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“Bucket List Dive” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Vandenberg Wreck

Vandenberg Wreck
Key West, FL
305-395-0880
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Ranked #20 of 151 things to do in Key West
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Parkland, FL
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15 reviews
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“Bucket List Dive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The Vandenberg is a must for all divers with the right skill set. The dive can be anywhere from 65 to 130 feet. The dishes are very interesting and fun to dive around. There are swim throughs that have been clearly planned and make the risk of an overhead environment very well mitigated. Going into the ship should not be a risk taken by anyone other than experts in the area and have all the right equipment. The ship is huge. It will take many dives to even see all of the outside of this ship. Its a very memorable experience.

Visited July 2013
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North Port, Florida
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“Huge Wreck, but Poor Visability and Strong Currents”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Unfortunately for us, the visibility when we visited was only about 45 feet. The dive had pretty strong currents as well. We have heard from other divers that they have been there with 80-90 feet of visibility.

Visited June 2013
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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“super wreck”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

did this wreck at least 20x and it never seems to bore me,a must
do dive when in key west. Its big and use 1 dive for the bow and use 1 dive for the stern I would say :-)

Visited June 2013
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North Port, Florida
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“Great wreck....BUT CAN BE CHALLENGING !!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Very large wreck, in deep waters and strong currents!!
On a good day this is a FANTASTIC dive, but on not so good days....THIS CAN BE AREAL CHALLANGE !!

Visited June 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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“vandenberg wreck”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I went on a bad day the water was really cloudy. the wreck is gigantic lots of swim thrus. the satellite dishes were really cool kinda hard to miss those because they are so big

Visited June 2013
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