Diving in the Florida Keys

Dive Guide for the Florida Keys

Scuba diving in the Florida Keys is a popular choice for divers due to its abundant marine life, stunning coral reefs, and opportunity to explore numerous shipwrecks. The Florida Keys are a chain of islands stretching from Key Largo to Key West and offer a range of dive sites suitable for all levels of experience.

The Florida Keys is home to the only living coral barrier reef in North America. It stretches along the Keys and offers vibrant coral formations, colorful fish, and other marine creatures.

With approximately 1000 shipwrecks (not kidding) scattered throughout the waters around the keys, the Florida Keys are a bucket list destination for many wreck diving enthusiasts.

Florida Keys Dive Sites

Types of dives in the Florida Keys

Boat Salt water Snorkel site Deep (80ft/24.5m) Drift Cavern Swim through Technical Wreck Current

Water Temperature

When to dive in the Florida Keys

During the dry season the weather is typically more stable with calmer seas and better visibility. The water temperature is also more comfortable ranging from the mid-70s to mid-80s Fahrenheit (mid-20s to low 30s Celsius) making it pleasant for diving without the need for a thick wetsuit.

Essential Gear

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