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Spiegel Grove

Key Largo, FL
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Ranked #3 of 22 Attractions in Key Largo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ships, Reefs
Activities: Scuba diving, Snorkeling
Traveler Description: When the ship was originally sunk, it landed on its side.  Hurricane Dennis uprighted it!!  It's a dive for advanced or technical divers only. Here's... more »
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Bonaire
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73 reviews 73 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is an advanced dive. Not only because of the depth but more and specifically because of the possible current and the size of the wreck that may confuse unprepared divers. We (2 instructors with combined more than 52 years diving and over 5000 logged dives) used Conch Republic Divers. They were professional, safe and fun. Fifty minutes boat ride... More

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Olathe, Kansas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great wreck dive. Lots to see on wreck. Saw a lot of undersea wildlife.Easy to dive from any of the local dive operators

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The morning my group went out, the current was extremely strong, so I used the line until I reached the wreck (a couple of divers turned around). The wreck was wonderful with plenty of marine life hanging around.

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Waibstadt
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I had a two tank dive with Matt from Scuba Fun there and enjoyed the inner Part of the wrack Alto. ESP. The logo of Snoopy on the Alligator was Fun. The visibility was excellent That Day and current very low.

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Mill Creek, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A sight to see, big groupers. A good dive for open waters. Lots to see, would love Togo again. We went with SAIL FISH SCUBA

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Anaheim
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Using the line to get down to the wreck was totally necessary. After getting the group down we only had about 20 minutes bottom time trying to hide from the strong current. Not a lot of fun as you had to swim a lot to stay in the same place. Got a cool picture of the flag and absolutely hope... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It is a deep dive and you have to dive several times to see the entire ship. The experience however was amazing and I would recommend it to any experienced scuba diver. For sure it is not for beginners, advanced certification is required for all divers

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Gland, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

As I dived on this wreck, I arrived near the US flag and there was this huge goliath grouper ; just incredible !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

There is a decent sized Goliath Grouper down there on an enormous USN ship. Very strong currents and a deep dive. I did this as part of my wreck certification specialty with the Scuba Do Dive Shop and they were great. I highly recommend the dive site and Scuba Do when in Key Largo.

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Miami, Florida
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This was a great wreck to dive. It was a landing vessel for the US Navy before it was sunk off of Key Largo. I personally liked the deeper parts towards the helipad because it had a mysterious allure to it. There are some swim throughs that allowed you to penetrate the wreck. There is a decent current, especially while... More

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