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 3 dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

Humpback Dive Shack

If you're ready to go diving, you should consider Humpback Dive Shack. Being that Grand Turk is the ultimate year-round diving destination, Humpback Dive Shack is right on the money, or the coral reefs one might say. Known for its healthy coral reef life and clear waters with up to a 150 foot visibility range, diving on Grand Turk with Humpback Dive Shack is an experience you won't want to miss. They are located within northern Cockburn Town.

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. You can call them at (649) 946-1128.

Still another option is Bohio Resort Diving. Beginning divers are able to train in the pool or the calm bay before advancing to an open water dive. They're located 1.7 mi. North of central Cockburn Town.

View the table just below for a list of diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Cockburn Town
Name Phone Location
Bohio Resort Diving (649) 946-2135 1.7 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town
Humpback Dive Shack (649) 347-4921 0.9 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town
Oasis Divers (649) 946-1128 0.3 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town

Dive Sites

The following chart provides you with some information concerning some of the area's 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 about diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read this exhaustive Caribbean diving article.

 

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