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“Over Rated”

Alligator Reef Light House
Ranked #9 of 64 things to do in Islamorada
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Lots of fish but not much else...There are to many people and crowded...Do not understand why as there is nothing there except fish swimming under an old lighthouse

Thank ksomers2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We love to stop here and see the fish. There is always something to look at. We have felt like we were in a cloud of fish at times - all around you as you swim. We have seen nurse sharks hanging out here too. Fun for everyone.

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Alligator Reef is not a beautiful as Sombrero or Looe in terms of coral but we did see plenty of barracuda, grouper and parrot fish in the stunningly beautiful azure waters.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This appears to be a popular destination for snorkeling groups. Good barracuda fishing on the reef around the light house.

Thank cmg3
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

This place was amazing! Beautiful, clear water with so much sea life all around the light house. Definitely worth checking out!

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