Verenigde Staten, Florida

SAND KEY

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Sand Key is an island that changes with the weather conditions. This means that you'll make a different dive every time you come here. Sand Key has a beautiful sandy bottoms and wonderful coral reefs. The clear, shallow water of Sand Key is also very suitable for snorkeling. Even inexcperienced divers like to come here because of the calm water. The northwestern part of Sand Key is most suitable for beginners.

Particulars

Sand Key is located 11 km southwest of Florida Keys. It's an island, with the 33 meter high, historic Sand Key Lighthouse on top. In front of the island lies a sandbank, with the reef underneath .

Warnings

Sand Key is a SPA location. Removing objects from this area is strictly forbidden. The SPA (Sanctuary Preservation Area) is part of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Beware, there is fire coral here.

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SAND KEY Features

Nicknames
Sand Key
Address
Florida Keys Lower Keys, USA
Parking
At charter
Distance
30 min.
Suitable for
All levels, underwater photography, scuba diving practice, snorkeling, free diving
Permit
N.v.t. / NA
Access
Free access
Facilities
Boat dive facilities
Water
Salt
Kind of dive
Boat dive
Current
Limited / none
Visibility
10 - 30 m.
Average visibility
25 m.
Depth
23 m.
Bottom
sand
Life
Grouper
Other recreation
Swimming

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