Cades Reef, Antigua, boasts several dive spots, each showcasing pristine waters, soft coral and colorful marine life. The Underwater Cades Reef Antigua Park provides excellent diving and snorkeling opportunities for visitors and caters to all experience levels.
Cades Reef, Antigua, is a barrier reef that is located on the southwest coast of Antigua. The shelves surrounding the southwest coast of Antigua contribute to the conditions of Cades Reef, which is less than an hour boat ride from Antigua's capital city of St. John.
Cades Reef, Antigua, stretches for about 2 1/2 miles. Cades Reef is 10 meters deep, making it an accessible and enjoyable site for divers of all skill levels.
Visitors can encounter larger sea animals, such as nurse sharks, reef sharks, barracudas and moray eels, on the outer reef of Cades Reef, Antigua. If conditions become too rough in the outer reef, the inner reef also offers plenty of marine life with virtually no current.
Cades Reef, Antigua, offers excellent underwater visibility so visitors can enjoy pristine views of the marine plants and animals inhabiting the reef. The sea life is also plentiful and lucky (and brave) visitors might encounter the rarely seen whale shark.