SNORKELING – There are many opportunities for snorkeling both in natural and artificial reefs. Average water temperature is 85° F (26° C).
Jupiter Snorkeling –
There are several parks around Jupiter to snorkel.
Carlin Park, Jupiter – A reef with underwater rocks on the north end of Carlin Park 50 feet from the beach. No boat or dive flag needed. Lifeguards and free beach parking.
DuBois Park, Jupiter – A jetty with underwater rocks on the south side of Jupiter Inlet & north of Carlin Park. No boat or dive flag needed. Lifeguards and free parking.
Coral Cove Park and Blowing Rocks Preserve, Tequesta – Lifeguard on duty and free parking. With or without a boat. Dive flag needed. A reef with nurse sharks, eels, barracuda and loggerhead turtles.
Intracoastal, Tequesta/Jupiter Island – Snorkel, cast rods or nets, kayak and paddle board on the east side of the Intracoastal across from Coral Cove Park and by the Tequesta sandbar. Free roadside parking. No life guard. Dive flag recommended as boaters and jet skis come close to shore.
Jupiter Lighthouse Park, Jupiter – Snorkel, kayak and paddle board around the mangroves, rocks and reefs. Free parking.