Aruba's southern coast has the most sites to see for divers, with everything from natural reef to a World War II era sunken ship. Diving depths range from 18 to more than 120 feet, making each dive unique and awe-inspiring.
You'll find 4 dive operators and at least 11 different dive sites to choose from.
If you want to go diving, you might want to contact SEAruba Fly 'n Dive. All of the dive courses offered at SEAruba Fly 'n Dive are PADI certified. They offer a range of certifications, from open water to advanced open water to a refresher course. They are located in Oranjestad.
Another good option is Happy Divers Aruba. Happy Divers was created by a small group of divers who felt that the larger local companies did not offer enough of a personalized experience. This smaller company prides itself on doing just that. You can call them at (297) 733-6570.
A third good option is Pro Dive Aruba. Offering more personalized service than most of their competitors, Pro Dive Aruba prefers to skip large groups of divers and focus on a smaller number so they can help each individual hone their craft. The staff is fully trained and certified and known for their great teaching skills. They're found in northwestern Oranjestad.
Check out this table for a list of the area's dive operators.
|Diver's Request||(297) 582-3914||0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad|
|Happy Divers Aruba||(297) 733-6570||2.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Pro Dive Aruba||(297) 582-5520||1.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad|
|SEAruba Fly 'n Dive||(297) 588-1150||1.0 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad|
The chart just below shows some key facts concerning some of the area's dive sites.
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||95.0||12.4716038502||-69.9939102122|
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||39.4||12.4947833333||-70.0303333333|
For more information concerning snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, read our comprehensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.
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