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Dive Sites at Sandals Resorts

Every Sandals resort offers access to a selection of spectacular dive spots featuring vivid marine life, thriving coral reefs and a whole range of exciting and unique undersea sights-all beneath the calmest, clearest waters imaginable.

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All Dive Site Levels

Middle Shoal Reef (Beginner)

One of the most frequently visited 30' dive sites. Used mainly for our PADI introductory (Resort) Scuba Course dive #1. Nice coral reef to 30' sand bed. Very large aggregation of French grunts at cleaning stations on coral heads. Squirrel fish aggregations at other cleaning sites. Turtles often seen on the edge of a sand bed. Many blue chromis, creole wrans, parrots, etc.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Gallery

Interesting overhangs and ledges. Coral reef with lots of places to explore. Large crabs, turtles, nurse sharks, sting rays, morays, black coral and the occasional Sea Horse are often seen here.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 70ft.

Distance From Shore: 10 minutes

Arches

We often combine the shallow plane with this 33' dive. There are many overhangs and ledges. Nurse sharks and very large sting rays are common. Swim through the arches and notice the purple and yellow fairy bassets. They align themselves to the substratum and are upside down on the ceilings of the arches and caverns. Resort divers stay at the reef around 30ft. 45ft distance to sand bottom.

Avg. Depth: 33ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 45ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Booby Cay

The island has been almost surrounded with mooring buoys installed by the Negril Coral Reef Preservation Society with the help of Reef Relief from Florida, Sandals Negril and many more. Weather dictates which side of the island to use. The North West side has some healthy Elk Horn Coral near the surface and a lot of very large Bloody Bay coral heads.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Shallow Plane

Wreck dive of a Cessna 152 Airplane resting next to a beautifully overhanging reef. Look for Queen Angelfish, Spotted Drum Fish, and the occasional dolphin at this site. This dive is an extension of Arches reef dive.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Sandals Reef

Staghorn coral, star coral, brain coral, sea fans and many more coral fish. Mountainous coral extending up to 10 ft-15 ft.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Distance From Shore: 3 minutes

Throne Room

The entrance is a fairly wide but low cavern, with a crack in the reef about 25ft. long and 8 ft. wide. When using the entrance you need to be really careful not to damage the coral around the opening. The walls on the inside are covered with colorful sponges. The bottom is covered with fine sediments which when disturbed will immediately reduce the visibility. Leaving the throne room, you swim through a large opening forming a window of sorts; coming into the deeper reef at 70 ft. this window provides great photo opportunities.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 70ft.

Sands Club

The reef has a medium profile and is made up of individual coral heads, soft gorgonians, and purple sea fans. French Grunt, Goatfish and Squirrelfish gather at the base of barrel sponges and yellow and brown tube sponges. Black surgeon and yellow and brown chromis can be seen. Many more cluster of brown tube sponges grow on the wall, which is deeply undercut in many places. These overhang are overgrown with black coral , wire and whip coral and a multitude of sponges. You may discover a spotted drum, or a very shy queen angelfish against the wall. Fairy basslets hang upside down from the ceiling and the encrusting sponges add splashes of color.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 70ft.

Surprise Reef

There’s a few caverns perfect for hiding of nurse sharks and turtles colorful sponges lots of black durgeon, French grunt Maroon spotted fish and schools of blue chromis, and that’s what makes this reef so surprisingly cool.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 70ft.

Fish Pond

This site is perfect for training. Majority of the reef is flat, and consist patches of sand and colorful sponges, corals, goatfish and snapper. At times the current is very strong.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 30ft.

Jettias Wreck

Old French steam powered freighter sunk in 1817 and sits at a depth of 25'. The wreck is broken up into mainly the bow, the boiler, the engine and the stern. There is coral growth and lots of small fish surrounding it, including parrot fish, grunts, trumpet fish, blue tangs and Spanish hogfish. Occasionally a large barracuda puts in an appearance along with a large dog snapper.

Avg. Depth: 28ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Distance From Shore: 5 minutes

Juniors Reef

This reef is filled with rock hinds, smaller coral heads with anemones and much more.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Distance From Shore: 8 minutes

Barge

Sank purposely for diving, it is about 30 ft long and 25 ft wide with a variety of pockets in barge forming homes for nurse sharks which are often being spotted.

Avg. Depth: 45ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Roads

Reef is in the formation of roads with lots of coral heads and short pillars which is also a good spot for our sea turtles.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Mary Kay Reef

This is a very nice reef to navigate. This site is filled with an abundance of soft coral heads that brings lots of marine life, Also a spur and grove site with small ledges and undercuts. Lobsters, barracudas and lots of small fish are usually present. The occasional turtle and stingray put in an appearance.

Avg. Depth: 45ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Kay Point Reef

This reef is in a circular formation with sea fans and barrel sponges and you'll normally be able to spot black tip and nurse sharks.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Pillars Reef

This reef is basically shaped like fingers with lots of marine life. Good for spotting Flounders and Black Durgeons.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Monks Head

Coral knoll with sandy patches at the top and bottom, Parrot fish, trumpet fish, snappers, creole wracks and southern stingray are usually seen on this beautiful reef dive site. The reef is in a circular formation, with the top being just sand and the reef on the circumference. This reef is also very good for seeing sting rays and also encountering a school of Atlantic spades from time to time.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

LCT Wreck

This landing craft has been down for about 30+ years and is surrounded by reef. This easily accessible wreck rests upright in twenty feet of water. You'll witness swarms of fish near this wreck site which sits near the reef nicknamed the White Hole, a shallow circular crater which is home to a dizzying array of prismatic fish and variegated corals.

