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.
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 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|
Take a moment to read the table below to get a feel for the approximate cost of typical dive services in this area.
|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|
The chart below lists a few details regarding some of the area's dive sites.
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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