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Nice little kayak trip

When Amara Cay had an onsite dive shop they set us up with a kayak and anchor, so my wife went out... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
chris g
Best snorkeling place in the keys

We rented a boat and went there with our kids and a friend. It is one of the very best spots for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fabiano D
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All reviews great place to snorkel the water is crystal clear mooring balls fish nice snorkeling minute boat ride deeper water beautiful area marine life snorkeling trip cheeca rocks the florida keys lighthouse anchor visibility barracudas backdrop
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When Amara Cay had an onsite dive shop they set us up with a kayak and anchor, so my wife went out anchored and snorkeled around. Saw huge number of tropicals, a nurse shark a barracuda with a hook and bobber in his mouth, and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank chris g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a boat and went there with our kids and a friend. It is one of the very best spots for snorkeling in the Florida keys. Just make sure the sea is quiet, otherwise will not be easy to navigate when you are halfway...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Fabiano D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place to do some snorkeling and relax with the family! Spent swimming here and also did some fishing around close by areas. A total Gem!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Felix P
Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

Me and all of our family enjoyed seeing and snorkeling around the lighthouse. This is certainly a place that we will visit again.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 910martya
Reviewed July 24, 2019

The lighthouse is a marker in Islamorada that people draw to for snorkeling/diving and swimming. The water around the lighthouse is usually crystal clear and teeming with small reef fish. Make sure that you swim/dive in pairs since it has been known for a toothy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

Was one of the most beautiful places I have seen, waters around this area for miles look like something out of a movie, can not be described in words.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

About a 15 minute boat ride out to see a great snorkeling location. the water is bright clear turquoise.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 769rhondab
Reviewed June 21, 2019

Crystal clear water and an abundance of marine life make this a must see. Wish we could have stayed all day. We will be back.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Christopher N
Reviewed June 10, 2019

Alligator Reef Light House, I didn't see any alligators, but someone gave it the name. Its white well maintained, the water is a couple of shades of blue.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 387indy
Reviewed May 7, 2019

I personally thought the scuba diving here was just okay much better in Key Largo. Reef has beeb baeten up by Hurricanes.

Date of experience: April 2019
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July 27, 2019|
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Response from Cdolphin2001 | Reviewed this property |
January 13, 2018|
Response from captmatth |
Hi, this reef can be tricky so it's mostly done as private charters. There is a company, Clearly Unique. They offer private charters to this reef. They can accommodate groups of 2 - 20 with advanced notice. .