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.
The dive shops available are shown in the following table.
|Cabrits Dive Centre||(767) 445-3011||1.3 mi. West of Central Portsmouth|
|(767) 446-6522||8.7 mi. South of Central Portsmouth|
The table directly below lists some key facts regarding area dive operators.
|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|
A few key facts regarding one of the area's best known dive sites are shown in the chart below.
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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