Scuba Diving in Cathedral, Castle Harbour, Bermuda

Skill Level:
All Divers
Maximum Depth:
13.7 m/44.9 ft
Bermuda, also known as the Bermudas, is situated off the east coast of the United States. It might seem as a long distance destination, but in fact it is less than 2 hours away from most eastern US airports. Bermuda enjoys a humid subtropical climate, with mild and windy winters and hot summers.The island is divided into nine parishes and two incorporated municipalities. Hamilton is the capital city of Bermuda. It is a wonderful, harbor city full of sights of historical interest, beautiful gardens and incredible restaurants.

Bermuda is home to a number of shipwrecks, the majority of which can be rated as amazing dive sites. But that is not all, as it also provides excellent reef dive locations. The Cathedral is a popular spot for reef diving.

It is situated close to the opening of Castle Harbour and it features an abundance of caves, canyons and crevices, where crabs and lobsters usually find shelter. It accommodates an outstanding marine life, including schools of Ocean Tarpon and Snappers. If you decide to visit the area during spring months, then you will also see vast schools of colorful Parrot Fish passing by.

The average depth here is 10 m/32.8 ft and the maximum depth is 13.7 m/44.9 ft. Visibility is good and varies from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft and the water temperature ranges between 19 °C/66 °F and 26 °C/78 °F. In addition, the best period to visit Cathedral is during spring and fall months and it is appropriate for divers of all skill and experience levels. So, if you are a diving enthusiast, do not miss this site!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Hamilton
16.4km/10.2mil, 25mins
Head north to the Dismont Dr Victoria St. Turn right into Victoria St. Take the 3rd right turn into Parliament St. Turn left at Front St. Continue to E BroadWay. Slight right to Harbour Rd. Continue to Crow Ln. Continue to Crow Lane. Slight left to Trimingham Rd. Turn right onto Berry Hill Rd. Turn left at Trimingham Rd. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit to S Rd. Slight left onto Middle Rd. Τurn left.
BY CAR FROM Hamilton
13.2km/8.2mi, 20 mins
Head north in Dismont Dr to Victoria St. Turn right in Victoria St. Take the 2nd turn left in Cedar Ave. Turn right in Marsh Folly Rd. Continue to Palmetto Rd. In the circular node, you take the 2nd exit to N Shore Rd. Turn right in order to remain in the N Shore Rd. Turn right in order to remain in the N Shore Rd. Take the 1st turn left in Harrington Sound Rd. Turn right in Wilkinson Ave. Turn right in Blue Hole Hill. Turn left in order to remain in Blue Hole Hill. Turn right in order to remain in Blue Hole Hill.
Bermuda International Airport,
29.7km/18.4miles 41mins drive

The island is not accessible by train. The Bermuda Train Company provides narrative trolley tours of Hamilton and Dockyard from April until November.


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