Scuba Diving Near Soufrière

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Just 10 yards from the coast of Soufriere is an underwater world that is indescribable and must be experienced individually.  What you'll encounter is between 20 and 140 of clear visibility, colorful reef, and a busy world of fish and other sea creatures.  Local dive operators specialize in training newbies and guiding certified divers to see all that exists in a world that is vastly undiscovered. 

You'll find two dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 7 different dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop available are summarized directly below.

Dive Shops Near Soufrière
Name Type Phone Location Island
Action Adventure Divers Dive Shop//12577 (758) 485-1317 0.3 mi. Northwest of Downtown Soufriere Saint Lucia

If you're ready to dive, you should consider Scuba St. Lucia. One of the most highly acclaimed resort scuba centers on the island, Scuba St. Lucia is a PADI 5-Star Facility, an SSI Dive Resort, a Universal Referral Center, and a National Geographic center. It is the longest running center on the island and has hosted over 45,000 dives. They are found 1.5 mi. West-Northwest of central Soufrière.

Another good option is Sugar Beach Diving. Sugar Beach frequents 11 different dive sites on a regular basis. If there is a specific site you're interested in, let your dive operator know. They can be reached at (758) 456-8000.

Some key facts concerning the area's dive services are provided in the table below.

Dive Operators Near Soufrière
Name Phone Location
Scuba St. Lucia (758) 459-7755 1.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Soufrière
Sugar Beach Diving (758) 456-8000 1.9 mi. South of Central Soufrière

Dive Services

Take a moment to read the chart below to learn more about the typical cost of dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 80.0 $ 105.0
Double Tank Dive $ 76.0 $ 110.0
Night Dive $ 48.0 $ 70.0
Open Water Certification $ 350.0 $ 550.0
Single Tank Dive $ 38.0 $ 85.0

Dive Sites

The following table summarizes some key facts concerning some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Soufrière
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Anse Chastanet Reef Good 130.0 13.8655116796 -61.082116127
Fairyland Good 60.0 13.8624492944 -61.0816011429
Grand Caille Good 82.0 13.8589077101 -61.0802707672
Key Hole Pinnacles -- 70.0 13.8513035379 -61.0655937195
Piton Wall Good 90.0 13.8253016396 -61.0728034973
Trau au Diable Good 60.0 13.8556369049 -61.0772666931
Turtle Reef Good 65.0 13.8698239495 -61.0825023651

For more information about diving, including suggestions and helpful tips skilled divers as well as beginners, check out this extensive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.


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