As moonlight glistens on the water’s surface, nocturnal animals awaken below.  Octopuses come creeping out of their dens, searching for a meal.  Ancient horseshoe crabs scuttle across the sand.  Lobster crawl in bunches, ducking from ledge to ledge.

Night diving at the world-renowned Blue Heron Bridge is an unparalleled experience. To help preserve and protect this important local treasure, we offer Guided Dives to explore the site at night. Or, you can dive alongside one of our experienced Instructors to earn your PADI Night Diver specialty certification. Learn helpful tips and tricks to become an expert night diver!

First, register to night dive Blue Heron Bridge online below or over the phone by calling (561) 840-8750. Next, stop by the shop the evening of your dive. Pick up any rental gear you may need. Then, meet your instructor or guide, and grab your parking pass. Parking passes are required for divers in Phil Foster Park after dark.


Divers can rent a complete setup or bring their own SCUBA equipment. Lights are not available to rent, but there are many options to browse at the shop.

To night dive Blue Heron Bridge, every diver must have the following:

  • 1 Primary Light (per Diver)
  • 1 Tank Light / Glow stick (per Diver)
  • We highly recommend a backup light for each diver
  • Parking Pass
  • Dry Bag for Car Keys (purchase a dry bag at the shop before your dive)
  • Full set of SCUBA gear and tank

Dive guides help you navigate the site. They point out a stunning range of wildlife as you swim — from octopuses to batfish, spotted eagle rays, and other fascinating creatures! Learn more about the guided dive options below to find the best fit for you. 


Group Guides are a fun way to enhance your 2023 Night Dives at Blue Heron Bridge. Meet new dive buddies as you chat with fellow participants. Swap scuba stories while you set up gear.

Group guides include up to 8 divers.


Experience the best of the Blue Heron Bridge with a Private Dive Guide dedicated solely to you and your buddies!

Learn about the site during a pre-dive briefing. Follow the in-water guide as they navigate along the East side, West side, or Snorkel Trail. Come face to face with hidden wildlife.


Our eagle-eyed Photo Guides will help you discover the stunning wildlife of this world-famous dive site. As photographers themselves, these pros will provide pointers to help you capture the perfect shot.

Want hands-on photo help? Upgrade your experience to a single or multi-day Photography Workshop!


For the best experience and safest conditions, your guide will begin your night dive about 45 minutes before high tide.  This is when the current is at its lowest and visibility is at its best. 

Don’t forget to display your parking pass on your dashboard.  After the dive, everyone must be out of Phil Foster Park by 10 PM or you will be ticketed.

Ready to night dive Blue Heron Bridge? Contact us at (561) 840-8750 to book your dive, or ask questions. Not sure which guide is best for you? Our dedicated reservations specialists can help you pick the best option based on your interests. 

We can’t wait to show you the amazing underwater world that lives just below the surface of the Blue Heron Bridge!