Scuba Diving Near Speightstown

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Situated in the Atlantic Ocean, Barbados is unique amongst most of the other islands in the Caribbean because it was built entirely from coral rather than volcanic activity.  Because coral is one of the main attractions that divers seek out, you can imagine the plentiful sites that exist just off the coast of Speightstown.  If you're a certified diver, or able to become one during your stay, there is much to see below the surface of the ocean.

There are two dive operators and at least 6 good dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Some information regarding diving services in the area can be seen directly below.

Dive Operators Near Speightstown
Name Phone Location
Dive Hightide Watersports (800) 970-0016 4.0 mi. South of Central Speightstown
Reefers and Wreckers (246) 422-5450 0.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Speightstown

Dive Sites

Take a moment to read this table for details regarding some of the area's dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Speightstown
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Allens (Dive Site) -- -- 13.2148267544 -59.6466881225
Brightledge Dive Site -- -- 13.2735299849 -59.6551179886
Greatledge Dive Site -- -- 13.2472977234 -59.6565771103
Pamir Excellent 60.0 13.2583333333 -59.6538666667
Pamir Dive Site -- -- 13.2601635811 -59.6597957611
Spawnee Dive Site -- -- 13.2333032423 -59.6546459198

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, read our comprehensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.


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