Every island is fringed by an amazing
and diverse marine environment. In
Barbados for instance, Carlisle Bay
has two excellent wrecks where innumerable fish have made their homes.
Reef and drift dive sites abound and on the west coast a gentle turtle
might tag along.
There are several excellent dive locations off the
leeward coast of
St. Vincent as well as all around Bequia, the largest of its
dependencies. Further down the chain Lagoon Bay and Britannia Bay
are popular dive sites.
Lucia has recognised that its incredible marine life is a hidden
treasure and active environmental groups are ensuring its safety.
There are many magnificent sites to dive but perhaps none so spectacular
as the 200ft wall dive below Petit Piton where an incredible array
of marine life congregates.
Considered by many to be the diving world's best
Dominica is a diver's paradise. The mountainous drop continues
steeply into the water giving sediment free, crystal clear vision.
The incredible diversity to be found underwater includes hot, fresh-water
springs, a diving experience that shouldn't be missed.
they claim the largest dive wreck in the Caribbean, an Italian
liner that caught fire and sank in St Georges Harbour in 1961.
To the northwest lies the tiny island of
Carriacou Seen here is Carriacou's Sandy Island now part of the protected
Marine Park that surrounds this lovely island with its welcoming wonderland
of turtles, brightly decorated fish and fantastic reefs.