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Underwater Reef Cleanups

7th Annual Southeast Florida Reef Cleanup

Want to help keep our coral reefs heathy and beautiful? Participate in one of these reef cleanups! There are many dive charters to choose from in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Martin counties. You will also receive some cool giveaways as a thank you for helping out! You must be a certified diver to participate in these events.

Miami-Dade County (Saturday-Sunday, July 29-30)

DECO Divers (Jose Cuervo Floatopia Cleanup)

  • Date: Saturday, July 29
    Dockside check-in: 4:30 pm
    Location: Miami Beach Marina, 300 Alton Rd, Miami, FL
    Register: Call Ani Gonzalez at 305-798-3919
    Cost: $35 for a one-tank dive (extra for gear)

Divers Paradise (w/ Debris Free Oceans and Rescue-a-Reef)

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Broward County (Saturday-Sunday, June 24-25)

Sea Experience

  • Date: Saturday, June 24
    Dockside check-in: 8 am
    Location: Bahia Mar Marina, 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Register: Call the shop: 954-770-DIVE (3483)
    Cost: $55 (extra for tanks/gear)

Want to take this a step further?
Sign up for the PADI Dive Against Debris Speciality Certification Course.

  • Date/time: Friday, June 23, 6 pm
    Register: Call 954-770-3483
    Cost: $175 (includes dives, tanks, and certification)

American Dream Dive Charters

  • Date: Saturday, June 24
    Dockside check-in: 8 am
    Location: Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316  
    Register: Call Captain Greg at 954-394-1488 or email gregoryjgrace@gmail.com.
    Cost: $50 (extra for gear and tanks)

Pompano Dive Center

  • Date: Saturday, June 24
    Dockside check-in: 12:30 pm
    Location: 101 North Riverside Dr, Ste 111, Pompano Beach, FL 33062 
    Register: Call 954-788-0208 or email tony@pompanodive.com.
    Cost: $50 ($15 discount - extra for tanks and gear)

South Florida Dive Headquarters / Force-E

  • Date: Sunday, June 25
    Dockside check-in: 7:30 am
    Location: Sands Harbor Marina, 125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, FL 33062 
    Register: Call 954-783-2299 (SFDH) or any Force-E store
    Cost: $60 ($5 discount)

ScubaTyme

  • Date: Sunday, June 25
    Dockside check-in: 12:30 pm
    Location: 101 North Riverside Dr. Pompano Beach, FL 33062
    Register: Call 954-708-4780
    Cost: $60 (extra for tanks and gear)
 A boat with volunteers, and a picture of the debris that they collected

5th Annual Southeast Florida Reef Cleanup with Sea Experience.
 Photo: Scott Sheckman


Palm Beach County (Saturday-Sunday, July 22-23)

Loggerhead Dive Charters

  • Date: Saturday, July 22
    Dockside check-in: 7:30 am
    Location: Boynton Harbor Marina, 735 Casa Loma Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL
    Register: Call 561-588-8686 or email charters@loggerheadcharters.com.
    Cost: $50 (extra for tanks and gear)

Starfish Enterprise

  • Date: Saturday, July 22
    Dockside check-in: 7:30 am
    Location: Boynton Harbor Marina, 735 Casa Loma Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL
    Register: Call 561-212-2954 or email divestarfish@gmail.com.
    Cost: $70

Paradise Below Diving

  • Date: Saturday, July 22
    Dockside check-in: 7:30 am
    Location: Riviera Beach Marina, 200 E 13th St, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
    Register: Call 855-968-3483
    Cost: $75 (light lunch included)

Narcosis Dive Charters

  • Date: Sunday, July 23
    Dockside check-in: 12:30 pm
    Location: Riviera Beach Marina, 200 E 13th St, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
    Register: Call Captain Van at 561-630-0606 or email divenarcosis@hotmail.com.
    Cost: $60 (extra for tanks and gear) 

Jupiter Dive Center

  • Date: Sunday, July 23
    Shop check-in: 12:30 pm
    Shop location: 1001 North Hwy A1A Alternate, Jupiter, FL 33477
    Register: Go online to www.jupiterdivecenter.com and choose 'book a dive' or call 561-745-7807.
    Cost: $75 (extra for gear)

Pura Vida Divers

  • Date: Sunday, July 23
    Shop check-in/Dockside check-in: 12:30 pm/1 pm
    Dock location: Lake Park Marina, 105 Lake Shore Dr., Riviera Beach, FL 33404
    Register: Call 561-840-8750.
    Cost: $75 (free tanks)

Calypso Dive Charters

  • Date: Sunday, July 23
    Dockside check-in: 7:30 am for morning dive, 12:30 pm for afternoon dive
    Location: 200 E 13th St., Riviera Beach, FL 33404
    Register: Call Captain Luis Roman at 561-222-3822.
    Cost: $70

Martin County - 10th Annual Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup

Hosted by Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coast, Inc.

 Scuba diver collecting underwater debris (a net)

2014 Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup in Martin County


Additional information: For more information about the 7h Annual Southeast Florida Reef Cleanup or SEAFAN BleachWatch classes contact  Kristi Kerrigan at 305-795-1204 or Kristi.Kerrigan@dep.state.fl.us, or contact one of the dive businesses directly to register.

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Last updated: June 16, 2017

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