Avg. Depth: 15ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 20ft.

Athol Island

National Marine Park used for snorkeling

Avg. Depth: 15ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 20ft.

Fish Hotel

Home to thousands of schooling juvenile blue-striped and French grunts, yellow goatfish, and Bermuda chub Depths on this flat, circular reef range from about 10 feet to 35 feet

Avg. Depth: 15ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 35ft.

Mahoney Wreck

A must-see for divers, this site dates back to the 1800s. As a navigational hazard it was blown apart and now lies scattered in 30 feet of water. An incredible collection of groupers, snappers, grunts, pipefish, angelfish, butterflies, eels, and invertebrates are always present on her scattered remains.

Avg. Depth: 20ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 30ft.

Caves

There are 3 large openings about 5 ft-8 ft in with no penetration. And 3 smaller openings about 2 ft-3 ft in.

Skill Level: Novice

Lighthouse Wreck

Actual wreck about 8+ years and its by the entrance of Nassau harbor, near a mile of break water boulders with ton of marine life & growth.

Avg. Depth: 20ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 45ft.

Royal Reef

This reef is just minutes from resort, east side of Sandals Cay with about a ½ mile stretch of reef.

Skill Level: Novice

Grunts Tavern

Just minutes from the resort, west side of Sandals Cay with about a ½ mile stretch of reef.

Skill Level: Novice

Traveler's Wall

This is an exciting reef wall dive site that starts at about 50 ft. It has tons of marine life tropical fishes, plenty coral, sharks among others. This exciting reef is just about 10 minute’s boat ride from the hotel and 15minutes from Recompression Chamber

Avg. Depth: 55ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Traveler's Reef

This is an exciting reef dive site that starts at about 25 ft. It has tons of marine life tropical fishes, plenty coral, sharks among others. This exciting reef is just about 10 minute’s boat ride from the hotel and 15minutes from Recompression Chamber

Avg. Depth: 25ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 30ft.

Sergeant Major

Ideal for shallow divers (DSD, PSD & OW) with lots of sergeant major fish and is a recommended fish feeding site.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Airport Reef

Swim through caverns. This reef is for DSD divers. And some things to see are Southern Stingrays, Mutton Snappers, Basket and Flying Gurnard

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Sting Ray City

There's a frequent sighting of school of stingrays and is ideal for DSD divers.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Maffessanti Reef

Close to resort. This is a flat reef system and a shallow dive for beginners. You will also find Barrel Sponges and Sea Fans.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Distance From Shore: 3 minutes

Fish Reef

Just 3 minutes from the resort. Some things you might see are Green Moray Eel, Eagle Ray, Puffer Fish (Porcupine Fish), Barrel Sponges and Sea Fans.

Avg. Depth: 50ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Middle Reef

This is a flat reef just 3 minutes from the resort. Some things you might see are Scorpion Fish, Sting Ray, Lobster, Eagle Ray, Star Fish, Barrel Sponges and Sea Fans.

Avg. Depth: 50ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Middle East

Just 3 minutes from the resort and this reef is filled with Barrel Sponges and Sea Fans.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Ship Wreck (The Catherine or The Kathryn-Caverns)

Just 10 minutes this is an old minesweeper, which was sunk in 50 ft. of water some time in the 1980s along a cavernous reef system. The ship is approximately 120ft in length. From the surface to the upper most part of the ship, it is 20ft. Filled with Barrel Sponges and Sea Fans. Some things you might see: Sting Ray, Sergeant Major, Flaming Scallop, Nurse Shark, Caverns, Lobster, Eel, Sea Snake, Hamlets, Snapper.

Avg. Depth: 50ft.

Skill Level: Novice

French

Just west of the resort filled with lots of fish and very colorful reef.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Maize

On the shallow side of maize it is flat, the depth range does not give very much but the deep side is very interesting as you can navigate in and out and around the reef hence, giving it the name Maize not meaning corn but instead spiral.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Chubb Reef

West-northwest from resort.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Cottage

This reef is similar to coral gardens on the 60ft side this reef is divided into two; a deep cottage and a shallow cottage.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 30ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Treasure Reef

West of the resort.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 30ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Lobster Reef

This reef is exactly in front of the hotel. This is indeed a very beautiful reef with a maximum depth of 35ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 35ft.

Distance From Shore: 5 minutes

Dutch

West of the resort. This reef is very colorful and filled with lobster, snapper and caver.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 10 minutes

Elizabeth Harbour Reef

This reef is located inside the Harbour, schooling fish regularly seen in the area, lots of other Tropical fish.

Avg. Depth: 18ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 27ft.

Distance From Shore: 35 minutes

Dog & Pup Reef

Lots of corals, visiting fish includes, barracudas, snappers, Stingrays etc.

Avg. Depth: 21ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 33ft.

Distance From Shore: 30 minutes

Ocean Bight Reef

Just next to the hotel, supports a lot of small tropical reef fish.

Avg. Depth: 18ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Distance From Shore: 10 minutes

Three Sisters Reef

Lots of tropical reef fish, many varieties visit this site.

