Learn to Scuba Dive in Central America

Central America is an incredible dive destination as there are sites perfect for beginners and also more challenging excursions available for experienced scuba divers. One of the best reasons to go go to Central America is because of the cheap diving packages on offer, this region is one of the best in terms of value.



Other destinations:

  • Baja California 
  • Barbados
  • Bemuda 
  • Bonaire 
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands 
  • Curaçao 
  • Dominica 
  • Netherlands Antilles 
  • Puerto Rico 
  • Saba 
  • St Lucia 
  • Trinidad
  • Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos 


Beginners Dive Packages in Central America

There are short and long flexible courses where you can learn during a holiday or trip. More advanced courses are also available where you can take an internship and train to become a PADI divemaster. You will find some of the most experienced staff in the business in Central America and be able to learn and improve on safe and structured programs. We also advise joining a scuba diving trip to Turtle Harbour which is a protected marine reserve and this is where you can see a diverse range of marine life.

These trips are usually reserved for experienced divers though because the terrain includes steep drop offs. experience diving with sea life and get close to sharks in crystal clear Caribbean waters. The warm clear ocean will be hard to leave behind when you departing but you will have created new memories and experienced a new culture which is full of amazing dive destinations. Don't be surprised if you manage to get close to sharks and whales.

Some companies also offer combo scuba diving and conservation programs which are perfect if you would like to volunteer in Central America. Discover why Central America is one of the best diving destinations in the world by booking a course today.


Best Dive Sites in Central America

There are hundreds of amazing dive sites and so many we could recommend. It really depends on what country you visit and what level of diving you are at as to which locations you can visit. Must visit locations include:

  • Caribbean Bay Islands of Roatan, Utila, and Guanaja in Honduras
  • Coco Island, Costa Rica
  • Isla del Caño, Costa Rica


Top Rated Dive Centres in Central America


How to Book

Some of the best scuba diving and snorkeling sites in the world can be found in this region, so what are you waiting for, sign up today. If you need any help arranging a dive course in Central America please get in touch,


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