Scuba Diving Near Falmouth Harbour

Photo credit ©Dockyard Divers

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 dive services 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 are listed in the following table.

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 looking forward to diving, you might want to contact 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 within southeastern Falmouth 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. They can be reached at (866) 237-2071.

The following table lists details concerning the area's dive operators.

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

Some information regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites are shown in the chart below.

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 about diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our comprehensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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