Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
The Corn Islands are surrounded
by a
barrier reef system which
is a unique underwater ecosystem
snorkeling and scuba
. Whether snorkeling from
the beach or on a dive excursion
with one of the local dive
operators, one can expect to see
a wide variety of corals, sponges,
tropical fish, rays, schools of
snapper, turtles and even dolphin.
Those who have never scuba dived before can take advantage of a "discover scuba" course for a one time
scuba experience or enroll in a
PADI dive certification course which can be completed in 3-4 days.
Dive Nautilus - Great Corn Island
$35 reef dives in custom dive boat, blowing rock, snorkeling trips escorted
by snorkeling guide, six diver maximum, PADI courses,
Nicaragua's first
Glass Bottom Boat
and more! Click Here for More Information!
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Experienced divers should not miss the famous "Blowing Rock" which is a
rock/coral formation teaming with marine life, which climbs from the sea
floor, 100 feet below, until it broaches the ocean surface. Divers see a mix
of tropical fish as well as larger offshore species including barracuda,
mackerel, jacks, pompano & shark.
Hotel Paraiso Snorkeling Trips - Great Corn Island
Paraiso offers a custom snorkeling trips with their private panga. Trips
include snorkelling shipwrecks, coral reefs and Little Corn Island. Prices
start at $15 per person.
Dive Little Corn - Little Corn Island
PADI Gold Palm Dive Center offers $38 single tank dives w/rental on  
custom dive boat.  DLC also offers a wide assortment of PADI courses and
Corn Island Water Sports - Great Corn Island
Jet ski rental, water-skiing, knee-boarding, fishing and more. Located next
to Arenas Beach Hotel.
Dolphin Dive Little Corn - Little Corn Island
The Little Dive Shack by the Sea

PADI courses specializing in personalized attention and small groups.
$35 one dive, $65 two dives, $150 five dives and $280 for ten dives.
Dive from beach $25, night dives $45

Discover scuba lesson and dive $70. Following dives $45

Open water course $350. Advanced $300.
A "one to one" course, you and your instructor!

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