Scuba Diving Near Coral Bay

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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.

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

Dive Operators

If you want to go diving, you might want to check with Low Key Waterports. Low Key offers both snorkeling and diving equipment, as well as training for the diving. They can certify divers in general diving as well as in night diving. They are located in Cruz Bay, 5.5 mi. West of central Coral Bay.

Another good option is Cruz Bay Watersports Diving. You can sign up for two tank morning dives, which are three hour trips that last from 8:15 am to 12:00 pm and depart daily. Afternoon three hour scuba dives are available from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. They can be reached at (888) 756-0631.

A few details concerning the area's dive services are provided in this table:

Dive Operators Near Coral Bay
Name Phone Location
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

Dive Sites

Some information concerning some of the area's major dive sites are provided in the table below.

Dive Sites Near Coral Bay
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Blinders Rocks -- -- -- 18.344515895 -64.6813321137
Booby Rock Dive -- -- -- 18.3025333953 -64.7094941139
Francis Bay -- -- -- 18.3662175272 -64.7504615772
Little Thatch Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 118.1 18.38365 -64.713
Maple Leaf Dive -- -- -- 18.3137682786 -64.7310912609
Red Point -- -- -- 18.3255840969 -64.6726322221

For more information about snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, check out our exhaustive guide to diving in the Caribbean.

 

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