Verenigde Staten, Florida

HMS LOOE

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The Looe Key Reef is one of the most important snorkel and dive sites in Florida. Here you'll find the scarce remains of the HMS Looe. The ship ran aground in 1744. The captain ordered to set the ship to fire to keep it out of the hands of the enemy, after which it exploded. The reef is beautiful and full of colorful fish and corals. The Looe Key Reef attracts divers from all over the world.

Particulars

Enter the water from the boat and try to discover some remains of the HMS Looe. But even if you don't, you'll still make one of the most beautiful dives in Florida. The reef is beautiful and full of tropical reef fish.

Warnings

HMS Loee is an SPA area. Removing objects from this area is strictly forbidden. The SPA (Sanctuary Preservation Area) is part of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

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HMS LOOE Features

Nicknames
Looe Key Reef & HMS Looe, HMS Looe Wreck
Address
Florida Keys Middle Keys, USA
Parking
At charter
Distance
30 min.
Suitable for
All levels, snorkelers
Permit
N.v.t. / NA
Access
Free access
Facilities
Boat dive facilities
Water
Salt
Kind of dive
Boat dive, reef dive , snorkeling
Current
Limited
Visibility
10 - 30 m.
Average visibility
25 m.
Depth
30 m.
Bottom
zand
Life
Barracuda, grouper, reef shark

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