Scuba Diving Near Rum Cay

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Rum Cay is known for offering some of the best diving in the region.  The island is set on a continental shelf, which means drop-offs are prevalent and a favorite among those experienced in the sport.  There are also tunnels, a shipwreck that has been named the Underwater Museum of the Bahamas, and a 60 foot coral wall.  Whatever you'd like to see under the sea, chances are you have access to it from this starting point. 

You'll find a small number of dive sites in the area.

Dive Sites

Check out the following chart for a few details concerning one of the area's best known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Rum Cay
Name Quality Visibility Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Snowfields Good -- -- 40.0 -- 23.6564 -74.94975

For more information concerning snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, check out this detailed Caribbean scuba diving article.

 

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