|Find the best dive sites||
Saba is a great diving destination. It offers year-round diving: winter temp is around 26°C / 78°F whereas 85°F / 29°C for the summer season.
The Saba Marine Park has 28 permanently moored dive sites; including Saba’s famous pinnacles and seamounts: Third Encounter, Twilight Zone, Outer Limits and Shark Shoals. These dives starts usually starts at 85 ft / 26 m and goes down to 250 ft / 200 m !
Location: Saba (pronounced "SAY-ba") is the smallest island of the Netherlands Antilles. The island is located 28 miles southwest of St. Maarten.
Geographic coordinates: 17° 37.92' N, 63° 14.28' W
Coastline km: km
Climate: tropical; ameliorated by northeast trade winds
Terrain: generally hilly, volcanic interiors
Elevation: lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m highest point: Mount Scenery 862 m
Natural hazards: Saba is subject to hurricanes from July to October
Currency: Netherlands Antillean gulden (ANG)
Population: 1,424 (2004)
Languages: English, Dutch
Capital: The Bottom
|Equipment||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet||Weet niet|
Want to correct or complete those additional data? Edit this page
Wanna add some info about Saba? Let us know...
No map available for this area... Add GPS information on dive sites to display a dynamic map!
Your favorite dive site isn't listed ? Add a dive site
|Dive sites (16)||Quality||Avg depth||Max depth||Experience||Dive type|
|Babylon Cordis||- / -||24 m||24 m||CMAS * / OW|
|Big Rock Market||- / -||20 m||23 m||CMAS ** / AOW|
|Core Gut||3 / -||15 m||27 m||CMAS ** / AOW|
|Cove Bay||- / -||18 m||31 m||CMAS * / OW|
|David's Drop-Off||- / -||12.2 m||36.6 m||CMAS ** / AOW|
|Diamond Rock||3 / -||20 m||25 m||CMAS ** / AOW|
|Green Island||- / -||7.6 m||19.8 m||All divers|
|Greer Gut||- / -||20 m||23 m||CMAS * / OW|
|Hole in the Corner||- / -||12 m||24 m||CMAS * / OW|
|Man O' War Shoals||- / -||15 m||22 m||CMAS * / OW|
|Outer Limits||- / -||25 m||33.5 m||CMAS ** / AOW|
|Shark Shoals||- / -||27.5 m||90 m||CMAS ** / AOW|
|Tent Reef||- / -||15 m||20 m||CMAS * / OW|
|Tent Reef Deep||- / -||23 m||38 m||CMAS ** / AOW|
|Third Encounter||- / 1||25 m||33.5 m||CMAS ** / AOW|
|Twilight Zone||- / -||29 m||33.5 m||CMAS ** / AOW|
By underwatertourist , 21-01-2008
Truly the Unspoiled Queen - This little island was made for divers - There are no beaches so no over crowding by typical tourists. No casinoes/shopping malls/diamond stores so not a popular cruise ship stop. What they do have is some of the best dive sites in the Caribbean. Under water you will find an abundance of marine life - turtles, nudibranch, octopus, eagles rays, sting rays, sharks, squid, sea horses and more. Above water you will find a welcomeing islanders, safe surroundings, comfortable hotels, great food and ability to escape the ordinary.
If you want to add new information or you have found errors on this country, Send us feedback.