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. 

You'll find several dive services and at least 6 different dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

The Humpback Dive Shack

If you'd like to go diving, you can check with Bohio Resort Diving. Beginning divers are able to train in the pool or the calm bay before advancing to an open water dive. After a long day of diving, your appetite will surely have grown. They are located 1.7 mi. North of central Cockburn Town.

Another good option is The Humpback Dive Shack. Scuba diving is offered as 1, 2, and 3-tank trips. These include weights, tanks, and a PADI certified Divemaster or Instructor guiding you. You can reach them at (649) 347-4921.

Still another option is 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're situated in Cockburn Town.

Glance through the following chart for a list of diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Cockburn Town
Name Phone Location
Bohio Resort Diving (649) 231-3572 1.7 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town
Oasis Divers (649) 946-1128 0.3 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town
The Humpback Dive Shack (649) 347-4921 Central Cockburn Town

Dive Sites

A few details regarding some of the area's major dive sites are shown in the chart below.

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

To learn more concerning diving, including tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, check out this detailed Caribbean diving article.

 

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