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Vandenberg Wreck

Key West, FL
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2nd largest ARTIFICIAL reef in the world - worthwhile dive

We did 3 dives on this wreck to properly cover outside and inside. I would recommend a min of... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2017
JoJo79518
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
An awesome wreck dive with a unique history!

The Vandenberg which has a history dating back to its days as a transport ship during WW II as well... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2017
DrEOColorado_USA
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Colorado-USA
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed February 3, 2017

We did 3 dives on this wreck to properly cover outside and inside. I would recommend a min of 2-3dives to say you dived it!! Would recommend Advanced level and to dive with Captain's corner dive centre a Professional company.

1  Thank JoJo79518
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The Vandenberg which has a history dating back to its days as a transport ship during WW II as well as during the Viet Nam conflict, in addition to being important to the USA as a satellite tracking ship during the Cold War, and then...More

2  Thank DrEOColorado_USA
Reviewed January 22, 2017

I went out with Captain’s Corner for a double-dip on the Vandenberg the first week of January, and couldn’t have been more pleased with this fantastic dive that featured 80-foot visibility and an amazing 10-foot Hammerhead Shark swimming on the surface around our boat. This...More

1  Thank ShastaScenes
Reviewed January 11, 2017

522 feet of unadulterated underwater Jungle-Gym, by far the best wreck i have ever dove. I am a PADI scuba instructor and could dive this wreck 100+ times and still see something new on every dive. Use SouthPoint Divers, they're amazing

1  Thank jpostco
Reviewed January 9, 2017

If you are a Diver you cannot pass this up. It's a wonderful wreck dive experience. Please listen to your Dive Masters though and use the line from the boat to descend because the current out there can get rather crazy and you'd hate to...More

Thank Jeannie R
Reviewed January 1, 2017

I have been to the Vandenberg over 20 times now but i'm still finding new things. It has been cool to see it age! It is just so big I don't think you could ever be bored with it! Lots of tiny details to see...More

1  Thank Katie_the_Muzykal
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Really neat ship to explore. There's a bunch of swim throughs to explore and a lot of stuff on the deck to check out. I recommend spending the money on a guide if it's your first time diving it. Well worth it.

Thank JayUlrich
Reviewed November 22, 2016

This is a huge and superb condition wreck that has been well prepared as a dive site - no nasty cables and snags, doors removed leaving good penetration and swim through dives. The bottom is 140' 45m but you don't need to go below 120'...More

1  Thank Colin W
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Lots of the dive operations closed on my 3 day trip due to swells of 4-6 feet. So I charted Keys Custom Fishing Charter, the captain was also my dive buddy. the fulfilled my dream to see some small part of this amazing dive. I...More

Thank Dungles
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding artificial reef! You will need multiple dives to see the entire ship. Visibility is dependent upon the currents. There are many swim throughs and the marine live is abundant. She rests at about 150' and the decks are about 90' and less. With a...More

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Captain's Corner Charters was phenomenal!
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