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Address: Dry Tortugas National Park, FL
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Excellent reef for diving.

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everything about visiting dry Tortugas is worth it x100 just go you absolutely will not be disappointed we stayed and camped at fort Jefferson and rented a kayak (which we brought... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 April 2016
FrankScholes
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

everything about visiting dry Tortugas is worth it x100 just go you absolutely will not be disappointed we stayed and camped at fort Jefferson and rented a kayak (which we brought to the island) do we could snorkle loggerhead key, windjammer wreck and little Africa all are amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I camped at fort Jefferson for 3 days and 2 nights. It was awesome. We kayaked over to loggerhead key which was about 3 miles one way. The long paddle but worth it

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

i enjoyed snorkeling on this reef, but was disappointed to see so much coral bleaching. There is another reef a few hundred yards to the south of Little Africa that is nice snorkeling but it too has a lot a bleached coral. We kayaked over from Garden Key.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

It was fantastic to scuba dive there. It felt like you had the whole ocean to yourself! Getting there is tough, but sure worth all the trouble!

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Wylie, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

I kayaked over from Garden Key last week!! The weather was ideal wind less than 5 knotted and clear skies. Took about an hour and a half of easy paddling. It was the second time I've kayaked to Zloggerhead and the first time I took to snorkel Little Africa! It has some amazing corals. I actually saw more fish snorkeling... More 

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Kenai, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

And that's because I have never snorkeled in the Eastern Hemisphere! Anyway, maybe a bit of an exaggeration, but not by much. As the other reviews has suggested, getting there is 99.9% of the difficulty. As an alternative, you might consider paddling via kayak. Caution - it is a six mile round trip and should be considered an open water... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2010

The first review was dead on the money, i have a boat and was able to go there and snorkel with friends we made over there. Its simply beautiful, you just off the shore and into 8 ft of water with coral all beneath you, beautiful because there is no humans out there to destroy it! Must go if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2008

Little africa lies on west side of Loggerhead Key. Walk along the beach until you are level with the yellow house then about 100 yards out to sea. The cuuent flow is North to South and the reef sits in around 20 feet of water at it's deepest point. I have snorkelled here many times not seeing a soul apart... More 

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