Scuba Diving Near Manchebo

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Manchebo is a great destination for wreck dives, and tourists come from around the world to see what lies beneath the surface of the sea.  Area scuba operations are known for being some of the best, so you can be sure you're in good hands whether you are participating in your first dive or you're experienced in the sport. 

You'll find two dive services, a dive shop, and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth looking into can be seen down below.

Dive Shops Near Manchebo
Name Type Phone Location Island
Aqua Windies Dive Shop Dive Shop//12577 (297) 583-5669 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central Manchebo Aruba

If you're ready to take the plunge, you can check with Pro Dive Aruba. Offering more personalized service than most of their competitors, Pro Dive Aruba prefers to skip large groups of divers and focus on a smaller number so they can help each individual hone their craft. The staff is fully trained and certified and known for their great teaching skills. They are located in Oranjestad, 1.5 mi. East of central Manchebo.

A second option is Diver's Request. One of the smaller dive companies on Aruba, Diver's Request is all about creating the experience for divers who come to the island specifically to see the underwater sites. They only work with groups of three to four at a time for a more personalized experience. You can call them at (297) 582-3914.

You can look through this table for information concerning area dive operators.

Dive Operators Near Manchebo
Name Phone Location
Diver's Request (297) 582-3914 2.0 mi. Southeast of Central Manchebo
Pro Dive Aruba (297) 582-5520 1.5 mi. East of Central Manchebo

Dive Sites

A few details concerning some of the area's dive sites can be seen in the following table.

Dive Sites Near Manchebo
Name Latitude Longitude
Oranjestad Harbor Exit 12.5073024692 -70.0392288157
Pedernales 12.5740146425 -70.0614589641
Renaissance Island 12.5042858751 -70.0337356517
Seagrass Fields 12.5445251753 -70.0762218425
Tugboat 12.5137545104 -70.0460094401
Two Submerged Planes 12.4974146127 -70.036396403

For more information concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, read our detailed guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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