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Sharks galore

We loved this spot because we saw sharks. The water is deep and the chances of seeing large animals... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Alisa D
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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Great Scuba Experience

This was a wonderful scuba experience. It's location is serene and peaceful! Loved visiting the... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
SV0710
,
Miami, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shallow dive” (17 reviews)
“marine life” (21 reviews)
“night dive” (16 reviews)
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Key Largo, FL
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We loved this spot because we saw sharks. The water is deep and the chances of seeing large animals is good.

1  Thank Alisa D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This was a wonderful scuba experience. It's location is serene and peaceful! Loved visiting the ship wreck!

1  Thank SV0710
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was the third time visiting this wreck. It interesting to see the changes made year after year. Full of life and fish. Always barracuda to greet us, no shark this trip but look off to the sides, you may see some. Not your typical...More

Thank Timothy G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is not an interesting wreck, it's more just a pile of rubble lying on the ocean floor. Daytime animal life wasn't very exciting, but night dive was great!

Thank ScubaDiver2016
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We dove this site after the Speigel Grove and it was nice because it was shallow and the visibility was great. There are a lot fish at this site and we happened to see a nice size nurse shark. Most of the wreck was cleared...More

Thank B G
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The Benwood wreck is cool even on a low vis day, though not as great as the nearby Spiegel Grove. Still worth a dive if you have the time/$ for an extra trip, and you'll be surprised by how vast the wreck is. Lots of...More

Thank blweiler
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a great dive for levels of experience the wreck is home to a variety if marine life and you will probably see turtles and a hammerhead id you are lucky I did so enjoy the dive and ride.

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This dive is an amazing location. The wreck is home to hundreds of fish which all change from daylight to night time. If you have the ability to do a night dive on this wreck you have the chance to see the Parrot fish in...More

1  Thank jab91086
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Definitely worth a visit, particularly if you have not dived a wreck before. This is a real wreck, not an artificial reef wreck. Lots of fish, and growth on the wreck.

1  Thank burntweeniesandwich
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This wreck is not intact but has a good amount of wildlife inhabiting it. Also a good area for a night dive.

Thank BrentCapAmericaSmith
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