You can expect lovely warm, clear water in Antigua and Barbuda. Cades Reef is a particular favorite among divers. The reef stretches for several miles, and is a protected area. You can see plenty of creatures here, as the reef descends many meters, giving you diverse regions to explore.
For those who enjoy wreck diving, don’t miss out on the Andes, a merchant ship from the turn of the century. This three-masted beauty is in shallow water, so the light permeates well, leading to some excellent photo opportunities.
The sea is always warm in Antigua, with surface temperatures never dropping below 78°F/26°C.
From August-October water temperature rises to over 82°F/28°C.
Find local PADI dive shops and explore the top dive sites with our map.
With direct flights and easy connections from the US, Canada, UK, Europe and the Caribbean travelling to Antigua is easy. For Barbuda you will need to take a ferry to reach the island from Antigua.
Getting around the islands can be done by taxi, or by renting your own car.