Scuba Diving Near Port Lucaya

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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.

There are two dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 7 different dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth considering are shown here:

Dive Shops Near Port Lucaya
Name Type Phone Location Island
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're looking forward to diving, you might want to contact Caribbean Divers. A small dive center which specializes in helping local resort guests train up and participate in scuba diving excursions, Caribbean Divers has over 30 years of experience in the field. They are located within northern Port Lucaya.

A second 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. You can reach them at (242) 373-4000.

Glance through the following table to obtain information about area dive operators.

Dive Operators Near Port Lucaya
Name Phone Location
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

Dive Sites

The table below shows some information concerning some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Port Lucaya
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Ben's Blue Hole Very Good -- 49.9 26.5272666667 -78.5853833333
Ben's Cavern Good Open Water / CMAS * 49.9 26.548 -78.6374
Hydro Lab Very Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 44.9 26.5034666667 -78.61645
Pygmy canyon Excellent Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 80.1 26.50515 -78.6155
Sea Star II Wreck Very Good -- 92.8 26.5251833333 -78.5842666667
Shark Junction Good Open Water / CMAS * 44.9 26.5031166667 -78.6166666667
Theo's Wreck Very Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 101.7 26.4829333333 -78.6702

To learn more about diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both beginners and experienced divers, check out this detailed guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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