Scuba Diving Near Hamilton

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There are 250 square miles of reef off the coast of Bermuda and easily accessible by divers staying in Hamilton.  Combine that with clean, warm waters which have a typical visibility of up to 200 feet and it is easy to see why this is such a popular dive destination.

There are two dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

If you're ready to go diving, you might want to contact Fantasea Diving. Guests can become PADI certified in scuba diving, but also participate in SNUBA diving, beach snorkeling, and power snorkeling. If scuba is your passion, there are daily two tank dives to impressive sites in the area. They are located on Ireland Island North, 3.2 mi. Northwest of central Hamilton.

A second option is Dive Bermuda. Hundred of dive sites surround Bermuda, and Dive Bermuda can take you to quite a few of them including Hangover Hole, Berracuda Reef, Three Sisters, and more. If you're in need of certification, you can sign up for a number of certification courses, from the introductory resort diver course to advanced certification. You can call them at (441) 238-2332.

Details regarding dive service operators are provided below.

Dive Operators Near Hamilton
Name Phone Location
Dive Bermuda (441) 238-2332 3.9 mi. South West of Central Hamilton
Fantasea Diving (441) 236-1300 Ireland Island North, 3.2 mi. Northwest of Central Hamilton

Dive Services

Take a moment to read the table below to get a feel for the approximate cost of typical dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 105.0 $ 180.0
Double Tank Dive $ 125.0 $ 170.0
Night Dive $ 85.0 $ 115.0
Open Water Certification $ 550.0 $ 780.0
Single Tank Dive $ 80.0 $ 120.0

Dive Sites

The chart below lists a few details regarding some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Hamilton
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Hermos -- -- 32.2663664496 -64.76448508
Kate -- -- 32.3036630069 -64.7062918732
Marie Celeste Excellent 55.1 32.2411333333 -64.8451666667
Minnie Breslauer Excellent 69.9 32.2492 -64.8093333333
Pollockshields Excellent 40.0 32.2683666667 -64.7721166667
Sea Venture Building -- -- 32.294601046 -64.7817906925

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read this detailed guide to diving in the Caribbean.

 

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