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Fort Young Dive Centre - Dominica, Caribbean

The diving academy is a 5* PADI and Universal Refferal Centre. The professional and freindly staff offer a range of PADI courses which can be conducted in several languages. 

The centre is located at the Fort Young Hotel on the South West coast of Dominica, approximtly 90 minutes drive from the airport. 

Facilities and Services
Departing several times a day is the centres Newton dive boat, which accomodates divers and crew on a 2 tank trip.The boat is equipped with a spacious deck, dry storage facilities, a dedicated camera table, large rinse buckets and a fresh water shower. The centre provides complete rental equipment facilities, vast teaching facilities, lockers, rinse tanks, camera tables and out door showers available on the dock making it conveinent for divers to do their check out dive. 

For those that are new to scuba diving or are keen to continue their dive education, PADI courses are availble and are taught by the experienced and freindly instructors. All the centres guides and instructors will ensure you gain a personal experience and have all the nessasry knowledge before you head out on your first open water dive.  

There are numerous dive sites around the island, a few of the most famous are; Pole To Pole, Champagne Reef and Nose Reef, and are all covered in thriving coral. If your diving on the outer edges of the reef be sure to bring your camera as barracudas, turtles and sting rays frequently swim through dive groups giving amazing photo opportunities. The reefs are made from volcanic formations and are home to a rare collection of sea creatures such as frogfish, seahorses and upside-down jelly fish. 

Equipment Rental

 Equipment       Daily           Weekly    
 Mask & Snorkel £5 £23 
 Fins £5 £23 
 Mas, Snorkel & fin set £8 £39
 Snorkel Vest £5 £23 
 B.C. jacket £10 £50 
 Regulator w/ gauges & octopus  £10 £50 
 Dive Computer £10 £50  
 Mesh bag £2 £12
 Wet suit £10 £50
 Dive light (without batteries) £5 £23
 Octopus or gauges £5 £23
 Wetsuit full £15 £77
 Open heel fins £10 £50
 Dive light LED £10 £50
 Scuba det (B.C., regulator, mask, snorkel
 fins, wetsuit)
£35 £173


Fact File

Diving Conditions

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Best Time: tYear Round

Average Air temps: 29°C

Average Water temps: 27°C

Visibility: 18-25m 

Top Dive Sites: Dangleben's Pinnacles, Champagne (escaping volcanic gasses), Scotts Head Pinnacle, Coral Gardens.

Dive Centre: Dominica Dive >
Daily boat diving, night diving, full range of PADI courses from Learn to Dive to specialist courses, snorkelling packages.

Great Reasons to Dive in Dominica

  • Morne Trois Pitons National UNESCO Heritage site
  • Whale & Dolphin watching
  • Spectacular underwater Volcanic topography
  • Dives for novices & more experienced
  • Vertical walls, caverns & swim throughs.
  • Accompanied snorkelling boat trips.




Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.