Top 10 Dive Spots in Barbados

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Listed below in random order are the top 10 dive spots in Barbados.

Maycocks
— Reefs / sandy channels / drift / year round
— Hog fish, rays, bermuda chub
— 50 – 130 ft
— North-west coast, past Speightstown

 

Dottins
— Reef / drift / year round
— Barracudas, turtles, moray eels, bar jacks, spotted drum, filefish
— 40 – 70 ft
— West coast, Folkestone Marine Underwater Park

 

Caribbee
— Barrier reef / drop-offs / drift / year round
— Barracuda, eagle ray, turtles
— 60 – 120 ft
— South coast, off Caribbee Hotel

 

Bright Ledge
— Reef / drift / year round
— Barracudas, turtle, squirrel fish, parrot fish, lizard fish
— 60 – 120 ft
— North-west coast, off Almond Beach Village near Speightstown

 

Victor’s
— Coral reef / drift / year round
— Soldier fish, butterfly fish, sea horses
— 50 – 120 ft
— West coast, north of Fitts Village

 

Highwire
— Reef / under water cables / drift / possibly choppy water / year round
— Queen angelfish, mackerels, snapper
— 60 – 120 ft
— South coast, near Oistins Bay

 

Carlisle Bay Wrecks
— Multiple wreck dive / boat / shore / year round
— 6 wrecks (some intact) – Ce-Treck, Ellion, Bajan Queen,

 

Berwyn, barge, Corn Wallis
— Lobster, ray, peacock flounder, squirrel fish, garden eels, angelfish, sea horses
— 20 – 60 ft
— South-west coast, Carlisle Bay Marine Park near Bridgetown

 

The Pamir
— Wreck / boat / year round
— Intact 170 ft freighter, upright
— Sergeant majors,frogfish, bar jack, lobster, blue tang
— 40 – 50 ft
— West coast, near Mullins Bay

 

SS Stavronikita
— Wreck / boat / deep / year round
— Intact 356 ft Greek freighter, upright, mast 18 ft from surface
— Barracuda, jacks
— 55 – 140 ft
— West coast, off Fitts Village

 

East Coast
— Rough seas / Atlantic Sea / 10 + sites / June – September
— Sharks, lobster
— 30 – 130 ft
— East coast, Consett Bay to Bathsheba