Scuba Diving Near Paradise Island

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With easy access to the Great Bahama Bank, diving from this destination is an adventure.  Sites range from shallow reefs, a 200-foot wide natural opening called the Lost Blue Hole, and several shipwrecks.  Many hotels on the island offer introductory diving, and there are a few operators available take those with a bit of training out to see what wonders are hidden beneath the surface of the sea. 

You'll find two dive services and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Details regarding the area's dive services are shown in the table below.

Dive Operators Near Paradise Island
Name Phone Location
Custom Aquatics (242) 362-1492 3.6 mi. Northwest of Central Nassau
Sandals Royal Bahamian Divers (242) 327-6400 0.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cable Beach

Dive Sites

The following table provides you with some key facts concerning some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Paradise Island
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Athol Island Dive -- -- 25.0780778297 -77.2869515419
Atlantis Beach Diving -- -- 25.0899203866 -77.3220589757
Cabbage Beach Dive -- -- 25.0879989337 -77.3085486889
Montagu Bay Diving -- -- 25.0744434533 -77.3043966293
Paradise Rocks -- -- 25.0918272348 -77.3189556599
The Lighthouse Good 59.1 25.0875 -77.3500666667

For more information about snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read this exhaustive discussion of diving in the Caribbean.


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