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Fairfield New Venture - Orange Beach AL

Fairfield New Venture is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Orange Beach, AL. This dive site has an average rating of 4.00 out of 5 from 2 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 121-130ft/37-40m.

29°54.052’N/87°32.893W (29.90087/-87.54822).

The Fairfield New Venture, a former research vessel, will be located close to the LuLu. The plan is for the ship’s wheelhouse to rest at about 60 feet, with a max depth for the dive coming around 125 feet. There’s a variety of popular wrecks in the region, including the Lulu, San Pablo, Twin Tugs and Oriskany, the largest purpose-sunk wreck in the world.

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Nitediver - 10/26/2020 3:09 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/3/2019. Average viz: 81-90ft/25-27m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
Nitediver - 10/26/2020 2:59 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/3/2019. Average viz: 71-80ft/22-24m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
oceanbound - 8/25/2019 6:42 PM
Rating Added: 4
I went August 2019 and it’s a BIG ship! Viz was about 30’ but lots of life on it
Nitediver - 8/05/2018 9:51 AM
Rating Added: 4
This new wreck is very open with pass-thrus everywhere. Not much life on it yet. Upright in about 125 feet at the very bottom. Several dolphins showed to check it out, but left quickly. Will go back. 2 hours out so if you get seasick, counter measures are needed.