Scuba Diving Near Frigate Bay

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The Frigate Bay Reef is located about a mile west of the main beach in this town.  The reef is brightly colored and teeming with sealife, including lobsters and turtles.  The reef grows very narrow at some points, making it challenging for experienced divers, so those at every level of training will enjoy this destination. 

There is one dive service, a dive shop, and at least 7 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth considering can be seen down below.

Dive Shops Near Frigate Bay
Name Type Phone Location Island
Kenneth's Dive Centre Dive Shop//12577 (869) 465-2670 Downtown Basseterre, 2.0 mi. West of Central Frigate Bay St. Kitts

Some key facts concerning the one dive service we are aware of that operates in this area can be seen here:

Dive Operators Near Frigate Bay
Name Type Phone Location Island
Dive St. Kitts Dive Service//12576 (869) 465-1189 1.0 mi. West of Central Frigate Bay St. Kitts

Dive Sites

The table below shows a few details regarding some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Frigate Bay
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Black Coral Reef -- Open Water / CMAS * 80.0 17.246573036 -62.6941680908
Brimstone Shallows -- -- -- 17.2590322897 -62.7295303345
Coconut Tree Rocks Good Open Water / CMAS * 80.0 17.2701793295 -62.7157974243
Frigate Bay Reef -- Open Water / CMAS * 70.0 17.2711628595 -62.6890182495
Wreck of the Corinthian Very Good All Divers 70.0 17.2609994633 -62.681465128
Wreck of the MV Talata -- All Divers 55.0 17.2793587385 -62.7422332764
Wreck of the River Taw Very Good All Divers 40.0 17.274354741 -62.7013778687

For more information concerning snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, check out this detailed guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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