Scuba Diving Near Culebra

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In the waters that surround Culebra divers and snorkelers will find more than 50 different sites to explore.  Everything from natural tunnels to reefs, and even a sunken tug boat provide the grounds for some of the best underwater exploration you'll encounter in Puerto Rico. 

There are two dive operators and at least 14 different dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

If you're looking forward to diving, you should consider Culebra Divers. Selling a unique collection of dive memorabilia, this full-service dive shop has been in operation for 25 years. They are the only operation on the island to be endorsed by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, as well as the only licensed visual scuba tank inspection location, so you know you can trust their experience above all others. They are located on Culebra Pueblo, in central Culebra.

A second option is Aquatic Adventures. With a passion for preserving the underwater landscape, this dive shop offers full PADI training and certification in addition to daily open water dives. This team of dive professionals is known for their genuine hospitality that manages to make every guest feel comfortable learning and growing in the dive world, without taking away from the knowledge necessary to scuba dive safely. You can call them at (515) 290-2310.

You can look through this table for information concerning diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Culebra
Name Phone Location
Aquatic Adventures (515) 290-2310 Culebra Pueblo
Culebra Divers (787) 552-3483 Culebra Pueblo, Central Culebra

Dive Services

Check out this table to get a feel for the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 125.0 $ 150.0
Double Tank Dive $ 95.0 $ 115.0
Night Dive $ 85.0 $ 100.0
Open Water Certification $ 550.0 $ 600.0
Single Tank Dive $ 75.0 $ 100.0

Dive Sites

Take some time to look through this table for details regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Culebra
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Arch Dive Good All Divers 50.0 < 1 knot 18.3096692285 -65.3222885876
Cayo Agua -- -- -- -- 18.3448178509 -65.3795129249
Cayo Ballena -- -- -- -- 18.3247753798 -65.2504235694
Cayo Raton -- -- -- -- 18.2894102371 -65.3268128821
Cayo Yerba -- -- -- -- 18.3091308618 -65.3644067237
Cayos Geniqui -- -- -- -- 18.3371596199 -65.2332574317
Culebrita South Reef Excellent All Divers 43.0 1-2 knots 18.3016663774 -65.2296501202
Culebrita West Fair All Divers 50.0 < 1 knot 18.3123411151 -65.2309161228
El Mono -- -- -- -- 18.3167903338 -65.3702432105
Geniqui Caves -- -- -- -- 18.3477507005 -65.2365189979
Punta Tamarindo Grande Good Open Water / CMAS * 40.0 1-2 knots 18.3214027131 -65.3324166088
Punta del Soldadto Very Good All Divers 46.0 < 1 knot 18.2767867926 -65.2864542752
Sardines Reef Very Good All Divers 40.0 < 1 knot 18.301031572 -65.3082981854
Shipwreck - The Wit Power -- -- -- -- 18.2957667166 -65.2440720984

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read this extensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.

 

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