Divers taking off from the Coral Bay area have easy access to over 25 dive sites that take less than 15 minutes to get to by boat. Some favorites include Coral Bay Harbour for beginners; the Wreck of the Achilleas, which is a Greek boat which now lies in three pieces on its side; and the Vera K, which was a Lebanese Fighters Jet that was shot down and is now favored for its colorful coral archway.
You'll find a couple of dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from.
If you're ready to go diving, you can check with Low Key Waterports. Explore the waters off Cruz Bay and the reefs surrounding St. John with Low Key Watersports. You will find them able to take you to the best spots in the area, as well as give you the training you need to complete each dive safely. They are situated in Cruz Bay, 5.5 mi. West of central Coral Bay.
Another option is Cruz Bay Watersports Diving. Trusted as a leader in scuba diving on the island since 1982, this center is a full-service operation that also offers a number of other watersports activities on a daily basis. You can reach them at (888) 756-0631.
The following table has some information concerning the area's dive operators.
|Cruz Bay Watersports Diving||(888) 756-0631||Downtown Cruz Bay, 5.2 mi. West of Central Coral Bay|
|Low Key Waterports||(340) 693-8999||5.5 mi. West of Central Coral Bay|
A few details regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites are provided in this chart:
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||118.1||18.38365||-64.713|
To learn more about snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both beginners and experienced divers, check out this detailed Caribbean diving article.
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