Scuba Diving Near Noord

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Although many people travel to Aruba to dive the colorful natural reef, there are a few hidden treasures that were man made worth visiting as well.  Purposely sunk off the coast are several shipwrecks, an airplane wreck that dates back to World Word II, and more.  Each site is unique and worth its own special trip. 

You'll find 3 dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

Some key facts regarding area dive operators are provided below.

Dive Operators Near Noord
Name Phone Location
Happy Divers Aruba (297) 733-6570 0.9 mi. South of Central Noord
Mermaid Sports Divers (297) 587-4106 Sabana Lider, 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord
Native Divers Aruba (297) 586-4763 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord

Dive Sites

Details concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites can be seen in the following table.

Dive Sites Near Noord
Name Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Black Beach -- 12.5726742855 -69.9821514079
Debbie II 70.0 12.5959269611 -70.0573921204
French Bark -- 12.5619511783 -69.981293101
Pedernales -- 12.5740146425 -70.0614589641
Rum Runner -- 12.5862450765 -70.0571674296
Skeleton Cave -- 12.5956269321 -70.0125354716

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, check out our comprehensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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