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.

You'll find one dive operator, a dive shop, and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth looking into are shown in the table below.

Dive Shops Near Freeport
Name Type Phone Location Island
Underwater Explorers Society At Port Lucaya Dive Shop//12577 (800) 992-3483 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island

If you're ready to take the plunge, you should consider Caribbean Divers. A small dive center which specializes in helping local resort guests train up and participate in scuba diving excursions, Caribbean Divers has over 30 years of experience in the field. They are located within eastern Freeport.

The chart below lists some key facts concerning the one 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

A few details regarding some of the area's major dive sites can be seen directly below.

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

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read our exhaustive Caribbean diving page.


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