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

Take a look at the table just below for some key facts 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

To learn more about snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, check out our comprehensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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