as the scheduled dives and/or locations are subject to change. USS Oriskany diving is contingent on sea, boating and mooring line conditions. The USS Oriskany dives may be Friday or Saturday due to conditions.


To reserve your space, or if you have any questions about diving with us on this fantastic adventure, please call The Dive Place on 407-517-4737. 


Come with us and let us make this the adventure of your life!

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