Scuba Diving Near Somerset Village

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As the wreck capital of the Caribbean, there are over 300 shipwreck sites to see underneath the surface of the seas that surround Bermuda.  Visitors staying in Somerset Village can easily set out and explore some of these haunting sites by signing up for scuba diving training and excursions with local dive operators.

There are 3 dive services and at least 7 good dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

If you're ready to dive, you might want to check with Fantasea Diving. Guests can become PADI certified in scuba diving, but also participate in SNUBA diving, beach snorkeling, and power snorkeling. If scuba is your passion, there are daily two tank dives to impressive sites in the area. They are located on Ireland Island North, 2.6 mi. Northeast of central Somerset Village.

A second option is Blue Water Divers. Blue Water specialized in wreck dives simply because there are so many in the area to choose from. Of course, other types of dives can be arranged.

A third option is Dive Bermuda. Hundred of dive sites surround Bermuda, and Dive Bermuda can take you to quite a few of them including Hangover Hole, Berracuda Reef, Three Sisters, and more. If you're in need of certification, you can sign up for a number of certification courses, from the introductory resort diver course to advanced certification. They're located 4.3 mi. Southeast of central Somerset Village.

Some information regarding dive service operators are shown right below.

Dive Operators Near Somerset Village
Name Phone Location
Blue Water Divers -- 1.5 mi. South of Central Somerset Village
Dive Bermuda (441) 238-2332 4.3 mi. Southeast of Central Somerset Village
Fantasea Diving (441) 236-1300 Ireland Island North, 2.6 mi. Northeast of Central Somerset Village

Dive Sites

The following table offers some key facts regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Somerset Village
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Constellation -- -- 32.3418144156 -64.8837897369
HMS Vixen -- -- 32.2956083687 -64.9288022518
L'Herminie -- -- 32.304823743 -64.8922011444
Lartington Good 35.1 32.36 -64.91
Marie Celeste Excellent 55.1 32.2411333333 -64.8451666667
Minnie Breslauer Excellent 69.9 32.2492 -64.8093333333
Sea Venture Building -- -- 32.294601046 -64.7817906925

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

 

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