Avg. Depth: 35ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Virgin Cove

This reef starts off in 15 ft with large colorful boulders which fringes the coastline and gravitates to patches of coral and eventually more defined structures of reef. This semicircular reef/wall is a richly diverse coral reef structure displaying both hard and soft corals. Shaped like a figure "9", maximum depth is around 70 ft/21 m. There are lots of large barrel sponges, brain coral and occasionally stingrays. Schools of snappers, grunts and Atlantic spade fish as well as turtles and barracudas are frequent residents of this reef, especially at the 60 ft/70 ft level.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 70ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Anse Cochon North & South Reef

The Anse Cochon - North and South Reefs are beach dives with coral and encrusted boulders that start in 5 ft of water. The northern reef gradually descends to 40 ft where it merges with the Virgin Cove reef, whereas the South Reef remains shallow to a maximum depth of 30 ft. The coral is more prolific on the northern side but both areas are rich in reef fish - spotted drums, goat fish, parrot fish, yellow snappers, grunts, damsel fish, chromis and wrasse.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

La Roche (The Rock)

This is a small island about a quarter of a mile outside Rodney Bay Marina. Maximum depth is around 50 ft/15 m. This dive has underwater trenches and valleys where you will often see triggerfish, lots of lobsters and barracuda.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 50ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Bird Rock

This is a popular stopping place for birds and you will soon see why it gets its name! Underwater you will see sloping walls and huge boulders covered with coral. The maximum depth is around 60 ft/18 m. Apart from the usual tropical fish, eagle rays and stingrays are often seen here.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Smugglers Cove

Maximum depth is around 40 ft/12 m and there are lots of trenches and shelves. This is home to flying gurnard, lobster and large trumpet fish.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Dinosaur Reef

The base of Pigeon Island looks like a sleeping Dinosaur. Underwater, there is the wreck of a small freighter which is intact and usually sheltering many lobsters under the keel. Maximum depth is around 50 ft/15 m. Usual sightings include many parrot fish and moray eels.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 50ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Pigeon Island

This dive is located at the base of Pigeon Island. The dive starts in about 15 ft/5 m over sand and coral and progresses over reef and huge boulders to its maximum depth of 60 ft/18 m. Eagle rays, moray eels, lobsters and great barracuda are all seen regularly on this dive.

Avg. Depth: 50ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Sandals Reef

Located south of the resort, the highlights of this area are the caverns (swim through) and Sting Rays are frequently seen.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 40ft.

Distance From Shore: 5 minutes

Le Sport

This is where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. The maximum depth is 60 ft/18 m. This is a popular place for scorpion fish and the flying gurnard, with occasional sightings of turtles and rays.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Anse Chastanet

There is a shallow reef starting in around 15 ft/5 m and progressing to around 60 ft/18 m. This is home to many species of marine life including large Trumpet Fish and Turtles.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Fish Reef

This reef is located directly north of the Sandals Emerald Bay Marina. It is a shallow reef ideally suited for beginners, Schooling fish regularly seen at this site are white grunt, yellowtail snapper, blue parrotfish and squirrelfish. Distance 15 minutes from dive shop.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 34ft.

Sandals Reef

Visiting fish includes, parrotfish, Nassau grouper, barracuda and huge brain corals. Distance 35 minutes from the dive shop.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 38ft.

Emerald Isle Reef

Maximum depth is 46ft, distance is 45 minutes from dive shop, school masters and nurse shark and a lot of tropical fish.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 46ft.

Da-Kutt

Corals and parrot fish,squarrel fish, Spanish grunt, yellow tail snapper, lion fish. Located 40 minutes from the resort.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 48ft.

The Japanese Gardens

A pretty and very easy dive. Star corals, an abundance of small fishes and moray eels make this an excellent novice and even DSD dive.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Veronica L

Veronica L was originally in St. Georges Harbour. When the boat channel was dredged it was moved by the Grenada Port Authority to its current position at the very beginning of Boss Reef. The ship is encrusted in pink sponges with yellow cup corals on its underside. These are especially beautiful at night. Numerous tiny gobies live in the small holes along the ship. The reef surrounding it is primarily rubble, but eventually connects to some beautiful parts of Boss Reef wall. This wreck is often a favorite of photographers.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 52ft.

Flamingo Bay

This rich dive has a wall starting at 23 ft. and dropping to 100 ft. It is a colorful reef with corals as well as sponges. In the sand you can find batfish and garden eels. Lobster and crabs are also found. One occasionally sees sea horse, brindled jawfish, and other rare creatures here. This makes an excellent night dive. This as well as all the reefs in the Marine Park now has large grouper often seen. One can also see large tarpon here.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 90ft.

Northern Exposure

The northernmost end of Boss reef this sight begins in 40 ft. and can go to 80 ft. The gently sloping reef has moray eels as well as lobster. One can see creole wrasse, goatfish, squirrelfish, parrotfish and chromis here.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 80ft.

The Quarter Wreck

This wreck was cut up into four pieces many years ago. One quarter of the ship lays in about 40 ft. just of Quarantine Point. This makes a brilliant starter wreck dive as well as a lovely night dive. One can see lobster, moray eels, rays, porcupine fish and others here. Sergeant Major fish lay their eggs on the wreck and make an interesting feature.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 75ft.

Boss reef

This five mile long reef is covered in plates of star coral starting in 40 ft. and descending to 80 ft. Although it is not the richest in fishes it still makes a beautiful dive with its endless stretches of live reef falling to the depths. The shallow aspects of this reef are richer in life with creole wrasse, Cero mackerel, yellow tailed snapper and other creatures.

Avg. Depth: 75ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 80ft.

Molinere/Sculpture Park

Part of the Marine Park this wall begins in Dragon Bay goes to about 80 ft. and follows to the Sculpture Park. The wall is covered in deep gorgonians and often has schools of barracuda. You can see peacock flounder and other tropical fish. The dive ends in 15 feet of water where you can do a fifteen minute safety stop in the magnificent, world famous sculpture park. Here you will see concrete sculptures of every description encrusted in incipient corals and sponges.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 80ft.

