Scuba Diving Near Christiansted

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Most dives on St. Croix are done just outside of the Christiansted Harbor.  This is where the easiest access to the longest living reef in the Caribbean is found, and where divers will gain access to over 70 moored dive sites.  What are you interested in seeing when you dive?  Chances are, it exists within reach of this destination. 

You'll find dive operators dive services, some dive shops, and at least 6 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure

The dive shops available are provided in the table below.

Dive Shops Near Christiansted
Name Phone Location
Cane Bay East (340) 718-9913 Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure (340) 773-5994 Downtown Christiansted

If you're looking forward to diving, you might want to check with Dive Experience. This PADI certified diving center was one of the first on St. Croix and is headed by Michelle Pugh who is in the Women Divers Hall of Fame, so you know that this place is serious. If you are looking to dive some of the best sites with some of the best divers, then this shop is the place to go. They are situated in downtown Christiansted.

Another good option is Caribbean Sea Adventures Diving. They have diving tours that provide you with an experienced guide who will take you to some of the most revered spots for local diving. Buck Island Reef Monument is one such place. They can be reached at (340) 773-2628.

Take a minute to read the following table for information concerning the area's dive services.

Dive Operators Near Christiansted
Name Phone Location
Caribbean Sea Adventures Diving (340) 773-2628 Downtown Christiansted
Dive Experience (340) 773-3307 Downtown Christiansted

Dive Sites

Glance through the chart below to see details concerning some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Christiansted
Name Latitude Longitude
Blue Chute 17.761918697 -64.7247934341
Eagle Ray 17.7572697115 -64.7038936615
Long Reef Dive 17.7575149358 -64.7102022171
Love Shack Dive 17.7633133691 -64.7299432755
Nineteenth Hole Dive 17.7620515234 -64.6956110001
Wapa Garden Dive 17.7625470671 -64.7267594934

For more information about diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both beginners and experienced divers, check out this extensive Caribbean scuba diving article.

 

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