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Review of Benwood wreck

Ranked #14 of 72 things to do in Key Largo
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Selected as one of the dive sites on the Florida Keys' Shipwreck Trail, this merchant marine freighter was built in 1920 and sunk in 1942.
Reviewed August 6, 2012

We had a great time on the Benwood. Left and John Penneykamp park. It was a great day water was calm as glass clears could be the rack is awesome for beginner divers. Have fun on this one!!!

Thank Shell R
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

Great variety of sealife around and on the wreck. Swam through a huge baitball. Grouper, barracuda, and many other varieties of fish.

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Reviewed July 30, 2012

It's like being in an giant aquarium with thousands of fish. All of the good stuff that the Keys have to offer with regards to sea life is here. It's a fairly easy dive with a maximum depth of approximately 52 feet. I could easily go back here again and again and see something new every time.

Thank StMalachy
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Reviewed July 29, 2012

Pirate Island Divers took us here. We were on part of an Open Water Certification Dive but were given time to explore with our instructor. What an awesome place. More fish than I could believe and a huge green moray eel. Saw a spotted Eagle Ray on the way back to the boat which topped it all off. The guide had told us visibility usually isn't good but the day we were there it was at least 40 ft. Awesome.

Thank Dandydave
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

we went diving with Silent World Dive Center and this was our favorite dive of the week we were in Key Largo. We saw HUGE schools of fish, a snoozing nurseshark (is there any other kind?) and a sea turtle! For more info you can see my review of Silent World Dive Center, who are super awesome.

Thank Melissa S
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