Scuba Diving Near Cable Beach

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While snorkeling continues to be much more popular amongst the trendy crowds that frequent Cable Beach, there are several off-shore reef systems that are certainly worth exploring if you're staying in this resort area.  You can sign up for certification courses if you aren't already trained in the sport, and if you are, rent out equipment or charter a scuba tour through a number of local companies. 

You'll find 3 dive operators and at least 4 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Stuart Cove's Diving

If you're ready to take the plunge, you might want to check with Stuart Cove's Diving. Fans of the movie "Flipper" may recognize this place, as in addition to being a fully functioning dive center, it was the set of the movie! You can join them today as they set out on another adventure to the many spots around New Providence that feature diverse and thriving ecosystems. They are found in downtown Nassau, 4.2 mi. East of central Cable Beach.

Another good option is Sandals Royal Bahamian Divers. Known for offering the most comprehensive dive program in the Caribbean, Sandals Royal Bahamian Divers gets guests out on --and under -- the water as part of their stay. They can be reached at (242) 327-6400.

A third option is Custom Aquatics. With Custom Aquatics, you are paying for a fully day of diving aboard a private boat with your own guide and instructor. Use of wet suits and equipment is included. They're located in Cable Beach.

Some key facts concerning diving services in the area are shown in the following chart.

Dive Operators Near Cable Beach
Name Phone Location
Custom Aquatics (242) 362-1492 1.8 mi. East of Central Cable Beach
Sandals Royal Bahamian Divers (242) 327-6400 0.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cable Beach
Stuart Cove's Diving (242) 362-4171 Downtown Nassau, 4.2 mi. East of Central Cable Beach

Dive Sites

Take a moment to look through this table for some information regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Cable Beach
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
De La Salle Wreck Good Open Water / CMAS * 69.9 25.09725 -77.358
The Lighthouse Good -- 59.1 25.0875 -77.3500666667
Travellers's Rest Wall Fair Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 82.0 25.073 -77.4755833333
Trinity Caves Fair -- 49.9 25.08995 -77.35955

For more information concerning diving, including tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, read this extensive Caribbean diving page.

 

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