Snorkel and Paddle the Reef

Fort Lauderdale is one of the best snorkeling destinations in the world

You will never find a more beautiful place to explore the ocean than this section of the Florida coast. You can try these activities with a certified instructor, who will teach you all the skills you need, plus safety tips! Reserve your adventure today.

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Birthdays * Groups * Bachelorettes

Paddle for FREE on your Birthday. (ID Required)
Call (305) 879-4220 for Group Rates!

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Duration
0:60 to 2:30 hours
Group Size
At least 2

Reef Snorkel & Ocean Paddle Adventure Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

THIS ACTIVITY REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 2 GUESTS PER TOUR. BE SURE TO INVITE FRIENDS AND FAMILY AS IT WILL BE A FUN ADVENTURE FOR EVERYONE!

We will meet at our designated Beach location and prepare the boards with all the gear including Stand Up Paddle Board, Life Jacket, Mask, Snorkel, and Fins. This is NOT a SUP Lesson, however our Instructors will brief and train you on proper ocean paddle boarding techniques, snorkeling basics, and marine safety before leading you out to the Reef System. You may float attached to your board or we will moor the boards together and begin a “drift dive” over gorgeous multicolored corals and wide variety of marine life! Your Guide will search for cool species. Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is considered to be one of the Best Beach Dive Areas in the World and is 2nd only to the Great Barrier Reef as the most visited in the World.

72 Hour Cancellation Notice is Required and Reservations canceled within 24 hours of event start time cannot be refunded due to our limited capacity of the guest. If the trip is canceled due to weather or rough conditions; then you may choose to reschedule or be refunded. Due to popular demand, we highly suggest booking in advance.

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$150
Duration
0:60 to 1:30 hour
Group Size
2 to 10

Snorkel Jean Cousteau's Reef and Snorkel Trail

Snorkel Tour of Underwater Explorer Jean Cousteau's dedicated "Snorkel Trail". 2nd to only the Great barrier reef, this hidden treasure is well traveled and would make any pirate happy as one of our expert Guide's navigated you thru the "Snorkel Trail" dedicated by Jean-Michele Cousteau in May 2002. There are two sets of concrete cannons, a large anchor, and a ballast pile replicating a shipwreck common in these waters many years ago. The trial was started in 1998 & took 4 years to complete. The shallow reef trail varies from 8 - 16 feet and is 1 of 3 Reef Systems that host a wide variety of tropical sea life you may see:

Large Sea Turtles Blue Tang Parrotfish French Angels Spotted Scorpionfish
Caribbean Spiny Lobster Doctorfish Tarpon Nurse Sharks Spotted Goatfish

Peacock Flounder Barracuda Eels Manta Rays Trumpet Fish

Blue-Headed Wrasse Eagle Rays Octopus Cuttlefish Sergeant Majors
Our original Tour was created over 10 years ago to complement the 1st Biorock Project in the USA: The Biorock Project utilized a low-level electric current from 2 solar-powered buoys to help corals grow much faster than they would in a natural environment while also helping to create vital new underwater habitat for tropical fish, corals, and other species. Unfortunately the project was abandoned, but thanks to our loyal Guides we have evolved and continued showing off the rich history and beauty of this awesome reef system.

Duration
1 to 24 hours
Group Size
no limit

Snorkel, Mask, and Map Rental for Self-Guided exploring Fort Lauderdale's Coral Reefs

Let over 12 years of experience serve Snorkelers who want the Best Value. We have been snorkeling this area longer than almost every tour operator that duplicates our success. We recently decided that experienced Snorkelers prefer to explore on their own and realized that once you duck your head under water, then most Snorkelers want to go where your eyes, body, and mind take you. Note: If you are a beginner, then we highly suggest doing our Guided tour as this is Self-Guided.

Florida is one of the most popular places in the world to scuba dive and snorkel and with a provided map you can go exploring at your leisure to a small Town that is known as "Florida’s Beach Diving Capital." This beach portal is located only 3 miles from our convenient Riverfront Paddle Board and Kayak Showroom and Launch. It is our favorite and most popular spot snorkeling with a Reef Snorkel Trail in 10 feet of water, and three the coral reefs within 100 yards off the beach in Lauderdale-By-The Sea.

We make it fun, easy, and affordable for you to explore the reefs:
1. Come to our Riverfront Showroom for a friendly Orientation, Directions, and a Map of the nearby Snorkel Trails.
2. We provide Snorkel, Mask, Snorkel Vest, Flag (1 per Group Leader), and Map
3. Authorized Credit Card Agreement must be signed for Equipment Returns and a Credit Card Must be provided
authorizing up to $85/pp for any unreturned equipent. (See Authorization Form).
4. Sign Waiver Required

Does NOT Include Transportation to or from Showroom and or Snorkel Location

For additional details about the Snorkeling area, we have copied our Guided description below for your convenience but emphasize that by selecting the $35 Rental DOES NOT INCLUDE a Guide. For $65 you can choose our Guided Tour as described below:

https://sunrisepaddleboards.com/product/snorkel-tour-of-underwater-explorer-jean-cousteaus-dedicated-shipwreck-snorkel-trail/

Snorkel Tour of Underwater Explorer Jean Cousteau's dedicated "Snorkel Trail". 2nd to only the Great barrier reef, this hidden treasure is well traveled and would make any pirate happy as one of our expert Guide's navigated you thru the "Snorkel Trail" dedicated by Jean-Michele Cousteau in May 2002. There are two sets of concrete cannons, a large anchor, and a ballast pile replicating a shipwreck common in these waters many years ago. The trial was started in 1998 & took 4 years to complete. The shallow reef trail varies from 8 - 16 feet and is 1 of 3 Reef Systems that host a wide variety of tropical sea life you may see:

Large Sea Turtles Blue Tang Parrotfish French Angels Spotted Scorpionfish
Caribbean Spiny Lobster Doctorfish Tarpon Nurse Sharks Spotted Goatfish
Peacock Flounder Barracuda Eels Manta Rays Trumpet Fish
Blue-Headed Wrasse Eagle Rays Octopus Cuttlefish Sergeant Majors

Our original Tour was created over 10 years ago to complement the 1st Bio rock Project in the USA: The Bio rock Project utilized a low-level electric current from 2 solar-powered buoys to help corals grow much faster than they would in a natural environment while also helping to create vital new underwater habitat for tropical fish, corals, and other species. Unfortunately, the project was abandoned, but thanks to our loyal Guides we have evolved and continued showing off the rich history and beauty of this awesome reef system.

BONUS: Guest may choose to Kayak or Paddle Board for the remainder of the return date for only an additional $12/pp.

Spend a day Snorkeling and Paddleboarding the coral reef in Ft. Lauderdale

Enjoy the world's most pristine coral reef, as you paddle and snorkel through the waters of Fort Lauderdale. We offer guided tours at sunrise, sunset and night so there's a tour for everyone.