Scuba Diving Near Fort de France

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Of the more than 40 scuba dive centers that occupy the island of Martinique, at least two of them are located in Fort de France.  It is at these locations that newbies can get their first taste of what the sport is like, and experienced divers can advance their training.  Near daily guided dives will take guests out to explore the world that lies beneath the sea which is at once mysterious and wondrous.  

There are two dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

If you'd like to go diving, you might want to check with Attitude Plongée. Specializing in "Baptisms," or trips for first time scuba divers, Attitude Plongee is one of the more reasonably priced diver operations in the area. They are located within Pointe du Bout, 3.5 mi. South-Southeast of central Fort de France.

Another good option is Plongée Passion. This scuba diving club is a family-friendly organization ready to train and offer dive excursions to those who are just as mesmerized by the beauties that lie beneath the surface of the seas surrounding Martinique. You can reach them at (059) 668-7178.

Check out the following chart for a list of the area's dive operators.

Dive Operators Near Fort de France
Name Phone Location
Attitude Plongée (069) 672-5928 Pointe du Bout, 3.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France
Plongée Passion (059) 668-7178 4.6 mi. South of Central Fort de France

Dive Sites

Take a moment to look through the following chart to see some key facts regarding some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Fort de France
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Anse Dufour Very Good All Divers 82.0 Negligible 14.5276449777 -61.0904860497
Nahoon Wreck Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 127.7 1-2 knots 14.542877969 -61.0798591375

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

 

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