10 Florida Wonders You Can Only See If You Venture Underwater

Wetter is always better! Check out the beautiful and mysterious underwater attractions when you VISIT FLORIDA.

Get excited to go underwater…

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1. Check out the Miami Seaquarium Sea Trek Reef Encounter.

Breathe easily with a special helmet as you walk through a 300,000-gallon tropical reef. Que romántico.

2. Kayak out to Indian Key Historic State Park.

Park your kayak on the shores of this island and swim over the calming seagrass.

3. Snorkel at the famous Key Largo.

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Swim in crystal clear water and snorkel in paradise.

4. Or check out underwater shipwrecks.

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The Maritime Heritage Trail at the Biscayne National Park has six shipwrecks to explore — if you dare.

5. Watch mermaids do an underwater performance.

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At the Weeki Wachee Springs, you can see mermaids do a live rendition of The Little Mermaid.

6. Swim with the animals at Coral Cove Park.

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Limestone rock formations attract lots of sea life to this reef.

7. Visit Christ of the Abyss.

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The John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park has 178 nautical square miles of coral reefs — and Christ of the Abyss‚ a 4,000-pound bronze sculpture of Jesus Christ resting on the ocean floor.

8. Swim through 30,000 feet of underwater caves.

The Devil’s Eye cave system is one of the most popular in the world. It’s filled with winding tunnels and tight spaces — bravery required (and a certification as well)!

9. Stay at an underwater hotel.

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Scuba dive 21 feet below the surface and swim your way down to the Jules’ Undersea Lodge. Spend the night looking out into the sea from your hotel room, while the sea peers back.

10. Check out the fossils on the cave walls of Jackson Blue.

Take a trip to the small town of Marianna where you’ll find the Jackson Blue cave system. It boasts old fossils and depths ranging from 40 feet to 90 feet. Certification required.

The sea is waiting for you, friends!

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