Florida Keys Most Popular Dive & Snorkeling Sites

Upper Keys

Conch Reef

Conch Reef is located at about MM 99 East of Windley Key, 3 1/2 miles Southwest of Pickles Reef. There is a red marker buoy but no mooring buoys. The depth range is from 2 to 100 feet making this site excellent for beginner to advanced divers and excellent for snorkelers.

Conch Reef got its name from the Queen Conch that live in the sand and grassy flats around the area. This site has large barrel sponges, gorgonians, prolific sea life and interesting spur and groove coral formations.

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