Diving in Central America

    Round Rock Tortola, British Virgin Islands

    Boulders covered in coral and sponges.Look out for bar jacks, brown chromis and wrasse.Currents can be strong
    Lobster

    Ringdove Rock – Norman… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Many coral heads with sea life including lobsters, eels and many reef fish.

    Joe's Cave – West Dog Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    A cave with schools of fish and wall covered in corals and sponges

    Inganess Bay – Cooper Island Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Great wreck dive, still in tact so you can swim through the wheelhouse and cargo hold.Lots of fish around the wreck
    Juvenile Angelfish

    Ginger Steps – Ginger Island Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Lots of sea life here, look for angelfish, snapper, grunts and all sorts of reef fish.

    Fallen Jerusalem National Park Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Declared a National Park in 1974, the island is fabulous for diving and snorkelling.Tunnels and caves to explore, schools of fish are abundant.
    Atlantic Spadefish

    Dry Rocks East – Cooper… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Out in the open water look for the big stuff like jacks, atlantic spade fish, pufferfish and trunkfish.Currents can be strong
    Cherub Fish

    Devil's Kitchen – Cooper… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Rocky outcrops covered in corals and sponges.Look for lobster, schools if grunts and maybe even a cherub fish will come out and say hi.Swells can limit diving here.
    Aeroplane Wreck

    Coral Gardens – Great Dog Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    A cool plane wreck settled on the sand and covered in coral.Rays hiding in the sand, lots of schools of fish and maybe a shark, turtle or flying gurnard if you're lucky.

    Coral Gardens – Great Dog Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    A cool plane wreck settled on the sand and covered in coral.Rays hiding in the sand, lots of schools of fish and maybe a shark, turtle or flying gurnard if you're lucky.

    Cistern Point – Cooper… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Nice shallow dive, good for beginners.You can see cleaner shrimp, blue tangs, and many other reef fish.
    Queen Triggerfish

    Carvel Rock – Cooper Island Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Massive boulders to hunt around for morays and lobsters or red lip blennies sitting on top.Look into the blue for barracuda and kingfish and in around the rocks for filefish, triggerfish and durgeons.
    White Spotted Filefish

    Brown Pants – Norman Island Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Ridges and rocky canyon with a small cave.Look out for barracuda, rays, turtles, angelfish and White Spotted Filefish.
    spotted Moray Eel

    Bronco Billy's – George Dog Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Coral ridges and canyons with colourful corals and sponges.Abundance of sea life including moray eels, dog snapper, spotted drums and grunts.
    Red Lip Blenny

    Brewer's Bay West Tortola, British Virgin Islands

    Alleyways of granite rocks to explore between and find spotted drums, red-lipped blennies and lobster.Current can be strong in the winter months.
    Tarpon

    Brewer's Bay Pinnacles Tortola, British Virgin Islands

    Various pinnacles surrounded by jacks, tarpon, eagle rays and turtles.Humpback Whale songs can be heard in the spring.
    Nurse Shark

    Brewer's Bay East Tortola, British Virgin Islands

    Sandy bottom to look for rays and nurse sharks.Big tarpon hunting, can be surge in the winter months.
    Spotted Drum

    Blue Chromis Reef – Cooper… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Sandy bottom with a lot of coral and sea fans.Peek inside the cracks to find spotted drums, blennies, blue chromis and cleaning shrimp.
    School of Blue Tangs

    Black Forest – Peter Island Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Small reef wall with lots of places to explore.Schools of tangs and wrasse hang around while long snout butterflyfish hide in the cracks.Lots of black coral and sting rays on the sandy bottom.
    African Pompano

    Alice's Wonderland – Ginger… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Lovely coral garden, with many colourful species.You can see large groupers, rays,many different types of tropical fish, African Pompano and maybe even a reef shark!Surface conditions can be rough.

