Monthly Archives: January 2015

Lemon Sharks in Palm Beach, Florida

A lemon shark swims alongside a ship wreck in West Palm Beach, Florida. Numerous sharks can be found during the winter months in these waters.   Late December through early March the Lemon Sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) congregate along the wrecks of Palm Beach, Florida for what is believed to be a spawning event.  Their selection of areas that are warm…

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Winter Time Splendor in Palm Beach

Diving Palm Beach in the winter can be very exciting.  Winter time splendor in Palm Beach is the time of the year when we have shark activity as they are migrating through our area.  Today (19 Jan 2015) we headed out to two of our favorite dive sites for shark sightings, Shark Canyon and Governors Riverwalk Wrecks. The Nurse Sharks were plentiful and…

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Look how our ‘Garden’ grows . . . Beautiful Reefs

Along with the abundant marine life here in South Florida, look how our  ‘Garden’ grows.  Our beautiful reefs are alive and thriving with sponges and soft corals.  Aside from the big Barrel Sponges and beautiful swaying Sea Fans, we take a closer look . . . Soft coral colonies are always in ‘Bloom’. We have a variety of  sponges…

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Breakers Reef & Flower Gardens in Palm Beach

Yesterday (January 7th) we set out with friends and photographers to visit our underwater world.  We were not disappointed.  Look what we found on Breakers Reef & Flower Gardens in Palm Beach! Usually we are sighting Spiny Lobsters but instead Slipper Lobsters were making their introduction. I can seeee you Slipper Lobster! Greeting a Slipper…

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It’s a Fishy World in Palm Beach

We hear it all the time. Our well traveled divers tell us about all the fascinating scuba diving they do around the world, but there is one thing they always say… There is no place with more marine life than West Palm Beach, Florida! It’s a fishy world in Palm Beach! From oversized reef fish like the many species of angelfish, the walls of grunts, the…

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2014 Year in Review – Scuba Diving in Palm Beach County

We have had a wonderful year of diving here in South Florida and  with the close of 2014 we’d like to share with you and your friends just a few pictures of the ‘Best Kept Secret’ here in Palm Beach County. Our year started with lobster hunting (mid-season) and shark migration. A lemon shark swims alongside a ship wreck in West Palm Beach, Florida. Numerous…

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Happy New Year

On behalf of Captain Walker and the crew at Walker’s Dive Charters we would like to wish you a very Happy New Year. Looking for some New Year’s resolutions for 2015? Here are a few we came up with: Try a new dive site Make diving a family affair Encourage a new diver Learn a new skill Adapt your equipment Clean, service & repair equipment off-season…

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