Puerto Rico Scuba Diving Travel Information

Puerto Rico Scuba Diving Travel Information

If you are looking to come to Puerto Rico scuba diving, we have some useful travel information to help you on your journey. Our information covers getting there, getting around, dive shops, hotels and more. Regardless if you are coming to dive or snorkel one of Puerto Rico's beautiful shallow reefs, this information will help you have a great Caribbean scuba vacation.

Exploring the Reef

Time spent researching before you travel is time well spent. Good research will help you maximize the pleasure and interest you will get from the trip.

Travel Documents

American and Canadian citizens are not required to show a passport when arriving on the island but must have a picture I.D. such as a driver's license or identity card. If you are coming from a country other than the US or Canada, you must have a passport that can be scanned.

For those coming to Puerto Rico scuba diving, don't forget your c-card and log book.

Arriving by Air

Turtles on the Reef Most international flights land at Aeropuerto Internacional de Luis Munoz Martin (LMM) in San Juan. There is another smaller airport located on the northwestern tip of the island. Aguadilla's Aeropuerto Rafael Hernandez does have some scheduled flights from the US.

Flying to the island is easy from the US. Several American air carriers fly into Puerto Rico. Many of these flights come out of Miami, New York and Atlanta. They are American Airlines, US Air, United, Continental and Delta.

If you are flying from Europe British Airways flies from London, Iberia flies from Madrid, and KLM flies from Amsterdam.

There are no airport departure taxes when leaving the island.

If you are in Puerto Rico scuba diving remember to have 24 hours between the time you come up from your last dive and the time your flight leaves the island.

Arriving by Sea

Many people coming to Puerto Rico scuba diving arrive on a cruise ship or private yacht. Puerto Rico is the largest cruise ship port in the Caribbean and is the second largest in the Western Hemisphere.

The Cruise Line International Association ,(CLIA) provides information on cruising and individual cruise lines. Their office is located in New York City.

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Ground Transportation in Puerto Rico

Getting around Puerto Rico can mean using a taxi, a tour bus, a rental car, a ferry, a small plane or a charter boat.

We have provided a short list of some of the rental car companies and marinas located around the island.

Southern Sting Ray Car Rentals

Avis Rent-a Car 787-791-2500

Charlie's Car Rental 787-721-6525

Hertz Rent-a-Car 787-722-7000

Thrifty Car Rental 787-253-2525


San Juan-San Juan Bay Marina

Ponce-Ponce Yacht and Fishing Club, Fajardo-Inversiones Isleta Marina, Marina Puerto Chico, Villa Marina Yacht Harbor

Dive Shops in Puerto Rico

For those diving in Puerto Rico , here is a list of dive shops on the island. Because Puerto Rico is such a big island and there are so many dive shops, we may have missed one or two. If we have missed someone, please let us know and we will be glad to add them to the list.

  • Paradise Snorkeling and Diving Club-LaParguera-http://paradisescubasnorkelingpr.com/

  • Deep Water Dive

  • Shop- Boqueron-http://www.deepwaterdiveshop.com/

  • Scuba Dogs-Guaynabo-http://www.scubadogs.net/default.htm

  • Mona Aquatics-Boqueron-http://www.monaaquatics.com/

  • The Dive Shop-Mayaguez-http://www.diveshop-pr.com/

  • Aquatica Dive and Surf

  • Aquadilla-http://netdial.caribe.net/~aquatica/

  • Puerto Rico Technical Dive Center-Aquadilla-http://www.technicaldivingpr.com/

  • Sea Ventures Dive Center-Fajardo-http:// www.divepuertorico.com/

  • Culebra Dive Center-Culebra-http://www.culebradivers.com/

  • Ocean Sports-Isle Verde-http://www.osdivers.com/

  • Caribe Aquatic Adventures-http://www.caribeaquaticadventure.com

  • Villa Nevarez

  • Taino Divers-Rincon-http://www.tainodivers.com/

  • Parguera Divers-La Parguer- http://pargueradivers.com/

Diving in San Juan

If you are looking for information on hotels and B and B's we have found a site with some great information.

For information on what to see above the water while in Puerto Rico, visit the islands official tourist center.

Puerto Rico Tourist Information

We hope our travel information helps you have a great time while you are in Puerto Rico scuba diving.

Have a great dive.

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