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Plan ahead for 2021 and join our seasonal visitors!

It's
TURTLE TIME!

Jupiter, Florida is a premier dive location for many reasons—including the fact that the nation’s only coral reef runs just offshore. Add to that an abundance of vibrant reef fish, large pelagic's swimming in the Gulf Stream, one of the world’s most important sea turtle nesting beaches and bucket list dives, well, you really can’t go wrong!

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More than 100,000 threatened and endangered sea turtles nest on Florida beaches every summer. In fact, nearly 90 percent of sea turtle nesting in the U.S. occurs in Florida from March through October of each year. 2020 saw 16,935 sea turtle nests on our 9.5 mile stretch of beach, as documented by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

 

There are seven species of sea turtles in the world, five of which can be found seen in Florida (the Hawksbill, Green, Loggerhead, and Kemp's Ridley) have shells made up of hard scutes, while the aptly-named leatherback turtle has a leathery carapace made up of connective tissue. It is the only marine turtle whose backbone is not attached to the inside of its shell.

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Sea turtles range in size from about two to six feet long, depending on the species, and weigh between 100 and 2,000 pounds. The Kemp's Ridley turtle is the smallest, and the Leatherback is the largest. Loggerheads, Hawksbills and Green sea turtles are abundant, and during this time you will them on many of our dive sites but do also keep your eyes peeled for Leatherbacks and the Kemps’ Ridley sea turtles as well

Check Our Boat Schedules

Explore the reefs and wrecks of Jupiter area on a 2-tank dive. Your first dive will be 60-90 ft, the second will be 60-80 ft.

Make Your Booking

We are open 7 days a week all year round, simply choose your dive dates and let our Captain's take care of the rest!

Dive, Dive, Dive!

We suggest using Nitrox. Air divers welcome. Must have surface marker buoy and computer. Show certification cards at check in.

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