Scuba diving in Diamond Rock

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From Boat
Diver level
Average: 5 m
Maximum: 45 m
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
Diamond Rock, known as Le Rocher du Diamant, is considered to be one of the most beautiful dive sites in Martinique. This immense volcanic rock towers over 175m/574ft high and stands about 5km/3mi from the coast. Diving at this site is available for all divers. The site consists of drop-offs, shallow reef flats and rocky canyons. The diversity and abundance of marine life here includes a lot of different tropical reef fish, turtles, moray eels, Spanish mackerels, and lots of crustaceans (crawfish, shrimp, and crabs) hidden in the crevices. The flora are also very diverse: gorgonian fans, soft corals, sponges, and anemones.

When to go

Scuba diving is available all year round. Average air temperatures range from 22-30C/72-86F. The water temperature averages 29C/84F in summer and 26C/79F in winter. The depth of the site is more than 40m/131ft. Average visibility is 10-30m/32-98ft.

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