Dive Sites - Southern California

Southern California is home to some amazing scuba diving all along the coastline. Whether you are enjoying a beautiful boat dive or hitting the shoreline, you're guaranteed to see some of the most amazing things on your dives.

Some favorites in our waters are Giant Black Sea Bass, White Sea Bass, Sea Lions, Harbor Seals, Dolphins, Sheepshead, Garibaldi, passing Whales, Sea Turtles, and much more!

Here are some of our favorite dive sites! 

Dive Sites - Orange County Site info
Anaheim Bay Breakwater Near the Naval Base, easy entry/exits.
Bolsa Chica
State Marine Reserve, excellent areas!
Huntington Beach
9.5 miles of beach! 
Newport Pier
Canyon areas available to explore.
"The Wedge"
Big surf site, better hunting.
Corona Del Mar
Close to Newport Harbor!
Little Corona
Part of Corona Del Mar!
Horse Ranch
Crystal Cove Dive site.
Crystal Cove Underwater Park
Large Underwater Park reserve!
Reef Point/Scotchman's Cove
Crystal Cove Dive site.
Corsair
Crystal Cove Dive site.
Historic Anchor
Crystal Cove Dive site.
Irvine Cove
Private, but fun!
Emerald Bay
Private area, but fun to dive!
Crescent Bay (Seal Rock)
Come see the sea lions!
Deadman's Reef
Great Riviera Boat Dive!
Shaw's Cove
#1 Dive Site in Orange County!
Fisherman's Cove
Large Kelp Beds located here. 
Diver's Cove
Enjoy bat rays and halibuts!
Picnic Beach
Healthy Kelp Beds here!
Rocky Beach
Just like the name, tons of rock! 
Heisler Park
Kelp, kelp, kelp.
Main Beach
Great place to check out lobsters!
Cleo Street Barge
A sunken barge to explore!
Broadway Reef
A Riviera favorite!
Cress Street
Explore some amazing reef areas!
Wood's Cove
Riviera takes you to deep reefs!
Moss Point
Home to some amazing kelp beds. 
Victoria Street
Private and fun as can be!
Treasure Island
Riviera Accessible!
Aliso Beach
Big surf, but bigger exploratory areas.
Thousand Steps (Salt Creek)
Might be a long walk, but it's great hunting!
Monarch Point
Riviera Favorite!
Three Arch Bay
Enjoy underwater beauty!
A.C.E. Wreck
A SoCal premiere Wreck dive!
San Clemente Rocks
See the artificial reefs!

 

Sea Lions in Coronados Island, Mexico 

Dive Sites - San Diego County Site info
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Other great SoCal dive sites Site info
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