Scuba Diving in Deep Bay, Antigua, Antigua & Barbuda

Marine life:
Temperature of water:
Quite good
Deep Bay is situated in the west side of Antigua. It' s just at 7 km/4.3 mi away from St. John, the capital of Antigua. A popular destination is the shipwreck of the Andes that caught fire and sank in 1905 in Deep Bay. This wreck attracts many divers and snorkelers for an unforgettable experience.

The wreck of the Andes is one of Antigua’s historical resources. Deep Bay is an amazing dive spot for 2 reasons.

First of all, the prolific and varied fish and coral life which are the main features of all caribbean islands, especially Antigua’s. There is a quite large variety of marine life, comprising especially of small fish, and of course colorful corals worth exploring.

Secondly, the wreck of the Andes is very interesting for the general ship construction. It’s a feasible dive site even for beginners, as the wreck lies in a depth that reaches at just 9.1 m/30 ft below the sea level. The temperature of the water averages at about 25˚C/77˚F all the year. The underwater visibility is quite good.

Scuba diving at the wreck of the Andes at Deep Bay is certainly a unique experience!!!