Antigua and Barbuda: Scuba Diving Activity Holiday
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The warm, clear waters around Antigua and Barbuda surrounded by coral reefs offers a fascinating underwater exploration for both beginners and experienced divers. Scuba diving in Antigua and Barbuda has over 500 dive sites with coral canyons, wall drops, sea caves and wrecks, home to an abundance of marine life including parrot fish, angel fish, groupers, lobsters, rays, nursing and reef sharks and 400 species of Caribbean reef fish. For the beginner and the experienced divers there are over 10 diving companies in Antigua offering one day diving courses as well as full courses and refreshers up to Dive Master which will enable visitors to Antigua who have never dived before or for the more experienced who need a refresher to discover the wonderful marine life of Antigua. The best dive locations include Cades Bay, the most popular spot, Long Bay, Curtain Bluff, Jolly Beach, Dutchman’s Bay and Deep Bay where the Andes wreck is partly exposed in 30 feet of water. These locations are close to dive centres for equipment hire and instruction. Barbuda is surrounded by coral reefs, the graveyard of hundreds of wrecks which are ideal spots for diving in the warm clear waters. Tour operators to Barbuda provide equipment but if you are making your own way there you will have to hire your equipment in Antigua.