1. CARLISLE BAY MARINE PARK
This beautiful marine park features six (6) wrecks that can be visited on the same dive. This shallow dive is excellent choice for beginners, re-entry divers, photographers and is also the site of choice for night dives. Lots of tropical fish and marine life are concentrated on these wrecks. Frog Fish, Seahorses and various popularly elusive marine critters are spotted often. Lots of old anchors and cannons litter the bottom.
Carlisle Bay ~ 10'
A Naval Landing Barge that was found in Carlisle Bay.
Carlisle Bay ~ 15'
A Canadian freighter sunk by a torpedo from a German U-boat during World War II, it was relocated to this Marine Park on 22 October 2000 because it was lying in a high traffic area and was suffering from anchor damage.
Carlisle Bay ~ 25'
A 70ft long World War French Tug boat sunk in 1919.
Carlisle Bay ~ 40'
She was Barbados ' first tug boat 'Pelican' when the Bridgetown Harbor was being constructed in the 1960's. One decade later, as more modern tugboats were purchased; the Pelican was converted into a party boat and renamed ‘Bajan Queen’ which holds many memories for thousands of Barbadians and visitors alike. She was sunk on 19th May, 2002 . She is already started to become a home to many tropical fish.
Carlisle Bay ~ 45'
The Ce-Trek, a derelict boat constructed of cement was sunk in January 1986 and has attracted lots of marine life.
Carlisle Bay ~ 55'
An 110ft freighter sunk 8th June, 1996 to form part of Carlisle Bay Marine Park . The ship was a former drug boat, and was tied up for 6 years. The wreck is easily accessible for penetration.
2. OLD FORT:
Off Needhams Point ~ 30' - 90'
This shallow barrier reef has lots of small fish life, cannon balls and antique bottles may be found on this drift dive.
3. LOBSTER REEF:
Off Drill Hall ~ 30' - 80'
This inner reef can be done in combination with Friar's Craig as a drift dive, good marine life, occasional sightings of stingrays.
4. FRIAR'S CRAIG:
Off Asta Hotel ~ 30' - 90'
After 10 years at anchor in Carlisle Bay this 170ft freighter was sunk 2nd July, 1985. Lots of bottom growth, the wreck has broken into three (3) pieces due to a lot of surge.
5. ASTA REEF:
Off Asta Hotel ~ 30' - 80'
This reef is usually done as a combination dive with Friar's Craig, it has of marine life including snappers, barracudas, angel fish & stingrays, great for photography.
6. CASTLE BANK:
Off Drill Hall ~ 50' - 120'
A barrier reef with a slow drop off either side of the reef, great for macro photography (lots of Barracuda).
Off Coconut Court ~ 80' - 100'
Turtles and barracudas are usually seen and lots of marine life on this reef. This reef is a really great drift dive.
8. FORK REEF:
Off Hastings ~ 60' - 120'
Nice barrier reef with a drop off on both sides of the reef, lots of barracudas, snapper and cavalea.
9. PIECES OF EIGHT:
Hastings ~ 40' - 60'
Lots of fish snappers, small groupers, parrot fish and other marine life, excellent reef for drift diving and good for photography.
Off Rockley Beach ~ 20' - 60'
Shallow reef dive great for novice, refresher divers and photographers. There have been regular sightings of large schools of Bermuda Chubs on this dive.
11. CARIBBEE REEF:
Off Caribbee Hotel ~ 60' - 120'
Great drift dive over this barrier reef, great dive for all types of photography, lots of marine life.
Off Sandy Beach ~ 40' - 80'
Nice drift dive, lots of turtles to be seen on this dive and there are regular sightings of Eagle Rays. Good marine life, there is a small derelict Coast Guard boat sunk here.
13. THE MUFF:
Off Worthing ~ 60' - 130'
Great fish life (horse-eyes, blackjacks and barracudas) excellent for photography, also home to the famous sponge.
14. MOUNT CHARLIE:
Off Dover ~ 70' - 120'
Deep outer barrier reef excellent for photography, lots of marine life, turtles, snapper, horseye, and barracuda.
Off Dover ~ 70' - 120'
Reef located between Mount Charlie and Close Encounters. Underwater cables suspended over this reef. Plenty of small creatures can be found good location for photography.
16. CLOSE ENCOUNTERS:
Off Dover ~ 40' - 80'
Great inner reef that is good for feeding fish and interacting with stingrays, lots of marine life. This reef also has underwater cables passing over it.
17. NEEDLE POINT: (FINGER REEF)
Off Welches Christ Church ~ 30' – 80'
A fringe reef, wonderful dive but only when there is no current. Nice marine life. Good for photography on a clear sunny day.
18. ROUND BAR:
Off Hastings ~ 40' - 180'
Rocky type reef with sponges, turtles and home to many smaller fish. This can be done in combination with Asta Reef or Friar’s Craig wreck’.
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