Dive Site: South Inlet Park MAP IT!
City: Boca Raton, Florida
Type of Dive: South Florida Snorkeling & Scuba Diving Beach Dive
Depth: 8-15 Feet
Parking: Parking Lot ($3/hr on the weekends) Accepts Cash, Visa, Discover, Master Card.
Local Beach Cam: South Inlet Park Beach Cam + Deerfield Beach Pier Beach Cam
Last Updated: 9/8/2013
Snorkeling + Scuba Diving The Boca Raton South Inlet Park Beach Dive:
The South Inlet Park reefs are both natural (west & north) and artificial (east). Located on the south side of the Boca Raton Inlet, these reefs are in about 12 feet of water. You can spend a lot of time here as the reefs are close and expansive.
The natural reef starts about 175 feet offshore and runs from the jetty to beyond South Inlet Park. The natural reef is covered in sand, but has sea grass growing on it. Many non-fish marine creatures can be found here. The artificial reef is 325 feet off shore and runs from the main walkway of South Inlet Park to the south side of the building south of the park. Pay attention to the current to determine the best entry point.
Do not swim around the jetty!
Like most of South Florida, you MUST use a dive flag when scuba diving and snorkeling at South Inlet Park.
Directions to the Boca Raton South Inlet Park Beach Dive Location:
From I-95, take Hillsboro Blvd. (exit 42A) east. Make a left onto NE 20th Ave. Follow the road to the right and then make a left onto NE 21st Ave. / A1A / N. Ocean Blvd. You will take this road for about 1.5 miles. South Inlet Park will be on your right.
What You May See At Boca Raton South Inlet Park:
Sergeant Majors, Trumpetfish, Cowfish, Blueheads, Pufferfish, Parrotfish, French Angelfish, Flounder, Eel, Small Sea Snakes, Squid, Octopus, Spotted Eagle Rays, Fire Coral.
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