Scuba Diving Near Roseau

Photo credit: © Fort Young Hotel Diving
 

Much like the rugged topography of the island of Dominica, the waters just off the coast of Roseau are filled with canyons and cliffs, craters and pinnacles, and some of the most vibrant reefs around.  Discover a world like you've never imagined when you plan a diving trip to this unique locale.

There are several dive services, a dive shop, and at least 9 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

Al Dive

The dive shop worth considering are listed here:

Dive Shops Near Roseau
Name Type Phone Location Island
Al Dive Dive Shop//12577 (767) 440-3483 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Downtown Roseau Dominica
Fort Young Hotel Diving

If you'd like to go diving, you might want to contact Dive Dominica. Dive Dominica is more than just a dive center, it is your one stop spot for all of your water sport needs from snorkeling to whale watching. You can even purchase a package which allow you to stay in their own private accommodations, the Castle Comfort Lodge. They are located in Roseau.

Another good option is Fort Young Hotel Diving. In 2011, Fort Young Hotel added the option of purchasing a scuba diving package to their list of hotel offerings. This has allowed visitors to purchase accommodations, some of dining and many of Fort Young's amazing activities all in one clean swoop. You can call them at (800) 581-2034.

A third good option is Waitukubuli Adventure Tour Co.. One of the many services this local tour guide operator has to offer its guests are a day of diving or snorkeling as you sail with them on their magnificent boat and enjoy a day of relaxation and undersea exploration. They're found within downtown Roseau.

Details regarding diving services in the area can be seen in the table below.

Dive Operators Near Roseau
Name Phone Location
Dive Dominica (767) 448-2188 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Fort Young Hotel Diving (800) 581-2034 Downtown Roseau
Waitukubuli Adventure Tour Co. (767) 440-2628 Downtown Roseau

Dive Services

The table below lists the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 55.0 $ 110.0
Double Tank Dive $ 75.0 $ 112.0
Night Dive $ 30.0 $ 95.0
Open Water Certification $ 390.0 $ 470.0
Single Tank Dive $ 48.0 $ 82.0

Dive Sites

The table right below provides some key facts regarding some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Roseau
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Castle Comfort Excellent -- 44.9 15.2851666667 -61.3757333333
Champagne Beach Excellent -- 55.8 15.2444833333 -61.3739666667
Cironier -- -- -- 15.2862985111 -61.3823509404
Coral Gardens South Excellent -- 49.9 15.2381 -61.3711166667
Dangleben's Pinnacles Good Open Water / CMAS * 129.9 15.2371166667 -61.3727833333
Danglebens North Excellent -- 98.4 15.2422 -61.3743833333
La Sorcière Excellent -- 60.0 15.23455 -61.3660166667
Pointe Guignard Very Good -- 85.0 15.2409 -61.3729833333
Solomon Reef Good -- 68.9 15.2724299823 -61.3752692394

To learn more about diving, including useful tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, read this extensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.

 

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