Kohani

Kohani is a lovely reef occasionally with heavier currents. It has patches of very healthy corals seperated by sand channels. The blue and brown chromis, creole wrasse, scrolled filefish and others highlighted by yellow, purple and blue sponges make this an experience like a natural aquarium. It begins in 40 ft. and descends to 60 ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Shark Reef

This beautiful dive is behind Glover's Island on the Atlantic Ocean. It is often washed by heavy currents bringing great amounts of life. One can often see sleeping nurse sharks in the stone ledges as well as channel clinging crabs, lobster and moray eels of all types. Divers will often swim through clouds of grunts. You will also see black durgeons and scrawled filefish.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 62ft.

Dragon Bay

Dragon Bay, the second bay in our Marine Park has a good wall as well as an extended flat area. One can sea all the usual marine life as well as peacock flounder and schools of barracuda here.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 82ft.

Purple Rain

Purple Rain is one of our healthies reefs. Washed by currents at different times of the month it has an enormous amount of bottom life: yellow, purple and orange sponges, coral whips and deep water gorgonians. Purple Creole Wrasse often literally rain on the reef. One also sees scrawled filefish, black durgeon and other colorful fish here.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 92ft.

Berwyn: Carlisle Bay (Shipwreck)

(World War 1 French)Tug Boat sunk in 1919 by her own crew. The Berwyn sits between 7 and 10 feet below the surface depending on the tide. As a result of the calm water in the bay and the age of this wreck the Berwyn is covered in marine life including healthy hard and soft coral growth and their associated reef creatures.

Avg. Depth: 20ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 70ft.

CeTrek:  Carlisle Bay (Shipwreck)

The Ce-Trek, a derelict boat constructed of cement was sunk in January 1986. This shipwreck sits in deeper water on the northern edge of the park and is home to nice coral, soft coral and sponge growth.

Avg. Depth: 45ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Eillon:  Carlisle Bay (Shipwreck)

This 110ft drug boat was tied up for ~6 years in the Bridgetown careenage before it was sunk on 8th June 1996 in Carlisle Bay Marine Park. The wreck is easily accessible for penetration and has an air pocket in the bow big enough to a conversation at 25' under.

Avg. Depth: 55ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Bajan Queen: Carlisle Bay

She was Barbados' first tugboat named the “Pelican” when the Bridgetown Harbour was being constructed in the 1960’s. A decade later, as more modern tugboats were purchased; the Pelican was then converted to a party boat called “Bajan Queen”. The Bajan Queen holds many memories for thousands of Barbadians and visitors alike. After years of operation as the party spot the Bajan Queen was donated to the Coastal Zone Management Unit. From there with the assistance of our very own Andre Miller the Bajan Queen was cleaned up and sunk on 19th May 2002 in Carlisle Bay Marine Park. She now sits only a few feet below the surface and is accumulating some excellent fish life and good coral diversity.

Avg. Depth: 35ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Cornwallis: Carlisle Bay

A Canadian freighter sunk by a torpedo from a German U-Boat during World War II. This wreck was relocated from a very high boat traffic region of the bay to this Marine Reserve on 22nd October 2003.

Avg. Depth: 15ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Barge: Carlisle Bay

A Naval Landing Barge found in Carlisle Bay. This wreck is now home to numerous reef fish including the puffer's bigger cousin the porcupine fish.

Avg. Depth: 12ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Old Fort

Off Needhams Point, Shallow barrier reef with lots of small fish life. Cannon balls and antique bottles can be found on this drift dive.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 90ft.

Lobster Reef

Off Drill Hall ~ 30ft – 80ft ~ This inner reef can be done in combination with the wreck Friar’s Craig. Great drift dive with lots of marine life with occasional sightings of stingrays.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 80ft.

Pieces Of Eight

Hastings ~40ft – 60ft~ This drift dive is good for photography with lots of fish and marine life.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Accra

Off Rockley Beach ~ 20’ – 60’ ~ Shallow reef dive good for novice divers and photographers. Regular sightings of large schools of Bermuda Chubs on this dive.

Avg. Depth: 20ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 60ft.

Boot

Off Sandy Beach ~ 40’ – 80’ ~ Nice drift dive, lots of turtles to be seen on this dive, regular sightings of Eagle Rays. Good marine life, small derelict Coast Guard boat sunk here.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 80ft.

Close Encounters

Off Dover ~ 40’ – 80’ ~ Inner reef that is good for feeding fish and interacting with stingrays, lots of marine life. This reef also has underwater cables passing over it.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 80ft.

Bottle Ground

Carlisle Bay ~ 45’ – 100’ ~ This area was anchorage for wooden sailing vessels and the bottom is littered in 18th & 19th century bottles. You get to keep what you find. Lots of interesting marine life can be found here.

Avg. Depth: 45ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 100ft.

Clarkes Bank

Off Brighton Beach ~ 30’ – 130’ ~ Good dive site, lots of horse-eye, eels & barracudas. Location of the Atlantis Submarine Dives, you may even get to see the Submarine on some dives.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 130ft.

Paynes Bay

Village ~ 30’ – 50’ ~ Shallow patch reef, good for novices. This reef has big coral heads, lots of small tropical fish, usually done after Victors or Stavronikita as a second dive.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 50ft.

Dottins

Off Holetown ~ 40’ – 100’ ~ This is a very popular reef, it has beautiful corals, barracuda, bar jacks, yellowtails and turtles can be found regularly on this dive. You can dive this site on more than one occasion and not be tired of it. One of the more popular of the dive sites on the west coast.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 100ft.

