Riding Rock Resort and Marina seems to be the center of dive activity on San Salvador Island. The on-site conference room is used for meetings and trainings on the subject, while the marina is where the boats take off for dive excursions. A very healthy reef system on the leeward side of the island is what draws divers to the island, while the many species of shark make the experience all the more thrilling. Whether you're still learning the ropes or you have been diving for years, you'll enjoy a trip to this island to participate in the sport.
You'll find at least 8 good dive sites and a dive shop to choose from.
The dive shop you'll be able to find are listed in the following chart.
|Riding Rock Diving||Dive Shop//12577||(800) 272-1492||0.6 mi. Northwest of Central Cockburn Town||San Salvador Island|
The chart just below has a few details regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||160.1||23.93915||-74.5699666667|
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||180.4||23.9723333333||-74.5608666667|
|Very Good||Open Water / CMAS *||80.1||24.0202833333||-74.5447333333|
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||147.6||24.0064833333||-74.5540833333|
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||131.2||24.0645666667||-74.5442333333|
|Fair||Open Water / CMAS *||120.1||24.0453333333||-74.5337333333|
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||131.2||24.04295||-74.5326166667|
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||65.0||24.0279666667||-74.5343333333|
For more information about snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, read this detailed discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.
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