Scuba diving in Jupiter
Jupiter diving counts among the
best in Florida. Jupiter's warm water attracts many kinds of
fish and sea creatures. Loggerhead, hawksbill, turtles,
moray eels and goliath groupers can be seen in
sites along with many other tropical fish. Jupiter's dive
sites offer a diversity of reef depth ranging from 20 to 160
feet (6 to 49 meters). Drift diving fans can be guaranteed
an effortless dive with lots of
marine life to see.
Always dive according to your level of training.
Never enter the water without checking with
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 23°C and 31°C. (75° F
and 89° F)
Average Water surface temperature: 22° C (73°F)
Visibility often averaging: Visibility is between 30 and 100
feet (21 to 30 meters)
Coldest time: January
Warmest time: July
Possible to dive all year round.
Jupiter is one of the most attractive dive areas in Florida.
Many kinds of fish frequent Jupiter's dive site more than
any other dive sites in Florida; like lemon shark and
goliath grouper. Jupiter offers a diverse selection of water
sports, scuba diving, snorkeling. It has a great number of
artificial reefs and wreck dive sites which are home to many
kinds of sea life. The dive sites suit all levels of
expertise; novice, intermediate and expert divers.
Some of Jupiter dive sites.
Bath & Tennis is a natural reef site. It is at a depth of
40-60 feet (12 -18 meters). This dive site is home to
numerous kinds of sea life.
Breakers Reef is about 45 to 60 feet (14-18 meters) deep. It
is home to many kinds of underwater creatures and visited by
a diversity of unusual species including batfish, morays,
pancake fish, stargazers and puffers as well as turtles,
scorpionfish, and stingrays.
Cable crossing, as its name indicates, is marked by a
telecommunication cable. It is a shallow reef about 25 feet
(8 meters) deep. It is home to lobsters and colorful corals.
Fish Bowl and Sea Aquarium is at a depth of 40-50 feet
(12-15 meters). It is home to massive schools of tropical
fish. This dive site is identified by the different species
Flower Gardens is a beautiful dive site with may kinds of
corals and sponges growing in the area. The site is at a
depth range from 42 to70 feet (13 -21 meters).
High Ledge is the highest ledge in Jupiter, it is about 30
feet (9 meters) high and it sand is 90 feet (27 meters)
deep. It makes a great home for snappers, lobsters, grunts,
amberjacks and many schools of fish.
Horseshoe Reef is about 40-60 feet (12-18 meters) deep. It
is a horseshoe shaped ledge. The ledge is covered with
sponges and sea fans. It attracts a massive population of
tropical schools like snappers and many others.
The Lighthouse is one of the most famous dive sites in
Jupiter. It has a greater diversity of fish than any dive
site located in Jupiter Inlet. At least 179 species of fish
are seen on this site. It is about 60-90 feet (18-27 meters)
The cave is about 120-160 feet (36-49 meters) deep. It is an
advanced site. Divers can swim through its 60 to 80 feet
(18- 24 meters) long tunnel with exits visible at both
sides. The site is home to lobsters, sharks and rays.