Blue Water Park

Totaling in at around 26 acres, Blue Water Park is Alabama’s premier dive site. They quarry offers diving at depths ranging from 4 to 140 feet, with an average depth of 100 feet. Visibility ranges from approximately 25 feet in the summer to 50-100 feet in the winter.

Local aquatic life includes bass, sunfish, catfish, bream, bluegill, Japanese koi, carp, freshwater jellyfish, and turtles.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Body of Water

Body of Water

  • Artificial
Visibility

Visibility

  • 6 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Wreck Dive
  • Quarry

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Trident Marina/ Big Bridge

The site is located by the Trident Marina located in Lewis Smith Lake. The location is off of County Road 222 by way of Alabama Highway 69. It is a shore entry off the boat ramp located at the marina. Also it has bathrooms, restaurant, and other amities.

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Taco Bell Wall at The Dive Shop

The Dive Shop has a 12ft pool inside their shop. The store used to be a Taco Bell back in 1994. Some similarities still exist. Nothing amazing about this pool other then you are diving in an old Taco Bell location.

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The Georgia Aquarium is one of the most renowned aquariums in the United States located in Atlanta, Georgia. This aquarium displays hundreds of different animal species amongst seven themed galleries.

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lake Lanier West Bank park

Abt 20 ft deep. arranged by SeaVentures as a Cleanup at Lake Lanier. 1st dive. Found 2 large concrete masses with rear hooks on top. Possibly boat ties when lake drops in water level.

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Vortex Springs

This 500+ acre Resort produces approximately 32 million gallons of crystal “gin“ clear water daily and is a consistent temperature of 68 degrees. Vortex Spring is one of the most dived locations in all of Florida and is popular among technical as well as brand new divers.

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Morrison Springs

Morrison Springs is one of the most popular diving spots in northwest Florida. The large, sand-bottomed spring is surrounded by a 161-acre park that is managed by Walton County.

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Loch Low-Minn

Loch Lowe-Minn is a quarry designed just for Scuba divers. It is a great facility with 22 picnic tables available for use by those who make a reservation or if they have them left over.

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Destin East Jetty

This is a shore dive. There are jetties on both the east and west side of the pass at this beach - the east side is where people do most of their diving. This is a good local spot with plenty to see.

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Joe Patti Memorial Reef (Wreck)

This 175′ x 40′ x 10′ barge with numerous steel structures welded to its deck was sunk in July 2013 and is now known as the Joe Patti Memorial Reef. It instantly became one of the areas most popular inshore dive sites.

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Bridge Span 12

The Hathaway Bridge was originally built in 1929. The spans were from the old bridge that connected Panama City to Panama City Beach. There are 14 Hathaway bridge spans. The spans were sunk in 1988.

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