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Flower Gardens is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in West Palm Beach, FL. This dive site has an average rating of 4.06 out of 5 from 31 scuba divers.

The Flower Gardens are located 4.25 nautical miles south of the Palm Beach Inlet. Sponges and corals along with schools of grunts, turtles, moray’s and under one ledge a 350 pound Goliath Grouper help to make this dive filled with life.

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joe_bird - 6/21/2020 3:19 PM
I went scuba diving here on 6/21/2020. Average viz: 51-60ft/16-18m. Water temp: 81-85°F/27-29°C.
LatitudeAdjustment - 6/06/2015 4:48 AM
I went scuba diving here on 5/27/2015. Average viz: 61-70ft/19-21m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
Flower Gardens, lots of fish, tutles, a few moray, one giant Goliath Grouper and the camera battery died just as I was framing a big fat green moray :(
SantaFeSandy - 6/06/2015 5:46 PM
Sorry to hear that Barry. My heart breaks for you.
Cameron - 9/12/2014 2:21 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/12/2014. Average viz: 36-40ft/11-12m. Water temp: 81-85°F/27-29°C.
Loved the health of the reef. Tons of fish and even some lobster. The southern end of the site has a spot locals call the "fish bowl"....thousands of fish and had a black tip reef shark milling about. Barrel sponges, fan coral, puffer fish...lots of marine life.
SharkyDiver - 8/11/2014 9:20 AM
Rating Added: 4
Nice drift dive.
sanityassassin - 3/15/2014 6:30 PM
Rating Added: 4
Good variety of bottom life!
iamdean - 12/15/2013 9:18 PM
I went scuba diving here on 11/30/2013. Average viz: 36-40ft/11-12m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
High seas today, 8 to 10 foot waves. The drift was good, some nice sea life..eels, grunts, angel fish, etc.
Not much color to the corals.
ohioyscuba - 10/28/2013 9:29 AM
Rating Added: 4
Nice to dive again at night to see the changes in wildlife.
billsoccer - 7/21/2013 7:46 PM
Rating Added: 3
Went there 7/16/13. A nice drift dive. Lot’s of lobster and eels. The reef here seemed healthier than most of the others in the area.
SantaFeSandy - 5/16/2013 1:56 PM
I went scuba diving here on 7/9/2011. Average viz: 91-100ft/28-30m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
The first of several beautiful West Palm dives, during a most glorious weekend gaining my Advance Open Water and Nitrox certifications. Our Captain was Bill, of the charter The Wetter the Better.
SantaFeSandy - 5/16/2013 1:22 PM
I went scuba diving here on 7/10/2011. Average viz: 81-90ft/25-27m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
Not only was Jane the dive master on this dive, but she was my partner as well. What a most fantastic way to conclude my West Palm dive weekend. Jane showed me a side of diving, more esoteric than previously experienced, that I totally adored. Words can’t convey the inner harmony I enjoyed on that 90 foot drift dive over Flower Gardens. The sealife and reef were like well tuned musicians, dancing a dance solely unto me, and I was all eyes watching and listening to their orchestration.
Hawkeye54 - 5/16/2013 10:35 AM
Rating Added: 3
I don’t recall seeing anything spectacular on this dive, but there were plenty of fish hovering around.