Scuba Diving Near Portsmouth

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There are about 20 dive sites readily available to divers in the Portsmouth area, including volcanic vents, coral gardens, and caves.  The island's youth in geological time certainly plays a role in creating the perfect environment for exploring marine life that is unlike anywhere else in the region. 

There are two dive operators, some dive shops, and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops available are shown in the following table.

Dive Shops Near Portsmouth
Name Phone Location
Cabrits Dive Centre (767) 445-3011 1.3 mi. West of Central Portsmouth
Seaside Dive Resort (767) 446-6522 8.7 mi. South of Central Portsmouth

The table directly below lists some key facts regarding area dive operators.

Dive Operators Near Portsmouth
Name Phone Location
JC Ocean Adventures (767) 295-0757 1.4 mi. West-Northwest of Central Portsmouth
SeaSide Dive Resort (767) 446-6522 8.7 mi. South of Central Portsmouth

Dive Sites

A few key facts regarding one of the area's best known dive sites are shown in the chart below.

Dive Sites Near Portsmouth
Name Quality Visibility Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Cabrits Marine Reserve -- -- -- -- -- 15.5899529994 -61.4774122616

For more information about snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and beginners, check out this exhaustive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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