Captain’s Dive Blog

The ‘Lure’ of Night Dives in Palm Beach, FL.

The lure of night dives in West Palm Beach, Florida are especially exciting for me because of the possibilities of rare and unique marine life encounters. Diving during the day, my field of view is bombarded with colors, movements, and shapes. Finding a specific sea creature or coral is difficult because many other sea creatures are as inviting. The lure,…

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The Rarest Underwater Photographs

Yes, you read that right. You are about to see the rarest underwater photographs ever taken in West Palm Beach, Florida. Not so much because they are super extra rare and unique sea creatures, although they are quite beautiful. No, they are rare photographs because of who took them. So what makes them rare? Well, anyone who hears mentioned the name Mike Walker…

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The Sea Turtles are Here in Palm Beach, Florida

Aahhh yes, it’s that time of the year, the sea turtles are moving into West Palm Beach, Florida! It is the start of the season which runs from March thru October.  We are already seeing many large male Loggerhead sea turtles and a few females cruising around our reefs.  The Leatherback turtles usually start off the season arriving as early as February.  …

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Heavy Metal in Winter

Although most are drawn to our reefs in the spring and summer months, we can not forget about our winter months.  Winter is the time when the sharks, especially lemons, migrate through our waters and they are beauty to behold.   And what better place to find them then on our wrecks . . . Heavy Metal baby! Along with sharks encounters of Bulls, Lemons, Hammerheads,…

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2016 Scuba Diving New Year’s Resolutions

With January chugging along, Walker’s Dive Charters wants to know… What’s on your 2016 Scuba Diving New Year’s Resolution? If your list doesn’t include scuba diving in West Palm Beach then maybe you should reconsider. As a traveling art show artist, I come across countless divers who see my underwater photography. The…

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Lots of Marine Life in Palm Beach Florida

Summer has come to an end and we are now into the fall weather, but does not mean we stop diving here in Palm Beach, Florida, Oooo no . . . there is a lot of marine life in Palm Beach year round. Our good friend Jim Cocci came out with us yesterday and here are some special moments he captured. Drifting along the reefs brought us a few unexpected surprises such as the…

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Diving with Giant Groupers

Call off the dogs! It is now official. The world-famous goliath grouper diving season is in full swing in West Palm Beach, Florida. For the last couple of weeks these giant groupers have been aggregating around our wrecks, but there was one essential ingredient missing that makes this dive with these giant groupers so unique — baitfish! Giant goliath…

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West Palm Beach Underwater Macro Marine Life

Every once in a while I enjoy changing the perspective from which I look at the coral reefs of West Palm Beach. Instead of looking for the larger marine life such as the sea turtles, sharks, lobsters, countless tropical fish, and more, I enjoy slowing way down and looking carefully at the intricacy of the coral reefs and its abundance of macro marine life. West…

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Scuba Diving Vacation

When people think of a scuba diving vacation the thought of faraway exotic places come to mind. Little do most divers know that you don’t need to travel half way around the world to experience an amazing dive vacation. We come across vacationers all the time who experience scuba diving in West Palm Beach, Florida for the first time and one thing quickly…

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Swimming with Sea Turtles

Swimming with sea turtles is usually one of the fondest experiences scuba divers are lucky enough to have. You’ve heard me tell you before that scuba diving in West Palm Beach is one of the greatest places to go if you want to have the best sea turtle encounters, so let me elaborate a little more and share with you the story and photographs from…

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