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Amberjack Rocks (a.k.a. Amberjack Reef) - Destin FL


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N 30 19.902 W 86 30.237

5 to 6 foot ledge running east to west. Marine life was abundant. Schools of amberjack, sheepshead, butterfly fish. Starfish, toad fish. Too many different ones to list. Nice dive place.

Amberjack Rocks (80-87 feet in depth)
Located approximately 4 miles south of Destin’s East Pass. Amberjack Rocks is a single limestone ledge approximately 6 feet tall running east and west parallel to the shoreline. This reef faces to the north with a J curve on the west end. This reef is home to Amberjack, grouper, snapper, flounder and trigger fish along with an abundance of tropical fish, octopus, eels and more. A good first time dive because its fairly easy to navigate.

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Comments

flyingDiver75 - 11/07/2016 5:33 PM
Rating Added: 3
Nice deep reef typical of those off of Destin
SpacemanCraig - 10/09/2015 1:36 PM
I went scuba diving here on 10/9/2015. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 76-80°F/24-27°C.
ImagesbyWard - 4/28/2014 6:46 AM
I went scuba diving here on 4/26/2014. Average viz: 36-40ft/11-12m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
rcy7 - 4/07/2014 1:27 PM
Rating Added: 4
Lots of different kinds of fish and marine life to see.

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