See awesome marine life such as sea turtles bait fish grouper and more. Snorkel Graytons Turtle Reef.
Learn all about reef ecosystems from experienced guides.
Snorkeling turtle reef at grayton beach. In case the conditions are suitable b ring your own mask and snorkel and we might even get to swim with some beautiful creatures. 1049 likes 1 talking about this. Turtle Bay snorkeling tips and recommendations.
Music credit Breaking Grass check them out on iTunes. The reef will create habitat for creatures like sea turtles butterfly fish juvenile flounder snappers and many other organisms near the areas busiest beach. Each reef structure is made of a combination of steel concrete and Florida limestone.
Graton Snorkel Reef Tour Explore one of Grayton Beachs newest aquatic features. The newest reef is known as Dolphin Snorkel Reef and the other three snorkel reefs are located along Scenic Highway 30-A. It is located about 800 feet from shore in 16 foot deep water and is best accessed via a kayak with a diver down flag.
Begin your day with a light breakfast followed by a YOLO paddle board excursion less than 150 yards away to the reef where you will have the opportunity to shallow water snorkel dive explore soft corals sponges plants barnacles and several other species up close and personal. Cobia Snorkel Reef at Inlet Beach Turtle Snorkel Reef at Grayton Beach State Park and Seahorse Snorkel Reef at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park complete the network. With all of the reefs accessible from the beach and located near public beach accesses parking and restrooms four snorkel reefs and twelve fishdive reefs wait just offshore.
And expert guides will be there every step of the way. Turtle Reef – Grayton Beach State Park – June 2017 – YouTube. South Walton Artificial Reef Association via Facebook.
Grayton Turtle Reef at Grayton Beach State Park deployed by SWARASouth Walton Artificial Reef. Trips run daily at 7AM and can be scheduled by contacting us direct. She seemed very professional.
Snorkel30A makes it easy for you to explore South Waltons new artificial snorkel reef network. Just put on your swimsuit grab your beach towel and let us do the rest. Turtle Reef – Grayton Beach State Park – June 2017.
The first of the nearshore snorkeling reefs to be installed this reef took shape in the summer of 2015. The employees were quick to offer us a rental which saved us 25 and were very friendly. We wanted to explore the nearby turtle reef off Grayton Beach State Park and realized we would need a dive flag while snorkeling.
The artifical reef was installed and maintained by the South Walton Artificial Reef Association. While we were snorkeling I encountered the same employee leading a small group. Southeast of Fort Walton Beach in Grayton Beach State Park the snorkeling at the Turtle Snorkel Reef offers an artifical reef to enjoy.
If playback doesnt. We provide all of the equipment a ride out to the reef site and a friendly knowledgeable guide to get you oriented and help you explore the reef. The snorkeling area covers the interior of the small cove facing you 3-10ft1-3m.
Tours run from 900 am. If youd like to check out the Turtle Reef at Grayton Beach look no further than our partners at Rent Gear Here. Get towed out on a raft from Grayton Beach to Snorkel Reef so you can save all your energy for snorkel time.
They make the experience simple and fun with their Grayton Beach reef snorkel tours. Grayton Turtle Reef at Grayton Beach State Park deployed by SWARASouth Walton Artificial Reef Association ideal for. The Snorkel Reef towers are anchored by fiberglass pilings driven into the sand.
SWARA reef structures are specially designed to provide shelter and with healthy marine growth a sustainable food source for a wide range of species. The ecosystem is alive and active early in the mornings before the sun gets too high in the sky creating a very peaceful paddle and the best time to connect with nature. For divers snorkelers and anglers seeking to explore the waters off the coastline of South Walton this will be a welcomed addition to recreation in Walton County.
Turtle Reef at Grayton Beach State Park. Once complete the Grayton Beach artificial reef will be in the shape of a sea turtle. A comfortable experience for those nervous about open water or being far from shore.
Located off the beach in Grayton Beach State Park this reef sits about 783 feet from the shore and is comprised of 58 individual reefs deployed in the shape of a turtle. It is bordered to the right by a bar of black rocks and to the left by a line of red buoys setting off the area of relatively strong currents. For curated artificial reef and snorkeling tours visit.
For snorkelers it is close enough to easily swim or paddle to.