Scuba Diving Near Runaway Bay

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Many of the dive sites that surround Runaway Bay range from 30 to 130 feet deep.  They consist of your typical coral reefs and canyons, but here you will also find a unique double plane wreck at 75 feet deep as well as a Spanish anchor at 150 feet which is covered with multitudes of sponges. 

There are several dive services and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Details regarding the area's dive services can be seen in the table below.

Dive Operators Near Runaway Bay
Name Phone Location
Jewel Runaway Bay Resort Diving (876) 633-4000 Central Runaway Bay
Resort Divers Runaway Bay (876) 973-7866 Central Runaway Bay
Scuba Jamaica -- Central Runaway Bay
Scubaquatic Jamaica (876) 973-7000 ext. 500 Central Runaway Bay

Dive Services

The chart directly below has the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 95.0 $ 100.0
Double Tank Dive $ 95.0 $ 115.0
Night Dive $ 60.0 $ 75.0
Open Water Certification $ 420.0 $ 480.0
Single Tank Dive $ 50.0 $ 65.0

Dive Sites

The chart right below provides some information regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Runaway Bay
Name Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Breezes Runaway Bay Open Water / CMAS * 60.0 < 1 knot 18.4649609079 -77.3278713239
Runaway Bay Wall -- -- -- 18.4676138668 -77.3315257683

To learn more about snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and beginners, check out this extensive Caribbean scuba diving article.


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