Lauderdale By The Sea


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 […]

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 can find a place to put in, otherwise find it by boat.

GPS Coordinates N 26°17.661′ W 080° 04.139′ Recently Added Dive Sites 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 County and who assisted in the sinking of this vessel because he wanted to show his appreciation for the surrounding community.

Today she lies […]

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 Broward County’s Artificial Reef Program in memory of his son, Jay.

The Jay Scutti lies 1.25 miles east of the Vista Park Kayak Launch […]

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. A large number of soft coral, baitfish and many schools of large barracuda inhabit the wreckage, which is impressive for its colorful nature. Great […]

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 and is usually clearer than locations south of the inlet.

GPS Coordinates N 26° 16.357′ W 080° 04.212′ Recently Added Dive Sites The Berry […]

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 and was sunk in 1986. Later, a dredge pipe and concrete bridge beams were added to the site to help form an artificial reef. […]

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 the 16th street kayak launch. Does anyone know of a kayak launch point north of Hillsboro Inlet?

GPS Coordinates N 26° 17.515′ W 080° […]

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 […]

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 cargo to and from Haiti. She was renamed The Guy Harvey because of the financial help from renowned marine artist Guy Harvey needed to […]