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 4 dive operators in the area.
If you're ready to dive, you might want to contact Couples San Souci Divers. Find out what exactly goes on underneath the surface of the clear blue waters near this resort when you participate in some of the PADI certified guide hosted scuba tours. Beginners can participate in a free scuba lesson in the pool, while those with experience can choose to sign up for a few dives and continue their training. They are located in eastern Ocho Rios.
Another good 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 call them at (876) 972-7558.
A third good 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 within RioNuoya, 6.8 mi. East of central Ocho Rios.
You can look through this table for details concerning area dive operators.
|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|
For more information about snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips skilled divers as well as beginners, read this comprehensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.
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