Scuba Diving Near Old San Juan

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There are no good dive sites specifically from Old San Juan, but you can find a few dive operators in the greater San Juan area.  Condado is where most divers head because there is an easy beach-entry dive.  Those who are at a higher skill level may want to consider heading elsewhere. 

There is one dive operator, a dive shop, and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are provided here:

Dive Shops Near Old San Juan
Name Type Phone Location Island
Scuba Dogs San Juan Dive Shop//12577 (787) 977-0000 1.7 mi. East of Central Old San Juan Puerto Rico

If you're ready to take the plunge, you can check with Ocean Sports. Learn how to scuba dive with Ocean Sports when you sign up for PDI or SSI scuba training. Some of the recreational courses include Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water, Divemaster, Instructor, Deep Air Diver, Rescur Diver and Cavern Dive. They are found in Isla Verde, 5.5 mi. East of central Old San Juan.

Some key facts concerning the one dive service we are aware of that operates in this area can be seen below.

Dive Operators Near Old San Juan
Name Type Phone Location Island
Ocean Sports Dive Service//12576 (787) 268-2329 5.5 mi. East of Central Old San Juan Puerto Rico

Dive Sites

Check out this table to see a few details concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Old San Juan
Name Quality Experience Avg. Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Escambron Very Good All Divers 25.0 < 1 knot 18.4680839562 -66.0897593498
Isla de Cabras Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 25.0 1-2 knots 18.4719407319 -66.132352829

For more information concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, read this detailed guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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