Scuba Diving Near Gros Islet

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The underwater landscape along St. Lucia's west coast comes from the island's volcanic nature with sheer walls and volcanic pinnacles, along with coral reef and a few shipwrecks.  Dive sites range from 12 to 140 feet deep, depending upon your skill level, but visibility is from 20 to 200 feet.

There are 3 dive services and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Details concerning the area's dive services can be seen below.

Dive Operators Near Gros Islet
Name Phone Location
Sandals Grande St. Lucian Diving (758) 455-2000 0.9 mi. Northwest of Central Gros Islet
Scuba Steve's Diving (758) 450-9433 0.3 mi. South-Southwest of Central Gros Islet
The Body Holiday at Le Sport Diving (758) 457-7882 1.5 mi. North of Central Gros Islet

Dive Sites

A few key facts concerning some of the area's major dive sites can be seen in the table below.

Dive Sites Near Gros Islet
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Barrel of Beef -- -- 50.0 -- 14.0896722296 -60.9702587128
Saline Point Good All Divers 65.6 < 1 knot 14.1099007357 -60.9473419189
Vigie Beach Reef -- All Divers 39.0 1-2 knots 14.0278017127 -60.9856638909

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and beginners, read this extensive Caribbean diving page.


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