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 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are displayed right 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

If you're looking forward to diving, you can check with Dive St. Kitts. Novice and advanced scuba diving training through PADI as well a specialty training like underwater photography are offered with knowledgeable instructors at Dive St. Kitts. They are located in Basseterre, 1.0 mi. West of central Frigate Bay.

The table below summarizes some key facts regarding the one dive service in the area that we are aware of.

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 directly below lists some information regarding some of the area's better-known 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

To learn more about diving, including tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, check out our comprehensive discussion of diving in the Caribbean.


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