Scuba Diving Near Cockburn Town

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Cockburn Town is located on Grand Turk, which is one of the best loved dive destinations in the world.  Visibility is rarely lower than 100 feet, the waters are always warm, and the island encourages diving by offering over 25 designated dive sites at the Columbus National Park. 

There are dive services dive services and at least 6 different dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

If you're ready to take the plunge, you might want to check with Oasis Divers. Oasis divers specializes in PADI certification and daily open water dives. Additionally, they will work with local hotels to create packages that include the cost of your stay as well as your dive necessities. They are situated in Cockburn Town.

Another option is Bohio Resort Diving. A perk of staying at Bohio is the option to participate in daily open water scuba dives with this on-site dive shop that is only available to guests. Just 300 yards off shore of the hotel's beach are some of the most spectacular underwater sites in the area, and as part of the all-inclusive package guests won't have to make arrangements with a third party to see them. You can reach them at (649) 946-2135.

The table right below provides you with some information regarding the area's dive services.

Dive Operators Near Cockburn Town
Name Phone Location
Bohio Resort Diving (649) 946-2135 1.7 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town
Oasis Divers (649) 946-1128 0.3 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town

Dive Sites

Take a look at the following table to see details concerning some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Cockburn Town
Name Latitude Longitude
Cables 21.4654712268 -71.1519432126
Connie's Reef 21.4631947053 -71.1524152814
Coral Canyons 21.4518515068 -71.1563205777
Coral Gardens 21.4587214367 -71.1532306729
Sand River Canyon 21.4449013647 -71.1580371915
The Lakes 21.4540882637 -71.1541318952

For more information concerning snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read our detailed Caribbean scuba diving article.


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