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Address: Key West, FL
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An excellent combination diving/snorkeling site with variable depths...

An excellent combination diving/snorkeling site with variable depths ranging from zero to 120 feet.

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head on out in your boat for a special treat

Not many get to the Western Dry Rocks, a great place to snorkel and worth the trip out there on a nice boating day

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 February 2013
PacificLotsCostaRica
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Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

Not many get to the Western Dry Rocks, a great place to snorkel and worth the trip out there on a nice boating day

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5 Thank PacificLotsCostaRica
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2012

We went to the Western Dry Rocks with Island Adventure. We've been snorkling in many places. We thought the variety and colors of the coral were the best we've seen. There was a great variety of fish some in schools. Great trip.

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16 Thank barbara g
Key West, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

Went to the WDR on Seaduction Dive shops boat. Had a great dive with the family. Plenty of marine life to see. Must do for divers in Key West.

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mrbodywork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2012

Because its a little further out, the commercial snorkel boats don't come here so you'll probably have it to yourself. Its not protected so you can spearfish here or grab a lobster.Can be a bit rolly in any wind.

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Antibes, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

Not much boat traffic here. Normally, very clear warm with some underwater surprises.

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Summerland Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2012

Great spot for inexperienced snorkelers. Lots of sealife.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2011

Just went on a snorkling trip here! It was great. Fan corral, sharks, turtles and fish galore!

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10 Thank glarson2
Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2011

I went on two snorkeling trips and the second one that went to the Western Dry Rocks was much better than Sand Key. Most of the trips go to Sand Key, but our boat, KW Bone Island Sunset Watersports went further and provided a better experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2005

The water... it is indeed blue - we went out to a place where it was 100 ft - most places around there the water averages between 6 to 30 feet - for miles and miles - you would never guess, as you look out toward the horizon, that as far as you can see the water stays at those... More 

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