Some of the best diving in Jamaica is available in the waters that surround Negril. Caverns, caves, and a vibrant marine life abound, allowing divers to enjoy a magical underwater experience. Visibility can be up to 100 feet in many locations, and dive sites range from depths of 30 to 130 feet.
There are 11 dive services, a dive shop, and at least 5 different dive sites in the area.
The dive shop you'll be able to find are provided in the table below.
|Sun Divers||Dive Shop//12577||(876) 957-4503||0 mi. North of Central Negril||Jamaica|
If you're ready to go diving, you might want to check with Scubacaribe Negril. Specializing in a wide range of watersports, Scubacaribe is best loved for its extensive scuba diving program. Not only can you participate in daily dives, but it is also possible to train with knowledgeable PADI certified instructors. They are located in Negril.
A second option is Beaches Negril. Certified divers enjoy two one-tank dives a day as part of their stay. Those who need some training can complete the resort scuba course in the on-site pool, and then enjoy one one-tank dive a day. They can be reached at (876) 957-9270.
A third good option is Hedonism II Diving. Known for its electric atmosphere, this adults-only resort offers a number of perks for its guests. One of them is an introduction to scuba diving, allowing guests to learn what it takes to explore the other world that lies unseen from the surface of the sea. They're located in the heart of Negril.
The following chart offers some information regarding the area's dive services.
|Beaches Negril||(876) 957-9270||Central Negril|
|Couples Negril Divers||(876) 957-5960||Central Negril|
|Couples Swept Away Diving||(876) 957-4061||Central Negril|
|Dream Team Divers||(876) 957-0054||Negril Beach Hotel Zone|
|Hedonism II Diving||(876) 957-5200||Central Negril|
|Jamaica Scuba Divers||(876) 957-4503||Negril Beach Hotel Zone|
|Marine Life Divers||(876) 957-3245||1.3 mi. West of Central Negril|
|Negril Scuba Center||(876) 957-4425||0.3 mi. North of Central Negril|
|(876) 957-4522||Negril Beach Hotel Zone|
|Sandals Negril Diving||(876) 957-5216||Central Negril|
|Scubacaribe Negril||(876) 509-0862||5.1 mi. North of Central Negril|
The chart below provides you with the typical cost of dive services in this area.
|Offering Type||Low Rate||High Rate|
|Discover Scuba||$ 80.0||$ 126.0|
|Double Tank Dive||$ 70.0||$ 700.0|
|Night Dive||$ 55.0||$ 70.0|
|Open Water Certification||$ 350.0||$ 465.0|
|Single Tank Dive||$ 40.0||$ 60.0|
The chart below shows a few details concerning some of the area's dive sites.
|Good||All Divers||23.0||< 1 knot||18.2669197637||-78.3678174071|
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||95.1||< 1 knot||18.2961103866||-78.356552124|
For more information about snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read this extensive discussion of diving in the Caribbean.
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