Scuba diving in Lantana
Diving in Lantana is a great
treat for divers. Lantana is close to the Gulf Stream which
abundance of sea life and our living coral reef.
The wreck dive sites here are attractive and attract a lot
of jewfish. Lantana diving sites
all levels of expertise
and most of its dive sites are a mere 30 minutes away from
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: 29°C (84° F)
Average Water surface temperature: 24°C (75 °F)
Visibility often averaging: Visibility is between 60 and 100
feet (18 to 30 meters)
Coldest time: January
Warmest time: July
Possible to dive all year round.
Lantana is located in Palm Beach County; it is home to some
of the best diving in south Florida.
Lantana dive sites have
varied depths that suit snorkelers and scuba divers as well.
They are home to a wide variety of tropical fish that
characterize this part of the Atlantic Ocean.
Some of Lantana dive sites.
Delray Ledges is a spectacular reef with 15 to 20 (4 to 6
meters) feet high ledges and 65 feet (19 meters) deep. There
are large cracks and tunnels, you can swim through. It is a
great site for underwater photography. It is home to large
groups of snappers. Hogfish, barracuda, some grouper and
jacks can be seen on this site.
Budweiser Barge is a wreck dive site. A costal freighter was
sunk in 95 feet (28 meters) of water in 1987. The ship sits
upright. This artificial dive site is home to abundant sea
life. Algae and hydroids have grown on the wreck.
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.
Genesis Reef is at a depth of 86 feet (26 meters) deep. The
site consists of concrete rubble. It is a fabulous dive site
and home to many kinds of sea life including large cobia,
grouper, hogfish, snapper and grunts. Also Crustaceans and
shellfish are common in the area.
Gazebo is a beautiful reef site. There is 2 to 3 feet (60 to
90 cm) high step ledge runs parallel to the main ledge. It
is home to a huge variety of sea life including jacks,
squid, angelfish, trumpet fish, and moray eels. This site is
a great spot to watch nurse shark.