A perfect alternative to the Red Sea. Also great for a Caribbean learn to dive experience.

A great choice for a trip further afield than the Red Sea. See a mixture of reefs, wrecks and walls. Enjoy the Caribbean culture and laid back lifestyle Grenada has to offer.

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This year round destination offers divers some of the best diving in the Caribbean with a wide range of diving options including amazing shipwrecks, beautiful wall dives and pinnacles, wrecks, coral gardens, muck diving and a beautiful underwater sculpture park. Most of the dive sites are located around the south and west coast of the Island.

Grenada is considered the wreck capital of the Caribbean with more than 15 wrecks to explore on it seascape. Biana C, the “Titanic of the Caribbean” sunk on an explosion back in 1961 and today lies at a depth of 50 metres with the main deck between 28 and 38 metres. An exciting dive you do not want to miss out on!

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Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Julian S – 7 nights in Grenada

Diving Holidays in Grenada, 7 nihgts at the True Blue Bay Resort & Villas & 5 days diving with Aquanauts.

Julian S – 7 nights in Grenada

3 Stars

Dec - Mar

11 Hours

Beginner, All

From £1650

True Blue Bay Resort & Villas

Grenada, Grenada Island

True Blue Bay Resort is perched on a lush green hillside of Grenada offering guests beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and the man-made white sandy beach next to the resort’s private dock.

  • A small friendly divers resort
  • 21 rooms and villas
  • Close to the beach/private dive jetty
  • Bed and breakfast basis
  • Aquanauts dive centre on-site
  • WIFI/Pool/Room Svc/Bar/Shuttle Bus

Spicy Half Day


Tour Type: Cultural Tours

Island Tour / Belmont West

Tour Type: Cultural Tours

Rainforest Hike & Spa

Swimming Costume


Spending Money

Appropiate walking boots or trainers

Appropiate Clothing

Tour Type: Hiking Tours

Epicures Delight

Tour Type: Cultural Tours

Garden Tour

Tour Type: Botanical Tours

Historic St. Georges



Tour Type: Cultural Tours

Carriacou Triple Treat and Carriacou Day Tour

Spending Money


Appropiate footwear

Tour Type: Cultural Tours

Half Day Sampler


Tour Type: Cultural Tours

Advanced Hike

Sensible hiking or walking shoes

Tour Type: Hiking Tours

South Coast Sailing


Swimming Costumes

Appropiate Footwear (No High Heels)

Spending Money

Tour Type: Boat Trip

Deep Sea Fishing

Tour Type: Nature Tours

Destination Fact File

A perfect alternative to the Red Sea. Also great for a Caribbean learn to dive experience.

The diving in Grenada is some of the best in the Caribbean and boasts the largest shipwreck in the Caribbean. The Bianca C is a 600ft cruise ship, sunk in 1961, lying on a sandy plain in 167 feet of water, edged on the south side by Whibble Reef. The dives offer an abundance of pencil corals, brain corals and star corals. Alongside the corals are numerous fascinating creatures, including frogfish, seahorses, flying gurnard, white spotted octopus, unusual lobsters, shrimp and crabs are to be found everywhere, not a rarity as they are considered in other parts of the Caribbean.

There are also a variety of wall dives, coral gardens, wrecks, pinnacles, muck dives and slopes housed in this area. Bequia and St. Vincent share the exceptional healthy reefs.

The southern part of the country offers divers a different type of dive to all the other parts of the country, due to its currents. Divers here can drift rapidly over miles of hard corals and giant sea fans on reefs surrounding the Tobago Cays along with schools of creole wrasse, brown chromis and surgeonfish.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines are situated in the south Eastern Caribbean about 90 miles west of Barbados. They are part of the Windward Islands and are located south of St Lucia. St Vincent, like all the Windwards, is volcanic and mountainous with luxuriant vegetation and black sand beaches. The Grenadines are equally as lush.

The Grenadines consist of 32 islands and cays stretching south from St. Vincent. Out of all of these 32 islands only 8 are actually populated and 4 are in fact home to small Airports, these islands are Bequia, Mustique, Canouan and Union St. Vincent. Kingstown is the capital of St Vincent and is renowned as a lively port and market town on the southern coast. It is made up of 12 small blocks with a variety of shops and a busy dock area.

Bequia is the largest of the Grenadines. Admiralty Bay, is the island’s natural harbour, and a great anchor spot for yachtsmen. Mustique is gorgeous and a great dive spot located in the south in the ocean taking up only 4.5 sq km. Verdant hills roll into soft white sand beaches and turquoise waters.

The others comprise of bird sanctuaries and havens for hikers and snorkelers. These are all thanks to the countries wonderful and beautiful natural terrain and assets that occurred due to a volcanic eruption many years ago, today with numerous deeply embayed inlets where clear clean turquoise waters shallow up on fine white sand beaches.

The uninhabited islets and rocks include the world famous Tobago Cays. All the Grenadines consist of excellent soft white coral sand beaches and clear water, ideal for snorkeling, diving and sailing. The Grenadines are one of those all too rare, virtually undiscovered dive destinations. The diving here is fabulous and varied, ranging from gentle to thrilling. The majority of the dive sites are close to the dive shop bases, located only ten or fifteen minutes away by boat. Others, however, are situated slightly further away but the journey is packed full of the most beautiful Caribbean scenery.

Grenada Diving Holidays - Diving Information

The diving in Grenada is some of the best in the Caribbean and boasts the largest shipwreck in the Caribbean. The Bianca C is a 600ft cruise ship, sunk in 1961, lying on a sandy plain in 167 feet of water, edged on the south side by Whibble Reef.

The waters surrounding Grenada offer fun and excitement for divers of all skill levels. From lazy drift dives over coral gardens to an eerie and challenging exploration of the wrecks, Grenada waters are captivating with more than 50 dive sites including reefs, wrecks and walls.

Most sites are easily accessible either by snorkeling near shore reefs, or by taking a short ride on the dive boat. The furthest dive site is around Rhonde Island where the visibility is unparalleled and the sea life is magnificent.

The reefs are composed of finger coral, sea whips, sea fans, brain coral, pillar coral and a colourful collection of marine life including angel fish, parrot fish, wrasse, trigger fish, jaw fish and many others. On deeper waters divers will have the opportunity to see eagle rays, turtles, grouper and Caribbean sharks.

Destination Key Information

Currency Eastern Caribbean dollar
Time Difference GMT -4
Vaccinations Hepatitis A, Combined Diptheria, Tetanus & Polio, your nurse will tell you if you need Hepatitis B and Typhoid vaccination.
Tipping A service charge of 18% is typically added to your bill in hotels and restaurants. If no service charge is added, a 10% tip is generally expected.
Passport & Visas You will get a 90 day tourist visa on arrival. Must have a valid passport six months valid from the date of return.
Flight Routes Departing from Gatwick to Maurice via Charlotte and Miami.
International Flight Durations Around 17 hours, this can vary as there are different routes for this part of the world.
Luggage Allowance 23 Kg
Transfer Information Takes approximately 10 minutes from the international airport to True Blue Bay Resort & Villas.
Dive Season Diving in Grenada takes part all year round.

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