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It is a BIG wreck

Good sizeable wreck with a fair mount to see. Wreck penetration is possible with care. Many good... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2019
LondonUKTraveller101
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Great Dive at the Spiegel Grove

I dived the Spiegel Grove with Rainbow Reef on January 19th. We were lucky to have no current on... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
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Retired 510-foot naval ship intentionally sunk to create an artificial reef for underwater diving enthusiasts.
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

Good sizeable wreck with a fair mount to see. Wreck penetration is possible with care. Many good photo / video opportunities and plenty of space for a few divers. A must do for the area (having already completed the Vandenburg ;)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LondonUKTraveller101
Reviewed 27 January 2019

I dived the Spiegel Grove with Rainbow Reef on January 19th. We were lucky to have no current on the dive site. Visibility was approximately 50'. You really have to dive this wreck to truly appreciate the size of it. There were dozens of Barracuda....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BarnabysDad
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Wonderful dive even though it was cold (I was in a 3 mil) and there was a current. There is plenty of growth and two fairly large grouper hanging around the deck for pictures. We would go back.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tricklic
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I dived with Rainbow Reef Divers on the Spiegel and had a great time. As soon as we got to the bottom of the line there was a huge Barracuda resting who wasn't phased by us. There is some easy swim through passages on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Took wreck diving class from Rainbow Reef ( see other review). Great experience. We couldn’t go out first day due to rough seas. This is a serious dive and could be very dangerous if taken lightly. Do not penetrate if you don’t know what you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elbig1
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The Spiegle sits straight up. Awesome deep dive, the main deck is 107 is with sand at 120ish. Tons of marine life, barracudas, gag and black grouper and we saw minnow balls very late in the season. Great opportunity for wreck penetrations or just easy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PhyeDeaux
Reviewed 17 September 2018

... I finally got to dive the SG. This was by far the most difficult place I ever tried to dive in 40 years. FIRST, I had a trip scheduled with Pleasure DIvers but on the day of the dive I was told I couldn't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jdevine42
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is wonderful, however.. WARNING: Do not do this dive unless you are healthy and an advanced diver, STRONG CURRENTS.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank ginabenahutch
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I achieved my wreck certification on the SG and given the currents around did all 4 dives on the SG. Good condition and some amazing groupers hanging around as well as tarpons and barracuda. The structure has clear features that make navigation clear on the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brad C
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I really enjoyed diving this wreck, which was teeming with sea life and LOADS of visibility. This is a great opportunity to expand your horizons in the Florida Keys

Date of experience: June 2018
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The deck is about 85' and the sea floor 135'. If you're looking to dive with an outfit I would highly recommend Rainbow Reef and they will include a guide for free. They are who my family uses annually.
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