Scuba Diving Near Blowing Point

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Blowing Point, where the ferry harbor is located, is a great jumping off point for tourists interested in participating in a bit of scuba diving during their stay.  If you sign up with a local scuba operation, you can become certified in a fresh water pool, then take a boat out to some of the most popular dive sites and see what lies beneath the surface of the sea. 

There are dive operators dive operators and at least 6 different dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

If you're ready to dive, you might want to contact Anguillan Divers. Anguilla Divers is a top PADI Divecenter thanks in part to the fact that they have guides that teach in four different languages including English, Dutch, French, and German. You can sign up for PADI certification courses or, if you are already certified, singular dive trips. They are found within Blowing Point.

A second option is Vigilant Divers. Offering PADI Instruction and guided diving, Vigilant Divers offers personalized dive excursions that focus on safety and proper technique above all. They can be reached at (264) 235-4096.

Details regarding the area's dive operators are shown in this table:

Dive Operators Near Blowing Point
Name Phone Location
Anguillan Divers (264) 497-4750 3.1 mi. West of Central Blowing Point
Vigilant Divers (264) 235-4096 3.7 mi. Northeast of Central Blowing Point

Dive Services

Take a look at the following table for information concerning the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 85.0 $ 120.0
Double Tank Dive $ 85.0 $ 120.0
Night Dive $ 50.0 $ 90.0
Open Water Certification $ 375.0 $ 390.0
Single Tank Dive $ 50.0 $ 65.0

Dive Sites

You can look at the table below to see a few details regarding some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Blowing Point
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Blowing Rock Good -- 40.0 18.1505666667 -63.16115
Fish Spot -- -- -- 18.1410440745 -63.0711364746
MV Catheley H Wreck Good -- 60.0 18.21045 -63.0935333333
MV Ida Maria Wreck Good Open Water / CMAS * 60.0 18.22215 -63.13765
MV Oosterdiep Excellent -- 82.0 18.1983666667 -63.1406666667
No Name Reef Very Good -- 55.1 18.2144333333 -63.1171166667

For more information about snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read our exhaustive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.

 

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