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.
You'll find 11 dive services, a dive shop, and at least 5 interesting dive sites to choose from.
The dive shop worth looking into are provided here:
|Sun Divers||Dive Shop//12577||(876) 957-4503||0 mi. North of Central Negril||Jamaica|
If you're ready to take the plunge, you should consider 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.
Another good option is Beaches Negril. This famed all-inclusive resort offers one of the most comprehensive scuba diving and training programs around for both certified and beginning divers. You can reach them 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 found within the heart of Negril.
Take a look at the table just below to learn more about dive service operators.
|Beaches Negril||(876) 957-9270||Central Negril|
|Couples Negril Divers||(876) 957-3245||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|
Be sure to look through this table to learn more about 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|
Some information regarding some of the area's dive sites can be seen right below.
|Good||All Divers||23.0||< 1 knot||18.2669197637||-78.3678174071|
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||95.1||< 1 knot||18.2961103866||-78.356552124|
To learn more about snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read our extensive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.
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