Scuba Diving Near Cruz Bay

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More than 25 dive sites exist within just moments of Cruz Bay including everything from outlying coral reef to shallow gardens.  The average water temperature of between 78 and 84 degrees paired with a general viability of about 50 to 100 feet make this destination a top choice for diving in the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

You'll find a couple of dive services, a dive shop, and at least 7 interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are provided down below.

Dive Shops Near Cruz Bay
Name Type Phone Location Island
Blue Water Divers Dive Shop//12577 (284) 495-1200 Frenchman's Cay, 7.1 mi. Northeast of Central Cruz Bay Frenchman's Cay

The chart below provides you with some key facts concerning dive service operators.

Dive Operators Near Cruz Bay
Name Phone Location
Cruz Bay Watersports Diving (340) 776-6234 Downtown Cruz Bay
Low Key Waterports (340) 693-8999 Cruz Bay

Dive Services

Glance through the following table to learn more about the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 120.0 $ 155.0
Double Tank Dive $ 95.0 $ 100.0
Night Dive $ 90.0 $ 95.0
Open Water Certification $ 400.0 $ 600.0
Single Tank Dive $ 55.0 $ 85.0

Dive Sites

The following chart provides a few details concerning some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Cruz Bay
Name Latitude Longitude
Bovocap Point 18.3095729685 -64.7810983605
Hawks Nest Bay 18.351880191 -64.7817897785
Henley Cay 18.3522702586 -64.7932970524
Lind Point Dive 18.3378143854 -64.7974383831
Lovango Cay Dive Site 18.3596576948 -64.8057317734
Maria Bluff 18.3135088337 -64.7886252402
Witch's Hut Dive 18.3283480938 -64.8073491454

To learn more about snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read our extensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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