Scuba Diving Near English Harbour

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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 services, a dive shop, and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth considering are shown directly below.

Dive Shops Near English Harbour
Name Type Phone Location Island
Aquanaut Dive Centre Dive Shop//12577 (268) 770-0729 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central English Harbour Antigua

The following chart summarizes some information concerning the area's dive operators.

Dive Operators Near English Harbour
Name Phone Location
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

Dive Sites

Take a look at the following table to see some information concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near English Harbour
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Carpenter's Hole Fair Open Water / CMAS * 80.1 17.0023 -61.7785333333
Pillars of Hercules Good -- 26.2 17.003 -61.7588333333
Snapper Hole Fair Open Water / CMAS * 80.1 17.0 -61.7615333333

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read our extensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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