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 services and at least 8 different dive sites to choose from.
If you'd like to go diving, you might want to check with Native Divers Aruba. In addition to your typical certification courses and open dives, Native Divers also specializes in night dives, wreck dives, underwater navigation, and equipment specialist courses. They are situated in northern 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 call them at (305) 454-2538.
A third option is Unique Sports of Aruba. The friendly staff at Unique Sports speaks English, Papiamento, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese. They're located in Palm Beach.
Some information concerning the area's dive services are provided below.
|Aruba Watersports Center Diving||(297) 586-6613||Central Palm Beach|
|Native Divers Aruba||(297) 586-4763||0.5 mi. North-Northeast 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|
Check this table for an indication of what typical dive services cost in this area.
|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|
A few key facts regarding some of the area's major dive sites can be seen in the table below.
|Very Good||Open Water / CMAS *||60.0||12.6016579438||-70.0593990275|
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||35.1||12.573||-70.0835|
For more information about snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our exhaustive Caribbean diving page.
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