Scuba Diving Near Roseau

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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 operators, a dive shop, and at least 9 good dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop worth looking into are summarized directly below.

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

If you're ready to take the plunge, you can check with Dive Dominica. Dive Dominica focuses on their scuba diving tours, but are also known for their whale watching tours as well. Their dive offerings are PADI certification for beginner and intermediate divers, boat diving and night diving. They are located in Roseau.

Another option is Fort Young Hotel Diving. Fort Young creates a diving experience like no other in deep seas of Dominica. With its wide range of dive sites and experienced staff ready to assist you out in the ocean, anyone, whether they are a beginner or expert, can go out and have the time of their lives. You can call them at (800) 581-2034.

Still another option is Waitukubuli Adventure Tour Co.. Their snorkeling trips take guests to a number of hidden spots along the coat including Elephant Butt, Secret Bay, and Champagne Reef. They're found within downtown Roseau.

Review this table to obtain information about area dive operators.

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

View the following table for information concerning 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 just below lists a few details concerning some of the area's major 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 concerning snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, read this extensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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