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 4 dive operators and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Eastern Caribbean Diving

If you're ready to take the plunge, you can check with Scuba Steve's Diving. Scuba Steve offers a selection of scuba and boat trips all around St. Lucia's best diving and sightseeing spots. He can also help you gain certification and train you if you are a beginner. They are situated in Rodney Bay.

Another option is Eastern Caribbean Diving. Whether you're a beginner or fully certified, daily dives to walls, wrecks, and reefs are available. You can also sign up for one of the PADI training courses and advance your certification. They can be reached at (758) 453-3483.

A third good option is Sandals Grande St. Lucian Diving. Offering the most extensive scuba diving program of an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, Sandals goes further than hosting Discover Scuba courses in their pool. PADI training is available in full, and open water dives are included for previously certified divers. They're located 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of central Rodney Bay.

The following chart enables you to learn details regarding the area's dive operators.

Dive Operators Near Rodney Bay
Name Phone Location
Eastern Caribbean Diving (758) 453-3483 La Brelotte Bay, 1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Rodney Bay
Sandals Grande St. Lucian Diving (758) 455-2000 1.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Rodney Bay
Scuba Steve's Diving (758) 450-9433 0.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Rodney Bay
Tropical Discoveries Diving (758) 458-9656 0.3 mi. North of Central Rodney Bay

Dive Sites

Review the chart below for a few details regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.

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

To learn more concerning diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read our extensive Caribbean diving page.


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