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 operator, a dive shop, and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth looking into are displayed down 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 want to go diving, you might want to check with Caribbean Divers. All of the top local dive sites are within a five to 10 minute boat ride from the center. This facility offers resort classes and PADI certification in addition to daily dives. They are found in eastern Freeport.

Check out the following chart for information concerning the one dive service in the area that we are aware of.

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 concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites are shown 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

For more information concerning diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read our detailed Caribbean diving page.


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