Scuba Diving Near Basse Terre

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A popular dive resort is located in Basse Terre, which draws many scuba divers to the area on a regular basis.  Here, the focus is on eco-tourism, so they aim to leave all that they discover down deep as pristine as possible for the next generation to explore.  If this type of diving is of interest to you, you may have found your next dive destination. 

You'll find dive operators dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

If you want to go diving, you can check with Habiss Plongee. Skilled at both training up new divers and taking experienced ones out on trips to explore, this local dive shop can handle all of your underwater needs. They are situated in Vieux Habitants, West of Basse Terre.

A second option is La Rand'eau. The Leeward Coast awaits you when you choose La Rand'eau to host your diving adventure. As a natural site, this center promotes ecotourism to conserve the beauty of Guadeloupe's land and water. You can reach them at (069) 032-1379.

The table right below lists a few details regarding area dive operators.

Dive Operators Near Basse Terre
Name Phone Location
Habiss Plongee (069) 095-0190 1.5 mi. Northwest of Central Baillif
La Rand'eau (069) 032-1379 7.0 mi. Northwest of Central Saint Claude

Dive Sites

Take some time to look through this table for a few details concerning one of the area's best known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Basse Terre
Name Quality Visibility Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Fort St. Charles -- -- -- 130.0 -- 15.9801091771 -61.7402193138

For more information concerning snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our exhaustive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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