Scuba Diving in
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79851 Overseas Hwy · Islamorada, FL 33036
Bud N' Mary's Marina
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Diver Skill Level Novice
Depth 12 - 35 Feet
Current (none to strong)
The most popular dives on the Elbow are on its wrecks,
their abundance of fish. There are three major wrecks on the
reef. The Tonawanda sunk in 1866. It is the most northern and
rest offshore, with its metal hull. The City of Washington is a
schooner that sunk in 1917. It lies just offshore of the tower.
The Civil War Wreck sits just north of the tower. With the
remains of its wooden hull held together with iron fasteners.
Of these three the schooner is the most visited. Its broken
metal hull gives a nice backdrop to picture taking of the fish
that call this wreck home.
of the Deep Statue
Diver Skill level Novice
Depth Shallow to 25 Feet
Current None to moderate
The Christ of the Deep Statue is 9' tall and cast bronze. It
was sculpted by Egad Cress in Italy and donated to the Underwater
Society of America. The statue is a duplicate of the Christ of
the Abysses statue that rest in 50' of water off Genoa Italy. The
Christ Statue is one of the most photographed sites in the world.
This is an easy dive the statue sits on a sandy bottom in 25' of
water. The diver can explore in either direction along the reef
following the sand cannels that run out from the center. A word
of caution on this dive diver should note the current and plan the
dive accordingly. With the heavy boat traffic in the area you want
to surface near some corral that reaches close to the surface near