Welcome to Emerald Ocean Divers

Explore New Depths

There are literally endless possibilities here in the Emerald Ocean! We have all types of diving available! We offer dives for all skill levels from new open water, to technical dives and everything in-between. We are proud to be home to the largest artificial reef in the world, the USS Oriskany. Thats just one of many world class dive sites we have to offer here! Come join us today!

Lionfish

We have a high number of these beautiful, delicious, invasive fish. We offer trips out to harvest as many as you can shoot. The captain also carries extra spears and Zookeepers on board in case you want to give lion fish hunting a shot! Its not only fun to hunt lion fish but you are helping to sustain our reefs and game fish.

Experienced Dive Masters always on board

One of our biggest concerns is your safety while diving with us. There will always be an experienced Dive Master on board our boat for your safety and convenience. We strive to make your time with us as enjoyable as possible!

USS Oriskany

The largest Artificial reef in the world

The Oriskany is an Essex class aircraft carrier built in 1945. She is 911 feet in length with a 129 foot beam. She was commissioned in 1950, and served until September 25th 1957 when she was decommissioned for the first time. The Mighty O was recommissioned on March 7th 1959 and served until September 30th 1976. She was laid to her final resting place 24 miles south of Pensacola on May 17 2006.

The Oriskany offers all types of diving. Whether your an advanced open water diver or the most skilled tech diver, the O has something for you. 

There is all kinds of life on the Oriskany. Some of the lucky visitors get the chance to swim with the whale sharks that visit from time to time.