Scuba Diving Near Carriacou

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More than 25 sites surround Carriacou that range from reefs to wrecks and can satisfy all levels of divers.  Underneath the water's surface you'll encounter more than 400 different species of marine life, finding it easy to do so with one of the many dive centers that make their home on the island. 

There are a couple of dive operators, a dive shop, and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth looking into are listed here:

Dive Shops Near Carriacou
Name Type Phone Location Island
Deefer Diving Carriacou Dive Shop//12577 (473) 443-7882 Hillsborough, Central Carriacou Carriacou

If you want to go diving, you should consider Lumbadive. This dive center, which is run by a couple originally from Quebec, Canada, offers "VIP Treatment" for each diver they work with. This means quality training and equipment, friendly guides, and taking all of your personal needs into consideration when planning the course and dive schedule. They are located in southwestern Carriacou.

A second option is Arawak Divers. Since 1994, this dive center has been a top choice for previously certified divers only looking for a group of guides who know the underwater area that surrounds this island like the back of their hand. Known for their exceptional service, Arawak Divers are members of the "Trans-Ocean" base of the Grenada Scuba Diving Association, and members of the Carriacou and Petite Martinique Tourism Association. You can reach them at (473) 443-6906.

Some information regarding the area's dive operators are shown in the table below.

Dive Operators Near Carriacou
Name Phone Location
Arawak Divers (473) 443-6906 Hillsborough, Southwestern part of Carriacou
Lumbadive (473) 443-8566 3.0 mi. South West of Central Hillsborough

Dive Sites

View the following table for a few details regarding some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Carriacou
Name Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Seaview All Divers 35.1 12.4507650598 -61.4947605133
Tropical Hill All Divers 60.0 12.4351755428 -61.5002536773
Westsider Wreck Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 100.1 12.4855447445 -61.4939022064

For more information concerning snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both experienced divers and beginners, read this detailed guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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