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 one dive operator, some dive shops, and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure

The dive shops available can be seen here:

Dive Shops Near Christiansted
Name Phone Location
Cane Bay Dive Shop (340) 773-4663 Cane Bay, 7.3 mi. West of Central Christiansted
Cane Bay East (340) 718-9913 Downtown Christiansted
St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventure (340) 773-5994 Downtown Christiansted

If you're ready to go diving, you might want to contact 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 located in downtown Christiansted.

You can look through this table if you want information regarding the only dive service we are aware of that operates in this area.

Dive Operators Near Christiansted
Name Type Phone Location Island
Dive Experience Dive Service//12576 (340) 773-3307 Downtown Christiansted St. Croix

Dive Sites

The following chart offers a few details regarding 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

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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