Scuba Diving Near Rodney Bay

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The underwater landscape off the coast of Rodney Bay is shaped by the island's volcanic origins.  Visibility ranges from 20 to 200 feet, allowing for great views of colorful coral reef, drastic walls, and interesting pinnacles.  Several shipwrecks are also within easy reach of this coastal town.

You'll find dive services dive operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Check this table for information concerning diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Rodney Bay
Name Phone Location
Sandals Grande St. Lucian Diving (758) 455-2000 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Rodney Bay
Scuba Steve's Diving (758) 450-9433 Gros Islet, 0.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Rodney Bay

Dive Sites

A few key facts concerning some of the area's major dive sites are provided in the chart below.

Dive Sites Near Rodney Bay
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Barrel of Beef -- -- 50.0 -- 14.0896722296 -60.9702587128
Saline Point Good All Divers 65.6 < 1 knot 14.1099007357 -60.9473419189
Vigie Beach Reef -- All Divers 39.0 1-2 knots 14.0278017127 -60.9856638909

For more information concerning snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our extensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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