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 a couple of dive operators and at least 4 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

The chart directly below has some key facts regarding the area's dive operators.

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

Dive Sites

The chart just below has a few details concerning 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 snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, check out our exhaustive discussion of diving in the Caribbean.


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