ADA eNews: Join us for Coral Planting in September!
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Reef Report:

July 2nd - Miami Beach with Deco Divers

Dive 1 - Neptune Memorial Reef

Slight current, visibility 30', water temp 85 degrees. Plenty of marine life as usual in this interesting underwater cemetery including large Southern stingray, arrow crabs of all sizes, starfish, giant parrot fish, schools of blue tang and sergeant majors aggressively attacking the coral encrusted pillars, and golden moray eel.

Dive 2 - Rainbow Reef

Slight current, visibility 30', water temp 86 degrees. Numerous lobsters growing fat before mini-season, clouds of tiny shrimp, large lionfish hiding in a impenetrable coral bunker, schools of snapper and grunts, parrotfish, numerous trunkfish, pufferfish. 

-- ADA Safety Officer Rachel Davis
ADA Safety Officer Rachel Davis surveys the scene at Neptune Memorial Reef on 7/2/16. Photo courtesy of ADA member John Davis.
ADA Coral Restoration Foundation Planting Day on September 17th!
In this educational volunteer experience you'll learn how to prepare, grow, harvest, and replant corals on our reef. This full day program includes classroom training, lunch, a two-tank dive trip to the CRF coral nursery, and out-planting baby corals onto the reefs. Cost is $130 per diver, sign up now before it fills up. Click for more info or contact Lon at or 305-251-4975.

Book your dives now!

Don't miss out! Dives are filling up fast, so make plans to join us now. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3:

1. Choose your dives below or see the complete dive schedule >>
2. Call Lon at 305-251-4975 to reserve your dives
3. Pay conveniently online or mail a check payable to Active Divers Association to Jerry Kosakowski, 298 NW 83rd Lane, Coral Springs, FL 33071!

Key Largo Charter (Advanced)

Sunday, July 10th: This is a special charter exclusively for ADA members. We will go off the beaten path to explore the reefs that aren't frequented by the every-day dive boats. Enjoy the abundant marine life and unique coral formations that make Key Largo famous. Meet at Rainbow Reef at 12:00 noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Roger Smalling

Boynton Beach - New Dive Just Added

Sunday, July 17th: Experience incredible drift diving in mild-moderate current that reveals perhaps the  greatest bio-mass in South Florida. We often see a heavy carpet of schooling snappers and grunts covering the reef for several hundred yards. Known for its beauty, healthy reefs and plentiful marine life. Check in at Dolphin Sun at 12:00 noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Rachel Davis


Saturday, July 23rd: Experience the clear water and abundant marine life of Islamorada, just 4 miles past Tavernier. Here we'll find many colorful tropical fish and other wonderful sea creatures in consistently clear water. This dive is always an ADA favorite and is sure to fill up fast! Meet at Key Dives at Bud & Mary's Marina noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Mo Smith

North Tavernier
Classic Keys diving at its finest!

Sunday, July 31st: Come experience the top Key Largo scuba diving sites such as Molasses Reef, Conch Wall, Davis Ledge, Horseshoe and Hens & Chickens. Here you'll find many morays, schooling tropicals, turtles, the occasional spotted eagle ray, and  unusual pillar corals. Check in at Capt.Slates Atlantis Dive Center in Tavernier at 12:00 noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member John Davis
Join us for our tour of The Turtle Hospital in Marathon at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 6th - designed for the Looe Key/Key West participants. More >>

Looe Key

Saturday, August 6th: Experience unspoiled diving on famous Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary. Enjoy towering corals and numerous tropical fish. Two tank boat dive $70 includes tanks and weights. Stay overnight at the resort and enjoy The Vandenburg in Key West the next morning! Check in at Looe Key Resort at noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Rachel Davis

The Vandenburg - Key West (Advanced)

Sunday, August 7th: Experience this unique 522' former military missile tracking ship, sitting upright in 140', rising up within 50' of the surface complete with swim-through satellite dishes. Wreck dive with possible double-dip $70 includes tanks and weights. Advanced criteria apply. Check in at Lost Reef Adventures in Key West at 7:30 a.m.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Rachel Davis
For more information see our latest ADA Newsletter, The Mouthpiece.

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