East Coast

Consett Bay to Bathsheba ~ 30’ – 130’ ~ On the Atlantic side of the island, there are about ten(10) different sites available depending on the weather conditions as seas are usually rough. Best times are in the summer months. Plenty of big fish including sharks can be seen here.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Novice

Max Depth: 130ft.

Shark's Reef

Follow the coral reef and overhangs down to a sandy bottom sloping seaward at 75'. Nurse sharks and large sting rays are seen here often. Note: This dive site is not commonly used.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 80ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Frenchman Hole

A dive located directly offshore from Orange River - many ledges. A cave very similar to the Throne Room, known for nurse sharks and the odd hammerhead. Morays, groupers, etc. This site is seldom used.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 70ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Tug Boat

This wreck was sunk in 1993 to provide the sealife with an artificial reef. Settled on a sandy patch, the reef in this area is worth checking out as well. Look for Barracuda, Scrawled File Fish, and the occasional Eagle Ray passing through the area. Swim in through the boat and out into beautiful coral. The tug boat is 55ft in length.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 90ft.

Ocho Rios Wall

A wall dive in nature. Boasts a variety of corals and marine life. However, due to the presence of fresh water in the vicinity, there are a number of seaports in this area. Snappers, butterfish, etc along an occasional sea horse are a small amount of the different varieties found here. Other things to see: eels, turtles, sea fans, barrel sponges and gorgonians.

Avg. Depth: 80ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Distance From Shore: 5 minutes

Barracuda Reef

Things to See: barracudas, eels, nurse sharks, snappers, lobsters, crabs, barrel sponges, sea fans

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Distance From Shore: 10 minutes

Jamaica Wall

A French-like reef at 60ft. Things to See: Atlantic spade fish, chubs, turtles, sharks, barrel sponges, sea fans, gorgonians.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Distance From Shore: 10 minutes

Dickies Reef

This reef is relatively flat, however it tapers off very gently down to 60ft. Things to See: barracuda, lionfish, sting rays, crabs, lobsters, parrotfish, butterfly fish, chromis, damsels, barrel sponges, sea fans. Good for night dives.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 80ft.

Distance From Shore: 3 minutes

Deep Plane

This is where our Divemasters love to hang. Small plane sunk to provide reef. Frequented by turtles, Barracuda, Spade Fish, and the territorial Ocean Trigger Fish. Drift along the outer edge before the Caribbean drops off to the deep.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 90ft.

King Fish Point

This is a beautiful dive site for divers who seek to find various species of fishes. It also has beautiful overhanging ledges, which leads into a 130ft great wall. This reef is the home to turtles and great back whales and occasionally the Hammer Head shark can be seen. This is one of Negril’s best wall dives.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 90ft.

Chinese Reef

This is a great diving site where you can see many different fascinating things. From the numerous brown and black corals to the huge sponges that occupy the reef. Here, there are multiple overhanging ledges which may or may not conceal some of the reef’s beautiful creatures and this will allow for an exciting diving experience.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 70ft.

Ridge Reef

This nice sloping ridge runs about 150 ft in length and generally form homes for a variety of schooling fishes.

Avg. Depth: 58ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Rambo's Reef

Lovely piece of ledge that extends about 100 ft in length also forms a nice valley on the way back. Some things to see while you're there are turtles, lobster, southern sting ray and a variety of tropical fishes.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Snappers Ledge

The ledge starts from 50 ft and slopes down to about 80 ft. And it forms homes for a variety of species like barracuda, Big Eye Jacks and Spanish Mackerel, which are often seen passing through.

Avg. Depth: 80ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Miranda Wreck

It's a mail boat broken in two with about 80 ft. in length. This ninety foot wreck rests in two on its side in fifty-five feet of water. This wreck has become a thriving habitat for many exotic fish. You will probably spy large rays gliding along the sandy sea floor.

Avg. Depth: 55ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 60ft.

Shipyard

You can investigate not one, but three of the best wrecks in the Caribbean Sea at the Shipyard. This nautical graveyard is home to three freighters resting at a depth of eighty-five feet. The abandoned vessels resting in close vicinity gives the area a supernatural feel. But just when you think you are approaching a series of lifeless vessel shells, a massive school of silversides will swarm through the scene, shifting away from the pursuit of predators like the Barracuda, the African Pompano, or the Schoolmaster. These are 3 wrecks down for about 20+ years: 1 Oil Tanker and 2 Mail Boats.

Avg. Depth: 90ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Spanish Anchor

A single tank dive, to this site is not enough for hard core diver, there are so much going on, a busy home for parrot fish, sergeant major and grunt .The formation of the sheet carol created some swim through. Wall with cavern and also consists of 2 old Spanish anchors, which are ideal for advanced divers.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Basket Reef

Located east of Widow makers Cave, this dive site provides an opportunity to stay either on the top of the wall, or travel along it depending on the experience of the divers. Lovely basket sponges, gorgonian, school of creed wrasses and yellow tail snappers, especially when the current is flowing northeast. Ideal for Open Water and higher certifications

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Widow Maker Cave

Depth Range 40-80 ft., the cave its self is not very large, but while going up through the chimney-like passage to the shallow reef. Schools of glassy sweepers hide in these dark recesses and their bodies create golden accents. Keep your hoses and gauges close to you so you do not get caught in or damage the beautiful carol as this dive site is filled with black coral and other soft corals hanging on the wall. Open water divers may dive at the top, while advanced divers can go deeper.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

