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Black Coral Reef – St Kitts and Nevis

Black Coral Reef – St Kitts and Nevis This is a very healthy reef that is full of surprises. The main attraction here are the majestic black coral trees, which protrude from this mini wall of coral. Creole wrasse and snapper frequent the wall’s edge and lizardfish are always threatening to spoil the peacefulness.

Brimstone Shallows – St Kitts and Nevis

Brimstone Shallows – St Kitts and Nevis Brimstone Shallows is located approximately two miles due west of the shoreline and boasts pristine corals both soft and hard. The mooring depth is approximately 45 – 50ft sliding down a wall to depths well over 100 feet. Turtles, lobsters, eels and the occasional reef shark.

Coconut Tree Reef – St Kitts and Nevis

Coconut Tree Reef – St Kitts and Nevis This is one of the largest reefs in the area, beginning at a depth of 40 feet and plunging to nearly 200 feet. With its expanse, clear water, tremendous depth and abundant marine life, it is a good site for both new and experienced divers looking for [...]

Grid Iron – St Kitts and Nevis

Grid Iron – St Kitts and Nevis The Grid Iron, located on the Atlantic side of St Kitts, is a giant playground of fish and color. This is a paradise of staghorn coral, sea fans and sponges carpeted by a colorful display of marine life. Large lobsters and reef sharks are common here.

Nags Head – St Kitts and Nevis

Nags Head - St Kitts and Nevis Located at the southern most tip of St. Kitts, where the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic meet, the often strong current of this site makes it a destination for experienced divers. The reef plunges into roughly 80 ft and is populated by eagle rays, turtles, lobsters, & large reef fish.

Sandy Point – St Kitts and Nevis

Sandy Point – St Kitts and Nevis This site has been designated a National Marine Park and offers truly world-class diving. Two of the most popular mooring sites (no anchors drooped) are Anchors Away and Paradise Reef, a beautiful site of large coral heads with swim-through canyons sloping to about 90 feet.

Friars Bay Reef – St Kitts and Nevis

  Friars Bay Reef – St Kitts and Nevis Friars Bay reef is a favorite for newly certified and beginners. Located about a mile from the shoreline, it will always provide a nice easy reef dive with plenty to see. Juvenile angelfish abound, as do big lobsters and spotted morays.

M.V. Talata – Wreck – St Kitts and Nevis

M.V. Talata – Wreck – St Kitts and Nevis This is a terrific old freighter that found its demise due to a nasty hurricane in 1983. The Talata site rests on a reef and is totally upright and facing east across the harbour. Schools of squirrelfish and yellow tail snapper patrol from bow to stern.

Green Point Reef – St kitts and Nevis

Green Point Reef – St Kitts and Nevis This reef structure is abundant with tube sponges, barrel sponges, large sea fans and black coral trees. Grunts are seldom seen here but have been replaced with large angelfish, small grouper and dogtooth snapper. Lobsters are ever present due to the many cracks and crevices.

Devil’s Cavern – St Kitts and Nevis

Devil’s Cavern – St Kitts and Nevis Devil’s Cavern offers many swim-through opportunities that are thick with grunts and squirrelfish. Black durgons, Atlantic chub and snapper, mixed with a variety of corals and fans, make this a very attractive site. Good second dive due to depth.