Scuba Diving Near Orient Bay

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One of the liveliest spots on the island, Orient Beach often attracts visitors who are willing to try new things – like scuba diving.  High intensity diving is not prevalent here, making it a great destination for those who are new to the sport. 

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

Dive Operators

If you want to go diving, you might want to contact Scuba Zen. Previously known as Scuba Fun, Scuba Zen specializes not only in dives along the French coast of this island, but to other nearby islands as well. If your adventurous spirit craves a new location with every dive this is the operator for you. They are located in Anse Marcel, 2.0 mi. Northwest of central Orient Bay.

A few details concerning the area's dive operators are provided in the chart below.

Dive Operators Near Orient Bay
Name Phone Location
Funny Blue Bubble (059) 029-5529 Cul De Sac, 1.5 mi. North of Central Orient Bay
Scuba Zen (059) 087-3613 Anse Marcel, 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Orient Bay

Dive Sites

The chart right below provides you with some information concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Orient Bay
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Basse Espagnole Very Good Open Water / CMAS * 66.0 > 2 knots 18.1224464276 -63.0040168762
Chico II -- -- 72.0 -- 18.1147438441 -62.9827952385
Coral Garden -- -- 72.0 -- 18.1146010851 -62.9797482491
Ilet Requin -- -- 50.0 -- 18.1193466274 -63.0440139771
Le Remorquer -- -- -- -- 18.1208149606 -62.9856491089
Roequot Wreck Good Open Water / CMAS * 39.5 -- 18.1158927567 -62.9914058513

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

 

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