Divers have plenty to keep them busy in the waters that surround St. John with over 25 dive sites accessible after just a 15 minute boat ride. Reef systems between St. John and St. Thomas are shared by divers of the two islands, and promote a vibrant sea life of more than 40 different types of coral and 500 species of fish. If you're able to book a night dive, even more sea life beckons, with turtles, sea horses, moray eels, and even octopuses becoming more prevalent. Visibility in this area is between 60 and 100 feet on a regular basis, so no matter your skill level there is much to be seen.
You'll find several dive services, a dive shop, and at least 15 good dive sites to choose from.
The dive shop you'll be able to find are listed in the table below.
|Dive Shop//12577||(284) 495-1200||2.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Coral Bay||Frenchman's Cay|
Check out the chart below for a list of area dive operators.
|Cruz Bay Watersports Diving||(340) 776-6234||Downtown Cruz Bay||St. John|
|Low Key Waterports||(340) 693-8999||Cruz Bay||St. John|
|Patagon Dive Center||(340) 775-3333||0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook||St. Thomas|
The chart just below enables you to learn the approximate cost of dive services in this area.
|Offering Type||Low Rate||High Rate|
|Discover Scuba||$ 120.0||$ 155.0|
|Double Tank Dive||$ 95.0||$ 100.0|
|Night Dive||$ 90.0||$ 95.0|
|Open Water Certification||$ 400.0||$ 600.0|
|Single Tank Dive||$ 55.0||$ 85.0|
The chart below has a few details regarding some of the area's dive sites.
To learn more concerning snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips skilled divers as well as beginners, check out this detailed guide to diving in the Caribbean.
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