Scuba Diving Near Great Guana Cay

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Great Guana Cay is beloved by divers because they can participate in what is known as beach-entry diving.  This means a very well-developed coral reef system is located just 50 feet off shore, so no boat is necessary to get started.  If you'd like to go deeper the Great Abaco Barrier Reef is within easy reach.

You'll find 3 dive services and at least 4 interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

If you'd like to go diving, you should consider Dive Guana. With Dive Guana, you can spend your days exploring the wonders that lie beneath the surface of the sea including live coral reef and shipwrecks. Dive Guana has half and full day diving and snorkeling trips to offer, PADI certification courses, and even equipment rentals. They are located in southeastern Great Guana Cay.

A second option is Dive Abaco. Operating out of Conch Inn Resort and Marina, Dive Abaco is your full-service scuba diving facility. Not only can you sign up for certification courses and participate in dives, but this company will also set you up with a place to stay and include diving as part of a package deal. You can call them at (800) 247-5338.

A third option is Treasure Divers. A full-service scuba diving and snorkeling center, Treasure Divers specializes in creating personalized dive packages that cater to the individual. You pick the underwater sites you want to see, and they will make it happen -- after first, of course, ensuring that you have gone through the necessary certification courses that offer on a regular basis. They're located within Treasure Cay, West of Great Guana Cay.

Some key facts concerning the area's dive services are provided below.

Dive Operators Near Great Guana Cay
Name Phone Location Island
Dive Abaco (800) 247-5338 5.9 mi. West of Central Hopetown Great Abaco
Dive Guana (242) 365-5178 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Great Guana Cay Great Guana Cay
Treasure Divers (242) 365-8571 0.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Treasure Cay Great Abaco

Dive Sites

Check the chart below to see details regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Great Guana Cay
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Fisher's Bay -- -- 26.6664097536 -77.1220588661
Fowl Cay Preserve Excellent 98.4 26.63465 -77.04695
Nippers -- -- 26.6716253206 -77.1035194374
Water Cay Wrecks -- -- 26.6061066271 -77.1752738929

For more information about diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out this detailed Caribbean diving article.

 

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