Common Questions

No. The Memorial Reef™ is a memorial site, but not a cemetery. Cremation ashes are mixed with the material that forms the Reef and become part of this one-of-a-kind cremation memorial site. Discover becoming part of the Reef with deployment.

No. The Memorial Reef™ is an ecosystem that depends upon every component to function properly. Reef fish must be left alone to maintain the balance essential to success of the Reef.

The Neptune Memorial Reef™ does not scatter ashes at the Memorial Reef™. We mix cremation ashes with the material that makes up the Reef to create new Reef features. We call this process deployment.

Yes. The Neptune Memorial Reef™ accepts cremation ashes from any crematorium for deployment to the Memorial Reef™. The Neptune Memorial Reef™ offers affordable cremation plans for those looking for trusted cremation services.

Cremated remains may be delivered in person, by the post office, or other shipper to our vault. Cremation ashes are stored in the vault pending deployment.

Absolutely. When you call the Neptune Memorial Reef™ and make arrangements for deployment, simply let us know that you would like to participate in creating the Memorial Reef™ feature. We will confirm scheduling options at our Florida facility.

Of course. We welcome families to join us as we create a Memorial at the Memorial Reef™. You may observe from the boat or participate in the dive to the Reef. Deployment timing depends on staff schedule and weather conditions. Let us know your wishes when you contact the Neptune Memorial Reef™ to arrange deployment.

At this time, we arrange deployments at the time of death or following death. Exceptions are made when a family member is deployed and the family wishes to reserve adjoining spots for family members.

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Permanent Placement

Celebrate a loved one’s life and legacy with a permanent memorial in this unique underwater setting.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Your choice of Reef Placement – from Limited Release, Exclusive and Premium to Standard or Legacy placement options
  • Deployment to the reef
  • Personalized copper memorial plaque
  • Online memorial page
  • Completion certificate
starting at $2995
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Memorial Plaque

A personalized, commemorative plaque on the Reef is a simple yet truly memorable way to pay tribute to a special life.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Personalized copper memorial plaque
  • Online memorial page
  • Completion certificate
$595
Selected

Scatter at Sea

Honor a loved one’s life and legacy with the Scatter at Sea package.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Scattering in the open waters over the Neptune Memorial Reef®
  • Personalized copper memorial plaque
  • Online memorial page
  • Scattering certificate
starting at $595
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Legacy

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Placement in the First Phase Road Columns
  • Personalized copper memorial plaque
  • Certificate of completion
  • Online memorial page
$2995
Selected

Standard

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Placement in Second Phase Road Column
  • Personalized copper memorial plaque
  • Certificate of completion
  • Online memorial page
$5995
Selected

Premium

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Starfish, Seashell, Coral, or Sea Biscuit
  • Personalized copper memorial plaque
  • Certificate of completion
  • Online memorial page
$7995
Selected

Limited Release

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Turtle, Stingray (Lucy - Straight Tail or Desi - Curled Tail)
  • Personalized copper memorial plaque
  • Certificate of completion
  • Online memorial page
$9995
Selected

Exclusive

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Crown Placement - Mermaid or Dolphin
  • Personalized copper memorial plaque
  • Certificate of completion
  • Online memorial page
$12995
Selected

Limited Release - Lion

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 30'' Simba
  • Personalized copper memorial plaque
  • Certificate of completion
  • Online memorial page
$24995
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The family is welcome to be present during the mixing of the placement and is scheduled at their convenience. They may also help with the mixing, add trinkets or a note to the mix or leave hand prints on the placement.

Family members are welcome to be present during a scattering ceremony or the deployment of a loved one's permanent placement on the Neptune Memorial Reef. This provides the opportunity for family and friends to gather and celebrate the special life of a loved one - and the chance to say goodbye. The Reef crew can assist with chartering a boat as well as scheduling at the family's convenience.