The coastline of Fort Lauderdale offers some of the very best scuba diving and snorkeling in the world. The primary reason that the coast is so attractive to divers is the quantity and variety of reefs available for exploration. There are two natural reefs in 15 feet of water (or less) just 100 to 300 yards from the shore. In addition to these natural wonders, Broward County has constructed more than 90 artificial reefs that include sunken ships and limestone structures. The 7 fantastic aspects of these diving attractions: 1) The biodiversity found in the reefs of South Florida is simply astounding as the tropical species of fish change with migrations throughout the year. 2) The immediate proximity of the diving attractions to Fort Lauderdale means that the trip to your first dive site can be as short as one-quarter mile. 3) Excellent diving conditions are provided by the clear, … Continued
It’s been a long, cold winter for many, but the promise of spring break is just around the corner. Florida is one of the most popular destination spots for spring breakers, especially for those on the eastern seaboard, with its warm beaches, cool breezes and wide variety of water sports and excursions. 1. The Food There’s no better time than vacation to break away from your daily routine, and that includes your diet. Traveling to a new place grants your opportunities to try new foods and local cuisine that you wouldn’t have otherwise had the chance to taste. From sweet key lime pie to fresh shrimp and smoked fish, Florida offers visitors a variety of delicacies. 2. The Excursions Florida houses nearly a dozen monuments, national parks and beaches. From Harry Potter World and the Disney Parks to the white sand beaches of Key West, there’s bound to be an … Continued
Listed by CBS Miami as one of the five best places to go parasailing, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., offers para-sailors the opportunity to glide high above the surface of the Atlantic, depending on weather conditions. Better still, many endangered species frequent the waters off Florida’s east coast, so those who go parasailing in Fort Lauderdale will have the chance to see sharks, dolphins and turtles, as well as the outer reef. Probably the best part of parasailing in Fort Lauderdale, though, is the adrenaline rush. Fort Lauderdale’s 20 miles of open, white-sand shoreline provides ample space for parasailing boats to reach breakneck speeds. Strapped to such boats via a tether, those parasailing in Fort Lauderdale are quickly yanked aloft by their parachutes to float to jaw-dropping heights—higher than New York’s Empire State Building. Then, as their boats slow, para-sailors drop for a refreshing, post-adventure dip in the ocean. Of course, for … Continued
Fort Lauderdale has a number of different activities you can engage in while visiting, like taking a trip to Sanibel Island or spending the day at Pompano Beach. Here at Atlantic Beach Clubs, we are all about having fun in the sunshine state, and the following is a list of our top five favorite Fort Lauderdale FL activities.