Scuba Diving Near Falmouth Harbour

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With little current to speak of and numerous spots of dazzling coral, it is hard to resist a day of scuba diving in Falmouth Harbour.  Of course, you can't dive on open waters without first becoming certified, so you'll have to take a few courses in advance of your trip – or do it when you arrive. 

There are two dive operators, some dive shops, and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

Indigo Divers

The dive shops worth looking into can be seen here:

Dive Shops Near Falmouth Harbour
Name Phone Location
Aquanaut Dive Centre (268) 770-0729 English Harbour, 1.3 mi. Southeast of Central Falmouth Harbour
Indigo Divers (268) 562-3483 Jolly Harbour, 7.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Falmouth Harbour
Dockyard Divers

If you're ready to go diving, 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 found in southeastern Falmouth Harbour.

Another option is Mamora Bay Divers. Mamora Bay Divers offers full PADI certification courses as well as daily dives. They also rent out diving equipment and have tank refills. They can be reached at (866) 237-2071.

The chart right below enables you to get details concerning diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Falmouth Harbour
Name Phone Location
Dockyard Divers (268) 729-3040 English Harbour, 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Falmouth Harbour
Mamora Bay Divers (866) 237-2071 Mamora Bay, 2.8 mi. East of Central Falmouth Harbour

Dive Sites

A few key facts regarding some of the area's major dive sites are shown here:

Dive Sites Near Falmouth 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

For more information concerning diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, read this comprehensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.

 

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