Key Largo Dive Spots

  • Benwood Wreck

    Benwood Wreck

    30 - 55 ft.

    The Benwood was a 285-foot 1910 English-built ship which sank in 1942 off Key Largo. She now lies in 25-55 feet of water.

  • Carysfort Lighthouse

    Carysfort Lighthouse

    5 - 80 ft.

    The lighthouse lies six miles off of Key Largo. Snorkling near and around the lighthouse is fantastic with good visiblity, magnificent coral and plenty of fish.

  • Christ of the Abyss

    Christ of the Abyss

    25 - 60 ft.

    Christ of the Abyss is a 8 1/2 foot, 4,000 pound bronze sculpture of Jesus Christ that stands in 25 feet of water off of Key Largo, Florida.

  • City of Washington

    City of Washington

    20 - 25 ft.

    One of the most popular wrecks on Elbow Reef is a great spot for snorkelers and divers to spot morays and barracuda.

  • Elbow Reef

    Elbow Reef

    20 - 55 ft.

    Elbow Reef is one of the great reef dives of Pennekamp Park, with excellent visibility, numerous wrecks, and an expansive reef system.

  • French Reef

    French Reef

    15 - 100 ft.

    French Reef is one of the most spectacular reef areas in the Florida Keys. There are dozens of ledges, tunnels, and caves to explore; most large enough to swim through.

  • Grecian Rocks

    Grecian Rocks

    10 - 25 ft.

    Grecian Rocks is a popular reef for snorkeling and spotting large numbers of protected queen conch.

  • HMS Winchester

    HMS Winchester

    15 - 28 ft.

    H.M.S. Winchester, a 933 ton British man-of-war sank in 1695 after running aground on Carysfort Reef.

  • Mike's Wreck

    Mike's Wreck

    20 - 25 ft.

    This spot is an unknown wreck that is a great place for photography on a shallow wreck with a beautiful reef.

  • Molasses Reef

    Molasses Reef

    15 - 40 ft.

    This is arguably the most beautiful collection of reefs in all of Florida! Rather than a single site, Molasses is an extensive reef complex with excellent snorkeling and diving alike.

  • North Dry Rocks / Minnow Cave

    North Dry Rocks / Minnow Cave

    10 - 15 ft.

    This is a great shallow reef which houses Minnow Cave in the central portion. Minnow cave gets its name from the amazing dance of minnows that adorn the opening.

  • Pickles Reef

    Pickles Reef

    15 - 25 ft.

    A great shallow dive or snorkel site with lots of beautiful coral, colorful tropical reef fish, and Spiny Lobster.

  • Snapper Ledge

    Snapper Ledge

    20 - 25 ft.

    Snapper Ledge is a shallow reef in 25 feet of water off of Key Largo. Because of the countless Yellowtail Snapper (hence the name) found at the site, this ledge is a local favorite and a highly recommended dive spot.

  • Spiegel Grove

    Spiegel Grove

    80 - 130 ft.

    This 510-foot vessel is now part of the artificial reef program off the coast of Key Largo, Florida. An amazing wreck not to be missed!

  • Thiorva Wreck

    Thiorva Wreck

    10 - 15 ft.

    While carrying a load of lumber, this 200-foot wooden bark sank and now lies scattered in 10 - 15 feet of water.

  • Turtle Reef

    Turtle Reef

    20 - 25 ft.

    Marked by four mooring buoys, the main body of Turtle Reef is an excellent spot for snorkeling.

  • USCG Bibb

    USCG Bibb

    95 - 130 ft.

    The 329-foot Coast Guard cutter Bibb was sunk in 1987 to create an "artificial reef," which was specially prepared for advanced divers.

  • USCG Duane

    USCG Duane

    95 - 130 ft.

    The 329-foot Coast Guard cutter Duane was sunk in 1987 to create an artificial reef, which was specially prepared for advanced divers with clear, open hatchways and open rooms to explore.