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 dive operators dive services, a dive shop, and at least 7 interesting dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are summarized in the following chart.

Dive Shops Near Port Lucaya
Name Type Phone Location Island
Underwater Explorers Society At Port Lucaya Dive Shop//12577 (242) 373-1244 0.2 mi. North of Central Port Lucaya Grand Bahama Island

Details concerning area dive operators are shown in this chart:

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

A few key facts regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites can be seen in the table below.

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 concerning snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both experienced divers and beginners, read our exhaustive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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