Scuba diving in Christ of the Abyss

  • must see
Access
From Boat
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 65.6 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Current
None
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

Christ of the Abyss Statue is an extraordinary dive site in Key Largo, which became a popular spot with divers from various countries. The statue was created by an Italian sculptor Guido Galetti and set in Italy in 1954. However, it was later forwarded to the Florida State Park Service. Scuba diving in Christ of the Abyss Statue dive site let divers to admire the bronze statue of Jesus Christ with his arms wide open towards the water surface. The statue is located near the Key Largo Dry Rocks, which are always teeming with numerous underwater creatures. 

When to go

Diving in Christ Abyss Statue dive site is advisable from May to October, during the hot season. This season is characterized by average air temperatures of 30-32C/86-89F and water temperatures of 28-30C/82-86F. The period from November to April is warm with approximate water and air temperatures of 15-17C/59-62F.

What to see

Diving in Christ of the Abyss Status dive site let divers to admire the tremendous beauty of the statue, and to observe the abundance of marine life around. The statue is getting covered with several corals and sea fans. Divers can encounter several gruopers, snappers, amberjacks and angelfish around.



 


Reachable from

Key Largo

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