Lauderdale By The Sea

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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 end of the pier (about 100 yds) to the first reef. Remember to keep your distance from the pier. In years past there was […]

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 feet of water and dropping off to 80 feet it contains many undercuts and ledges which provide a home for an abundance of […]

Dania Beach

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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 reef an easy swim from shore. No kayak launching here but you can put your kayaks in just north at John U. Lloyd State […]

Pompano Dropoff - Buoys 16 to 31

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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. It’s a long swim (about 400 yds. from shore) but it can be reached from the beach. Kayaks are more suitable. The depth ranges […]

Oakland Ridge Moorings

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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. Several caves and crevices provide homes to many types of fish. This is a great ledge dive reachable from the Vista Park kayak launch […]

Pompano Dropoff - Buoys 25 to 31

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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. It’s a long swim (about 400 yds. from shore) but it can be reached from the beach. Kayaks are more suitable. The depth ranges […]

Pompano Dropoff - North End

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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. It’s a long swim (about 400 yds. from shore) but it can be reached from the beach. Kayaks are more suitable. The depth ranges […]

Pompano Dropoff Bouys 5 to 16

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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. It’s a long swim (about 400 yds. from shore) but it can be reached from the beach. Kayaks are more suitable. The depth ranges […]

Copenhagen Wreck

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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 overgrown structure continues to offer much to see. Much of the ship’s structure has become part of the reef. The wreck lies with […]