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. 

There is one dive operator, a dive shop, and at least 6 different dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are shown in the chart below.

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're looking forward to diving, you should consider 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. They are located on Tobago Plantations, 3.7 mi. South West of central Scarborough.

Be sure to look through the following table for information concerning the one dive service in the area that we are aware of.

Dive Operators Near Scarborough
Name Type Phone Location Island
Tobago Reef Masters Dive Service//12576 (868) 660-7234 Tobago Plantations, 3.7 mi. South West of Central Scarborough Tobago

Dive Services

View the chart below to get a feel for the approximate cost of typical 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

The chart right below lists some information concerning some of the area's better-known 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 concerning diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both experienced divers and beginners, check out our detailed discussion of diving in the Caribbean.


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