Scuba Diving Near Oyster Pond

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Almost completely landlocked, visitors staying in Oyster Pond needn't travel far to access dive shops.  Dawn Beach is a popular departure point for divers, and just off the coast there is a colorful coral reef teeming with active sea life. 

There are a couple of dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth looking into are displayed below.

Dive Shops Near Oyster Pond
Name Type Phone Location Island
The Scuba Shop at Captain Oliver's Marina Dive Shop//12577 (721) 586-5339 Central Oyster Pond the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten
Sea Trek Helmet Diving

If you're ready to dive, you might want to contact Sea Trek Helmet Diving. Take a unique twist on diving with the Sea Trek Helmet Diving experience. With no diving certificate necessary, this is great option for anyone wanting to explore the ocean floor without dedicating the time and money necessary for scuba diving. They are located within Philipsburg, 2.8 mi. South West of central Oyster Pond.

Some key facts concerning the area's dive operators can be seen in the chart below.

Dive Operators Near Oyster Pond
Name Phone Location
Funny Blue Bubble (059) 029-5529 Cul De Sac, 3.8 mi. North of Central Oyster Pond
Sea Trek Helmet Diving (721) 520-2346 2.8 mi. South West of Central Oyster Pond

Dive Sites

A few details concerning some of the area's dive sites are shown here:

Dive Sites Near Oyster Pond
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Explorer's Reef -- -- 52.0 -- 18.0067378261 -63.0464935326
Fish Bowl -- -- 59.0 -- 18.0033094707 -63.0301857018
Hen and Chicks Good All Divers 68.9 < 1 knot 18.0078805964 -63.0331039452
Molly Beday -- -- 52.5 -- 18.0224672633 -62.9993581725
Pelican Rock -- -- 52.5 -- 18.0192432663 -63.0188655853
Shark Hotel -- -- 52.0 -- 18.0083703529 -63.0492401146

To learn more concerning diving, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, check out our comprehensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.

 

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