Broward Boat Dives

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  • Copenhagen Wreck gal_03_18 In 1900 the Copenhagen sank during a voyage between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Havana, Cuba. In 1994, this popular site became a protected underwater preserve. Today, the hull has collapsed but the ...
  • Hillsboro Ledge gal_01_14 A beautiful reef system offshore of Hillsboro Beach. You will see lots of fish and the occasional nurse shark. A good shallow dive after diving some of the many wrecks ...
  • Barracuda Reef gal_12_06 Located approximately 1/2 mile directly east of John U. Lloyd state park most easily reached by kayak or boat. You will see over 20 mooring buoys marking the spot. Barracuda ...
  • Pompano Dropoff Buoys 5 to 16 gal_04_28 Pompano Dropoff is a beautiful reef for diving or snorkling. It is very large so we have broken it up into several posts to show the photos for each section. ...
  • Pompano Dropoff – North End gal_05_01 Pompano Dropoff is a beautiful reef for diving or snorkling. It is very large so we have broken it up into several posts to show the photos for each section. ...
  • Pompano Dropoff – Buoys 25 to 31 gal_06_02 Pompano Dropoff is a beautiful reef for diving or snorkling. It is very large so we have broken it up into several posts to show the photos for each section. ...
  • The Tracy Wreck tracy The Tracy is a 132′ oil rig supply boat. It sits up right in about 70′ of water. It is a 100′ north of the Jay Scutti tug wreck, east ...
  • Oakland Ridge Moorings gal_08_10 Northeast of Ft. Lauderdale Beach and South of Oakland Park Blvd. lay the Oakland Ridge moorings. A series of 15 moorings mark a ledge located 18 to 28 feet deep. ...
  • Pompano Dropoff – Buoys 16 to 31 gal_09_20 Pompano Dropoff is a beautiful reef for diving or snorkling. It is very large so we have broken it up into several posts to show the photos for each section. ...
  • Hall Of Fame Moorings gal_10_25 Located East of Commercial Pier, the Hall of Fame Moorings consist of a series of ledges that are marked by nine buoys. We have found the southern portion to be ...
  • Tenneco Towers gal_11_25 This dive is one of the most popular dive sites in South Florida. Located at the Broward/Miami-Dade county line, it consists of two Gulf of Mexico oil drilling plarforms sitting ...
  • The Caves gal_13_31 The Caves – A shallow series of ledges located about 1/2 mile east of Beach Place on Ft. Lauderdale beach. It can be reached by kayak from both the south ...
  • Abby Too Reef Located Northeast of Hillsboro Inlet, near Horse Shoe, reachable by kayak from the 16th St. kayak launch 55ft at the bottom and 45ft on the top of the ledge. GPS Coordinates N 26° ...
  • Ancient Mariner nemesis_wreck The Nemesis is located almost a mile offshore inside the third reef line. A former Coast Guard Cutter, the Nemesis served as a sub chaser during WW II. After the ...
  • Attis Bathtub Reef A very clear dive reachable by kayak from the 16th St. kayak launch, it is a crater 63ft in the sandy hole and 53ft at the top of the coral. ...
  • Captain Dan Garnsey garnsey_wreck Built in 1937, the Hollyhock was a 175-foot U.S. Coast Guard buoy tender. In February of 1990, the ship was renamed Captain Dan Garnsey and sunk to make an artifical ...
  • Dania Beach dania_beach Dania Beach – Located at the east end of Dania Beach Blvd. Plenty of parking close to the beach. South of the pier is a reef system with a beautiful ...
  • Deerfield Pier Debis A debris pile about six feet high located at a depth of 72 feet to the sand. It attracts many fish. GPS Coordinates N 26° 18.932′ W 080° 03.756′ Recently Added Dive Sites  
  • Donal G. McAllister Sunk June 23, 1998 as part of the Broward County Artificial Reef Program, this 101-foot former New York tug boat sits upright at 70 feet with the tip is 50 ...
