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. 

You'll find one dive service, a dive shop, and at least 14 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

Culebra Divers Shop

The dive shop you'll be able to find are displayed right below.

Dive Shops Near Culebra
Name Type Phone Location Island
Culebra Divers Shop Dive Shop//12577 (787) 742-0803 Culebra Pueblo, Central Culebra Isla de Culebra

If you're looking forward to diving, you might want to contact Aquatic Adventures. All dive excursions leave the dock at 10:30 a.m. Two tank dives include all of your equipment and your wet suit at no additional charge -- a rarity in the dive world, and lunch is a part of the package as well. They are found on Culebra Pueblo.

View this table for information regarding the only dive service we know of that operates in this area.

Dive Operators Near Culebra
Name Type Phone Location Island
Aquatic Adventures Dive Service//12576 (515) 290-2310 Culebra Pueblo Isla de Culebra

Dive Services

The table directly below provides you with 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

The table directly below lists a few details concerning some of the area's major 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

For more information concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, check out this extensive Caribbean scuba diving article.

 

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