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 two dive services and at least 6 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

If you're ready to take the plunge, you might want to contact Scuba Zen. They specialize in making day trips to Tintamarre Island where you can have lunch on the beach. They also have technical diving courses and excursions and courses to train scuba instructors. They are located in Anse Marcel, 2.0 mi. Northwest of central Orient Bay.

Some key facts regarding dive service operators are provided right 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

Check the table just below for some information regarding some of the area's major 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

For more information concerning diving, including tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our comprehensive Caribbean scuba diving article.


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