Most people who come to Barbados to dive head to Bridgetown first. Perhaps because of the ease of access through the harbor, but the town's waters have merits beyond that including a 360 foot freighter wreck called the Stavonikita which is known as one of the most impressive wrecks sites in the region.
You'll find one dive operator, a variety of dive shops, and at least 12 good dive sites in the area.
The dive shops available are shown down below.
|Hazell's Water World||(246) 426-4043||0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown|
|Roger's Scuba Shack||(246) 436-3483||Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown|
|The Dive Shop||(246) 426-9947||1.0 mi. Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown|
|West Side Scuba Centre||(246) 262-1029||1.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown|
If you're ready to dive, you can check with Barbados Blue Watersports. Barbados Blue offers a few different packages that are sure to be a blast for any aquatic adventurer. Their dive packages are perfect for people looking to explore the oceans of Barbados. They are located in downtown Bridgetown.
Be sure to look at the following chart for information regarding the only dive service we know of that operates in this area.
|Barbados Blue Watersports||Dive Service//12576||(246) 434-5764||Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown||Barbados|
Check this table for information concerning the typical cost of dive services in this area.
|Offering Type||Low Rate||High Rate|
|Discover Scuba||$ 90.0||$ 110.0|
|Double Tank Dive||$ 100.0||$ 125.0|
|Open Water Certification||$ 425.0||$ 475.0|
|Single Tank Dive||$ 54.0||$ 75.0|
The following table enables you to get a few details concerning some of the area's major dive sites.
To learn more about snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and beginners, check out this extensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.
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