Diving near Port Lucaya is a unique experience. Not only can you hit up the typical wrecks and reefs, but dives that target areas known for heavy shark and dolphin activity are the most popular option. If you're more adventurous than the average scuba diver, this is the destination for you.
You'll find two dive services, a dive shop, and at least 7 interesting dive sites to choose from.
The dive shop you'll be able to find are summarized down below.
|Underwater Explorers Society At Port Lucaya||Dive Shop//12577||(800) 992-3483||0.2 mi. North of Central Port Lucaya||Grand Bahama Island|
If you want to go diving, you might want to check with Caribbean Divers. All of the top local dive sites are within a five to 10 minute boat ride from the center. This facility offers resort classes and PADI certification in addition to daily dives. They are located in northern Port Lucaya.
Another good option is Viva Diving Bahamas. Set right on the beach, Viva Diving is a five-star PADI certified dive resort which offers a full selection of courses and classes with friendly instructors. They can be reached at (242) 373-4000.
A few details concerning area dive operators can be seen in the chart below.
|Caribbean Divers||(242) 373-9111||0.4 mi. North of Central Port Lucaya|
|Viva Diving Bahamas||(242) 373-4000||3.4 mi. Northeast of Central Port Lucaya|
View the following chart for some key facts concerning some of the area's better-known dive sites.
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||49.9||26.548||-78.6374|
|Very Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||44.9||26.5034666667||-78.61645|
|Excellent||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||80.1||26.50515||-78.6155|
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||44.9||26.5031166667||-78.6166666667|
|Very Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||101.7||26.4829333333||-78.6702|
For more information about snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, check out our detailed discussion of diving in the Caribbean.
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