Dominica named top dive site in Caribbean

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Adventure & Travel | April 24, 2014 | Comments 0

top-dive-site-in-caribbeanTop dive site in Caribbean

Dominica has been named number one out of the top 10 dive sites in the US and the Caribbean. It was stated on Subo Radio that “the Nature Island consistently delivers the best in Caribbean diving, if not the world. Campaign reef and Scott’s Head drop off are just a couple of the many underwater highlights.”

Among the other countries who made the list included:

2. Bahamas

South Bimini – offers ‘Big Animal Safaris’ – Shark, Dolphin & Stingray Encounters.

Deep Water Cay – A private island paradise that offers excellent diving and a offers truly unique snorkel through thrift harbor that ends in blue hole.

3. SABA

Stay on island and dive with one of the local operators or book a weeklong liveaboard trip, which includes a few extra sites in St Kitts-Nevis.

4. Bonair

Consistently considered the shore diving capital of the world! Take in a night dive off the docks at Captain’s Don’s Habitat and you’ll likely have a friendly giant tarpon as your dive buddy.

5. Florida

Tavernier – has a creature feature dive that is a must do for any diver!

Ft Lauderdale – Often overlooked for their quality of diving. The “Aqua Zoo” and Sea Emperor sites are the main attraction for operations.

Panama City – Lots of wrecks and bridge spans to dive in this area. If you’re really adventurous, add on trip out to the USS Oriskany…the largest artificial reef in the world!

6. Cayman Islands

Grand Cayman is diving made easy for all levels of experience. To get away from the crowds, consider Cayman Brac or Little Cayman.

7. Cozumel

Considered the drift diving capital of the world. Experiencing the beauty of Palancar Reef without having to kick will spoil even the most jaded divers.

8. Grenada

The Spice Island offers up the Bianca Cwreck dive that features regular fly-bys of spotted eagle rays and an underwater sculpture park that is truly unique. Piggyback a few days in Carriacou to explore a few more of the remote dive sites in the area…definitely worth the effort.

9. Roatan

Spooky Channel and Dolphin Den are two of the many excellent sites divers like to mark off their list in Roatan. Heading over to Utila during Whale Shark season is worth an add-on as well.

10. Catalina Island

The Casino Point Underwater Dive Park in Avalon was established in 1962 and was the country’s first city designated underwater park. With its rich and abundant sea life, easy access, and typically good visibility, it is a very popular dive sites hosting thousands of divers a year

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