For anyone who loves to spend their holiday frolicing beneath the ocean’s surface, key west scuba diving is unquestionably some of the best in the world. The coral reef just off the coast, is the only living coral barrier reef in the continental United States, and that means, you’ll find thousands of unique plant and animal species that call the reef home. Amidst lush coral gardens, you’ll find hundreds of fish species so colorful, there are scarcely words to describe them. Couple that with the unbelievably clear conditions, key west scuba diving boasts the best visibility anywhere off the coast of America. And if wrecks are your passion, you’ve come to the right place. The waters off the coast of Key West are some of the most wreck rich sites in the world, many dating back to the swashbuckling days of old. The USNS Gen. Hoyt. S. Vandenberg wreck site is one of the world’s most accessible and most impressive contemporary dive sites. It’s a favorite with novice divers because of its close distance to the ocean’s surface, a manageable 47 feet. All key west scuba diving boats are fully equipped with state-of-the-art diving gear, and a team of experienced professional divers or dive masters. If you’re completely new to diving, take a day long Resort Dive excursion and find out why the world is head over heels in love with Key West’s underwater world.