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Scuba Diving in Carpenter’s Hole, Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda

Maximum depth:
24.4m/80ft
Visibility:
5-10m/16-32ft
Bio interest:
Interesting
Antigua is an island in the Eastern Caribbean, that is located in the middle of the Leeward Islands. Antigua is a favorite destination for divers because it provides with excellent conditions for diving, combined with a large number of dive spots. Carpenter's Hall is a very interesting dive spot.

Carpenter’s Hole, also known as Carpenter’s Rock, is situated on the south of Antigua, in Windward Bay region. A dive site suitable to experienced as well as to beginners. Many dive schools are available to share their knowledge for safe scuba diving.

The average depth is at 13.7 m/45 ft and the maximum depth is at 24.4 m/80 ft. The crystal blue waters of Antigua and the rich marine life provide a memorable experience. A large variety of soft corals and sponges are found here along a series of ridges and valleys. Underwater visibility is not very good and it ranges from 5 m/16 ft to 10 m/32 ft. The water temperature averages about 25°C/77°F.

The best period to arrange a dive at Carpenter’s Hole is from the middle of December to the middle of May. The period from June 1st to November 30th  is known as hurricane season. However, it is more likely for Antigua to be influenced by the outer bands of hurricane. Strong winds and heavy rainfall are rare in this place.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM St. John's
18.4km/11miles, 30minutes
St. John's Antigua and Barbuda 1. Head southeast on Perry Bay Main Rd to Valley Rd 2. Continue to Sir Vivian Richards St 3. Turn right onto All Saints Rd Go through 1 roundabout 4. Turn right at the Jonas Rd 5. Slight left at Fig Tree Dr 6. Turn right at the Dockyard Drive 7. Take the 1st right to stay on Dockyard Drive 8. Take the 1st right 9. Sharp right Windward Bay
BY CAR FROM V.C. Bird International Airport
20.9km/12miles, 33minutes
V C Bird International Airport Burma Rd Osbourn, Antigua and Barbuda 1. Head southwest on Burma Rd 2. Turn left towards St Georges Dr 3. Slight right toward St Georges Dr 4. turn left 5. Take the second right towards Sir Sydney Walling Hwy 6. Turn left into Sir Sydney Walling Hwy 7. Turn right at the Jonas Rd 8. Slight left at Fig Tree Dr 9. Turn right at the Dockyard Drive 10. Take the 1st right to stay on Dockyard Drive 11. Take the 1st right 12. Sharp right Windward Bay
BY AIR
V.C. Bird International Airport,
20.9km/12miles

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