24.4789, -81.8423

316 Logged Dives

Sand Key Lighthouse

Sand Key is a Sanctuary Preservation area that was originally its own island. Due to erosion and hurricanes, it’s been reduced to a very small patch of sand surrounded by a coral reef. The sand is an especially nice feature you don’t usually have at other Florida coral reefs. Great dive and snorkel spot.

You’ll see typical Caribbean life like nurse and reef sharks, possible eagle rays, turtles, stingrays, and lots of fish: snapper, angelfish, grunts, parrot fish, and grouper.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 10m

Visibility

  • 11m
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
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Rays
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snapper
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Rays
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Snapper
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish

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