Scuba Diving in Stingray Alley, Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago

Skill Level:
Advanced Divers
Maximum Depth:
20 m/65.6 ft
5 m/16.4 ft - 10 m/32.8 ft
Trinidad and Tobago is an island country that is situated just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela. Both Trinidad and Tobago islands surprise visitors with their unspoiled natural beauty that is not found in most of the other Caribbean islands. The climate here is classified as tropical with two seasons annually, the dry and rainy season and the winds are usually influenced by the northeast trade winds. The islands are known not only for their beautiful sandy beaches, but also for their carnivals.

If you are looking for diving holidays, then you should start thinking of Tobago, as it provides world-class diving. This wonderful island boasts more than 60 dive sites from reef dives to drift dives, with about 300 different coral species and a vast number of colorful fish. Stingray Alley is situated at the end of the Flying Reef dive site, near the airport runaway.

As its name implies, it is home to large southern stingrays that are usually seen, buried in the sand. Divers can also spot electric rays, barracuda, angelfish, scorpionfish, Atlantic guitarfish, morays, large nurse sharks and turtles. The site is slightly deeper from Flying Reef, with the average depth at 6 m/ ft and the maximum depth at 20 m/65.6 ft. Visibility is medium, due to strong currents and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft.

Stingray Alley is appropriate for advanced and more experienced divers. Note that it is advisable not to walk on the reefs or touch the coral formations. Finally, the spot can be dived from a boat.