Scuba Diving in Tenneco Towers, Miami, Florida USA

Skill level:
Advanced and Professional
Maximum depth:
Miami is a gifted with tropical climate cosmopolitan city, located on the Atlantic coast. Considered to be America's top class resort city, with vibrant nightlife and endless international cultural happenings as well as top sport activities and events, Miami is a global destination for the outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels.

The city is a must-destination for water sports as it provides with easy access into endless sandy beaches with sparkling waters. Miami Beach is famous for hosting a wide variety of activities. No matter what your favorite water sport is, scuba diving is a one of a kind experience.

Tenneco Towers had been used as oil platforms, originally in the Gulf of Mexico. These three oil rigs were placed in their current location in 1985 and since their sunk, they now constitute one of the most popular spots for scuba diving in the area.

The towers represent three different dive spots. The West Tenneco at a depth of 105 ft/32 m, the East Tenneco at a depth of 115 ft/35 m and the Deep Tenneco a t a depth of 190 ft/58 m. The water visibility is good and the sea current is quite strong (2 knots).

Tenneco Towers is a unique dive spot with interesting biodiversity as it is covered many soft corals. You will see large fish and sea turtles swimming  in and out the towers. This dive location is suitable for advanced and professional divers only. In order to approach Tenneco Towers, charter a boat with a local guide or school from Miami Beach Marina.

How to Get to Destination

6.3mi/10km, 12mins
Head east on NW 15th St toward NW 18th Ave, Take the 2nd right onto NW 17th Ave, Take the 3rd left onto NW North River Dr, Slight right onto NW 11th St/NW North River Dr Continue to follow NW 11th St, Take the 2nd left onto NW 12th Ave, Take the FL-836 E ramp to I-395/I-95/Downtown Miami/Miami Beach, Turn right onto FL-836 E, Continue onto I-395 E, Continue onto A1A N, Turn right onto Alton Rd Destination will be on the right
Miami International Airport,
10.3mi/16.5km from Miami Beach Marina

Miami is the southern terminus of Amtrak’s Atlantic Coast services, running two lines, the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star, both terminating at New York City. The Miami Amtrak Station is located in the suburb of Hialeah near the Tri-Rail/Metrorail Station on NW 79 St and NW 38 Ave.


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