|Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
The Corn Islands are surrounded
by a barrier reef system which
is a unique underwater ecosystem
for snorkeling and scuba
diving. 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
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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.
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!
Contact: Derek's Place