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 service, some dive shops, and at least 9 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops worth looking into are displayed 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

If you're ready to go diving, you can check with Sweet Bottom Dive Center. Scuba diving is one of the most exhilarating experiences that a vacationer on the island could hope for, and Sweet Bottom loves being there to make that happen for their guests. They are located 4.8 mi. Northeast of central Frederiksted.

Details regarding the one dive service in the area that we are aware of are shown 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

The chart just below offers a few details concerning some of the area's major 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

To learn more about snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both "old pros" and beginners, read our comprehensive Caribbean diving article.


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