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Dive Review of Key Dives/Breezy Palms in
The Continental USA/Florida

Key Dives/Breezy Palms: "Pleasant diving in Isla Morada", May, 2017,

by Fran Leach, CT, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports). Report 9916.

No photos available at this time

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 3 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Surprisingly this was the first time we had dived in the USA. We chose the destination so we had minimum travel time and maximum relaxation. The dive operator was very efficient and the boat close to their shop, most trips were short (under 30 minutes). The deepest dive was the wreck of the Eagle in over 100 feet at the deepest point, all the rest 40 feet or less. Visibility was good for the 4 days we dived although there was fairly brisk on-shore breeze blowing on-shore on virtually every dive and because the dive sites are surrounded by sand some visibility suffered. I was pleasantly surprised by the fish life, not too many small critters but plenty of of grunt -like fish hanging out and nurse sharks. The locals keep the lion fish in check so didn't see too many of them. I highly recommend the night dive (near the lighthouse, saw tons of marine life including a humongous turtle. on one of the first dive one of the dive guides kept handling small marine animals and we complained to the boat captain about him. Where we stayed was a motel with a nice pool, the first room we had was close to the highway and consequently noisy, the quietest rooms overlook the ocean. Great seafood all over the key. Many of the fellow guests were fishermen.
Websites Key Dives   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Mostly Caribbean, also Red Sea and Australia
Closest Airport Not sure Getting There Flew into Miami and rented a car

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas surge, currents
Water Temp 75-80°F / 24-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60-80 Ft/ 18-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Only really enforced on the Eagle because of the depth
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 1 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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