The Arch

You rarely see better coral on a reef close to the shore. The arches start at 40ft and drops to 60ft with a 10ft cavity. The curves of the arch are wide and swimming through will seem effortless. Sloping swim through areas where open water divers may dive at the top, while advanced divers can dive on the wall.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

The Wreck

Fuselage of old DC3 plane lying at 80ft with soft corals, Black Durgons and ideal for Advanced divers.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Chub Reef

The beautiful chub reef is located 200m from the Holiday Inn Resort. It features a 15ft reef with beautiful corals. This reef drops off to 40ft making it perfect for scuba divers. The variety of marine life is overwhelming. The 70 member chub family swims this reef constantly. The sand bed often has turtles feeding so the whole reef can be explored. No need to drop an anchor, a float will be provided.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Dunn

Just 10 minutes in front of Dunns River. And you'll find Barrel Sponges, Sea Fans and Gorgonians.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Chubb #2

There is an ever present school of Bermuda Chubb, hence its’ name. Nurse sharks are frequently seen at this site as well.

Avg. Depth: 80ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 80ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Deep Cottage

The coral life is good with the colours very pronounced. There is also a variety of fish life.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 70ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Peter Tosh

This reef is directly in front of the house where the Reggae icon Peter Tosh grew up; the corals are in excellent condition and Eagle Rays are frequently seen.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Belmouth Reef

There are a few trenches where Nurse Sharks are generally seen.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 90ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Bluefield Reef

Good coral and fish life; very close to the fish sanctuary, so the fish life is getting better all the time.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 90ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Coral Garden

This reef is on the shallow end than that of the English reef, this reef looks like a long mountainous terrain.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 70ft.

Distance From Shore: 12 minutes

English Reef

This is a fantastic deep diving reef, covering a very wide range from 65ft up to 100ft. The formation of the reef at this site is very huge. This site is very breath-taking especially the visibility up to about 80ft.

Avg. Depth: 65ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Arches Reef

You rarely see better coral on a reef close to the shore. The arches start at 40ft and drops to 60ft with a 10ft cavity. The curves of the arch are wide and swimming through will seem effortless.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 60ft.

Welch Reef

South of the resort.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

South Sea Park

The Spade fish dominate this site as well as a few swim through.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 90ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

The Tug Wreck Dive

a variety of fish visit this spot, they come and go with the tide, Barracudas, eels, stingrays, jacks other tropical fish.

Avg. Depth: 51ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 69ft.

Distance From Shore: 30 minutes

Stoking Island Blue Hole

Also called angelfish blue hole due to the many angelfish, which hang out in the area. It starts at 18ft and goes down to 90ft. Different types of tropical fish visit the area.

Avg. Depth: 18ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 19ft.

Distance From Shore: 35 minutes

Sandals Wall

Sharks, barracudas, stingrays, jacks, snappers, dolphins and a variety of tropical fish seen in this area. Starts at about 50ft

Avg. Depth: 50ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Distance From Shore: 15 minutes

Anse La Raye Wall

This dive site was named after the village of Anse La Raye (bay of rays). Depth is from 60 ft-110 ft/18 m-34 m. This dive features a beautiful sloping wall that is alive with a multitude of different fish life and many different types of coral. Rays are often seen on this dive. This site is rich in coral and marine life. The shallow areas displays brightly colored fire coral, while in the deeper end there are in descent purple vase sponges, barrel sponges, and soft coral. There is a lot of fish on this dive - look out particularly for jacks, Bermuda chubs and spotted-drums.

Avg. Depth: 50ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 110ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Jambet Point

This horseshoe shaped reef has a small wall and then flat coral reef with a maximum depth of around 50 ft/15 m. You will find lots of crabs, lobsters, spotted drums and sometimes stingrays hiding in the sandy bottom.

Avg. Depth: 40ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 50ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Rosemond's Trench

This dive has coral shaped like the fingers of a hand with valleys and trenches in between. There is also a small tunnel leading into a chimney. Maximum depth is around 36 ft/11 m. Home to seahorses, frogfish, turtles and the other tropical fish.

Avg. Depth: 30ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 36ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Lesleen M Shipwreck

The Lesleen M, a 165-foot freighter, Wreck of a cargo vessel was sunk by the Department of Fisheries in 1986 to provide an artificial reef. Sits upright on a sandy bottom near Anse Cochon on the west coast, just south of Marigot Bay.at a maximum depth of 65 ft/20 m. Divers can tour the ship in its entirety. The 167 ft./51 m long wreck offers open access to the surface and is inhabited by many types of marine life including lobster, moray eels and reef fish.

Avg. Depth: 45ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 65ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Daini Koyomaru Wreck

Wreck of a Japanese dredger sunk in 1996 as an artificial reef. The 244 ft/75 m long wreck landed on its side, mostly intact. Maximum depth is 108 ft/33 m. It is home to large french angelfish, jacks, barracuda and other tropical fish.

Avg. Depth: 100ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 108ft.

Distance From Shore: 25 minutes

Superman's Flight

Named after a scene from the movie Superman II. Entry to the water is at the base of Petit Piton towering 2619 ft/805 m above you. This sloping wall dive has a depth of around 1500 ft/461 m. You will see massive fluorescent sponges, large gorgonians and many species of colorful tropical fish. Here youll find a nice current for a drift dive.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 1500ft.

Distance From Shore: 30 minutes

Fairyland

At the point of Anse Chastanet, a plateau named Fairy Land slopes gently from 40-200ft. This area is on a major headland and is sometimes subject to strong currents which keep the coral and sponges very clean so that their vibrant colors are visible. Turtles are often seen on this dive and are usually quite friendly. This site is ideal for underwater photography.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 200ft.

