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Scuba Diving in Devil’s Reef, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Previous Experience:
Not Needed
Maximum Depth:
61m/200ft
Marine Life:
Rich
Water Temperature:
27°C/80.6°F and 29°C/84.2°F
Jamaica is an island country located in the northern Caribbean Sea. It is standing south of Cuba and west of the Hispaniola Island, that contains the Haiti and Dominican Republic nations. The capital city of Jamaica is Kingston. Kingston is situated on the south-eastern side of the island.

Devil’s Reef is one of the best dive spots in Jamaica. It is standing on the northern side of Jamaica, near Ocho Rios. The maximum depth of this dive site is 61 m/200 ft. Although its nickname sounds quite dangerous, it is not. Actually, it’s a dive site feasible to all levels of divers. Even if you have never tried scuba diving before, don’t worry. There are friendly instructors, who will give you the appropriate tips. After that brief but also constructive training, you will be ready to dive at Devil’s Reef. Divers will meet rich marine life. Nurse sharks, scorpion fish, barracuda, lettuce sea slugs, sea turtles and various colorful corals in many sizes and shapes are some that should be mentioned.

The climate in Jamaica is tropical. So, the two main features of the weather are heat and humidity. The temperature averages between 22°C/71.6°F and 30°C/86°F. Water’s temperature fluctuates between 27°C/80.6°F and 29°C/84.2°F. Furthermore, Jamaica lies in the Atlantic Ocean’s ”hurricane belt”. Generally, the hurricane season lasts from June to November. In fact, the weather conditions during August and September are substantially affected by hurricanes. Rainfall is a usual temporary phenomenon all year round.

Jamaica is a great tourist destination offering many entertainment opportunities.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sangster International Airport
102km/63.4miles 1 hour 37 mins
Sangster International Airport Montego Bay Jamaica 1. Head northwest 2. Turn left the route A1 3. Take the first left turn to A1 Go through the University of the West Indies (Western Jamaica Campus) (on ​​your right) 4. Turn right to stay on A1 Go through the Palmyra (on ​​your left at 8.0 miles) 5. Turn left to stay on A1 6. Turn right to stay on A1 Go through the Lilliput Jerk Centre (on ​​your right at 3.7 miles) 7. Turn right to stay on A1 Go through Columbus Park (on ​​your left at 8.3 miles) 8. Continue to A3 Go through 1 roundabout 9. Turn left the route A1 10. Slight left at A1 11. Turn right onto Exchange Rd 12. Slight right the route Palm Way 13. Take the 2nd turning right to Palm Way 14. The Palm Way turns right and becomes Oak Dr Ocho Rios Jamaica
BY CAR FROM Norman Manley International Airport
107km/66.5miles, 2 hours 13 mins
Norman Manley International Airport Jamaica 1. Head west 2. Take the 2nd turning left the route of Norman Manley Hwy 3. Turn left the route of Norman Manley Hwy 4. Take the first left turn to Norman Manley Hwy 5. Turn left into the A4 6. Take the first left turn to stay on A4 Go through the Rockfort Mineral Spa (Bath) (On your right 2.4 km away) 7. Continue to Port Royal St Pass by Livingston Alexander and Levy (On the right in 700 m) 8. Turn right at the West St Go through Sampars Cash and Carry Succs. (On your left 550 meters) 9. Turn left into the W Queen St 10. In Heywood St, keep going towards Spanish Town Rd Go through the Denham Town Police Station (On your right just 850m) 11. Slight left at Mandela Hwy 12. Slight right to Mandela Hwy/A1 Continue to follow the Mandela Hwy 13. Continue to A1 14. Turn left into the Spanish Town Bypass 15. Turn left into the A1 16. Take the 3rd left turn to stay on A1 Pass by Church Of God (Seventh Day) Spanish Town (On your left) 17. Turn left the route A1 18. Turn left into the A1 Pass by Pizza Hut (On your right) 19. Continue to Linstead Bypass 20. Slight left at A1 Go through the Commodore Cemetery (On your left at 4.4 miles) 21. Continue to Linstead Bypass 22. Continue to A1 Go through the Grants Jerk (On your left at 1.0 miles) 23. Slight right to A3 Go through the Methodist Church (On your left at 6.7 miles) 24. Continue along Milford Road A3 25. Turn right the route of Exchange Rd 26. Turn right onto Exchange Rd 27. Slight right the route Palm Way 28. Take the 2nd turning right to Palm Way 29. The Palm Way turns right and becomes Oak Dr Ocho Rios Jamaica
BY AIR
Sangster International Airport,
102km/63.4miles
BY AIR
Norman Manley International Airport,
107km/66.5miles.
BY TRAIN

No train services available on the spot.

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