Barbados is the most Easterly of the Windward Islands, and unlike
many of her volcanic neighbors was formed primarily of coral. Whether
you are on land or in the sea there is always reef around you. Not
only is the island the jewel of the Caribbean, but is also one of
the better-kept secrets in the diving community. Diving conditions
are favorable throughout the year and visibility is good.
south coast offers a series of diverse eco systems ranging from
gently sloping fringe reefs, to bank reefs and deeper barrier reefs.
These reefs are covered with lush soft corrals swaying gently and
giving way to a variety of hard corals, sea fans, and sponges the
deeper they get.
- The west coast offers calm and tranquil marine environments of
beautiful hard coral formations, shelving coral with sea fans, and
large sponges protruding from the reefs. It's also the home of two
dazzling shipwrecks the Stavronikita, and Pamir.
north and east coast offers adventurous diving, but due to the roughness
of the Atlantic sea, diving is seasonal. These different eco systems
are what make it so appealing and accommodating to all levels of
- Carlisle Bay Marine Park just off the coast of Bridgetown and lying
between the south and west coasts is home to a series of artificial
reefs. These reefs are several shallow wrecks, the Berwyn, Bajan
queen, C Trek, Ellon and a piece of the hull from the Cornwallace.
The parks eco system is very well established from schooling jacks,
grunts, sergeant majors to soft corals and eels dancing on the white
These different eco systems are what make it so appealing and accommodating
to all levels of scuba divers regardless of where you dive. There
are always good opportunities to see Rays, turtles, barracudas and
a host of other popular Caribbean fish/shell species. Join us and
lets explore the wealth and riches of this marine ecosystem together,
on this tropical island paradise.
Eco Dive Barbados, House of Pillars, Cavens Lane, Bridgetown, St. Michael, Barbados
Tel. (246) 243-5816 - Email: email@example.com