Tarpon Flats Inn & Marina

Tarpon Flats Key Largo Scuba Diving

If scuba diving is more your thing, Key Largo is the scuba diving capital of the world and Tarpon Flats is located on Largo Sound, next to John Pennekamp State Park and Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary. Tarpon Flats Inn and Marina is the closest Inn to the beautiful reefs and wrecks located just offshore. Molasses Reef is the most visited coral reef in the world and it’s less then a 10 mile boat ride from Tarpon Flats Inn and Marina. We can help you decide and have the best dive operations close by that can meet all your needs,  
Our activities link indicates all types and Island Ventures will pick you up at our dock. 

Local Wrecks

 The wrecks are also home to a great number of spectacular corals and fish. There are sites that have wreckage from a number of time periods and vessels, for all divers. These dives include, The City of Washington, a ship with a history dating back to the 1800's. The USS Spiegel Grove is the largest shipwreck in the world that is accessible to scuba divers. More experienced divers will enjoy the artificial reefs on former US Coast Guard Cutters Duane and Bibb. 

Local Dive Conditions

Because the Gulf Stream passes just offshore, conditions on the coral reefs are always great, with water temperatures ranging from a low of 70 in the winter to 88 in the spring, with a high of around 90 in the summer.

Visibility is great. So make sure you bring your underwater camera so you can photograph all the amazing sea life in and around the Reefs and Wrecks that surround Key Largo. If you are a shallow diver, wreck diver, photo diver - Tarpon Flats Marina residents can give you some opinions if you like, or the local professional scuba diving operations nearby will guide you in the right direction to fill your diving adventure criteria.

Local Wreck Sites

Here is a map of the local wreck sites,

also available as a PDF download for Wrecks near Tarpon Flats Inn and Marina

See the Tarpon Flats local links page for more information on available charters


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The Duane Wreck

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