Key West Diving & Snorkeling

Amazing Reef & Wreck Diving Year-Round

Inner Reefs & Outer Reefs • Explore the Amazing Wrecks • Try a Night Dive!

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Daily Reef & Wreck Dives

Our Key West Dive Trips

The Florida Keys is the most popular dive & snorkel destination in the world! The coral reefs of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary are home to the world’s third largest barrier reef and a whole array of marine inhabitants.  It’s world class wreck diving is anchored by the USNS Vandenberg, a truly remarkable wreck, fantastic dive and one of the largest artificial reefs in the world!

Reef Diving in Key West

INNER REEFS – 3 ft. to 30 ft. depth. The inner coral reefs are a thrill to snorkelers and scuba divers alike! These extensive reefs are abundant in coral and marine life, with lost of available light and maximum dive time. All coral reef dives are two locations. Be sure to bring your camera!

OUTER REEFS – 35 ft. to 45 ft. depth. The outer bar provides a slightly deeper dive on beautiful coral formations. These reefs offer some of the nicest corals, gorgonians and larger fish found in the Florida Keys.

NIGHT DIVES – 25 to 30 ft. depth. We offer one tank night dives on the Coral reefs surrounding Key West. Let us introduce you to the joys of night diving, witness the coral polyps feeding, parrot fish sleeping and crabs and lobsters moving freely on the ocean floor. Our staff will be available in the water to guide and assist you.

Wreck Dives in Key West

CAYMAN SALVAGE MASTER – 90 to 95 ft. depth. This wreck is a 180 foot long, steel hulled buoy tender that was sunk in 1985. The CAYMAN is your best opportunity to interact with goliath groupers (large jewfish) and moray eels. The staff supervised dive is generally on the deck, where all the marine life action takes place. Your second dive is to one of our less traveled shallow reef sites.

VANDENBERG – 95 TO 100 ft. depth to the deck. This world class wreck is over 520 ft. in length. It is the largest most accessible artificial reef and sits in 145 ft. of water. This World War II troop transport also served as a missile tracker during the cold war. Her signature giant radar dishes were used to track the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo capsules. Our guided dive on the deck will lead you in exploration of its unique super structure, radar dishes, bridge, com-rooms and crown nest on an air profile.

Our customers Are Talking


5 stars

Thankfully we decided to go ahead with Dive Key West....We couldn't have been happier. The instructor Jarrett did an excellent job getting us over the first day nerves and running us through the two day course.

– RJS.

5 stars

First of all, the dive crew was a blast! They were friendly, knowledgeable and hilarious. They made the experience great from start to finish.

– Dorothy H.

5 stars

Both Master Instructors were outstanding in knowledge, skills, and customer service...Crew handled all customer gear with exceptional care. Highly recommended. Many thanks.

– Bob A.

Setting The Bar High

Blue Star Operater

Dive Key West, Inc. was the first dive facility in the Lower Keys to quality as a Blue Star Operator. This designation is awarded to operators who are dedicated to coral reef education and preservation. Bob Holston and Cece Roycraft the owners of Dive Key West have been involved in many initiatives for the preservation of the Florida Keys coral reefs for the past 44 years. They had the honor of being the citizens to go before Congress requesting the Keys be designated a National Marine Sanctuary.  As Capt. Hook’s Dive Key West, we hope to carry on that tradition as new the owners.  

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Booking is fast and easy. We offer the most competitive rates for diving, snorkeling and gear rentals in all of Key West. Click the button below to select your service and get on the water!

Please note: In the interest of your safety, please be aware of the following requirements:

• If it has been more than one year since your last scuba dive, you will be required to dive your first dive accompanied by one of our complementary dive guides.

• If it has been over 2 years since your last scuba dive, you will be required to take a Scuba Refresher course or Scuba Tune-Up.

Cancelation Policy. We understand your travel plans may change. With that in mind, Capt. Hook’s has a very simple cancellation policy: As long as you cancel outside of 24 hours there is NO charge. However, if you cancel within 24 hours or NO-SHOW the day of your class/course or trip we will be charging the full amount of the dives or 50% of the course/class. Thank you!