Recommended for wreck diving enthusiasts, this itinerary is dedicated to exploring as many of the 14 wrecks of Grenada as possible, over five days of diving.
From freighters to cruise ships, the wrecks are scattered in the Marine Park, in the sheltered waters of the Caribbean and the more exposed Atlantic. These underwater treasures are popular amongst wreck diving enthusiasts, especially the ‘Bianca C’, a cruise ship which caught fire in 1961 and broke apart as she was towed out of St George’s harbour.
This trip idea is suitable for experienced divers who are Nitrox qualified, as well as those looking to further their diving education. The week of diving is dedicated to exploring as many wrecks as possible, a must for enthusiasts.
Day1: Depart the UK for Grenada
You will be met on arrival and transferred to the True Blue Bay Resort. Check in for a week long stay.
Days2-6: Grenada Wreck Week
Depending on your qualifications and experience, you will begin your wreck diver course or diving package today with Aquanauts Grenada.
Enjoy a week of diving dedicated to exploring as many of Grenada’s 14 wrecks as possible. These artificial reefs attract marine life and divers a plenty, all with heir own history of how they came to rest:
The Shakem sank in May 2001 after its cargo (cement) was waterlogged on an overnight crossing from Trinidad. Fully intact, the boat is covered in a forest of black corals and gorgonians
Famous for its resident nurse sharks, the King Mitch sank in 1981 following a bilge-pump failure.
The one that continues to inspire wreck diving enthusiasts is the Bianca C, a 183 metre long cruise ship which met its watery end in October 1961. She caught fire and, after burning for two days, broke up as she was being towed out of the harbour.
Recommended for wreck enthusiasts, divers joining this trip need to be a minimum advanced qualified and Nitrox certified.
Day7: At leisure
Today is yours to spend at leisure. Visit one of Grenada’s many topside attractions or relax in resort.
Day8: Depart Grenada
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.
Day9: Arrive UK
You should note: The focus of this itinerary is wreck diving. Participants must be advanced and Nitrox qualified.
Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 9 daysfrom £2,595 pp
Departures: Please contact us for departure date details.
Included in the price/package:
Return flights from the UK
7 nights hotel accomodation
Wreck diver course (4 dives)
6 boat dives
Tanks and weights
Known as the ‘Spice Island’ of the Caribbean, Grenada is unspoilt and full of history, with natural beauty both in and out of the water. Sheer relaxation, invigorating adventures or a combination of both will definitely satisfy your Spice Experience!
Ideal for viewing: nurse shark, southern stingray, hawksbill turtle
Excellent for: Resort based diving, Singles diving, Family diving, Learn to dive, Technical diving, Wreck diving
Located on the south coast of Grenada, this boutique resort is set amongst tropical gardens sloping down to the sparkling blue waters of True Blue Bay. A good value option for single travellers.