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Review of Spirit Snorkeling

Spirit Snorkeling
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Owner description: Spirit Snorkeling of Marathon – providing daily snorkel trips to Sombrero Reef & Pirate’s Cove. Specializing in families and first time snorkelers, our friendly crew will take you on a fun filled adventure to the either the Sombrero Reef Marine Sanctuary and Lighthouse or to our special location on the Florida Bay—Pirate’s Cove. Sombrero Reef is the third largest barrier reef in the world and this beautiful 30 acre coral reef ranges from 2–30 feet deep with thousands of tropical fish. The Sombrero Lighthouse was built before the Civil War and today still helps mariners navigate the Keys with its light. Coral Reefs are among the most biologically diverse ecosystems on earth. They are second only to the tropical rain forests in the number of species they harbor, and indeed are sometimes called “The Rain Forests of the Sea”. You haven’t really seen the Keys until you’ve seen our under water areas. If the weather is too rough to go out to Sombrero Reef our dedicated crew will take you over to Pirate’s Cove, where the water is generally much calmer. Here you will see many species of tropical fish, under water plant life, lobsters and even sea horses. The water is quite shallow, making it a perfect spot to snorkel. Even sightseers enjoy our trips as many species can be seen from the boat. We take no scuba divers, we only go to shallow water snorkeling locations and Back Water Eco tours.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never snorkeled and found it awesome to be in such a cristal clear water, so close to a lot of different fishes! The crew was helpful and funny, which made the time spent on boat even better. This trip was our best activity in Florida!!

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CaptainPips, Manager at Spirit Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well now you are not fist time snorkelers anymore and sounds like you are hooked.
It is truly amazing to be in the water with the sea life.
Thanks for the five stars!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Sombrero Reef. It was my boyfriend's first time snorkeling and he was amazed. I have snorkeled before, but the variety of fish and the clarity of the water on this trip was fantastic. On the way back the captain spotted some dolphins and stopped for people to take pictures. We would definitely do this again.

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CaptainPips, Manager at Spirit Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sounds like you got one of those perfect snorkeling days and the sea life was out in full force.
It's amazing to see them.
We appreciate your business, come back and snorkel with us again sometime.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for a great experience Capt. had a great time, well organized, fun and informative. Will book again. Boat captain was well aware of his surroundings and safety was key . He Loves his job!!!

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CaptainPips, Manager at Spirit Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes, our staff does love their jobs. There office is the ocean.
Glad you had a great experience aboard the , "Spirit."
Looking forward to your next trip.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crew was enjoyable and very helpful. Sombrero Reef was good snorkeling. It was a clear day and there were lots of fish to see. Quite a fun trip.

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CaptainPips, Manager at Spirit Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your snorkeling adventure.
Thanks for the 5 stars.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trip was a but choppy due to weather but captain and first mate created a safe environment for snorkeling. Plenty of time to come in and out of water before heading back.

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CaptainPips, Manager at Spirit Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the five stars. Mother nature doesn't always give us those perfect snorkeling days.
You will just have to come back an do it again when the winds are calmer.

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