Although Guadeloupe allows tourists to scuba dive on their own and without the help of a licensed dive operator, it is still highly recommended that you hire an experienced local to take you out and under the sea for safety purposes. That being said, some of the top dive spots surround Terre de Haut near Fort Napoleon, making there many opportunities to participate in the sport.
You'll find dive operators dive operators and at least 5 good dive sites in the area.
The following table provides details concerning the area's dive operators.
|La Dive Bouteille||(059) 099-5425||Central Terre de Haut||Terre-de-Haut|
|Pisquettes Plongee||(059) 099-8880||0.3 mi. South-Southwest of Central Grand Anse||Terre-de-Bas|
A few key facts concerning some of the area's dive sites are shown in this chart:
|Good||All Divers||65.6||1-2 knots||15.8710736084||-61.59390449|
|Good||All Divers||39.4||1-2 knots||15.8405245361||-61.6131305642|
|Good||All Divers||65.6||< 1 knot||15.8638908565||-61.600513453|
|Good||All Divers||68.9||< 1 knot||15.8630652376||-61.64626121|
|Excellent||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||82.2||> 2 knots||15.929014718||-61.611328125|
For more information concerning snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips skilled divers as well as beginners, check out this extensive Caribbean diving page.
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