    Carrot Shoal – Peter/Norman… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Can only be dived in good weather, Probably one of the more amazing night dive sites to be found anywhere, this oval-shaped reef is home to sea turtles, angelfish, nurse sharks and so much more!
    Wreck diving

    Wreck Alley - Cooper Island Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Three wrecks in a row to explore and lots of sea life such as sting rays.Excellent for underwater photography.
    Peter Island Diving

    Blond Rock – Salt/Peter… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Can only be dived in good weather, looks like an underwater amphitheater, with lots of colourful coral formations and you can maybe see a sea turtle, shark, ray, lobsters, crabs and conch.
    Nurse Shark

    Painted Walls - Deadchest… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Can only be dived in good weather, suitable for beginner or advanced.Dive through the painted walls covered in many colourful sponges and look out for the nurse sharks, barracuda and lobster.
    BVI Diving

    Rainbow Canyons - Pelican… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Great for all levels of divers with wonderful coral formations. Home to an array of garden eels, lots of reef fish and nurse sharks too! Definitely a must do.
    Coral diving

    Angelfish Reef – Norman… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    The site is exposed to the Caribbean Sea so expect to see the big stuff such as eagle rays and southern stingrays. Explore the sandy bottom and hunt for snake eels and moray eels. 
    BVI Diving

    The Indians – Norman Island Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    Great site for diving or snorkeling. Unique rock formations and a tunnel which divers can swim through to the other side. Wide variety of corals and an abundance of reef fish.
    The Rhone's Anchor

    R.M.S. Rhone Wreck - Salt… Southern Island Group, British Virgin Islands

    The Royal Mail Steamer "Rhone" is famous for its role movie "The Deep", with Nick Nolte and Jacqueline Bissett. A great wreck dive with most parts still in tact. Great for all divers with depths from 6-24metres. Lots of corals and sea life such as barracuda, turtles, rays, angelfish, snappers and…

    Marino Ballena National Park Puntarenas, Costa Rica

    Rich in sea life with huge numbers of reef fish, to pinnacles covered in many sea fans and huge massive corals.Located 15 mins from Playa Uvita

    Virador Guanacaste - Playa del Coco, Costa Rica

    Explore the shark cave at (10m) and look for stingrays and white-tipped reef sharks sleeping at (22m). Huge schools of grunts, snapper, king angelfish, and sergeant majors.

    Tortuga Guanacaste - Playa del Coco, Costa Rica

    A small wreck at 18 metres, then explore around a shark cave to spot the white tips napping.Dive through the sand channels and look for a variety of sea life.
    White Tip

    Tiburones Guanacaste - Playa del Coco, Costa Rica

    White-tipped reef sharks hang out on these submerged pinnacles. Stingrays lay in the sand, sometimes completely covered so be a detective and see if you can find them.
    Moray Eels

    Sopresa Guanacaste - Playa del Coco, Costa Rica

    A deep dive with lots of fish that form a tornado to the surface. Many large moray eels,sometimes bigger than a man's leg!

    Punta Gorda Guanacaste - Playa del Coco, Costa Rica

    A lot of coral and marine life.You can see a shark nursery in 6 metres of water.
    Frogfish

    Punta Argentina Guanacaste - Playa del Coco, Costa Rica

    A lot of tropical fish.Look through the rocks for frogfish and stingrays.Can sometime be a stong current
    Giant grouper

    Meros Guanacaste - Playa del Coco, Costa Rica

    A beautiful pinnacle full of marine life. Loads of nudibranchs to schools of grunts and the large giant groupers which this dive site was named after.Good for snorkelling too, you can see a sunken sailboat at 18 metres.
    Eagle Ray

    Cabeza de Mono (Monkey's Head) Guanacaste - Playa del Coco, Costa Rica

    A large rock jutting out of the ocean that resembles a monkey's head.Sand channels to explore, keep your eyes out for schools of rays passing by.
    Bull Shark

    Big Scare Islas Murciélagos (Bat Islands), Costa Rica

    Dive with the amazing bull sharks in season, this dive site is an adrenaline rush!

    Bajo Negro Islas Murciélagos (Bat Islands), Costa Rica

    Underwater pinnacle covered with coral. Circle the pinnicle and encounter big schools of fish and rays on the way up. You might also see a manta ray if you're lucky!

    Isla Uvita Limon, Costa Rica

    There is some nice diving around Isla Uvita, especially on the wreck of the Phoenix.Sea life is abundant, expect to see tropical fish, sea fans and a lovely reef.