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 services and at least 4 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

If you're ready to go diving, you might want to check with Dive Guana. Dive Guana is Great Guana Cay's full service dive center. Offering both PADI instruction and certification as well as daily dives, and even snorkeling trips for those who are interested in something a little less intense, and all of your underwater needs are covered. They are situated 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 reach them at (800) 247-5338.

Some key facts regarding dive service operators can be seen right 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

Dive Sites

View the following table to see a few details concerning some of the area's major 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 concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, read this comprehensive Caribbean diving article.

 

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