Florida

GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES

Florida is located in the south-east of the US and consists of a mainland portion, a peninsula and the island group Florida Keys in the south. Florida's east coast is located on the Atlantic Ocean and the west and south coast of the Gulf of Mexico. About 19.6 million inhabitants live on a total area of about 170,300 km2. The capital, Tallahassee, is located on the mainland in the north of Florida. The official English language. Florida you can find a variety of airports, whereby for the beginning of a dive trip to the south the international airport in Miami is very suitable. Florida is located in the time zone UTC -4 hours.

DIVING AT DESTINATION

Around Florida you will find numerous possibilities to explore the diverse underwater world of the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic. In West Palm Beach on the east coast of Florida the underwater world is characterized by a multitude of sea turtles. In the north of the west coast of Florida the underwater world invites. With exciting depressions made of limestone for hollow dipping. The most popular region for divers is the underwater world of the Florida Keys, which offers next to colorful corals also a variety of wrecks.

DIVING QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Florida's underwater world can be explored for both the beginner and the advanced world.

POPULAR DIVE REGIONS

MARSA ALAM

LOOE KEY

Before heading to Key West, the path leads to the Big Pine Key. From here you can reach the underwater world of Looe Key, which is protected by color, and which is lined with color-intensive reefs.

MARSA ALAM

KEY LARGO

The dive area at Key Largo offers mainly shallow reefs with many different kinds of fish (eg crawfish, rays, shark sharks, parrot fish). In addition, this underwater world is characterized by steinkorallen and a multitude of sunken ships. Due to the more powerful currents, this region is suitable for experienced divers.

CLIMATE

Florida is divided into two different climate zones. If you encounter a subtropical climate in the north, you will find a tropical climate in the south of the state. In the summer the temperatures usually rise above 30 ° C and during the winter an average of up to 24 ° C is reached.

BEST TRAVEL TIME

Florida is a destination that can be visited all year round.

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