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Address: Key West, FL
Phone Number: 305-395-0880
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Diving the Vandenburg

Great conditions in Aug. Little current, ok visibility. 86 degree water temps. Recommend Capt's Corner diving on the corner or elizabeth & green street.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2014
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Great conditions in Aug. Little current, ok visibility. 86 degree water temps. Recommend Capt's Corner diving on the corner or elizabeth & green street.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Spectacular wreck dive - the Disney World of wreck diving! I highly recommend this even for novice divers - just go with a guide. This was my first dive on this wreck and it was even better than I expected. You'll love it !

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

make a point to dive the Vandenburg - well worth the trip! Incredible sea life, fascinating experience diving a wreck!

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This dive was the best dive my sons and I have ever had! The visibility was perfect, the water calm. My youngest and I stayed between 60-79 feet with our dive guide, and had plenty to see and experience. My oldest was able to penetrate the wreck with two other advanced divers and a guide and both my boys said... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Had a great time diving this wreck with Dive Key West. We had three dives on the wreck and saw many fish. We also got the chance to spear a lion fish on the last dive. If you like to dive wrecks this one is well worth it.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

What an amazing dive! You have to do it! Just amazing. You will not see the whole thing with just 1 or 2 dives but you have to start somewhere. Dive to the bow and look down!

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Didn't see a lot of big fish but the wreck is enough for a great dive! There will be more palagics as the years progress.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed this wreck dive. The sea was somewhat rough so some people were sick from the bumpy ride out to the dive site. But once under the water this was a wonderful dive. The water was warm and clear and the ship itself is big and interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

As mentioned, this is not a great dive if this is your 1st open water dives. That being said, don't miss this wreck if you're in the area. We went with Captains Corner & really enjoyed Henry. He knew the ship & was an excellent guide. I wish we could have been able to do another dive day there but... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is not a dive for novices, and i worked up to it all week, and paid extra for the divemaster to guide me--well worth it. Time was short at depth, and you need to know how to navigate the wreck without getting turned around inside a space. Having a guide helps keep anxiety lower, which extends the air too.... More 

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