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. 

You'll find dive services dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 6 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth considering are displayed in the chart 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

If you'd like to go diving, you might want to check with Sea Trek Helmet Diving. With Sea Trek Helmet Diving, guests will wear a large helmet that is connected to air supply that makes it easy to breathe normally. Guests will be able to walk along the sea floor, and enjoy all the sights of the ocean. They are located in Philipsburg, 2.8 mi. South West of central Oyster Pond.

You can look through the following table to obtain information about diving services in the area.

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 key facts regarding some of the area's major dive sites are shown in this chart:

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 about snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and beginners, read this detailed Caribbean diving article.


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