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 a couple of dive services and at least 6 good dive sites to choose from.
If you want to go diving, you should consider Reefers and Wreckers. For all of your diving needs, Reefers and Wreckers has you covered. This group specialize in training and deep dives, and can take you where you want to go. They are found within Speightstown.
Another good option is Dive Hightide Watersports. Since it opened in 1993, Hightide Watersports has been one of the most recognized names in watersports on Barbados. They specialize in diving, and can quickly get visitors skillfully trained and certified before taking them out to see dive on open waters and see some of the most spectacular underwater sites around. You can reach them at (800) 970-0016.
The table directly below enables you to learn details regarding dive service operators.
|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|
Take a moment to look through the following table to see some key facts regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites.
To learn more concerning snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips skilled divers as well as beginners, check out this extensive guide to diving in the Caribbean.
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