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. 

There are two dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 6 different dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available can be seen directly 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 want to go diving, you should consider 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 found in Oranjestad, 1.5 mi. East of central Manchebo.

Another good 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. They can be reached at (297) 582-3914.

A few details regarding area dive operators are provided in this chart:

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

Glance through the following table for details regarding some of the area's dive sites.

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 about diving, including tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, read this detailed Caribbean diving page.


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