Distance From Shore: 30 minutes

Keyhole Pinnacle

Voted one of the "10 Best Dive Sites" by Caribbean Travel & Life, The Pinnacles are described by the magazine as "four coral and gorgonian-encrusted seamounts that rise tantalizingly up from the ocean depths". These four spectacular volcanic peaks rise up from the depths to within a few feet of the surface. The peaks are encrusted with Black and Orange Gorgonians and are home to Trumpet and Filefishes as well as larger species such as Grouper, Jack and Snapper. Seahorses are also seen here.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 30 minutes

Le Trou Diable (Devil's Hole)

A very easy going dive with flat coral reef at around 40ft/12m, however the maximum depth is over 100ft/30m. Features of the dive are finger coral, brain coral, barrel sponges, tropical fish and turtles.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Distance From Shore: 30 minutes

Piton Wall

Located at the base of Petit Piton this dramatic wall drops from the surface down many hundreds of feet. It is covered with sea whips, gorgonians, delicate soft corals and lots of feather duster worms. This is a colorful dive with lots of different things to see.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 60ft.

Distance From Shore: 30 minutes

Coral Gardens

Located at the base of the 2438 ft/750 m Gros Piton, which towers above you, the Coral Gardens offer breathtaking scenery above and below the water, where numerous five-finger corals and lots of juvenile reef fish runs from a depth on this site ranges from 15 ft/5 m to 90 ft/27 m.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 90ft.

Distance From Shore: 30 minutes

Turtle Reef

Named for its crescent shape, depths range from 40 ft/12 m to around 140 ft/43 m. Lots of pillar corals and barrel sponges in the shallows and plenty of varied marine life make this an interesting dive.

Avg. Depth: 50ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 140ft.

Distance From Shore: 30 minutes

Buck Wall

This reef location is just off lee stocking island. This reef is fairly colorful, with an abundance of marine life, jacks, snappers, Nassau grouper and occasional sight of moray eels, fan coral, tube sponges, and aqua light blue vase sponges.

Avg. Depth: 80ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 200ft.

Buck Reef

Located close by the buck wall, this reef has a wide variety of colorful corals; visiting fishes includes barracudas, snappers, sting rays and squirrel fishes and an abundance of fan corals.

Avg. Depth: 80ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 200ft.

Distance From Shore: 60 minutes

Chubb's Reef

Distance from dive is 45 minutes. Brain corals, sea fans and schools of Bermuda chubbs are seen on this reef.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 50ft.

Ocean Ridge

Visiting fish at this site include, barracudas, grey snappers, parrot fish and yellowfin grouper.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 60ft.

Rolle Reef

Corals and parrot fish, quarrel fish ,Spanish grunt ,yellow tail snapper ,lion fish , blue stipe grunt ,blue chromis and trigger fish. Located 40 minutes from the resort.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 60ft.

Ras Mohammed

This reef is suited for advanced divers only.This reef is fairly colourful, with an abundance fan corals, barracudas, amberjacks, bar jacks and parrotfish. Distance 1 hour from dive shop.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 200ft.

Whibbles Reef

This reef adjacent to the Bianca C goes from 60-130 ft. You will see barracuda, rainbow runners, creole wrasse, horse eyed jacks and many other large fish including the occasional shark.

Avg. Depth: 80ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 130ft.

San Juan

The wreck of the San Juan is part of a series of wrecks on the Atlantic coast. It usually has circling nurse sharks, eagle rays, Atlantic spade fish and barracuda. This is another dive favored by advanced divers.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 90ft.

Grand Mal Wall

This wall although not the richest in life is truly unique in its structure. You will see submerged sea monts as well as very different circuitous walls covered in Black Gorgonians. Here one also can see the school of tarpons.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 95ft.

Face of the Devil

Face Of The Devil is a difficult to reach 100 ft. shear rock wall. Very close to the Kick em Jenny underwater volcano this is a truly fantastic dive.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Frigate Rock

Part of the Isle de Rhonde group this wall/reef also has lovely, virgin conditions and amazing sea life.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Isla de Rhonde

Isle de Rhonde at a distance of one hour from the resort is part of a series of seldom dived sites. The clear waters at these sites boast near to virgin conditions. One often sees sleeping nurse sharks, green morays and turtles. The colors and health of these reefs make them unique in the Caribbean.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Shak 'Em

This recent wreck occurred when a cargo ship entering Grenadian waters. Her poorly loaded cement bags shifted causing her to sink close to Quarantine Point. It landed in an upright position and is a perfect dive site. Wreck certified divers can safely penetrate its hull. Shak 'Em is covered in deep water gorgonians as well as other sea life. One often sees barracuda and other fish here.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 100ft.

Happy Valley

This wall begins in Flamingo Bay and ends in Dragon bay. You can dive here between 40 and 70 ft. You will see all colors of see life with deep water, black gorgonians and all forms of corals. In about 60 ft. there is an completely encrusted Admiralty anchor. For the more advanced diver there is also a graveyard of old cars and buses in about 90 ft.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 102ft.

King Mitch

The King Mitch, another advanced dive in the Atlantic sank in 1961. She now lies on her port side in the sand. This blue water dive, as other wrecks on this side often attracts swimming nurse sharks, eagle rays, Atlantic Spade fish, barracuda and other exciting species. Although a short dive, due to its depth this is often a favorite of advanced divers.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 115ft.

