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Diving In Tobago – Part1
Scuba Diving in Tobago’s warm and inviting
waters make it a breathtaking experience .
Tobago’s nu...
Popular Diving Sites in
Tobago
Cove Reef, Depth:10-27m
• Cove Reef mainly consists of sponges
and hard corals.
• The reef ...
Flying Reef, Depth:10-16m
•Flying Reef is one of the most popular
reefs in Tobago.
• It is suitable for beginners and adva...
Divers Thirst, Depth:16-30m
• Located between Flying Reef and
Divers Dream which leaves it exposed
to strong currents, but...
Divers Dream, Depth:15-20m
•Divers Dream is a plateau, roughly 5
km offshore.
• The top of the reef is as shallow as 6
m a...
Mount Irvine Extension,
Depth:10-25m
• Mt. Irvine Extension starts off with
huge coral boulders at a depth of
around 8 met...
Scuba Diving Guide:
Divers must follow safety guidelines. Your dive must
follow the given safety standards:
• Instructor o...
Decompression sickness
from diving
•Divers are advised to monitor their bottom time and
depth and observe safe diving prac...
Dive Site Map
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Thank You and
Have a
wonderful
Dive!
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This slide share presentation lists down 5 of the best diving spots in the island of Tobago. The presentation starts with little information on the waters of Tobago and moves one to the 5 popular diving spots in the island.

Along with the names of the diving spots, there is a small image of the location as well. In the presentation I have also mentioned the depth of each diving location along with type of marine life you are most likely to come across at that location.

There are 2 slides which will give you information on safety guidelines. I have also included a Dive Site Map of Tobago.

This is the 1st part of the presentation and I will upload one more with the remaining spots in my list. For for information you can check out the following web page : visittobago.gov.tt/activities/diving

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Diving in Tobago - Part 1

  1. 1. visittobago.gov.tt
  2. 2. Diving In Tobago – Part1 Scuba Diving in Tobago’s warm and inviting waters make it a breathtaking experience . Tobago’s nutrient rich waters allows the diverse marine life of Tobago waters to flourish, creating dive sites unlike anywhere else in the Caribbean. visittobago.gov.tt
  3. 3. Popular Diving Sites in Tobago Cove Reef, Depth:10-27m • Cove Reef mainly consists of sponges and hard corals. • The reef flat starts in 10 meters and is sloping gently down to 25 meters • Dwellers of Cove Reef - Lobster, Moray Eel, Nurse Shark, Grouper, Trumpet Fish, Rays, Trunk and Trigger Fish, Turtles, Barracudas. visittobago.gov.tt
  4. 4. Flying Reef, Depth:10-16m •Flying Reef is one of the most popular reefs in Tobago. • It is suitable for beginners and advanced divers. • A forest of soft corals and enormous sponges dominate the underwater scenery • Dwellers of Flying Reef - Triggerfish, Stingrays, Moray eels, Rainbow Parrotfish, Angelfish, Butterfly Fish, Porcupine Fish, Turtles and much more. visittobago.gov.tt
  5. 5. Divers Thirst, Depth:16-30m • Located between Flying Reef and Divers Dream which leaves it exposed to strong currents, but one can easily avoid it by diving just under the ledge of the reef. • Dwellers of Divers Thirst - Big nurse sharks, barracudas, Stingray. An encounter with other big reef dwellers such as bull sharks or tiger sharks are possible. visittobago.gov.tt
  6. 6. Divers Dream, Depth:15-20m •Divers Dream is a plateau, roughly 5 km offshore. • The top of the reef is as shallow as 6 m and slopes down to a depth of 25m. • Dwellers of Divers Dream - Barracudas, Snappers, Giant Parrotfish, Triggerfish, Nurse Sharks, Eagle Rays, Reef Sharks. visittobago.gov.tt
  7. 7. Mount Irvine Extension, Depth:10-25m • Mt. Irvine Extension starts off with huge coral boulders at a depth of around 8 meters. • After few minutes the scenery turns into a massive coral reef. • Dwellers of Mount Irvine Extension- Lobster, Giant Crab, Octopus, Scorpion Fish. In the blue water above the reef you might see Tarpons, Groupers and Eagle rays. visittobago.gov.tt
  8. 8. Scuba Diving Guide: Divers must follow safety guidelines. Your dive must follow the given safety standards: • Instructor on staff full time. • Oxygen, first aid kits and radios on board dive boats. • Safety sausages provided for all divers. • All dives must be escorted by a Dive Guide. • Surface Markers must be carried by Dive Guides. visittobago.gov.tt
  9. 9. Decompression sickness from diving •Divers are advised to monitor their bottom time and depth and observe safe diving practices. • Decompression sickness from diving - For the treatment of decompression sickness from diving visit the Roxborough Hyperbaric Facility which is approximately 20 minutes drive from Speyside (northeast) and 40 minutes drive from Scarborough (southwest). visittobago.gov.tt
  10. 10. Dive Site Map visittobago.gov.tt
  11. 11. visittobago.gov.tt Thank You and Have a wonderful Dive!

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