Diving in North America

    Coral Gardens LA County, USA

    Great spot for Purple Coral in abundance. Kelp forrest

    Coral Reef Santa Barbara, USA

    Coral Street Monterrey, USA

    Entry can be tricky at low tide, with exposed shallow rocks and abundance of kelp and sea grasses. Once in deeper water you will find a large kelp forest fringing sand channels and walls and pinnacles. Look for remnants of John Denver's airplane.

    Cordell Bank San Francisco, USA

    invertebrates, strawberry anemones, hydrocorals, songes, yellow hydroids, Big sharks

    Cordona Reef Cozumel, Mexico

    Coronados Reef Coronados Islands, Mexico

    purple hydrocorals, invertibrates, lobsters

    Corporation Beach Corporation Beach, USA

    This is a VERY shallow dive ? at high tide max depth is 15?.There is a good deal of marine life here, including lobsters.Parking is around $10 for the day, and there are accessible restrooms at the beach.This site does have an easy entry/exit.Try to stay straight or west off of the breakwater.There…

    Corsair Wreck Oahu, USA

    The WWII Corsair fighter is an airplane wreck that sunk in 1946 during training (reason: out of fuel!). The pilot escaped and is still alive.A large ships anchor on the bottom holds a sub-surface buoy that lies just below the surface providing a tie in point as well as a descent line.An interesting…

    Cortez Bank LA County, USA

    One of the best sites in California. Big Halibut lay in the few sandy spots. Big lobsters crawl at night. Pelagics can be seen.

    Cove Point LA County, USA

    Sea Lions, lobsters and sheepshead and some barracuda

    Cozumel plane wreck Cozumel, Mexico

    Plane wreck dive off of Cozumel.located in front of the EL CID hotel (formerly La Cebia )Good place for check out dive

    Crane Point LA County, USA

    Lobsters and Kelp with Calico Bass and Garabaldi

    Crater Lake Crater Lake Or, USA

    This is an altitude dive and the trail in is steep. Lots of tourists but basically no divers except for us fools into torture. Beware the altitude change as lake is at 6100 feet and parking lot is at 6900 feet. If you call ahead and arrange with Crater Lake park rangers they may haul your gear back…
    Sealion Diving

    Crescent Cove Orange County, USA

    Great reef and tide pool when waves are low. Added point of interest is Seal Rock, just west of the reef. Here many Harbor seals can be observed sunning themselves, and if your lucky, you may have find some playful seal waiting below the surface. A favorite dive.

    Crocker Reef Keys, USA

    Cruz del Sur Miami, USA

    The Cruz del Sur 287 foot long freighter. It was built in 1956 and operated out of Georgetown, Cayman Islands. It was turned over to an artificial reef program.The Cruz del Sur is a nice wreck in the fact that coral is great and fish are plentiful.Despite the depth, the wreck is still one worthwhile…

    Crystal River - Hunter Spring Central Florida Springs - Ocala, USA


    Crystal River - King's Spring Central Florida Springs - Ocala, USA

    Many people come here to dive and snorkel because of the large manatee population that migrate up into the warm natural spring fed waters that remain a constant 72 degrees all year round.During the winter months, Crystal River boasts the largest manatee population and is the only place in the world…

    Crystal River - Three Sisters… Central Florida Springs - Ocala, USA

    Cuevas de Afuera Cancun, Mexico

    Diving place where , giant sea turtles and eagle rays may be seen.

    Cypress Point Monterrey, USA

    Sea Otters and other fishes

    Cypress Spring Northwest Florida Springs, USA

    D Tower Naples, USA

    Dania Erojacks Reef Fort Lauderdale, USA

    Davis Reef Keys, USA

    This dive site is in a Sanctuary Preservation Area, no fishing or lobstering allowed!Davis reef is well known for its schools of fish; and the small Buddha statue that was placed here in 1989.

    Day Island Wall Day Island Wall, USA

    A very distinctive wall dive running North and South. This Dive is fore advanced divers.

    Dead Man's Reef Orange County, USA

    Watch for boat traffic in the area.

    Deep 6 Wreck South Padre Island, USA

    This wreck was a shrimp boat that sank in rough seas.Now, the wreck lies in 60ft of water off the coast.Now, schools of fish, eels, turtles, and rays are seen on the wreck.It's great for nearly every diver looking for adventure in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

    Deep Cove Vancouver Island, Canada

    There are a couple of rock outcroppings that start at about 10 feet [3 m] deep and one descends to about 50 feet below the surface, and the other descends to over 90 feet below the surface. There is also the bay to the east to explore.

    Deerfield Beach North Rocks Fort Lauderdale, USA

    Fun Beach Dive. Parking is a pain so plan on a drop off and a good walk.

    DeLeon Sprongs Central Florida Springs - Ocala, USA

    Only used for scuba instruction... Damned!See http://www.floridastateparks.org/deleonsprings for entrance fees.
    Delta Shoals are home to several wrecks. The Barge (behind the east end of the reef), the Ivory Wreck... The reef also have great canyons and nice coral structures.

    DEMA Trader Miami, USA

    The DEMA Trader is a 165-foot freighter. It was deployed October 28th, 2003.

    Desert Tortoise Road Lake Pleasant, USA


    Devil's Hole Central Florida Springs - Ocala, USA

    Devil's hole is a very impressive place. The sink is about 18 meters in diameter with the water level about 15 meters from the top of the sink.It can be very difficult to enter into the water (steep sides). You should plan on bringing vertical gear to get in and out of the sink (there is an old…

    Devil's Lake North Shore Devil s Lake North Shore, USA


    Devils Den Central Florida Springs - Ocala, USA

    "Visit one of North America's most prehistoric places, Devil's Den-- an underground spring inside a dry cave in central Florida. The remains of many extinct animals from the Pleistocene Age (2 million - 10,000 years ago) were discovered at Devil's Den, including the bones of early man, dating back…

    Discovery Island Western Wall Vancouver Island, Canada

    It is best to go with someone who has dove this site before. The top of this wall is interesting as well, but it can be difficult to anchor here and then to find the wall.

    Diver's Cove Orange County, USA

    Student dive spot: Sand and rock bottom with Moray eels, Lobsters...Best diving is on the outer edge of the reef between Diver's Cove and Boat Canyon. Cracks in the reef go deep in the rock, some as wide as four feet and as high as fifteen feet. Harbor seals frequently play in these channels.

    Dixie Arrow Dixie Arrow, USA

    An oil tanker sunk in WWII. It has a lot of different fish and is sometimes frequented by Sand Tiger sharks. There are usually lots of rays as well as fish hiding in the wreck. It takes two dives to see everything. The wheel house is off the wreck and vis