  • Guy Harvey Wreck The Guy Harvey was A 185-foot Haitian freighter, the Guy Harvey was built in Holland in 1957 and originally christened the M/V Lady Kimberly. She was used to carry island ...
  • Hammerhead Reef Hammerhead Reef Beginning a half-mile south of Port Everglades, Hammerhead Reef stretches out in front of John U. Lloyd State Park and ends at the Dania Pier. Lying in 60 ...
  • Hillsboro Domes Blessed with the clear visibility seen north of Hillsboro Inlet the Hillsboro Domes rise up 10 feet from the 45 foot sandy bottom. It’s a long 3 mile paddle from ...
  • Hog Heaven hog_heaven Directly East of Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Hog Heaven is accessible by kayak from the #14 Lifeguard tower. It is a 180-foot barge lying upside down in 64 feet of water ...
  • Horse Shoe Horse Shoe reef is located north of Hillsboro Inlet, reachable by kayak from the 16th street put-in area, about a 1.5 mile paddle. The depth is 45 – 60 ft ...
  • Houseboat Wreck houseboat_wreck Approximately one mile offshore of North Ft Lauderdale Beach. The 70-foot steel houseboat rests in 87 feet of water in a patch reef area. She has been down since 1987. ...
  • Jay Scutti Artifical Reef Site An artificial reef system in 70 feet of water consisting of several wrecks. At the center is the Jay Scutti harbor tugboat, purchased by Dale Scutti and donated to the ...
  • Jim Atria Artificial Reef The ship, a 240-foot Dutch freighter, originally named Poinciana, was built in 1961. She was later renamed Jim Atria, after a developer, diver, and sport fisherman who lived in Broward ...
  • Johnson’s Mound Johnson’s Mound is a ledge with a depth of 43ft with a 4 to 8 ft ledge located 1/2 mile east of Hillsboro Beach. A good kayak dive if you ...
  • Lauderdale By The Sea commercial Lauderdale By The Sea – Located at the east end of Commercial Blvd., on either side of the pier. Suitable for both snorklers and scuba divers. Swim out to the ...
  • Mariner II Tug Also known as Mary St. Phillips, this 110-foot steel tug was built in 1943 and along with another 130-foot barge, was sunk in 1993 to form an artificial reef and ...
  • Mary St. Phillips Also known as Mariner II Tug, this 110-foot steel tug was built in 1943 and along with another 130-foot barge, was sunk in 1993 to form an artificial reef and ...
  • Mercedes I The freighter Mercedes I was built in Hamburg, Germany, in 1952 and is 194 feet long, On November 23, 1984, while at anchor, a storm ripped the freighter from her anchor ...
  • Rebel Wreck The Wreck of the Rebel lies bow to the north, on a sand and coral debris bottom. This Dutch freighter was built in 1947 and after a long career as ...
  • Robert Edmister Wreck Located about 3/4 mile east of Ft. Lauderdale and approximately between Sunrise Blvd and Oakland park Blvd. this 95-foot Coast Guard Cutter was sunk on December 11, 1989. She lies ...
  • Rodeo 25 Named for the sinking of the Windward Trader in May 1990 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Pompano Beach Rodeo. The wreck is a 215-foot twin-masted Dutch Freighter ...
  • Rodeo Divers Artificial Reef An artificial reef located 1.5 miles due east of Pompano Pier, the Rodeo Divers Artificial Reef is a collection of at least eight wrecks which have come together to assist ...
  • Spotfin Reef Spotfin Reef lies 1.25 miles northeast of the Port Everglades Inlet and 1.5 miles SouthEast of Ft. Lauderdale beach, accessible by kayak from the South Ft. Lauderdale Beach kayak launch. ...
  • The Alpha alpha_wreck Alpha is an 85-foot schooner that was sunk in 78 feet of water on March 25, 1989. It is located 1-1/2 miles due east of the Pompano Pier on the ...
  • The Berry Patch The Berry Patch is a wreck of a large harbor tug boat located just southeast of the Ancient Mariner. You will see many fish, including huge barracudas. It’s 65′ to ...
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