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Scuba Diving in LBTS Biorock Reef, Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA

Skill level:
Beginners and advanced
Maximum depth:
12.1ft/3.7m
Fort Lauderdale's city is located on the southeast coast of Florida State, between Palm Beach and Miami. Commonly known as the "Venice of America" and being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean with numerous scenic inland waterways, this place is a paradise for visitors and home to many outdoor activities for all ages and skill levels.

Despite the fact that the area is located outside of the tropics, it features a tropical rain forest climate with hot and humid summers with an average temperature of 86–90°F (30–32°C) and warm and dry winters with an average temperature of  75–82°F (24–28°C). Perfect weather conditions to enjoy the beautiful sea and sun.

LBTS Biorock Reef is the first man made fisheries habitat project in America, where by using a new technology called Biorock, speeds up the growth and life of corals, thus providing shelter and food for fish populations. This pilot project is located in Lauderdale-by-the-sea area, south of  Anglin’s Pier and can be accessed from the shore.

Scuba diving there is a unique experience. The maximum depth of the Biorock Reef is at 12.1 ft/3.7 m with low currents and good visibility. Suitable for all skill levels and ages, the spot is home to a very interesting marine biodiversity with colorful fish and amazing corals.

LBTS Biorock Reef represents the power of technology and the will of man to preserve and protect nature’s fragile ecosystem and bring it back to life as it should be. The diving location can be easily spotted from the beach. Look for the buoys with the solar panels and while diving, avoid touching the corals and the sponges.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Fort Lauderdale
7.4mi/11.9km, 17mins
Head west on E Broward Blvd toward N Andrews Ave, Take the 1st right onto N Andrews Ave, Turn right onto E Sunrise Blvd, Continue onto FL-5 N/U.S. 1 N, Turn right onto NE 50th St/E Commercial Blvd Continue to follow E Commercial Blvd and continue toward the sea until you reach the parking lot
BY AIR
Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport,
11.4mi/18.3km from Anglin's Pier
BY TRAIN

Amtrak provides passenger service to other cities on the Atlantic coast via the Fort Lauderdale station. Tri-Rail provides with commuter service between Palm Beach County, Broward County (including two stations in Fort Lauderdale), and Miami-Dade County.

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