The marine life that exists off the coast of the Biminis was made famous by the Discover Channel when they did a special on a section of ocean called the “Road to Atlantis.” Now, divers travel from around the world to see this awe-inspiring site for themselves. There are numerous other sites worth noting as well, like a World War II ship wreck and continental shelf walls that drop down to at least 130 feet.
There are a couple of dive services, a dive shop, and at least 13 good dive sites in the area.
The dive shop worth considering are summarized below.
|Scuba Bimini||Dive Shop//12577||(954) 524-6090||1.2 mi. South West of Central Pigeon Cay||South Bimini|
If you're looking forward to diving, you can check with Neal Watson's Bimini Scuba Center. Ideally located for a dive operation, the Neal Watson's Bimini Scuba Center is not only the only center in the Biminis that offers a Nitrox fill station, but it is headed by world famous scuba diver Neal Watson. People travel here from around the world just for the chance to dive with one of the best. They are found within South Bimini, in southwestern the Bimini Islands.
Another good option is Bimini Undersea. A full service watersports facility which offers not only scuba diving but snorkeling, paddleboarding, kayaking, and more, if there is one thing Bimini Undersea knows, it is the waters that surround the islands in the Biminis. In fact, there is probably no operation better versed in where to find the best dive sites or who is most capable of getting you there. You can reach them at (242) 347-2941.
Details concerning diving services in the area can be seen right below.
|Bimini Undersea||(242) 347-2941||0.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central North Bimini||North Bimini|
|Neal Watson's Bimini Scuba Center||(242) 448-6606||1.9 mi. West of Central South Bimini||South Bimini|
The table just below shows the typical cost of dive services in this area.
|Offering Type||Low Rate||High Rate|
|Discover Scuba||$ 175.0||$ 200.0|
|Double Tank Dive||$ 110.0||$ 145.0|
|Night Dive||$ 85.0||$ 140.0|
|Open Water Certification||$ 425.0||$ 500.0|
|Single Tank Dive||$ 65.0||$ 100.0|
Take a minute to read this table for some key facts regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.
|Excellent||Open Water / CMAS *||50.0||--||25.7560112285||-79.3011856073|
|Very Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||80.0||--||25.7528803899||-79.3068933481|
|Very Good||Open Water / CMAS *||78.7||--||25.7485373736||-79.3076530106|
|Very Good||All Divers||37.1||< 1 knot||25.66885||-79.3062666667|
|Very Good||All Divers||19.7||--||25.65125||-79.2935833333|
|Good||All Divers||39.4||< 1 knot||25.7372441214||-79.3034802699|
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||98.4||< 1 knot||25.5299000641||-79.2905502645|
For more information about snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, read our exhaustive Caribbean diving page.
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