Learn to Scuba Dive
Dive on the 1st Day!
Try a Resort Course Today!
With a wide range of options for beginner divers from ages 10+ (8+ in the pool), we have something for everyone. With one of our 5 Star PADI instructors we can get you in on a real dive on your first day. This is a great one time experience or it can be credited toward an international PADI scuba diving certification. The most popular programme is the PADI Discover Scuba Diving which runs daily from 12 pm - 4 pm and includes an introduction, gear fitting, instruction in the pool and a real ocean dive over our shipwrecks and reef in Carlisle Bay Marine Park. This is a great option for a friend or family member to join a certified diver on a beautiful and easy afternoon dive, or, for a combination group of divers and snorkelers.
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Certified Divers
Certified Scuba Diver Packages
With over our 30+ dive sites in Barbados we arrange dive packages from a single morning 2-tank dive to a weeks' worth of diving or more. With sites from Turtle Dives on "The Boot", to critter hunting on Asta Reef, to wreck penetration training in Carlisle Bay we have something for everyone and an excellent variety to ensure that your dive package is varied with something new each day. Morning 2-tank dives meet at the dive centre daily for 9:30 am and afternoon single tank dives into our Carlisle Bay Marine Park meet for 13:30. For our divers who have been out of the water for more than a year we ask that you join us for a quick refresher. Held daily at 12:30 pm and free for any diver of ours this is a relaxing way to ease back underwater worry free.
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Snorkeling Safaris
Sea Turtles & Shipwrecks
Sea Turtle & Shipwreck Snorkeling in Barbados
Every afternoon and a few mornings a week we offer a snorkeling safari that takes our guests to snorkel with endangered - but seen here in the wild - Green Sea Turtles. A great combination trip this excursion also stops with the shipwrecks of the Carlisle Bay Marine Park where we get to see the WWI Berwyn and a piece of the WWII torpedoed Cornwallis. Trips are offered in combination with scuba divers if you have some family members that would like to experience it from under the water, and snorkeling is for all ages! For guests that are trying for the first time and are booked in advance we welcome you to join us for a free snorkel lesson in the pool. Or if you prefer to work it out with us on the boat our staff are always around to help with tips and tricks to help our guests make the most of their experience.
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Shipwreck Diving
Options for all levels
Shipwreck Diving in Barbados
In our beautiful warm blue water we are lucky to be able to offer shipwreck diving for all levels year round. For the advanced divers we have the the S.S. Stavronikita, a long time favorite, with her size and superstructure and the Bajan Queen for her wreck penetration photography and PADI wreck diver training options. For the intermediate divers we have the Friar's Craig beside our drifting south coast reefs, and the Ellion with her air pocket and cargo hold swim-throughs in the shallow water of Carlisle Bay Marine Park. We even have options for the first time diver and beginners with the WWI wreck the Berwyn, the torpedoed WWII Cornwallis, and a tour of the outside of the Bajan Queen.
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Day Passes at Hilton Barbados
Beach & Water Sports Packages
Hilton Barbados Day Passes & Water Sports Packages
Whether you are cruise passenger stopping over for the day looking for a relaxing shore excursion, a short term stay guest or living the dream long term here in Barbados there are package options for everyone. With the Hilton Hotel on the south west corner of Carlisle Bay and our Marine Protected Area we are ideally located to offer our visitors an easy, luxurious day on the beaches of Barbados.
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PADI 5-Star scuba diving & snorkeling!

Turtle & Shipwreck Snorkeling

  • Daily snorkeling trips for all ages into our Marine Protected Area meeting at Barbados Blue for 1:30 pm. This safari includes swimming with the endangered Sea Turtles and then a stop over the WWI & WWII shipwrecks surrounded by tropical fish. Morning trips available on demand. Click HERE to find out more

PADI Training

  • From beginner resort diving to Assistant Instructor training we are here to help! We have courses for the whole family starting from 8 years old in the swimming pool and 10 years in the sea there is something for everyone. To find out more click HERE

Certified Diver Packages

  • We offer dive packages from 2+ dives with over 30 sites to choose from and daily morning 2-tank dives. Afternoon single tank dives in Carlisle Bay Marine Park are also a great place to bring friends who snorkel or want to try a beginner dive. For more information click HERE

Snorkeling
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Snorkeling

We offer daily snorkeling trips with the endangered Sea Turtles and the WWI and WWII wrecks of the Carlisle Bay Marine Park. Suitable for all ages, bring the family, bring the sweetheart or simply bring yourself we would be happy to have you join us. Daily at 2 pm and mornings 10 am on demand

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PADI eLearning

The beauty of learning to scuba dive while on vacation in beautiful Barbados combined with the convenience of starting from home before you come! With courses available from beginner PADI Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver to Assistant Instructor and Specialty Courses there are options for everyone just ask us!

Scuba Diving & Accommodation Packages
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Scuba Diving & Accommodation Packages

Looking for a diving holiday packages? We are based at the Hilton Hotel and we work with a variety of other properties to suit all preferences and group sizes. We would be happy to help you find the perfect match for you vacation.

  • 25/08/2014in Events

    We Have a New Website – Like it?

    Hey everyone, we launched our new website and would love to know what you think of it. Mainly what’s changed is the layout and we have a nifty new eCommerce store where you can book dives and tours in advance of coming to reserve your spot! Got a comment? Leave one on this post or...
  • Barbados Blue, first dive shop to dive on our new wreck the “Brianna”!

    Late on Sunday night or early Monday Morning August 4th 2014 the Brianna an old cargo freighter that was at anchor outside Carlisle Bay sunk on her anchor.  After the Barbados Coast Guard were finished with their initial inspection members of the Barbados Blue team were the first shop in the water to have a...
Best of Barbados' PADI 5-Star Scuba Diving & Snorkeling with on-staff marine biologists and locally owned and operated we look forward to welcoming you!
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