Scuba Diving Near Trois Ilets

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About two decades ago, a ship was purposely sunk just off the coast of Trois Ilets specifically so that it may later be used as a dive site.  This site is the Nahoon Shipwreck and today it is one of the top scuba diving sites on Martinique.  You can get there in about 15 minutes by boat from town, and the depth is 40 feet under, making it a reasonable dive even for those who are relatively new to the sport. 

There are several dive operators and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Espace Plongée

If you're ready to take the plunge, you should consider Espace Plongée. Espace Plongée offers many different types of dives, including dives to vibrant reefs and wrecks filled with vegetation and aquatic life. The specific dive sites are altered by the crew based off of the current state of the sea, time of the year, and your level of diving knowledge and personal preferences. They are located in northwestern Trois Ilets.

Another option is Calypso Plongee. For more than 20 years, David has been the experienced scuba instructor in charge of Calypso Plongee. If the sport intrigues you, let David show you why it is such an amazing experience. You can reach them at (069) 645-0425.

Still another option is Plongée Passion. Daily dives are available with this group at locations known as the Coastal Falling, the Eboullits, Coral Trays, Coral Fallings, Caves, and the Wreck. They're located in the vicinity of Trois Ilets, 2.2 mi. West of central Trois Ilets.

Take a look at the chart below to learn more about diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Trois Ilets
Name Phone Location
Calypso Plongee (069) 645-0425 2.1 mi. West of Central Trois Ilets
Espace Plongée +596 596 66 01 79 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central Trois Ilets
Plongée Passion (059) 668-7178 2.2 mi. West of Central Trois Ilets

Dive Sites

Check this table to see a few details concerning some of the area's major dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Trois Ilets
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Anse Dufour Very Good All Divers 82.0 Negligible 14.5276449777 -61.0904860497
Nahoon Wreck Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 127.7 1-2 knots 14.542877969 -61.0798591375

For more information about diving, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our detailed discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.

 

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