Scuba Diving Near Palm Beach

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Most of the most popular dive sites of Aruba are located just off the coast of Palm Beach, from colorful coral reef formations to the 400 foot Antilla wreck.  There are numerous sites along this coast shared by local dive companies, so whoever you decide to work with, you'll be able to see your desired sites. 

You'll find several dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 8 different dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth looking into are displayed in the table below.

Dive Shops Near Palm Beach
Name Type Phone Location Island
Aqua Windies Dive Shop Dive Shop//12577 (297) 583-5669 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Palm Beach Aruba
Red Sail Sports Diving

If you're ready to go diving, you might want to check with Unique Sports of Aruba. The friendly staff at Unique Sports speaks English, Papiamento, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese. They are located in Palm Beach.

Another good option is Red Sail Sports Diving. Experts in all things watersports on the island of Aruba, Red Sail Sports specializes in diving. Whether you're in need of certification, equipment, or a few hours under the sea, Red Sail can make it happen for you. You can reach them at (305) 454-2538.

A third good option is Aruba Watersports Center Diving. Aruba Watersports Center has a variety of scuba diving tours and services, making it the perfect choice for any level diver to have an amazing time in the ocean. They're found in the heart of Palm Beach.

Be sure to look at the following chart for details concerning diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Palm Beach
Name Phone Location
Aruba Watersports Center Diving (297) 586-6613 Central Palm Beach
Happy Divers Aruba (297) 733-6570 1.6 mi. Southeast of Central Palm Beach
Red Sail Sports Diving (305) 454-2538 Central Palm Beach
Unique Sports of Aruba (297) 586-0096 0.2 mi. South of Central Palm Beach

Dive Services

The chart directly below enables you to learn the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 90.0 $ 95.0
Double Tank Dive $ 75.0 $ 82.0
Night Dive $ 60.0 $ 90.0
Open Water Certification $ 400.0 $ 425.0
Single Tank Dive $ 50.0 $ 60.0

Dive Sites

A few details concerning some of the area's major dive sites can be seen directly below.

Dive Sites Near Palm Beach
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Antilla Very Good Open Water / CMAS * 60.0 12.6016579438 -70.0593990275
Arashi Beach -- All Divers 40.0 12.6095273525 -70.057861805
Blue Reef -- -- 70.0 12.5970159043 -70.0576925272
Debbie II -- -- 70.0 12.5959269611 -70.0573921204
Pedernales -- -- -- 12.5740146425 -70.0614589641
Pedernales Wreck Good Open Water / CMAS * 35.1 12.573 -70.0835
Rum Runner -- -- -- 12.5862450765 -70.0571674296
Seagrass Fields -- -- -- 12.5445251753 -70.0762218425

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


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