Scuba Diving Near Grace Bay

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Grace Bay is one of the few placed in the Caribbean where properly certified and licensed scuba divers are able to dive on their own, without a guide.  Although it is always recommended that you use a local expert when you participate in this risky sport, highly trained individuals will find the privacy of this destination pleasurable. 

There are several dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 8 good dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth considering are summarized below.

Dive Shops Near Grace Bay
Name Type Phone Location Island
Dive Provo Boutique Dive Shop//12577 (649) 946-5040 Central Grace Bay Providenciales

If you're ready to go diving, you should consider Caicos Adventures. One of the oldest dive operation in the country, Caicos Adventures offers modern facilities, highly qualified instructors and guides, and an over-all love for the sport. They are found within western Grace Bay.

A second option is Big Blue Unlimited Dives. A dive and watersports center which focuses on eco-friendly sports, Big Blue Unlimited strives to get every visitor in the water without destroying the environment for future adventurers. You can reach them at (649) 946-5034.

A third option is Beaches Turks and Caicos Diving. Beginners will start with a one day introductory resort scuba course to teach the basics of scuba diving. Experienced divers, meanwhile, can dive some of the most sought after sites in the area. They're located in western Grace Bay.

The table just below has details concerning the area's dive operators.

Dive Operators Near Grace Bay
Name Phone Location
Beaches Turks and Caicos Diving (649) 946-8000 The Bight, 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay
Big Blue Unlimited Dives (649) 946-5034 2.3 mi. Northeast of Central Grace Bay
Caicos Adventures (649) 941-3346 The Bight, 2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay

Dive Sites

The table just below provides some information concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Grace Bay
Name Latitude Longitude
Cathedral 21.8076816243 -72.1973037813
Coral Gardens 21.8111081828 -72.192840575
Fish Folly 21.8205905499 -72.1730995167
Graceland 21.8002704179 -72.203998575
Grouper Hole 21.7996328795 -72.2059726808
Pinnacles 21.8020236406 -72.2021102998
Piranha Cove 21.8045737468 -72.1998787019
Two Sharks 21.8153314995 -72.1814250934

To learn more about diving, including helpful suggestions and tips skilled divers as well as beginners, check out this exhaustive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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