Scuba Diving Near Long Island

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Long Island is home to the longest running dive operation in the Bahamas, making it a popular destination among divers for generations.  This location is a great place to see the sites of the surrounding area.  For example, one of the most intriguing wall dives is just 15 minutes away near Conception Island.  Closer to home, there are color reefs for divers of all skill level to enjoy, plus a 600 foot deep blue hole and a shipwreck for advanced divers to explore. 

There are at least 4 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Sites

A few key facts regarding some of the area's major dive sites are shown in this chart:

Dive Sites Near Long Island
Name Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Deans Blue Hole -- 663.1 23.1063666667 -75.0087
MV Comberbach Wreck Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 114.8 23.6600833333 -75.3602
Shark Reef Open Water / CMAS * 42.0 23.6376833333 -75.3693
Snowfields -- 40.0 23.6564 -74.94975

To learn more concerning diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out this exhaustive discussion of diving in the Caribbean.


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