Some of Antigua's best diving can be found to the south of the island, which makes the famed English Harbour a great jumping off point. There are several fully accredited dive operations in the area that will not only take visitors out to see the underwater sites, but will train newbies so that they have a chance to see what wonders lie beneath as well.
You'll find a couple of dive operators, a dive shop, and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area.
The dive shop available are shown in the table below.
|Aquanaut Dive Centre||Dive Shop//12577||(268) 770-0729||0.1 mi. Southeast of Central English Harbour||Antigua|
If you're ready to dive, you can check with Dockyard Divers. Dockyard offers full PADI dive courses as well as one and two tank dives for anywhere from one to five days. Dive trips can be customized and may include snorkeling gear and the ability to rent all of your equipment. They are located in northeastern English Harbour.
Another good option is Mamora Bay Divers. Located at St. James's Club, Mamora Bay Divers is the spot that resort guests go to learn everything they need to know about diving in Antigua. You can reach them at (866) 237-2071.
A few details regarding the area's dive operators are provided in this table:
|Dockyard Divers||(268) 729-3040||0.0 mi. Northeast of Central English Harbour|
|Mamora Bay Divers||(866) 237-2071||Mamora Bay, 2.1 mi. East of Central English Harbour|
The table just below enables you to learn some key facts concerning some of the area's major dive sites.
|Fair||Open Water / CMAS *||80.1||17.0023||-61.7785333333|
|Fair||Open Water / CMAS *||80.1||17.0||-61.7615333333|
For more information about snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, read our comprehensive Caribbean diving article.
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