Scuba Diving Near Charlotte Amalie

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With water temperatures that stay in the high 70s and low 80s and visibility that generally averages at between 45 and 100 feet, Charlotte Amalie is a can't-miss dive destination.  Brilliant coral reefs, several wreckage, and tons of local marine life can all be see deep down below and within a short boat ride of this popular tourist hot spot.

There is one dive service, a variety of dive shops, and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops worth looking into are shown in the following table.

Dive Shops Near Charlotte Amalie
Name Phone Location
Admiralty Dive Center (340) 777-9802 0.3 mi. West of Downtown Charlotte Amalie
Blue Island Divers (340) 774-2001 The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie
Hi-Tec Water Sports (340) 774-5650 Frenchtown
Water World Outfitters (340) 774-3737 0.9 mi. Southeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie

Check out this table for information regarding the only dive service in the area that we are aware of.

Dive Operators Near Charlotte Amalie
Name Type Phone Location Island
Underwater Safaris Dive Service//12576 (340) 774-1350 Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Dive Services

Be sure to look at the table below for information concerning the approximate cost of typical dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 120.0 $ 160.0
Double Tank Dive $ 110.0 $ 130.0
Night Dive $ 85.0 $ 105.0
Open Water Certification $ 475.0 $ 550.0
Single Tank Dive $ 60.0 $ 70.0

Dive Sites

Details concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites are provided right below.

Dive Sites Near Charlotte Amalie
Name Latitude Longitude
Aron's Barge Dive 18.3261736761 -64.9717283249
Kennedy Dive 18.3088995791 -64.9399709702
Limestone 18.3113436897 -64.9640897104
Limestone Dive Site 18.3100811171 -64.9627590179
Navy Barges Dive 18.3132407404 -64.9148443529
Sprat Dive 18.3144400732 -64.9391988108

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


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