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. 

You'll find a couple of dive operators, a dive shop, and a small number of interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are summarized in the table 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 looking forward to diving, you might want to check with 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. Although Froggies specializes in scuba diving training and excursions, they also offer snorkeling and sightseeing tours. You can reach them at (242) 366-0431.

Be sure to look through this table to learn more about diving services in the area.

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

Glance through the following chart for some key facts regarding some of the area's major 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

For more information concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, check out our comprehensive Caribbean diving article.


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