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.
There are a couple of dive operators, some dive shops, and at least 6 good dive sites to choose from.
The dive shops available are displayed down below.
|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're ready to go diving, you might want to check with Red Hook Dive Center. Morning dives leave from the harbor at 9:00 a.m. and are for certified two tank divers. They are located in the heart of Red Hook.
A second option is Patagon Dive Center. Patagon is one of the few dive centers in the Caribbean that specializes in courses for young children. At age five, PADI snorkeling courses are possible, and by eight they can participate in Bubblemakers which introduces them more fully to scuba. You can call them at (340) 775-3333.
Some key facts concerning area dive operators can be seen directly below.
|Patagon Dive Center||(340) 775-3333||0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook|
|Red Hook Dive Center||(340) 777-3483||Central Red Hook|
Take a moment to read the table just below for an indication of what typical dive services cost in this area.
|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|
Glance through the following table to see a few details concerning some of the area's major dive sites.
For more information concerning snorkeling, including tips and suggestions skilled divers as well as beginners, check out this exhaustive guide to diving in the Caribbean.
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