Scuba Diving Near Red Hook

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What lies beneath the surface of the sea is a magical and mysterious place that those who have been scuba diving before just can't get enough of.  Near Red Hook in particular, divers will experience reefs, interesting rock formations, and ledges. 

You'll find dive services dive services, some dive shops, and at least 6 different dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops you'll be able to find are displayed down below.

Dive Shops Near Red Hook
Name Phone Location
Aqua Action Dive and Water Sports Center (340) 775-6258 East End
Coki Beach Dive Club (340) 775-4220 East End
Dive In! (340) 777-5255 0.6 mi. North of Central Red Hook

If you'd like to go diving, you should consider Red Hook Dive Center. Morning dives leave from the harbor at 9:00 a.m. and are for certified two tank divers. They are situated in the heart of Red Hook.

Another good option is Patagon Dive Center. You'd be hard-pressed to find a dive facility with an owner as experienced as Captain Arnoldo Falcoff of Patagon Dive Center. Making his career as a commercial diver, he eventually settled on St. Thomas to pursue his recreational diving licenses and was soon fully PADI certified. You can reach them at (340) 775-3333.

A few details regarding the area's dive services can be seen here:

Dive Operators Near Red Hook
Name Phone Location Island
Patagon Dive Center (340) 775-3333 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Croix
Red Hook Dive Center (340) 777-3483 Central Red Hook St. Thomas

Dive Services

Check the table just below to get a feel for the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 79.0 $ 125.0
Double Tank Dive $ 70.0 $ 120.0
Night Dive $ 60.0 $ 85.0
Open Water Certification $ 450.0 $ 595.0
Single Tank Dive $ 50.0 $ 95.0

Dive Sites

The table directly below provides you with some information regarding some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Red Hook
Name Latitude Longitude
Castle Reef 18.3100618798 -64.8557090753
Cow and Calf Rocks 18.3038397553 -64.8462894559
Grass Cay Dive 18.3561395302 -64.8384869099
Major General Rogers Wreck 18.3468219029 -64.858083129
Rays Rise 18.3012612645 -64.8319768952
Straggler's 18.3041948526 -64.8364830064

For more information about snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, read this exhaustive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.

 

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