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DIVE SITES IN THE MARINE PARK

 
Piton Wall
This site is located at the foot of Piti Piton. A spectacular dive that starts at the shore and drops off to over 200 feet. Lots of schooling fish, dramatic walls that is the home of Sea Horses, Turtles and the occasional Ray.
Coral Gardens
This site is located at the foot of Gros Piton. The is full of rows of soft corals, lots of spectacular fish, turtles, trigger fish, snappers and many others including Barracudas. A slow dive through this garden will produce some spectacular photos.
   
Superman's Flight
This site is also at the foot of the Piti Piton. Famous for a strong current that takes the diver on a "Superman's Flight", when the current is there it is a thrilling experience. If there is no current the dive is just as wonderful as the other dives in the Soufriere Area.
Anse Chastanet Reef
This reef lies just off the beach from the Anse Chastanet Hotel. A plateau between 5 - 25 feet that drops off to over 150 feet. Lots of schooling fish; Chubs, Balawoos, Snappers and many others. The reef is covered with soft coral, barrel sponges and lots of other Marine life.
   
Fairyland
This site is like all the sites in this area, the drop off to over 200 feet. It has lots of rich colourful corals and sponges.
Schooling fish, the occasional Turtle. This site is like a diving story book; a Fairyland of spectacular color.
Key Hole Pinnacles
A very stunning dive site with four spectacular coral mounds that rise dramatically up to within a few feet of the surface. This provides the ideal place for varying marine life, trumpet
fish, file fish and many more. Bring your camera along.
   
Trou Diable
"Devil's Hole", lies between Pinnacles and Fairyland. A fascinating dive at 40 to 50 feet there is a steep slope that
falls off into the deep. Large coral heads and barrel sponges are scattered along the slope. Grunts, Blue Chromes and sand eels can be found on dos dive.
Rosemond Trenches
The Trenches are a series of rows of corals. This is a shallow dive, averaging 35 feet, This site is full of life. The main feature of this dive is a 30 feet long cave that you can swim through. This is home to a large school of Glassy Snappers.
   
Lesleen M Wreck
This wreck is located in the Anse Cochon Bay, this vessel was sank as an artificial reef in 1986. It is covered with hard and soft corals, hydro ids and sponges, this is an ideal habitat for juvenile fish of varying species and is visited by many other species of schooling fish. The vessel is in 65 feet of water at the stern and the marker tethered to the bow is 30 feet. This wreck can be penetrated through the engine room. Take your camera, lots to see.
Anse La Raye Wall
"Bay of the Rays", once this bay was home to sting rays and eagle rays. We do sometimes see rays on the wall along with turtles and schools of young barracudas and Atlantic spade fish. Hugh puffer fish, King fish and parrot fish are seen along with schools of other tropical fish. The wall has brilliant colors and it is hope to brissel worms, banded coral shrimps and arrow crabs.
   
Anse Jabette: North & South
These 2 sites originates for a cove; Daggers' Bay is a lovely series of coral heads that is home to lobsters, sea horses, many schooling fish. In the sandy areas you can find rays, sand eels, sand divers and flying Gernards.
Anse Cochon: North & South
"Bay of Pigs" is a lovely bay with two dive sites on the northern and southern side of the beach. You can start from the beach or from a boat for these dives. An abundance of marine life and tropical fish of varying sizes, color and species can be found here. Squids, turtles, rays are sometimes seen at these sites also.
Daini Koyomaru Wreck
The Japanese dredger was sunk in 1996 as an artificial reef. The name Daini Koyomaru is Japanese for boat # 2. The
vessel is 244 feet and approximately 80 feet wide. The maximum depth for this dive is 110 feet. It is a habitat for a
number of fish species, including green moray eels, barracudas, horse eye jacks and Hugh snappers. Turtles and angel fish can also be seen on this dive.
Virgin's Cove
Virgin's Cove is a lovely reef dive that also offers a wall dive closer to the North Point of the cove. Rays, Turtles,
Atlantic Spade fish and Barracudas frequent this bay.
Sometime there is a slight current closer to the points. The average depth of this dive is 35 - 50 feet.
 

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DIVE SITES IN THE NORTH

 
Saline Point, North & South
This site is the most Northerly site on the island, located in front of the LeSport Hotel. This site is also good for snorkeling. Scorpion Fish, Puffer Fish, schools of Grunts, Rays and different variety of eels can be seen here. Beach entry is possible at this site. The site starts shallow, 20 feet,
and gradually gets deeper, 40 - 60 feet at the point.
Smugglers Cove
This site can also be entered from the beach. Octopus, lobsters and many other schooling fish can be seen here
amidst the rocks, small caverns and numerous coral heads that dots this site. Flying Gernards can be seen feeding on the sandy patches at this site.
   
Bird's Rock
This rock is sometime called Bird Shit Rock as it is covered with sea gull's droppings. Eagle Rays, Hugh barracudas.
Parrot fish, lobsters and many other tropical fish are seen at this site.
Pigeon Point. North & South
Pigeon Point in fact has 3 sites, North, South and West. The Southern side can be entered from the beach in the Park. The North and South sites is home to many variety of fish, Rock Crabs, Lobsters and many schools. In the shallow areas sea horses can be found if you look carefully. A small
wreck can be seen in the cove on the western side of the point, sand eels and lobsters are in abundance.
   
Berger Rock -"Barrel-O-Beef"
This site is marked by a navigational aid that flashes a white light, this makes it east to find for night dives. This site is full of life; schools of Jacks, Snappers, Grunts, King Fish, Sergent Majors and Brown Chromes. Lobster, Eels, Trumpet Fish, the list goes on and on. Average depth here is 25 - 45
feet.
Bone Yard
Located on the Northern side of the mouth of the Castries Harbour, it is the site of a world war II vessel and what
appears to be the wing of an airplane. It is the home to lobsters, and many other tropical fish and marine life. The
story goes that the vessel was torpedoed off the coast of Martinique and tried to make it to Castries Harbour. The wreck lies in an average of 35 - 45 feet.
 

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