Key West is one of the islands in the beautiful Straits of Florida, sitting on the southernmost tip of the popular Florida Keys. The island is well known for many things, one of which is diving. The island boasts some of the world's most beautiful and majestic dive spots and areas, which is one of the reasons diving enthusiasts always find time to pay it a visit. So if you have been planning a diving expedition, we highly recommend you plan your next drive trip to Key West's amazing waters. Whether you are a skilled diver or totally new to scuba diving Key West offers something for every skill level.
The Best Reasons to Dive in Key West
Majestic and Awe-Inspiring Coral Reefs – One of the things that make Key West such a great place for diving is the fact that this is where you will see some of the most majestic and awe-inspiring coral reefs. Thanks to all of the marine conservation efforts that the Florida Keys have put into action, Key West still has flourishing coral reefs that you and the next generation will be able to enjoy.
Numerous Wrecks to Explore – As majestic and beautiful as the coral reefs are, these are not the only things that make Key West such a great place for diving. There are numerous shipwrecks to explore below the serene waters of the island. Many of these wrecks come with historical value, but there are also some that have sunk more recently. These serve not only as dive attractions, but also as artificial reefs. Some of the most popular wrecks include the Vandenberg, the Cayman Salvage Water, and Joe's Tug.
Dive in Caribbean Waters – Many people dream of going on a vacation to the Caribbean. So why not also you? Diving in Key West will provide you with the chance to swim and dive in the Caribbean waters, explore the numerous shipwrecks, enjoy the hospitality of the residents, and have a vacation that you will not forget for many years to come.
Warm Weather All Year Round – Possibly one of the greatest attractions to Key West is the fact that its weather is warm all year round. The temperature, during the summer, ranges from 80 to 90 degrees. During the winter season, you will still be able to enjoy a warm weather, as it goes down only to around 72 to 84 degrees.
Wonderful Marine Life – Key West boasts some of the most diverse marine life in Florida and the best way to see it is to go diving. Between the Florida Keys and the main land there are over 6,000 coral reefs leading to an abundance of marine life to enjoy. Our reefs are part of the Florida reef tract that runs nearly the length of Florida and is part of the 3rd largest barrier reef in the world.