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.

You'll find dive services dive operators and at least 5 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

If you'd like to go diving, you might want to check with Fantasea Diving. Guests can become PADI certified in scuba diving, but also participate in SNUBA diving and beach 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.

Another option is Dive Bermuda at Fairmont Southampton. Hundreds of dive sites surround Bermuda, and Dive Bermuda can take you to quite a few of them including South West Breaker, Hammerhead Reef, and the Mary Celestia wreck. 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.

View this table to obtain information about the area's dive operators.

Dive Operators Near Hamilton
Name Phone Location
Dive Bermuda at Fairmont Southampton (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

The chart just below enables you to learn the approximate cost of 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 provides you with a few details concerning some of the area's major 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

For more information concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, check out this extensive Caribbean diving article.


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