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Black Bart is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Panama City, FL. This dive site has an average rating of 3.88 out of 5 from 60 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 71-80ft/22-24m.

This artificial reef is a great site for wreck training and photography. There is a lot of superstructure to explore and plenty of fish to observe.

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tardmaster - 9/21/2022 10:43 AM
Rating Added: 4
Dove there on 07/27/22. Good easy dive. water temp was 86 degrees and vis was 30-40 feet. I saw lots of marine life. A pair of French Angle fish probably the largest I’ve ever seen. Also saw a ver small octopus in the wheelhouse debris off of the port side. Went on boat "Big Blue" using Red Alert Dive Center. Great crew and dive center. Will definitly use again !!!
Texishome - 8/12/2022 5:19 PM
Rating Added: 5
Great site lots of fish lost half of my weight and recovered the weight in small adventure.
TigerMtn - 7/02/2021 8:26 AM
Rating Added: 4
TwoReef sharks off stern
Boomer32413 - 9/27/2018 3:06 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/25/2018.
Lots of life with fair visibility!
GoPro6 video footage was okay but gotta dive again with new GoPro7
ScubaSteve1969 - 9/03/2018 8:30 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/2/2018.
Not a lot of marine life there today. Water was warm
No wetsuit necessary. Visibility was ok (10-15 meters).
wuzaracer - 8/02/2018 6:05 PM
I went scuba diving here on 7/30/2018. Average viz: 36-40ft/11-12m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
1-2 foot roller waves, get below 5 feet and all was good. when I was here there was thousands of schools of fish. we spotted a shark as it swam by about 20 feet from us.
wuzaracer - 8/02/2018 5:55 PM
Rating Added: 4
great spot for all levels. maybe a bit challenging for newbees but manageable.
BillParker - 8/06/2017 7:06 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/6/2017.
Massive wreck.
Winterpeg - 2/12/2017 2:50 PM
I went scuba diving here on 2/11/2017.
1st wreck dive..amazing experience. .won’t be the last!
Skeptic14 - 8/15/2016 9:37 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/13/2016. Average viz: 26-30ft/8-9m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
Nice dive, lots of fish, a lot of big blue angelfish, big loggerhead, amberjack cutting through bait balls. Visibility from the pilot house up was very nice blue water 40-50ft, below the thermocline it was maybe 30.
mapiatko - 9/28/2015 12:05 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/25/2015. Average viz: 21-25ft/6-8m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
jniery - 8/01/2015 12:13 PM
Rating Added: 3
Finally saw a fish larger than me on this dive. A goliath grouper.
HOFFEN73 - 6/27/2015 10:54 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/7/1997. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
GrandmaEarth - 6/12/2015 11:17 AM
I went scuba diving here on 10/19/2014. Average viz: 31-35ft/9-11m. Water temp: 81-85°F/27-29°C.
12. 10/19/14 Black Bart – Boat dive with Panama City Diving and Dive club – 73’ 26 minutes – small fish, nice wreck – no surge, no current, some surf, small waves. 80 degrees+
13. 10/19/14 Navy Hovercraft – 74’ 25 minutes – a lot of small schools of fish and star fish –no surge, some current, some surf, small waves, salt , sand bottom – 80+ degrees – boat dive with Panama City Diving and dive club.
KFJ408 - 6/07/2015 7:44 PM
Rating Added: 3
Plain wreck, not a lot of wildlife. End of May 2014
seaturtle504 - 9/06/2014 10:39 AM
Rating Added: 3
Nice assortment of marine life.
Nitediver - 5/26/2014 8:53 PM
I went scuba diving here on 5/25/2014. Average viz: 41-50ft/12-15m. Water temp: 66-70°F/19-21°C.
Nitediver - 5/26/2014 8:47 PM
Rating Added: 4
did this dive 5/25/2014 Great dive. Goliath Grouper, Angels, Butterfly Fish, Spadefish to name a few. Thermocline was a bit overwhelming at first, but after seeing a the life on the wreck, cold? what cold?
JEG78 - 4/15/2014 9:39 AM
Rating Added: 4
Good wreck dive with tons of fish to photograph or spear
btw2459 - 3/08/2014 3:56 PM
Rating Added: 4
I’ve been here several times. A good easy dive