Scuba Diving Near Frederiksted

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Known for being home to one of the top “macro” dive sites in the world, Frederiksted Pier allows divers to explore column after column encrusted with colorful sponges and coral, and the sea life is always busy swimming around and sometimes even interacting with guests visiting their home.  Shore and boat dives are both available from this area of the island. 

There is one dive operator, some dive shops, and at least 9 different dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops worth looking into are listed directly below.

Dive Shops Near Frederiksted
Name Phone Location
Cane Bay Dive Shop (340) 773-4663 Cane Bay, 6.3 mi. Northeast of Central Frederiksted
Cane Bay Frederiksted (340) 772-0715 Central Frederiksted
N2 The Blue (340) 772-3483 Central Frederiksted

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

Dive Operators Near Frederiksted
Name Type Phone Location Island
Sweet Bottom Dive Center Dive Service//12576 (340) 778-3800 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Frederiksted St. Croix

Dive Sites

Glance through the chart below for details regarding some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Frederiksted
Name Latitude Longitude
Armageddon Plain 17.7520381812 -64.8956555128
Davis Bay Dive 17.763650541 -64.8316687346
Frederiksted Pier Dive 17.7143681838 -64.8852485418
Hams Bluff Dive Site 17.7704398205 -64.8746216297
King's Reef Dive Site 17.7019375194 -64.8920720816
North Star Dive 17.7685292442 -64.8215031624
Sprat Hole Dive 17.7386112493 -64.8972272873
Swirling Reef of Death Dive 17.7001437533 -64.8916268349
Vertigo Dive Site 17.7643912951 -64.8429232836

For more information concerning snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both experienced divers and beginners, read our exhaustive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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