Blue Heron Bridge
Phil Foster Park
West Palm Beach, Florida
Pura Vida Divers
Scuba diving at the world-renowned Blue Heron Bridge, also known as Phil Foster Park, is something every diver who visits West Palm Beach, Florida should experience. The Blue Heron Bridge was chosen in 2013 as the best dive site in the world by PADI’s Sport Diver magazine for good reasons. Its diversity of marine life and its easy accessibility are just two of the many important traits of this terrific dive site.
When you dive Blue Heron Bridge you encounter numerous sea creatures that are a rarity to find throughout the world. Seahorses and pipefish in all sizes and colors make the top of the list at this amazing dive site. Octopus, including the mimic octopus, can be found while diving here. Add to the list the odd marine life such as sea robins, flying gurnards, batfish, frogfish, stargazers, and over 100 different species of nudibranchs to name a few.
Dive Blue Heron Bridge and see something new each time. It will leave you yearning for more! Paul Humann and Ned Deloach, authors of the Reef Fish Identification books, call the Blue Heron Bridge, “Florida’s exotic critter capital.”
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