Scuba Diving Near Great Exuma

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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.

You'll find two dive operators and a small number of dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

Dive Exuma

If you're ready to take the plunge, you might want to check with 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 found within northwestern Great Exuma.

Another good 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.

Review the chart below for details concerning dive service operators.

Dive Operators Near Great Exuma
Name Phone Location
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

Dive Sites

The following chart summarizes some information concerning some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Great Exuma
Name Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Connected dott 55.1 23.5846 -75.8545
Seabass 49.9 23.65805 -75.9427333333

For more information concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, read this exhaustive Caribbean scuba diving article.


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