Diving in Antigua and Barbuda

Dive Guide for Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-island nation located in the eastern Caribbean. It consists of two main islands, Antigua and Barbuda, along with several smaller islands. Surrounded by clear turquoise waters, stunning coral reefs, and vibrant marine life, Antigua and Barbuda is an underrated dive destination in the Caribbean.

During surface intervals, you can explore one of their 365 beaches (yes, a beach for every day of the year) or take in some sightseeing on these beautiful islands.

For wreck diving enthusiasts, Antigua and Barbuda are home to multiple wrecks worth exploring. A few of their most famous wrecks include: Andres, a three-masted ship from the turn of the century, the Jettias, a French steam-powered freighter that sunk in 1817 siting in just 25 feet of water, and the Montserrat wreck which sits upright on the seabed.

Antigua and Barbuda Dive Sites

Types of dives in Antigua and Barbuda

Boat Salt water Deep (80ft/24.5m) Wall Cavern Snorkel site Technical Wreck Drift Current

Water Temperature

When to dive in Antigua and Barbuda

The best time to dive in Antigua and Barbuda is during the dry season, which generally runs from December to April. During this period, you can expect calmer seas, excellent visibility, and comfortable water temperatures.

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