RATED #1 SHORE DIVE IN AMERICA!
Diving the Blue Heron Bridge is a macro photographer's dream. There are sea horses, octopus, pipe fish, frog fish, bat fish, nudibranchs and many other rare exciting species of sea life you won't find out on the reef. With the intercoastals delicate ecosystem, it is ideal conditions for these species. And don't count out the rare sightings of manatees, spotted eagle rays, manta rays, nurse sharks, green sea turtles, and Goliath grouper that many locals have encountered at The Blue Heron Bridge. These encounters are frequent, so you are all but guaranteed to see something amazing, creating wonderful life long memories. It is important to note that divers and snorkelers should NOT touch the marine life.this can be dangerous to the diver and harmful to the sea life.
DIVER DOWN WARNING DEVICE
Must be at least 12 inches by 12 inches. It must be rectangular or square with a white diagonal stripe. If rectangular, the length may not be less than the height or more than 25% longer than the height. Has a wire, or other stiffer, or is otherwise constructed to ensure it remains fully unfurled and extended in the absence of a wind or breeze.,
The Park is open for diving after sunrise and before sunset. Be aware of the posted times for the public to use the park, anyone in the park past 10:00 p.m. may get a ticket. Individuals cannot dive at the park at night without a permit. Force-E"s FREE Blue Heron Bridge night dives are held every 2 weeks. Force-E has a permit with the park to allow divers in after posted hours, but you must sign in with the Force-E before you go and get a parking permit.
You have to dive Blue Heron Bridge during slack High tide. Since this is a shallow dive, you can spend up to 2 hours underwater. Aim to get in the Water 2 hours before high tide, so the current and visibility stays good. Make sure you check the tide tables before you go.
Phil Foster Park, E Blue Heron Blvd, Riviera Beach, Florida 33404, United States