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 operator, some dive shops, and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

Sea Ventures Fajardo Dive Center

The dive shops you'll be able to find are shown 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 want to go diving, you should consider 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 located in the heart of Fajardo.

Details regarding the only dive service in the area that we are aware of are shown 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 following chart provides you with 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 chart just below offers some key facts concerning some of the area's better-known 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

To learn more about diving, including tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, read our detailed Caribbean diving article.

 

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