Scuba diving in Coral Springs
Coral Springs offers a great variety of underwater
sports. Coral Springs warm waters and great visibility,
allows you to explore its
breathtaking underwater life. You
will be fascinated by the variety of
dive sites in Coral
Springs, deep, shallow and artificial. This spot is also
very good for drift diving.
Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with
Coral Springs dive
centers for safety, additional information, level required
for each dive site and without being accompanied by a
All the information provided is purely informative for our
readers and shouldn't be used as is to plan your immersion.
Average annual temperature: Between 21°C and 28°C.
(70° F and 83° F)
Average Water surface temperature: Between 22°C and
28°C. (72° F and 83° F)
Visibility often averaging: Visibility is between 30
to 80 feet (10 to 24meters)
Coldest time: January
Warmest time: July
Possible to dive all year round.
If you are a drift diving fan; Coral Springs is the
right place for you. Coral Springs offers some of the best
wreck and reef sites in Florida. Lynn's Reef and Delray
Ledges are great drift diving spots. The great visibility
allows you to enjoy seeing abundant sea life in this area.
Some of Coral Springs dive sites.
Captain Tony was sunk in 1996 and now it sits upright
in 85 feet (26 meters) of water. It was named after Captain
Tony Townsend a local dive charter captain. The wreck is a
great spot to observe marine life, look for several large
jewfish swimming in the area.
Lynn's Reef was named after Capitan Lynn Simmons.
This shallow reef is a bout 40 feet (12 meters) deep. It has
a abundant marine life and topographical variety more than
any other site. But the current can be strong in some
occasions. It suits drift diving fans.
Sea Emperor is at a depth of 45 - 70 feet (14-21
meters). It is a beautiful artificial wreck site which is
best for intermediate divers. The wreck was sunk to become
home to many kinds of sea life. A wide variety of underwater
life inhabits the area like moray eel, jewfish and stingray
as well as nurse sharks, groupers and snook.
Mercedes I is the most famous diving site of Coral
Springs wreck sites. The ship was sunk in 1984 during a
terrible storm and now it lies in 60 - 100 feet (18 - 30
meters) of water. Hurricane Andrew hit the area in the year
1992 and tore it in two. The visibility in the area is great
and it is an advanced dive site. The wreck became home to
abundant sea life.
Delray Ledges is one of one of the most famous dive
sites in the area. The reef structure is quite attractive
and the reef has several vertical cracks and tunnels which
are great for photography. The site is easy to dive just
follow the ledge and explore the broken reef area. The site
is great for drift diving.
Capt. Dan Wreck was deliberately sunk in 1990 to form
an artificial reef. It was named after Captain Dan Garnsey,
a well-known drift fishing boat owner. It now lies in 90 -
110 feet (27 - 34 meters) of water. It is intact with large
holes easy for divers to penetrate. Special care must be
taken when penetrating wrecks and this should only be done
if the dive guide gives you permission to do so. Going into
wrecks could be dangerous.