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. 

There are several dive operators and at least 4 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Stuart Cove's Diving

If you're ready to go diving, you can 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 situated in downtown Nassau, 4.2 mi. East of central Cable Beach.

Another 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. You can call them at (242) 327-6400.

A third option is Custom Aquatics. Offering the most personalized, VIP experience on the island, Custom Aquatics aims to make your scuba diving adventure like nothing you've every experienced before. From the time you're picked up by your private driver to the time you return, every moment is carefully crafted to make sure you have the very best time possible. They're found in Cable Beach.

View this table for information concerning the area's dive operators.

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

The table below enables you to get 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

To learn more concerning diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read our exhaustive Caribbean diving article.


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