Scuba Diving Near Eleuthera

Photo credit: © Dimitri Sokolenko

There are numerous reefs around Eleuthera that divers frequent, including the Devil's Backbone, a collection of manmade wreck reefs; the Plateau, which was featured in national Geographic; and the Current Cut, a drift dive.  Experienced divers won't be able to get enough of these underwater systems, and those who are not yet certified, can become so by signing up for courses on the island. 

You'll find one dive operator, some dive shops, and at least 8 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops worth considering are displayed below.

Dive Shops Near Eleuthera
Name Phone Location Island
Clearwater Dive Shop (242) 332-2146 Governors Harbour, Southern part of Eleuthera Eleuthera
Valentines Dive Center (242) 333-2080 1.8 mi. East of Central Mano Creek Harbour Island

A few details concerning the one dive service we are aware of that operates in this area are shown in the following table.

Dive Operators Near Eleuthera
Name Type Phone Location Island
Ocean Fox Diving Dive Service//12576 (242) 334-6300 2.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central Green Castle Eleuthera

Dive Services

The following chart offers the approximate cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 150.0 $ 200.0
Double Tank Dive $ 119.0 $ 170.0
Night Dive $ 110.0 $ 130.0
Open Water Certification $ 530.0 $ 650.0
Single Tank Dive $ 90.0 $ 130.0

Dive Sites

The following chart lists some information regarding some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Eleuthera
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Current Cut -- -- -- 25.4033314969 -76.792585373
Current Cut Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 65.6 25.4035666667 -76.79225
Devil's Backbone -- -- -- 25.5606181338 -76.6973562241
Devil's Backbone Good -- 36.1 25.5770333333 -76.6869
Glass Window Bridge Good Open Water / CMAS * 62.3 25.4381666667 -76.6036
Highborn Key Wall Very Good -- 196.9 24.7250833333 -76.8025833333
Off Cape Eleuthera Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 164.0 24.8172333333 -76.3499166667
Off The Wall Excellent Open Water / CMAS * 91.9 24.8446166667 -76.3736833333

For more information concerning snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, read our extensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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