diving, we discover a world that, for thousands of years, has been invisible to humans.
Explore a landscape of strangely sculpted coral, colorful sponges, and fish of every
shape and hue.
A protected diving paradise
waters off the tiny Caribbean island of Saba still look as they did before humans first visited. The
entire perimeter of Saba is a national park, protected from pollution,
and also from the damage done by boat anchors and drag nets on many
A trip for experienced divers...
is known for its underwater pinnacles, towering spires of coral-covered
volcanic rock, unlike anything most divers have seen before.
clean, clear water is home to a striking variety of sea life. Diving
in the turquoise waters, we can usually expect to see spiny
lobsters, octopi, nurse
and black-tip sharks, sea turtles, and seahorses. Divers marvel at
the spectacular variety of coral, sponges, and tropical fish.
...and for those new to scuba
time to get your scuba certification! You can do that during our dive
week or, if you'd like to have more time for diving, go through the
classroom and pool exercises with a PADI course where you live.
Then, get your open-water experience on
Saba (this arrangement is known as referral).
people are surprised to learn that Saba is a volcanic island rising straight up from the water.
It has no beaches, other than the ephemeral sandy spots left by the
latest storm. Why should that make us happy? Because it
lacks beaches, Saba
has not become overrun by resorts and cruise ships. You'll often
feel as if you'd stepped back in time; so take time to wander the
gingerbread villages of Saba, browse the quaint shops, and take a
hike to Saba's abandoned sulphur mine.
And it's gay-friendly
is Dutch, without the homophobia of many other Caribbean islands.
We've made gay friends among leading Saban officials, restaurateurs,
and visitors, all of whom welcome us. We've got a feeling your first
trip to Saba won't be your last.