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Upper Keys - Carysfort Reef - The Elbow - White Banks Dry Rocks - Christ Statue - Grecian Rocks - The Benwood Wreck - French Reef
Molasses Reef - City of Washington - The Bibb - The Duane - Jules Undersea Lodge - Pickles Reef - Conch Reef/Wall - Little Conch Reef
Pillar Coral Patch - Middle Keys - El Infante - San Jose - El Capitan - Hens and Chickens Reef - Davis Reef - Crocker Reef - The Eagle
Alligator Reef - Tennessee Reef - San Pedro - Turtle Shoal - Coffins Patch - Delta Shoal - East Washerwoman Shoal
The Thunderbolt Wreck - Sombrero Reef - Lower Keys - Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary - Adolphus Busch - Content Keys
American, Maryland and Pelican Shoals - USS Wilkes-Barre Wreck - Eastern, Middle, Western Sambo - The Aquanaut
Alexander's Wreck - Joes' Tug - Cayman Salvage Master - Eastern Dry Rocks - Western Dry Rocks - Rock Key - Sand Key - Lost Reef

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Loee Key National Marine Sanctuary

Looe Key Reef, a vibrant tongue and groove reef system near Big Pine Key, is visited by at least a dozen dive shops from Bahia Honda to Sugarloaf Key on a regular basis.

Back in 1744, the HMS Looe went aground here in a storm, and remnants can still be found to the east of the reef, about 200 yards from the marker. You'll find a large number of buoys here, as well as a good crowd of commercial dive boats, small boaters and rentals if the weather is right.

The reef profile begins in only 6 feet of water and extends to about 40 feet at the bottom of the reef on the ocean side. This makes it a favorite destination of snorkelers, student divers and family boaters.

The best advantages of visiting Looe Key are easy access, clear waters, good fish populations and a variety of corals, sea fans, anemones, crabs, lobsters, shrimp and sponges. Bring an underwater camera, or rent one for the day!

Robin's Personal Scuba Instruction
P.O. Box 144353
Coral Gables, FL 33114-4353
phone: 305-794-1541
PADI Instructor # 26858 since 1987

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