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West Side Scuba Centre

#10 of 74 Tours in Bridgetown Features Animals
Hastings Main Road | Mowbray, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-262-1029
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Excellent Dive Center!

I just got back from a trip to Barbados, my wife and I went there to celebrate our 30th... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Al F
Mt. Kisco, NY
Snorkeling Tour, best day ever!

My family and I decided to do a snorkeling tour with West Side Scuba, it was the best day ever... read more

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West Side Scuba Centre established in 1993 is situated by the Historical Garrison Savannah. Located close to some of the most beautiful reefs on the South and West Coast of Barbados, this makes for ideal diving and exciting adventures. With high safety standards, our attention to detail, and small dive groups, you are sure to enjoy our underwater world. All dives are led either by a P.A.D.I Instructor or a P.A.D.I. certified dive master. Our staff is trained in E.F.R and are there to assist should the need arise. Associations represented are PADI/NAUI/BSAC. We are open year round for diving with some of the best conditions from November through September with daily trips offered seven days a week. You are sure to enjoy or varying water temperatures from 78 degrees to 84 degrees Farenheight. There are in excess of 20 prime dive sights, which can be reached within a 10-20 minute boat ride from the dive centre with depths ranging from 30-130 feet (10-40 meters). Barbados’ reefs offer some of the richest variety of fish and colourful coral found in the Caribbean. Shallow reefs and wrecks are ideal for the novice, while deeper reefs and wrecks will be sure to tantalize and challenge the experienced diver. Unforgettable night dives are available with 24hrs notice. West Side Scuba Centre is equipped with some of the most modern Sherwood equipment, BCD’s (with inflator hose) and regulators (with depth gauges and octopus). Torches, masks, snorkels, fins, weight belts and wet suits (3mm) are also available. Should you wish to take home a lasting memory of your dive, we have under water cameras for rent. For those wishing something a little less challenging, but is still mesmerized by the underwater world, we take snorkeling trips (complete with rental gear) to Carlisle Bay by a sunken ship wreck where there is a beautiful reef abundant with marine life including schools of fish which are friendly enough to be fed by hand. A unique snorkel and dive trip that features a close up look at sea turtles which can be fed by hand with sprats (small fish) is yours for the asking.
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Hastings Main Road | Mowbray, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-262-1029

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I just got back from a trip to Barbados, my wife and I went there to celebrate our 30th anniversary. I went diving with West Side Scuba and can't say enough good things about them. They are a very professionally run dive shop and their...More

Thank Al F
WestCentre, Owner at West Side Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello my good friend thank you for coming diving with us and we are so happy that you had a wonderful time with us and hope we see you back in Barbados with us again if not diving but visiting our lovely island. Thanks,

Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I decided to do a snorkeling tour with West Side Scuba, it was the best day ever according to my 4 year old! We saw an abundance of coral and fish! A turtle even graced us with his/her presence! Thanks for an...More

Thank cfjfoster91
WestCentre, Owner at West Side Scuba Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thanks very much for snorkeling with us and we are so happy you had a great time with us and hope to see you again. Thanks,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I chose to do our PADI Open Water Diver qualification with West Side Scuba and did we ever make the right choice! Having done the knowledge sections of the course online before our holiday, we only had the practical dives to do...More

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good dives, excellent service ( Roy was our divemaster/guide). They picked us from our hotel and dropped us back after the dives, cleaned our gear, answered all our questions. This was a dive vacation and it was a great one. I would go back...More

Thank gabi12016
Reviewed 1 week ago

After sifting websites to do some diving while on holiday. I came across WSSC which had all the information I wanted all on their websites & answered all my questions straight away. Times, price, availability & dive sites all there at a glance. I contacted...More

Thank Kev411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a friends daughter (only done 5 dives) and my son (first try dive) and the experience couldn't have been any better. I felt comfortable with all the instructors, the kids absolutely loved it. Carlisle bay and asta reef are a must do. The...More

Thank Markkadams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out with Roy and Jason today with my kids for their first open water scuba experience. We had an excellent time, Peter was great on communications in organising the session plus picking us up and dropping back as well. Lots to see in the...More

Thank b1ngb1ng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peter, Roy and Heather were fantastic. Picked me up on time, and Roy even e-mailed me some pics he took of me. I recommend this shop to anyone in Barbados.

Thank Camtheseadog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peter and Roy are fantastic and would recommend them to everyone! They did a fantastic job and really love what they do! I did a two tank AM dive and it was beautiful! The wife stayed on the boat while I dove and then she...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to Learn to Scuba or to do some amazing dives as a qualified diver then look no further. Peter and the team and exceptional and took great care and had all the local knowledge one could wish for. Thank you Peter for...More

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10 May 2017|
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Response from wssc | Property representative |
Hello, This is not a problem. Could you send me you questions. Could you go to my website and send me and e mail. Thanks,
Linda S
30 April 2017|
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Response from wssc | Property representative |
Hello Linda, Thanks for the e mail. We can look after your group of divers. Can you e mail me so i can send you some attachments and all info do do this booking. Thanks,
16 March 2017|
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Response from wssc | Property representative |
Hello, We are located about 10 minute walk from your hotel, we opposite the Savannah Hotel, when you walk on the main road keep the sea on your left and you will see a sign opposite the hotel just walk in. Thanks,