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 dive services dive services, a dive shop, and a small number of dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth considering are provided in the table below.

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

If you're looking forward to 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.

Another option is Arawak Divers. With Arawak you have access to over 25 dive sites and two highly-trained PA DI Master Trainers to guide you to each location. They do not operate on a fixed schedule, rather, they plan each trip according to the needs of their guides, never finishing a dive until all of the air in your tank has been used (not including the safety reserves). You can call them at (473) 443-6906.

The following chart lists details concerning diving services in the area.

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

A few key facts concerning some of the area's dive sites are shown below.

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

To learn more concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, check out this extensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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