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Starfish Snorkeling

#13 of 80 Tours in Marathon
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Address: 1248 Overseas Hwy, At the Sea Dog Charters Marina, Marathon, FL 33050-2016
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Snorkel SOMBRERO LIGHTHOUSE & NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY - the third...

Snorkel SOMBRERO LIGHTHOUSE & NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY - the third largest reef in the world - located six miles off-shore. This is the #1-rated reef in the Florida Keys for snorkeling!!!

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Cloudy day but still amazing

We went on April 21st when the wind down were crazy but the captain still found a spot that gave us an amazing snorkeling adventure.

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Jennyintex
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Stafford, Virginia
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Stafford, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on April 21st when the wind down were crazy but the captain still found a spot that gave us an amazing snorkeling adventure.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First-time snorkelers. Family/kids-16,11,8yrs Efficient check/in. Captain& first-mate friendly,knowledgeable, and entertaining. Even my shark-phobia kids got their shark humor. Despite laid-back attitude, never doubted their ability to respond in an emergency. Windy forecast prevented visit to Sombrero reef therefore detoured to Shark cove ( which possibility is stated on website ) Fun, but not too many fish to see - hence... More 

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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked snorkeling trip hoping to snorkel at Sombrero lighthouse reef. Ended up at a channel that was not too impressive I believe due to the amount of young children on boat. The captain and his mate were fantastic and ended up making it enjoyable. Ok for the price.

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Marathon, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was helpful. Highly recommend this adventure, Able to see many fish and other marine life. Boat ride was pleasant.

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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

yes i realize it was a bit windy out, conditions were not that great, but how bout offering a rain check so people that only get to snorkel in the keys once in a blue moon can actually see something under the water other than mud and sand?

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Melbourne, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in the morning to see if they would be going out since it was windy and showed rain. We told her we were concerned for our children and with the conditions it was showing. The lady told us they were going and would take us to a protected area so we would be fine. We had already paid... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We used Starfish based on recommendations we found on Trip Advisor. Overall I thought they did a very good job. We didn't go to Sombrero Reef because it was a bit rough but instead the captain took us to "Shark Cove". The visibility there wasn't very good and we didn't see too much there though. I cant blame the captain... More 

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain and Mate were great. Shark Cove was not very impressive. There was too much wind to go to Sombrero and the visibility at Shark Cove was poor. Is there anywhere else to go when you can't go to Sombrero?

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Tenafly, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to go to an alternate site due to rough seas. Nothing to see there, no fault of the crew. Clean vessel and nice captain.

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LaPorte, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone was very friendly and helpful. We had a great time the captain was very informative and nice. We saw lots of fish a couple of sharks and much more.

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