Scuba Diving Near Saint Lawrence Gap

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Most of the diving in Barbados takes place along the West and South coasts, along which Saint Lawrence Gap is ideally situated.  With numerous dive operations in the area, you'll have your pick of some of the best instructors and dive guides in the world.

You'll find a couple of dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 8 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are provided in the following table.

Dive Shops Near Saint Lawrence Gap
Name Type Phone Location Island
West Side Scuba Centre Dive Shop//12577 (246) 262-1029 St. Matthias, 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Saint Lawrence Gap Barbados

If you're ready to dive, you should consider Seahorse Divers Barbados. A company that accommodates divers at all levels has the clients best interest in mind. They want to see that everyone can enjoy the fun that is scuba diving, without worrying about keeping up. They are situated in western Saint Lawrence Gap.

A second option is G Fish Watersports. PADI dive lessons are offered at three levels. You can take the Open Water course, which can be taken online and then finished on site at G Fish. You can call them at (246) 287-5289.

A few details regarding the area's dive services are provided in this table:

Dive Operators Near Saint Lawrence Gap
Name Phone Location
G Fish Watersports (246) 287-5289 3.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Saint Lawrence Gap
Seahorse Divers Barbados (246) 230-7485 0.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Saint Lawrence Gap

Dive Sites

The table below offers some information regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Saint Lawrence Gap
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Accra (Dive Site) -- -- 13.0667174347 -59.5972496459
Bajan Queen Shipwreck Good 39.4 13.0726 -59.6028
Berwin Shipwreck Good 26.2 13.0726 -59.6028
Boot -- -- 13.0606975627 -59.5790535399
Caribee (Dive Site) -- -- 13.0586909061 -59.5969063231
Close Encounters (Dive Site) -- -- 13.0593597934 -59.5694405028
Mount Charlie (Dive Site) -- -- 13.048991836 -59.566350598
Muff (Dive Site) -- -- 13.0563497861 -59.5807701537

For more information about diving, including useful tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, read this detailed guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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