Scuba Diving in Mary Celestia, Southampton,
17 m/55 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 regarded as the wreck capital of the Atlantic, thanks to the vast number of shipwrecks that rest in its waters. The majority of these shipwrecks lie few hundred feet from the shore and they are very popular dive sites. So, if you are a diving enthusiast, just grab your gear and explore some of the best wreck sites in the world.
Mary Celestia is probably the most historic shipwreck in Bermuda. It was a side paddle-wheel steamer that sank in 1864 and now lies in 17 m/55 ft of water. Apart from the remainings of the ship, the site also provides an incredible marine life. Divers are able to see large schools of parrot fish, yellow tail and huge groupers hiding in the wreckage.
The visibility of the spot is good, ranging from 10 m/32.8 ft to 20 m/65.6 ft and the water temperature varies between 19 °C/66 °F and 26 °C/78 °F. Keep in mind that the ideal period to visit Mary Celestia is during spring and fall months. Last but not least, the site is suitable for divers of all skill levels.
How to Get to Destination
Head north to the Dismont Dr Victoria St. Turn right into Victoria St. Take the 2nd turn left onto Cedar Ave. Turn right at Marsh Folly Rd. Proceed to Palmetto Rd. At the roundabout , take the 2nd exit to N Shore Rd. Turn right to stay on N Shore Rd. Turn right to stay on N Shore Rd. Take the first turn left into Harrington Sound Rd. Turn right at Paynters Rd. Slight left at Tuckers Point Drive. Your destination will be on your right.
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.
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,
8.5km/5.3mi 15mins 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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