Scuba Diving in WIT Concrete Wreck, Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Skill Level:
Experienced Divers
Maximum Depth:
31.1 m/102 ft
By Boat
The Virgin Islands of the United States, or the U.S. Virgin Islands lie in the Caribbean Sea, east of Puerto Rico. This group of islands consist of the main islands of Saint Thomas, which is home to the capital city of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint John, Saint Croix, Water Island and other surrounding minor islands.The climate here is classified as tropical savanna climate, mostly affected by moderate trade winds.

St. Thomas is well-known as the mecca for wreck fans, as it offers many spectacular wreck dive sites. With a great selection of coral reefs and a wide variety of fish species, this tropical destination attracts divers at any time of the year.

The WIT Concrete was a bulk carrier that was used to transfer fuel in the Pacific, during World War II. Unfortunately, it sank near Crown Bay during the Hurricane Marylyn in 1995. Today, it lies almost intact and upright in 31.1 m/102 ft from the surface. Divers can explore the decks and discover a lot of the internal fixtures. The site is teeming with marine life and it is usual to encounter schools of horse-eye jacks, sharks, southern stingrays, turtles and lobsters. With colorful sponges and various soft and hard corals, the spot attracts experienced divers all year round.

The average water temperature varies from 75°F/24°C in winter to 80°F/27°C in summer and the visibility ranges from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. Last but not least, you should book your dive in advance, as access to the dive site is only by boat. So, if you want to experience an unforgettable dive, come along, WIT Concrete awaits!!!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Charlotte Amalie
7km/4.3mi, 13mins
These are directions to get to St. Thomas Diving Club, one of the dive centers that visit the spot: Head east on Tolbod Pldn to Fort Pladsen. Take the 1st right turn at Fort Pladsen. Take the 2nd turn left onto Veterans Dr. Open right turn to stay on Veterans Dr. Turn right into Edward Wilmot / Long Bay Rd / Rte 30. Continue to follow the Rte 30. Turn left on Frenchman Bay Rd. Turn right at the Water Gate Rd. Take the 1st left turn at Bolongo.
BY CAR FROM Charlotte Amalie
2.7km/1.6mi, 5mins
These are directions to get to Blue Island Divers, one of the dive centers that visit the spot: Head east on Tolbod Pldn to Fort Pladsen. Take the 1st right turn at Fort Pladsen. Turn right onto Veterans Dr. Slight left at Subbase Rd / Rte 304. Take the 1st left turn. Your destination will be on your right.
Cyril E. King Airport,
11.1km/6.9mi 20mins

The island is not accessible by train.


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