Scuba Diving Near Diamante

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An uninhabited island just off the coast of Diamante is one of the top diving destinations that surrounds Martinique.  Bellow the island is what is known as the Diamond Rock Cavern, which is a triangular cave overflowing with coral and sea fans.  Unfortunately, this is a dive reserved for those who have a lot of experience because the currents can be very strong and dangerous. 

You'll find 3 dive services and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

If you want to go diving, you should consider Espace Plongee. Dives depart daily at 8:00 a.m. Meanwhile, anyone aged eight and up are able to train here and learn the ins and outs of scuba diving. They are located in Trois Ilets, 3.9 mi. North of central Diamante.

Another option is Calypso Plongee. David, an experienced introductory and lover of scuba diving for more than 20 years, is in charge of Calypso Plongee. If you're intrigued by the sport, this is a great place to learn about it. They can be reached at (069) 645-0425.

A third option is Antilles Sub Diamond Rock. Multilevel dive courses, baptisms, night dives, discover packs, and rental equipment are offered to customers. They're found in downtown Diamant.

A few details regarding the area's dive operators can be seen below.

Dive Operators Near Diamante
Name Phone Location
Antilles Sub Diamond Rock (059) 676-1065 Downtown Diamant
Calypso Plongee (069) 645-0425 Trois Ilets, 3.9 mi. North of Central Diamante
Espace Plongee (059) 666-0179 Trois Ilets, 3.9 mi. North of Central Diamante

Dive Sites

Check the following table for some key facts regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Diamante
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Anse Dufour Very Good All Divers 82.0 Negligible 14.5276449777 -61.0904860497
Diamond Rock Very Good Rescue / CMAS *** 196.9 < 1 knot 14.4446764722 -61.0396528244
Nahoon Wreck Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 127.7 1-2 knots 14.542877969 -61.0798591375

To learn more concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, check out this detailed Caribbean scuba diving article.


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