Scuba diving in Antigua Island

Scuba diving in: Antigua Island


Scuba Diving in Antigua Island, Antigua

Antigua Island in the Caribbean offers a variety of scuba diving experiences for both beginners and experienced divers. The island has a number of dive sites with clear waters, colorful coral reefs, and an abundance of marine life.

Best Scuba Diving Spots for Experienced Divers:
  1. Cades Reef: This is the most popular dive site in Antigua and is ideal for experienced divers. It features a variety of marine life, including barracuda, turtles, and rays.
  2. Barracuda Reef: This dive site is located off the coast of Green Island and is known for its large schools of barracuda and other predatory fish.

Best Scuba Diving Spots for Beginners:
  1. Sunken Rock: This dive site is ideal for beginners as it has shallow waters and a variety of marine life, including tropical fish, lobsters, and sea horses.
  2. Carlisle Bay: This is another popular dive site for beginners and features a number of wrecks and an abundance of marine life.

Marine Life:
Antigua Island is home to a wide variety of marine life, including turtles, rays, barracuda, reef sharks, lobsters, and a colorful array of tropical fish.

Dive Conditions:
The water temperature in Antigua is warm and varies between 25-30°C (77-86°F). The visibility is generally good and ranges from 15-30 meters (50-100 feet).

The cost of scuba diving in Antigua can vary depending on the dive center and the number of dives you plan to do. On average, a single dive can cost between $60-$100 USD. Many dive centers offer packages and discounts for multiple dives.

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