Windmill Shallows

This reef is a 60 ft. deep plateau with walls on both sides. It is covered in corals and sea fans. Though it does not have as many fish as some sights it is still interesting with green morays, barracudas and other sea life. On one end there is the wreck of an old Catamaran.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 115ft.

The Sisters

The Sisters is part of the reefs near Isle de Rhonde. As all the reefs here it has pristine conditions, beautiful colors and an infinite range of sea life. It consists of a deep wall and an often rougher shallow area.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 121ft.

The Deep

Break off from Castle Bank, Deep drift dive, good for photography with lots of fish life.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 130ft.

Castle Bank

Off Drill Hall ~ 50ft – 120ft ~ A barrier reef with a slow drop off on either side, great for macro photography(lots of barracudas).

Avg. Depth: 50ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 120ft.

Fork Reef

Off Hastings ~60ft – 120ft~ A barrier reef with a drop off on both sides of the reef. Lots of barracudas, snapper and cavalee may be seen on this reef.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 120ft.

Caribbee Reef

Off Caribbee Hotel ~ 60’ – 120’ ~ Barrier reef great dive for all types of photography, lots of marine life. A drift dive.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 120ft.

The Muff

Off Worthing ~ 60’ – 130’ ~ Virgin reef, great fish life(horse-eyes, blackjacks and barracudas) excellent for photography. Home of the famous sponge.

Avg. Depth: 60ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 130ft.

Mount Charlie

Off Dover ~ 70’ – 120’ ~ Deep reef dive, outer barrier reef, lots of marine life, turtles, snapper, horseye, and barracuda. An excellent dive for photography.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 120ft.

Highwire

Off Dover ~ 70’ – 120’ ~ This reef is between Mount Charlie and Close Encounters. There are underwater cables that are suspended over this reef. Plenty of small creatures can be found good location for photography.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 120ft.

Victors

Off Fitts Village ~ 50’ – 120’ ~ This reef is located on the outer side of the Stavronikita. One of the more underrated reefs in Barbados not dived on very often. Soft and hard corals combine to make this site very different.

Avg. Depth: 50ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 120ft.

Sandy Lane

Off Sandy Lane Hotel ~ 70’ – 140’ ~ Barracuda and other small tropical fish are found on this reef. Lobsters can also be found but they are usually hiding in the reef.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 140ft.

Johnsons

Off Paynes Bay ~ 70’ – 80’ ~ A typical west coast reef, well worth a dive as the corals remain as beautiful as ever harboring all the small reef creatures often missed when you are concentrating on not missing bigger fish. Abundant with soft corals, barrel sponges, tube sponges, and a large variety of schooling tropical fish, barracudas, turtles, parrot fish, and much more. Very consistent conditions make this a popular dive site.

Avg. Depth: 70ft.

Skill Level: Advanced

Max Depth: 80ft.

Middle Shoal Reef (Advanced)

There is a small single engine plane located at this site at a depth of 90'. This dive is known for spade fish and barracuda. Beautiful coral, barrel, sponge, gorgonians, etc. Farther out, there is drop-off up to 200'.

Avg. Depth: 80ft.

Skill Level: Master

Max Depth: 90ft.

Distance From Shore: 20 minutes

Chimneys Reef

Dive site starts at 40' and gradually descends like stairs to below 80'. There is a hole in the rock face which comes out at the top of the ledge. Home for Blackjacks, angelfish, Atlantic spade fish, barracudas Nurse sharks occasionally rest in the chimney. This long extended reef is used for drift diving.

Avg. Depth: 100ft.

Skill Level: Master

Point

Filled with nice soft corral basket sponges where there's sighting of reef sharks, turtles, and eagle rays. With a depth of 80- 110ft moderate to strong advanced diver, near very deep water. This site has the benefit of the ocean currents, the visibility therefore is nearly always excellent and the plankton in the water attracts many fish, creating the ultimate wall dive. Open water divers may dive at the top, while advanced divers can go deeper.

Avg. Depth: 80ft.

Skill Level: Master

Max Depth: 130ft.

Devils Reef

Just 3 minutes from the resort. Some things to see are Turtles, Atlantic Spades, Eels, Jacks, Nurse Sharks. Barrel Sponges, Sea Fans and Gorgonians.

Skill Level: Master

Max Depth: 100ft.

Dunn's Deep

10 minutes in front of Dunn's River filled with Barrel Sponges, Sea Fans and Gorgonians.

Skill Level: Master

Max Depth: 100ft.

Hema I

Hema I a 170 ft, wreck on the Atlantic Ocean can still be seen to occasionally sway in the currents. This advanced dive in 100 ft. often has nurse sharks, eagle rays and the occasional reef shark circling it. Atlantic spade fish and other pelagics can be found here. This exciting dive is often washed by heavy currents. It is often a pinnacle experience.

Avg. Depth: 100ft.

Skill Level: Master

Max Depth: 120ft.

Bianca C

The Bianca C, a 600 ft. cruise ship, sank in 1961. A fire in the boiler room occurred just as she was anchoring in St. Georges Harbour. She, however, still makes a brilliant advanced wreck dive. No penetration is possible, but the shear size and scope alone make it exceptional. You can swim into the ships swimming pool at about 130 ft. and then continue to the bow. One often sees schools of horse eyed jacks as well as large barracuda. The occasional large shark is seen as well as large eagle rays. This wreck is flanked by Whibbles reef, which is south about 150 yards.

Skill Level: Master

Max Depth: 135ft.

Currently, there are no dive sites for this resort at this skill level.