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Best Dive ever!

This is the second largest ship wreck you can find. It's about 103' to the wreck and it's so big on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerald B
Ingleside, Illinois
Great Dive Spot.

Years ago the Vandenberg was open for diving into the vessel. Great experience, scarry to some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cortez, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second largest ship wreck you can find. It's about 103' to the wreck and it's so big on it's side to the bottom is about 160'. Someone as a joke put a Duval Street sign on the wreck, funny. Well worth the...More

Thank Gerald B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Years ago the Vandenberg was open for diving into the vessel. Great experience, scarry to some degree, but an experience. Now it is closed but the location and surronding area are beautiful. If you dive take a trip out and enjoy the sights.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting wreck dive, the ship is huge. As mentioned definitely not for beginners & fairly deep. The currents can also be quite strong but overall well worth a nosey.

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

We were fishing right over the top of this wreck. What a great artificial reef for fishing. We actually lost a big fish while there.

Thank Tony F
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

I was visiting Key West a week ago and hooked up with Captain's Corner Dive Shop. I had booked my trip a couple months in advance and found Captain Corners dive shop on the internet. The first two morning Dives were on the Vandenberg. I...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Weather and currents stopped our first two attempts, but the third time was the charm. Visibility was good and had abundant sea-life. Moderate+ for skill level

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Reviewed June 21, 2018

Since this wreck is so deep, in 2 short dives to 100' you can't even see 1/2 the ship. It would take multiple days/dies to see all 520 feet of the ship. There are some dive through where you can see the light at the...More

1  Thank 1LadyKathy
Reviewed June 18, 2018

It's a good wreck, but visibility is extremely variable. It's worth the money to not have to find your way off the wreck in bad viz and heavy current. Also, it'd be worth it to request Nitrox for the dives if you're certified.

Thank AnonDiver
Reviewed June 13, 2018

If you are in Key West, this is a must dive for any diver with a few dives under their belt. The wreck dive is the second largest man made artificial reef wreck in the world. This is an advanced open water dive, so beware,...More

1  Thank eselgas
Reviewed June 11, 2018

This was my first dive on the Vandenberg. We used Captains Corner for our dive trip. Great Operation Great Crew but thats for a deferent review. ( It's gonna be a good one) :) Back to the berg. The sea conditions were good, the current...More

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March 21, 2018|
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i payd 100$/2dives , incl.BCD rent.
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Southpoint Divers and Captain's Corner are two of the best dive outfitters. These SCUBA outfitters are the two I recommend to friends and family visiting.