20.5751, -87.1049

1265 Logged Dives

Tortugas Reef

Tortugas is a relatively flat reef with a gradual slope from 15m to 40m (50ft to 130ft) and is covered with corals. The dive site has a medium strong to very strong current normally flowing from south to north, this is an Advanced Dive Site.

Wildlife encounters include spotted eagle rays, nurse sharks, lots of turtles, stingrays, moray eels, tons of reef fish, and colorful corals and sponges.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 19m

Visibility

  • 21m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Nurse Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Kemp`s Ridley Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Nurse Shark
Rays
Stingrays
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Kemp`s Ridley Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster

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