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. 

There are dive services dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

If you want to go diving, you might want to contact Habiss Plongee. Habiss takes guests to the southern coast to visit some of the least explored sites. Daily dives for all skill levels are available including wreck and night dives. They are situated in Vieux Habitants, West of Basse Terre.

A second option is La Rand'eau. Dive trips include excursions to Augustin Fresnel's Wreck, the Cousteau Reserve, and Guadeloupe National Park, to name a few. They also offer baptisms, training packages for all levels, discovery packs, exploration dives, snorkeling, kayaking, and river canyoning. You can reach them at (069) 032-1379.

The table directly below has a few details regarding dive service 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 a moment to read the table just below to see 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 diving, including useful tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, read our exhaustive Caribbean diving article.


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