Scuba Diving Near Marsh Harbour

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Just off the coast of Marsh Harbour is perhaps one of the most unique dive sites in the world: an underground train wreck.  It actually ran aground while aboard a barge that was transporting it, but it is enough of a site to draw thousands of divers to see it each year.  If you're interested but have not yet learned the art of scuba diving, you can sign up for courses during your stay on the island. 

There are dive services dive operators, a dive shop, and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth looking into are displayed down below.

Dive Shops Near Marsh Harbour
Name Type Phone Location Island
Froggies Out Island Adventures Dive Shop//12577 (242) 366-0431 Hopetown, 6.2 mi. East of Central Marsh Harbour Elbow Cay

If you're ready to go diving, you might want to contact Dive Abaco. Everything scuba -- and snorkeling -- is available through Dive Abaco. This includes all of your certification courses, a number of different dive trips, equipment rentals, underwater photography, night dives, and more. They are located in Marsh Harbour.

Another good option is Froggies Out Island Adventures. Run by a husband and wife team with a love for the islands and over 30 years of experience in the sport of scuba diving, you won't find a happier group of people ready to share their love of diving with you than these two. You can call them at (242) 366-0431.

Some information regarding area dive operators are shown in this table:

Dive Operators Near Marsh Harbour
Name Phone Location Island
Dive Abaco (800) 247-5338 0.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Marsh Harbour Great Abaco
Froggies Out Island Adventures (242) 366-0431 Hopetown, 6.3 mi. East of Central Marsh Harbour Elbow Cay

Dive Sites

The following table lists some information concerning some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Marsh Harbour
Name Latitude Longitude
Man-O-War Cay 26.5938272838 -77.0111655956
Mermaid’s Reef 26.553251968 -77.0559139252

To learn more about snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, read our exhaustive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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