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Sweet Bottom Dive Center

At Sweet Bottom Dive Center we offer a safe and memorable dive experience with 'over the top' customer service. Located at Cane Bay, we are a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center specializing in personalized service including guided SCUBA and snorkeling tours, extensive quality training and certifications, and a retail sales center offering a full range of scuba and snorkeling supplies for all levels of water enthusiasts. Dive from shore or by boat, and try the many types of diving St. Croix has to offer including reef, pier and wall diving. At Sweet Bottom we offer a level of safety and integrity you won't find anywhere else!

Location: North Shore
Phone: (340) 773-3483

We are a family owned and operated business specializing in personalized scuba diving experiencesWe (Mark and Laura Linse) have been involved in the dive industry since 2010, and took over ownership of Sweet Bottom Dive Center in 2015.  We prefer to see our divers enjoy every minute of their trip and that's why we will take care of the assembly, disassembly, briefings, compass headings, locating all the critters, the gear cleanup, and logistics for your dives.  All you need is to show up, breathe, and enjoy!  Our group sizes are kept small to allow divers of all different skill levels to have the best possible trip and to feel like they are within their own personal limitations.  Our scheduling process is done on a first come first serve basis, but we always strive to accommodate all divers as best as we can. We hear weekly that our guests are so pleased that we were able to work around their schedule.
  • PADI Beginner Courses
  • PADI Core SCUBA Certifications
  • PADI Specialties
  • Discover SCUBA Diving
  • Technical Level Courses (Click here for more information)
  • Guided Diving (Shore and Boat)
  • Guided Snorkeling
  • Equipment Rentals and Sales
  • Equipment Servicing and Tank Fills (Click here for more information)

St. Croix is home to miles of healthy reef that blankets the north, west and east sides of the island. There are more than 50 dive sites scattered around the north and west sides of the island. Simply put, the island has very diverse diving. Along the North Shore there is wall diving. The West End has 5 shipwrecks, the pier, and reef diving. Finally, there is Buck Island which offers wonderful snorkeling and a relaxing atmosphere.

Shore diving is very popular on St. Croix due to the accessibility and quality of the dive sites. We offer guided shore dives to a number of different dive sites. Our guided dives have an average group size of 3:1, three divers to one divemaster, to keep the focus on you and your enjoyment. We also try to keep divers of the same skill level grouped together to avoid divers feeling pressured into diving past their limits. These are some of the popular shore dives on St. Croix: Cane Bay, Davis Bay Wall (Carambola House Reef), Northstar, and Frederiksted Pier.

The boat diving on St. Croix is split into West End and North Shore dive sites. On the West End the notable sites are the Butler Bay Shipwrecks, Sprat Hall, Armageddon, BK, and Aquarium. On the North Shore some notable sites are Salt River Canyon, WAPA, Turquoise Bay, Love Shack, and Long Reef. Our boat dives are conducted utilizing St. Croix's Ultimate Blue Water Adventure's dive boats. We believe in personalizing our dive experiences, and we offer a personal dive guide when diving off of their boats to keep our small group feel.

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