Scuba Diving Near Freeport

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Dive operators in the Freeport area take participants out to a series of shallow reefs that help keep waters close to the shore calm.  Underwater sites move away from the island in a slow drop, which is great for divers of all levels.

There is one dive service, a dive shop, and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are listed here:

Dive Shops Near Freeport
Name Type Phone Location Island
Underwater Explorers Society At Port Lucaya Dive Shop//12577 (242) 373-1244 Port Lucaya Grand Bahama Island

Review the table just below for information regarding the only dive service we know of that operates in this area.

Dive Operators Near Freeport
Name Type Phone Location Island
Caribbean Divers Dive Service//12576 (242) 373-9111 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island

Dive Sites

View the following chart to see some key facts concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Freeport
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Ben's Blue Hole Very Good -- 49.9 26.5272666667 -78.5853833333
Ben's Cavern Good Open Water / CMAS * 49.9 26.548 -78.6374
Hydro Lab Very Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 44.9 26.5034666667 -78.61645
Pygmy canyon Excellent Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 80.1 26.50515 -78.6155
Shark Junction Good Open Water / CMAS * 44.9 26.5031166667 -78.6166666667
Theo's Wreck Very Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 101.7 26.4829333333 -78.6702

For more information about snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read our extensive Caribbean scuba diving article.


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