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Vandenberg Wreck

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Address: Key West, FL
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The Vandenberg is excellent for skilled and upgrading divers who want to expand their skills beyond the normal 20' reef dives. Good vis. Large fish. Several dive groups will... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2015
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
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94 reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2015

The Vandenberg is excellent for skilled and upgrading divers who want to expand their skills beyond the normal 20' reef dives. Good vis. Large fish. Several dive groups will take you. I use Captain's Corner. Enjoy.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

You could do 500 dives on this wreck and not see the same thing, the best! beautiful. lots of swim throughs and penetration. HUGE ship

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Reviewed 24 March 2015

Huge, awesome, and totally worth a dive! I went with Lost Reef and had a great time with the guides and other divers at this site!

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1 Thank Heather J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015

The Vandenburg Wreck was a fantastic dive. Visibility was great so we were able to see the magnitude of the ship. Lots of great marine life. Fun to be able to go inside the various openings.

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Amherst NH
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Reviewed 23 March 2015

Don't remember a thing so it was probably good, since I don't recall any nightmares or shivers reading the name of this attraction.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

'Nuff said. Put this one on your bucket list if you're at all interested in wreck diving. It's a bit of an aggressive dive, so you really need an Advanced certification if you want to see anything below the first deck, but it is well preserved and big enough that you will want to dive it quite a few times... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

The water was on the cool side and unfortunately the air temperature even more We dived this wreck with southpoint divers. Just four of us and a guide and we had this vast wreck to ourselves The visibility was clear. If you're a diver and in the area then you must visit here

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

depth of dives about 110 ft. 70 degreed. 30 to 40 ft visibility slight current. very good dive with ropes going down to dive. some fish but they were not there the day we went. nice intact wreck. large compartments easy in and out.

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Box Elder, South Dakota, United States
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Reviewed 7 February 2015

I dove on the Vandenberg three times while in Key West in Feb/Mar 2014. It is the best wreck I have ever dove on. The visibility is consistently good and the ability to safely penetrate parts of the ship are ideal. Make sure you get a picture swimming in one of the radar dishes!

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McLean, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

We went out with Captains Corner -- good shop. Seas were predicted to be 5 ft, but we got perhaps 2. Minimal current, but probably 30 ft of visibility. We spent our time touring the decks, which are unusual mostly because of the two big satellite arrays. We really didn't see much in terms of life, but that might have... More 

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