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The Whiskey Wreck is a shore accessible salt water dive site, located at 601 West Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL 36547. This dive site has an average rating of 3.78 out of 5 from 9 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 16-20ft/5-6m. The average visibility is 11-15ft/3-5m.

An old Spanish Rum Runner, all that is left is about 3 foot high wall of the hull. Neat dive though. Out from west beach in Gulf Shores, AL. Due south 150 yards from entry, directly in front of Bahama Bob’s.

This 200’ rum runner is located in 15 to 25 feet of water. It covers approximately 300 square yards. This wreck lies just beyond the sand bar, making it an ideal beach diving opportunity. Night diving on the Whiskey proves to be a very rewarding experience as you can almost always see things that go unnoticed during daylight hours.


From USA Today
The Whiskey Wreck is a shore dive from Gulf Shores located roughly 150 yards due south of the beach and Bahama Bob’s Beachshore Cafe. It lays just beyond a sandbar offshore, and that sandbar provides a useful landmark and staging area. The wreck is a 200-foot rum runner boat in less than 20 feet of water. That depth is shallow enough for snorkelers, non-divers on a Discover Scuba Dive and Open Water diving students alike to enjoy the wreck. The visibility at the site is usually in the 10 to 15-foot range, however. The Whiskey Wreck is also a popular area location for night dives.

Bahama Bob’s Beachshore Cafe
601 West Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-2100

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joeh9845 - 7/04/2019 10:00 PM
Rating Added: 4
Good dive. About a 100 yard swim from the shore.