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South Florida is a diving magnet with luscious reefs with natural and fabricated beauty under the surface. Did you happen to know that over the past 20 years, Broward County’s Artificial Reef Program has situated over seventy-five synthetic reefs on the ocean floor? One mile off the coast of Deerfield Beach is a reef known as Rapa Nui Reef. It weighs about three hundred tons and is half the length of a football field. The Rapa Nui Reef distinguishes the city in the way 887 similar monuments did Easter Island in the remote South Pacific.

The reef is the combination of a public art project of the “Moai” figures that were created in Stuart along with fabricated reef materials. The reef is called Rapa Nui, the Polynesian translation of “Easter Island.”…

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The Blue Heron Bridge crosses over to beautiful Singer Island. This offers some of the best diving not just in Florida, but America and possibly the world. This is a scuba diver’s dream spot. It is located on Singer Island so there are no worries about booking a boat or long travel times because it’s a shallow dive spot.

The offering argument for the Blue Heron Bridge being a remarkable dive spot is the astonishing diversity. Divers could search up and down the east coast and not find as genuinely a populated place as this.  Manta rays, octopus, frogfish, stargazers, seahorses and so much more. All just a stone’s throw from shore.  Making shore diving an option for anyone.

Check out the shallow depth. It’s about 12 feet on average and gets down…

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Force-E Scuba Center is hosting a night dive under the Blue Heron Bridge this coming Saturday.

Recommended equipment: primary light, back up light and tank light.

Required equipment: Each dive group must have a state legal dive flag with light mounted on top.

Blue Heron Bridge

Blue Heron Bridge has to be the best shore dive in Florida and the USA. With masses of marine life including Moray eels, Turtles, Seahorses, Frogfish, yellow sting rays, eagle rays, flying gurnards, batfish, angelfish and many more.

The relatively shallow depth makes this a great dive for all levels of diver and anyone that likes marine life. For photographers and videographers you have lots of natural light and great macro and super macro life.

The dive at…

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Palm Beach County divers take a dive to a 60,000-pound mermaid sculpture reef. This area has many reefs to dive offshore. This underwater landmark honors a local three-time breast cancer survivor. “Andrea's Reef”, an enormous mermaid honoring the courageous woman.  “Andreas Reef” has is located just 3/4 miles east off the Lake Worth Inlet, submerged under 75 feet of water. The sculptures for the reef were deployed off Ocean Reef Park on Singer Island, August 11, 2016.

Thomas McDonald, a sculptor, found the motivation to model his mermaid after the local woman who has survived breast cancer. Susan G. Komen South Florida selected Andrea Torrente, a Palm Beach County resident, for the distinctive honor.  The sculptor started work on the project during…

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