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Activities: Scuba diving
Description: At a depth range of 15 - 30 feet, this dive site consists of a series of...
At a depth range of 15 - 30 feet, this dive site consists of a series of small patch reefs, and is where the Spanish Galleon Ignacio sunk in the 18th century.
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Great place to snorkel!

Coffins Patch is a great place to go and snorkel. It is not as busy as Sombrero reef. There are mooring balls to tie up on. This a beautiful reef with lots to see. We saw sea... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Florida
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Coffins Patch is a great place to go and snorkel. It is not as busy as Sombrero reef. There are mooring balls to tie up on. This a beautiful reef with lots to see. We saw sea turtles, lots of smaller fish and a nurse shark. Great place for beginners.

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DeWitt, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We went out with Deep Blue Dive Center.The area was very nice the trip was great because it wasn't busy .

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Antwerp, Belgium
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

simply stunning. We saw everything turtles, rays, nurse shark and even 6 dolphins. Very laid-back snorkeling and diving

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Brandon, Mississippi
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45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great place for beginners or those that just want to see some beautiful fish without a long boat ride. Our 16 year old has fished with us all her life. She has seen some very large species pulled form the waters of the ocean. So, it was understandable why she didn't embrace going "swimming with fish". We took the boat... More 

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knoxville, tn
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A good dive spot. It's a little different than the rest of the dives in Marathon. Not too difficult.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We rented a pontoon boat and decided to go out to Coffins Patch. There were several charter snorkeling boats there so it was easy to find. We hocked up with a anchor buoy and swam to the metal structure that is out there. The water was clear and it was easy to see the floor all the way. You can... More 

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Fairfield County, CT
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My kids did their first open water scuba dive here. The dive is max 20ft with some reasonable coral and fish life to see. We were on a boat with snorkelers who also seemed to enjoy the reef. More advanced divers may need something more challenging. We visited on the Tortuga operated by "a deep blue dive" center. The staff... More 

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Hammer
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Dove there during my PADI training. I was pretty stressed, what with trying to pass my exam, but it looked like an interesting place to visit. It's probably fun if you're not worried about goofing up and failing your test. Lots of varieties of fish and coral, with places to stop and adjust.

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Marathon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Go there with Captain Hook!! Great dive shop for visitors. Nice trip if nice weather look for the milk shark and the big green eel.

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Pennsylvania
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Really great snorkeling trip. But had trouble with mask leaking. crew busy with scuba divers. Saw really interesting fish and coral. Boat was very clean.

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