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 service, a dive shop, and at least 6 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop you'll be able to find can be seen here:

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 go diving, you might want to check with 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 in eastern Freeport.

The following chart summarizes 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

Details regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites can be seen in this chart:

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 about diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and beginners, check out our comprehensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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