REEF Fest Diving

At REEF Fest 2018, participants can join dive trips on Friday and Saturday mornings, alongside fellow REEF members, fish surveyors, and marine enthusiasts. Tanks on, fins on! Now dive, dive, dive!


How to dive at REEF Fest:

At REEF Fest 2018, participants are invited to join dedicated REEF boat charters at participating Upper Keys dive shops on the mornings of Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22. Each boat will have a REEF representative onboard, with fish identification materials available for you to use during your dives. You can sign up and pay for dives or snorkeling directly through the REEF website. It is not necessary to call any dive shops to register for REEF Fest. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your space, please review the information listed here and then complete the REEF Fest Diving form. After submitting the form, you will be directed to a page to submit your payment. Space on a REEF Fest boat is not confirmed until payment has been made. 

REEF Fest Dive Partners:

Dive shops currently offering dedicated REEF Fest charters include: 

Horizon Divers, located at 105800 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037. Morning check in at 8:00am

Amoray Dive Resort, located at 104250 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037l. Morning check in at 8:00am

Quiescence Diving Services, located at 103680 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037. Morning check in at 8:00am

Key Dives, located at 79851 Oversesa Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036. Morning check in at 8:00am

Click here to register for a REEF Fest dive charter

Please book your space directly with REEF. You do not need to call the dive shop.

Interested in snorkeling? 

Amoray Dive Resort will offer a snorkel friendly charter (divers also welcome!) on the mornings of Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22. If you are interested in joining a different charter as a snorkeler, please inquire with or call 305-852-0030. 

What is the cost to dive or snorkel?

A two-tank morning dive trip costs $90 per person, and includes tanks and weights. If you want to participate as a snorkeler, the cost is $45 per person.

What if I need rental gear? 

Please contact the dive shop to make arrangements for rental gear. All costs for rental gear will be paid directly to the dive shop. Tanks and weights are included in the cost of the dive trip and do not need to be reserved in advance. 

What is the cancellation policy? 

All dives are subject to change based on weather and other conditions. Due to the nature of REEF Fest and the large number of guests who attend, no refunds are available for cancellation or no shows. You will recieve a full refund for the dive cost if the dive operator cancels that day's trip, however, we are not able to offer refunds for REEF Fest diving under any other circumstance. 

What happens after I register? 

Shortly after you submit your registration form, one of our staff will send you a confirmation e-mail. You will also be asked to complete a REEF liability waiver. Any other necessary paperwork, such as dive shop waivers, will be completed in person on the day of the trip. 




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