Articles Tagged ‘scuba’

Take a Wreck Trek Dive Challenge

Take a Wreck Trek Dive Challenge April 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
For divers visiting the Florida Keys, the Wreck Trek Dive Passport Program spotlights the Florida Keys Shipwreck Trail, and continues through Jan. 1, 2012. Certified divers can explore the destination’s most appealing feature — a string of sunken vessels and artificial reefs — and be awarded...

Dive with Shipwreck Salvors in Key West

Dive with Shipwreck Salvors in Key West April 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
In the 1600s and 1700s, fleets of Spanish galleons sailed regularly past the Florida Keys carrying goods and treasures from the New World back to Spain. Many such galleons sank in Keys waters, and modern-day shipwreck salvage divers have sought their wreck sites in the region for decades. In March a...

Underwater Easter Bunny in Key Largo

Underwater Easter Bunny in Key Largo April 22, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
As part of an annual fundraiser for Kids In Special Situations, which provides gifts and holiday cheer to needy children, divers and snorkelers visiting the Florida Keys can plunge into an underwater game of hide and seek during the 11th annual Underwater Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, April 24, in...

No Hands Needed for Scuba Diving?

No Hands Needed for Scuba Diving? February 21, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The new Pegasus Thruster, the world’s first hands-free diver propulsion unit (or, underwater scooter) was recently tested and adapted for use in the waters of the Florida Keys — a fitting “first” for the island chain known as the dive capital of North America. Dean Vitale, an aerospace...

SNUBA: Snorkeling + Scuba = FAMILY FUN

SNUBA: Snorkeling + Scuba = FAMILY FUN July 9, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
For adventure junkies who want to go beyond snorkeling and experience the Keys’ underwater beauty in a safe, comfortable and easy way can try SNUBA, a method that enables ocean lovers to breathe easily underwater without wearing dive gear or earning a certification. With SNUBA, people can discover...

That’s Amore! Dive into LOVE-ly Key Largo resort

That’s Amore!  Dive into LOVE-ly Key Largo resort March 19, 2010 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Most people think I’m nuts for not diving as much as I used to, because my back yard is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Though I do dive on occasion, it’s hard to hold a candle to Amy Slate’s passion for scuba diving. Recently she shared with me what it is about...