Known as the “Dive Mecca” of the British Virgin Islands, the waters that surround Jost Van Dyke are crystal clear for excellent visibility and teeming with gorgeous marine life. Additionally, there are numerous sites within easy reach including wrecks, reef, and underwater caves.
You'll find one dive operator, some dive shops, and at least 12 good dive sites in the area.
The dive shops you'll be able to find are displayed here:
|(284) 495-1200||2.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Coral Bay||Frenchman's Cay|
|Blue Water Divers||(284) 494-2847||1.9 mi. South West of Central downtown Road Town||Tortola|
|Jost Van Dyke Scuba||(284) 495-0271||Jost Van Dyke||Jost Van Dyke|
If you're ready to dive, you might want to check with. Learn how to dive or expand your knowledge with PADI training from Discover Scuba through Divemaster, or spend your days diving at their favorite sites. These include, but are not limited to Pirate's Purchase, The Playground, No Man's Land, Mercurious Rock, Twin Towers, The Cathedral, Neptune's Park, The Pyramids, Rainbow Reef, Coral Dome, Tobago Canyons, The Bulls Eye, Turtle Pass, North Point Grand Central Station, Gardens of the Queen, Wayward Wall, Nine-Finger Reef, The Matrix, Black Forest, and Fish Factory. They are found within central Jost Van Dyke.
The chart right below has some key facts regarding the one dive service we know of that operates in this area.
|Dive Service//12576||(284) 495-0271||Central Jost Van Dyke||Jost Van Dyke|
Details concerning some of the area's dive sites are provided directly below.
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||82.0||18.4405||-64.7803333333|
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||98.4||18.45||-64.7091666667|
For more information about snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read this detailed discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.
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