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 services dive services and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

If you're looking forward to diving, you might want to check with Anguillan Divers. PADI training takes place in a fresh water pool, and once certified you can move to the sea for wreck, cave, and reef dives. Dive trips leave from Cove Bay every morning at 8:30 a.m. They are found in Blowing Point.

A second option is Vigilant Divers. In order to provide optimal training, only four guests are brought out on each boat. You can sign up for a number of different safety courses and tours depending upon your skill level. They can be reached at (264) 235-4096.

Take a moment to read this table for information concerning the area's dive services.

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

The following table enables you to get the approximate 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

The table just below summarizes some key facts regarding some of the area's better-known 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

To learn more about diving, including tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, read our exhaustive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.

 

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