Underwater National Parks

When most of us think of a national park we think, trees and dirt trails. Unless your life is on the water, few seldom associate a park with being underwater. In reality, millions of acres of land have been dedicated to the preservation and renewal of our underwater world. Very little of this vast underwater paradise has been explored by divers.

Since Atlantis Kemer’s home base is on Key West, part of Florida’s southern archipelago, our location opens us up to several National Parks on the Eastern seaboard. Last year, while our company boat, Sea Goddess was in dry dock we chartered a 45-foot schooner and went on holiday to explore. It was a beautiful ship managed by my friend’s company, who also runs a top rated buffalo tow service further inland who delivered the vessel to us. In fact they’ve developed many companies over the years much like a rejuvenating underwater ecosystem would do.

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Come Dive With Us, Come Dive, Come Dive Away


We have some of the best diving in the world within a day’s sail of our south Florida home base. Our crew is reliable and the boat is top notch, we are PADI 5 certified and a very friendly sort. These are some of the reasons we are considered one of the go-to outfits to hook up with when wanting an extraordinary dive experience.

It’s not unusual before setting off on a three or four-day sailing expedition for us to have the best party catering companies come dockside to get us off on the right foot with a sumptuous breakfast. We start early, 6am and there is no diving for the first two hours. As we make sail for the reef, guest sit-back and relax. Well satiated, anticipation runs high as we motor out into the open seas towards our destination.

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