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. 

You'll find 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 are listed 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'd like to go diving, you might want to check with Dive St. Kitts. An underwater adventure awaits you, and there is no better scuba center to host your excursion than Dive St. Kitts. Their highly-trained team of dive professionals is available for daily guided dives as well as PADI training that helps to prepare new and experienced divers in all aspects of scuba. They are located in Basseterre, 1.0 mi. West of central Frigate Bay.

Check the following table for information concerning the one dive service we know of that operates in this area.

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

Some information concerning some of the area's major dive sites are provided in the following table.

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


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