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Snorkeling The Reef

We went out to the Aligator Reen lighthouse for a snorkeling adventure with some friend. There are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Skip K
Did 3 dives here

Did 3 different parts of Alligator reef and everyone was spectacular! Saw logger head turtles... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went out to the Aligator Reen lighthouse for a snorkeling adventure with some friend. There are mooring balls provided to tie to to so your anchor doesn't destroy the fragile coral reef. The day we went the water was calm and clear and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Skip K
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Did 3 different parts of Alligator reef and everyone was spectacular! Saw logger head turtles ๐Ÿขshrimp ๐Ÿฆ , lobsters , nurse sharks, Eeels and thousands of tropical ๐Ÿ  fish. Water temp was 79 in December and deepest was 28โ€™ Dove with Sea Monkeys ๐Ÿ’.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stosco
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

While snorkeling nearby, saw a nurse shark, sea turtle, large school of Barracuda & other fish. However, visibility was limited.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Snorkel9
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Beautiful blue water. Was a bit wavy to stay on the boat, but wasn't a problem for me because I spent the whole time in the water! We had ropes coming off the back of the boat as the current pulled you away from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank leahdaniel7
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Short ride by boat. Clear view right down to the bottom. I went in the water. Be cautious of the current. you can see the Reef, many little fish around. watch for divers. The picture is true to life. great clean water. my wife and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jay P
Reviewed 25 October 2018

this is a must see if your snorkeling so many fish and varieties to see and get very close to . do not go under the light house the waves will kick your but against the rusty beams !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eaterofallthingsgood
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Only accessible by boat, this skeleton light house and reef was name after a Naval schooner that ran aground here in the early 1800s. You can rent a boat or book a trip for the pleasure of sailing the Atlantic Ocean to this historic landmark...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seaborn H
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It is a reef and lighthouse in saltwater. My suggestion would be to go to the aquarium and learn fresh vs salt water; also who would rather see an alligator over all the awesome fish here?

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank divn77
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Fantastic Crystal Clear Blue Water, white sand bottom. Depth ranges from 8 feet to 16 feet. It is on the Atlantic South at the South end of Upper Matacumbe key (Islamorada).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank leperezmia
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Thick schools of fish in the shade under the lighthouse! Visited via AquaBlue Adventures......Captain Josh is the best!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from marymR7856JQ | Reviewed this property |
We rented a boat at Postcard Inn from Spray Watersports. Ryan and Dylan were awesome to work with. We rented our boat for the whole day.