Tube sponges, coral formed into pillars, and a vibrant host of sea life exists in the waters that surround Basseterre. There are only a few dive operators in the area, but all are known for their high-quality of service and their willingness to work with guests to get them to the sites they want to see.
You'll find two dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 7 good dive sites in the area.
The dive shop you'll be able to find are listed below.
|Kenneth's Dive Centre||Dive Shop//12577||(869) 465-2670||Downtown Basseterre||St. Kitts|
If you're ready to go diving, you might want to check with Dive St. Kitts. Novice and advanced scuba diving training through PADI as well a specialty training like underwater photography are offered with knowledgeable instructors at Dive St. Kitts. They are located in eastern Basseterre.
A second option is Pro-Divers. Thanks to their location so near the cruise port, Pro-Divers specializes in excursions for cruise ship passengers. They pick guests who from the ship and generally offer cheaper prices. You can call them at (869) 466-1358.
The table directly below enables you to get some information regarding area dive operators.
|Dive St. Kitts||(869) 465-1189||1.5 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Basseterre|
|Pro-Divers||(869) 466-1358||Downtown Basseterre|
The table directly below offers the approximate cost of dive services in this area.
|Offering Type||Low Rate||High Rate|
|Discover Scuba||$ 110.0||$ 150.0|
|Double Tank Dive||$ 95.0||$ 110.0|
|Night Dive||$ 75.0||$ 85.0|
|Open Water Certification||$ 420.0||$ 450.0|
|Single Tank Dive||$ 65.0||$ 80.0|
Take a moment to read the following table to see some key facts regarding some of the area's major dive sites.
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||80.0||17.2701793295||-62.7157974243|
|--||Open Water / CMAS *||70.0||17.2711628595||-62.6890182495|
|Very Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||130.0||17.2701793295||-62.7415466309|
|Very Good||All Divers||70.0||17.2609994633||-62.681465128|
|Very Good||All Divers||40.0||17.274354741||-62.7013778687|
To learn more concerning snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, check out this detailed Caribbean scuba diving article.
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