Scuba Diving Near Ocho Rios

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Ocho Rios is a great destination for all skill levels, because there are both shallow and deep dives within easy reach of the shore.  Destinations include several reefs which range in depth between 40 and 130 feet deep.

You'll find several dive services in the area.

Dive Operators

If you're ready to take the plunge, you might want to check with Couples San Souci Divers. Divers of all skill levels can enjoy their time at Couples. Begin with a complimentary resort course at 9:00 a.m. They are located in eastern Ocho Rios.

Another option is Scubacaribe Ocho Rios. The largest dive operation in the Caribbean, there are more than 20 Scubacaribe locations around the world. This center in particular specializes in scuba diving courses and daily dives despite also offering a great deal of other watersports options. You can reach them at (876) 972-7558.

A third option is Beaches Boscobel Diving. Beginning divers can participate in the resort scuba diving course in the on-site pool before enjoying one free one-tank dive a day. Previously certified divers can sign up for up to two one-tank dives as a part of their all-inclusive package. They're located in RioNuoya, 6.8 mi. East of central Ocho Rios.

Glance through this table to learn more about dive service operators.

Dive Operators Near Ocho Rios
Name Phone Location
Beaches Boscobel Diving (876) 975-7777 RioNuoya, 6.8 mi. East of Central Ocho Rios
Couples San Souci Divers (876) 994-1206 1.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Ocho Rios
Resort Divers Ocho Rios (876) 973-7866 Ocho Rios
Scubacaribe Ocho Rios (876) 972-7558 5.6 mi. West of Central Ocho Rios

To learn more about diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both experienced divers and beginners, read our comprehensive discussion of diving in the Caribbean.


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