Scuba diving and snorkeling in Boca Raton, Florida is easy and beautiful! Some of the reefs here are just and gorgeous as the architecture throughout the city!
Boca Raton has three prominent beach dive locations. Turtle Reef, South Inlet Park and Red Reef Park. Just walk onto any beach at one of these locations, enter the water and swim east! Within 500ft from shore, you’ll find an amazing scuba diving and snorkeling site in Boca Raton, Florida.
It’s said that some of the best kept beach diving secret are in Boca Raton. The shallow reefs give you a ton of bottom time. They are great for snorkeling, too! In fact, Red Reef Park ONLY allows snorkeling — NO scuba diving.
Although Boca Raton has the Boca Inlet with South Inlet Park on its south, its easier to dive Boca Raton from Hillsboro Inlet, because there are no commercial marinas in the city of Boca Raton.
If you’re visiting Boca Raton, Florida on vacation, the city has many hotels on the beach, making scuba diving and snorkeling easy.
Don’t forget to check out Mizner Park and Town Center at Boca Raton!
Not a scuba diver yet? If you’re interested in becoming scuba certified in the city of Boca Raton, we strongly recommend Force-e.
Also, Boca Raton, Florida is home to Sink, Florida Sink’s favorite snorkeling spots!
If you’re ready to scuba dive and snorkel Boca Raton, check out our South Florida dive sites page!
Boca Raton Scuba Diving + Snorkeling