With just two professional dive organizations on Great Exuma, there isn't a great diversity of training options. Fortunately, you'll find both operations to be top-notch. One is available only to guests of Sandals resort, while the other is open to all who have an interest in the sport.
There are dive services dive services and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from.
If you'd like to go diving, you might want to contact Sandals Emerald Bay Divers. Whether fully certified or completely new to the idea of scuba diving, you can give it a try when you stay at Sandals Emerald Bay. Here, they offer one of the top dive programs in the Caribbean, plus offer specialized trips out to local dive sites for those who have experience. They are located in northwestern Great Exuma.
Another option is Dive Exuma. Dive Exuma is the only independent scuba diving organization on the island of Great Exuma. They operate out of the Government Dock in Georgetown, which makes them easily accessible for most, and because they specialize in safety and training courses, you know that this PADI Five Star Resort is a group of divers that you can rely on. They can be reached at (242) 336-2893.
Some information regarding the area's dive operators can be seen in this table:
|Dive Exuma||(242) 336-2893||George Town, Central Great Exuma|
|Sandals Emerald Bay Divers||(242) 336-6800||9.8 mi. Southeast of Central Blow Hole Cay|
Glance through the following chart for details regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.
To learn more concerning snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, check out this exhaustive discussion of diving in the Caribbean.
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