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Vandenberg Wreck

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Address: Key West, FL
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Got my Advanced Open Water Scuba Certification here. Perfect time of the year. Waters were calm and the wreck was memorable!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 April 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Got my Advanced Open Water Scuba Certification here. Perfect time of the year. Waters were calm and the wreck was memorable!

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Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

The Vandenberg was a great experience for clarity of water, condition of the wreck, and variety of marine life. Recommend timing it though for calm winds/seas as it can get rough when trying to get back onboard. We had a mild current which eases once you get in close to the wreck. There are plenty of reference points so you... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

Very big wreck, very good swin throughs. Not a lot of marine life on it yet, but the wreck itself is worth going in my opinion (if you like wrecks).. It is for advanced divers only, as most things are below 30m

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

The Vandenberg is excellent for skilled and upgrading divers who want to expand their skills beyond the normal 20' reef dives. Good vis. Large fish. Several dive groups will take you. I use Captain's Corner. Enjoy.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

You could do 500 dives on this wreck and not see the same thing, the best! beautiful. lots of swim throughs and penetration. HUGE ship

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

Huge, awesome, and totally worth a dive! I went with Lost Reef and had a great time with the guides and other divers at this site!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

The Vandenburg Wreck was a fantastic dive. Visibility was great so we were able to see the magnitude of the ship. Lots of great marine life. Fun to be able to go inside the various openings.

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Amherst NH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

Don't remember a thing so it was probably good, since I don't recall any nightmares or shivers reading the name of this attraction.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

'Nuff said. Put this one on your bucket list if you're at all interested in wreck diving. It's a bit of an aggressive dive, so you really need an Advanced certification if you want to see anything below the first deck, but it is well preserved and big enough that you will want to dive it quite a few times... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

The water was on the cool side and unfortunately the air temperature even more We dived this wreck with southpoint divers. Just four of us and a guide and we had this vast wreck to ourselves The visibility was clear. If you're a diver and in the area then you must visit here

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