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Address: Overseas Highway Mile Marker 17, 6.5 miles south of Sugarloaf Beach, Sugarloaf Key, FL

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What an amazing trip out by boat to see. Gorgeous. We had rented a boat for the day and made the trip out to the lighthouse. It was more amazing the closer you got to it. But... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2015
Palm Bay
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Coral Springs, Florida
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2,656 reviews
1,028 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 776 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

American Shoal Lighthouse is built on a scaffol you can see right through it. Its on a tranquil bay near the Sugarloaf Lodge.

1 Thank 387indy
Palm Bay
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

What an amazing trip out by boat to see. Gorgeous. We had rented a boat for the day and made the trip out to the lighthouse. It was more amazing the closer you got to it. But def. a trip out that is well worth it.

Thank nikplus4
Orlando, Florida, United States
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87 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

A destination but that's it. About 3-4 miles out, some fishing and some scuba. The seas were a little rough, so the run out was good for the boat. My suggestion would be to Go on a calmer day.

Thank JoAnne Q
Rochester, Minnesota
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Went on a charter and fished for a half day near here. We did well and had supper that evening @ The WARF with our catch.

1 Thank RedneckCowgirl
Sunrise, Florida, United States
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

It was a very nice boat ride over to the lighthouse. We went snorkeling and saw a lot of fish and sea life. I can recommend the lighthouse!

1 Thank Svenja I
Cudjoe Key, Florida, United States
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013

This is an easy fun place to get to and not far . Great for a day in the water, to swim, snorkel or fish

4 Thank Verna P
Williamsburg, Ohio
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2012

rented a boat and took a trip out to the lighthouse..what a wonderful day..the water was beautiful..

1 Thank melaniepowell
Key West, Florida
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2012

We have a small boat so we have to wait for a calm day to make it out there. But when we do, it is amazing. Sea turtles are in abundance and great snorkeling. It is the prettiest shade of blue and looks like a swimming pool.

5 Thank slp02d
Summerland Key, Florida
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68 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Neat place to snorkel. An easy place to get to by boat and interesting to observe.

4 Thank FLAKey33040

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