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 worthwhile dive sites to choose from.

Dive Sites

Take a moment to read this table for some information regarding 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 helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and beginners, read our detailed discussion of diving in the Caribbean.


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