Scuba Diving Near Fajardo

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Depending upon the dive site visibility can be between 40 and 100 feet, and most dives that surround Fajardo range from 20 to 80 feet dives.  This destination is best for the intermediate diver, but there are several exceptions.  

You'll find one dive service, some dive shops, and at least 6 good dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops available are displayed in the chart below.

Dive Shops Near Fajardo
Name Phone Location
Puerto Rico Free Divers (787) 579-8150 1.2 mi. East of Central Fajardo
Sea Ventures Fajardo Dive Center (800) 739-3483 Central Fajardo

If you'd like to go diving, you can check with Casa del Mar. Specializing in numerous watersports, but especially scuba diving, this dive center is in fact the premier dive facility in town. They are situated in the heart of Fajardo.

Details regarding the one dive service in the area that we are aware of can be seen in the table below.

Dive Operators Near Fajardo
Name Type Phone Location Island
Casa del Mar Dive Service//12576 (787) 860-3483 Central Fajardo Puerto Rico

Dive Services

The chart directly below summarizes the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 110.0 $ 150.0
Double Tank Dive $ 100.0 $ 120.0
Night Dive $ 85.0 $ 110.0
Open Water Certification $ 600.0 $ 750.0
Single Tank Dive $ 65.0 $ 85.0

Dive Sites

The table directly below summarizes a few details regarding some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Fajardo
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Big Rock/Little Rock -- -- -- -- 18.3537791795 -65.566280503
Cayo Icacos Very Good All Divers 30.0 < 1 knot 18.3869882053 -65.5888938904
Palominito's Wall -- -- -- -- 18.3396037731 -65.5645638892
Palomino Reef -- -- -- -- 18.3449807882 -65.5728036353
Spurs & Grooves -- -- -- -- 18.3379743415 -65.5666238257
The Trench -- -- -- -- 18.3356931115 -65.5691987464

For more information about snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, check out this exhaustive Caribbean diving article.


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