Scuba Diving Near the Berry Islands

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Around the Berry Islands, divers encounter a number of shallow reefs which are also great locations for snorkelers.  These reefs tend to be close to shore, but if you travel just a short distance from the island you'll encounter steep drop-offs that are great sites for more experienced divers. 

There are at least 7 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Sites

A few key facts concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites are provided in this chart:

Dive Sites Near the Berry Islands
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Airplane Wreck Fair 16.4 25.8209166667 -77.9311666667
Big Whale East Reef Good 42.7 25.4172666667 -77.7556166667
Big Whale North Reef Excellent 39.4 25.4438166667 -77.7570166667
Bird Cay South reef Excellent 49.2 25.39335 -77.8162833333
Mamma Rhoda Rock -- -- 25.4063358148 -77.920239687
Queen Anne's Revenge Wreck Very Good 29.5 25.81975 -77.9308333333
Reef Balls Fair 16.4 25.8208333333 -77.9311166667

For more information concerning diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both "old pros" and beginners, read this comprehensive Caribbean scuba diving article.


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