Scuba Diving Near Charlestown

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Visibility of anywhere from 80 to 100 feet is common off the coast of Charlestown, and most dives in the area go as deep as 90 feet.  Sea swells and and heavy winds help to carve an underwater landscape that is unique and interesting to explore. 

You'll find at least 7 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Sites

The following table lists some information concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Charlestown
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Aquarium Very Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 90.0 1-2 knots 17.0937149984 -62.5602722168
Clyde's Reef Excellent -- 45.0 -- 17.1963996554 -62.6508235512
Devil's Caverns Good -- 40.0 -- 17.0825573563 -62.6100540161
Monkey Shoals Very Good Open Water / CMAS * 120.0 -- 17.1961490997 -62.6601791382
The Ledge -- -- 60.0 -- 17.1971717487 -62.6651573181
The Vents -- -- 80.0 -- 17.1380108784 -62.6370048523
The White Hole -- Open Water / CMAS * 40.0 -- 17.1911861249 -62.6597499847

To learn more about diving, including tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, read our detailed discussion of diving in the Caribbean.

 

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