Scuba Diving Near Scarborough

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Scarborough offers much easier dive conditions than other towns around the island thanks to its southwest location.  This makes it a prime destination for those who are new to diving, allowing them to explore under the surface without worrying about being overwhelmed by the sea and the landscape. 

You'll find two dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 6 different dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop you'll be able to find are provided in the following chart.

Dive Shops Near Scarborough
Name Type Phone Location Island
Extra Divers Black Rock Dive Shop//12577 (868) 660-4852 Black Rock, 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Scarborough Tobago

If you'd like to go diving, you should consider Undersea Tobago. Staying at the only five star hotel on Tobago has a lot of perks, like the existence of a dive shop right on property. Undersea Tobago caters not only to hotel guests, but anyone looking to expand their horizons and learn about scuba diving is welcome to do so with the knowledgeable and friendly staff. They are located in Scarborough.

A second option is Tobago Reef Masters. In addition to single and two tank dives, special day trips, early morning and late night dives, you can also sign up for your PADI certification training with Tobago Reef Masters. They offer courses beginning with Discover Scuba all the way through Dive Master. You can reach them at (868) 660-7234.

A few details regarding the area's dive services are provided in the following table.

Dive Operators Near Scarborough
Name Phone Location
Tobago Reef Masters (868) 660-7234 Tobago Plantations, 3.7 mi. South West of Central Scarborough
Undersea Tobago (868) 631-2626 Scarborough

Dive Services

Be sure to look at the following table for information concerning the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 80.0 $ 115.0
Double Tank Dive $ 80.0 $ 120.0
Open Water Certification $ 460.0 $ 495.0
Single Tank Dive $ 40.0 $ 70.0

Dive Sites

Look through this table for some key facts regarding some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Scarborough
Name Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Anna Reef Open Water / CMAS * 66.0 11.2300408737 -60.7749352047
Arnos Vale Open Water / CMAS * 66.0 11.2309669325 -60.772102792
Culloden Open Water / CMAS * 82.0 11.2416952257 -60.7557249069
Dollar Reef Open Water / CMAS * 66.0 11.228435957 -60.7775259018
Dutchman’s Reef All Divers 60.0 11.1884439974 -60.8027172089
Mount Irvine Wall All Divers 50.0 11.2010789891 -60.7974657604

To learn more about snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips skilled divers as well as beginners, check out our extensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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