Dive Center & Shop

20% ONLINE DISCOUNT in the best Scuba Diving in Montego Bay. Tropical bays are known for their great scuba diving, and Montego Bay is no exception, with dive spots that meet the expectations of novice and expert divers alike. Scuba diving along the entire length of Montego Bay and beyond is so intense that it will awaken your senses and leave you longing for the next dive.

The area’s abundant marine life and enviable visibility will have scuba divers wanting to jump in, again and again. The waters in front of the Dressel dive shop are fairly virgin when it comes to diving, which makes for unspoiled ocean bottoms with coral of a surprisingly good quality. Above the water level, visitors will enjoy the hilly coast, dotted with plantations, which can be viewed from the dive boat.

Jamaica’s beaches and scuba diving were seemingly custom-made to ensure total relaxation. Like most tropical bays, Montego Bay is perfect for scuba diving. Moreover, certain areas considered a natural park are perfect sites for fish and divers to meet.

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Montego Bay Dive Site Planner

MONDAY Montego Bay Dive Planning *

8:30 a.m. Lost Island   80 feet / 25 meters
10:30 a.m. Marley’s Garden   40 feet / 12 meters
1:15 p.m. The Canyons 40 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

TUESDAY Montego Bay Dive Planning *

8:30 a.m. Dream Wall   100 feet / 30 meters
10:30 a.m. Jamaica Reef  40 feet / 12 meters
1:15 p.m. Electric Avenue 40 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

WEDNESDAY Montego Bay Dive Planning *

8:30 a.m. Devil´s Wall 100 feet / 30 meters
10:30 a.m. Rose Hall Reef 40 feet / 12 meters
1:15 p.m. Coral Gardens 40 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

THURSDAY Montego Bay Dive Planning *

8:30 a.m. Fisherman´s Valley 100 feet / 30 meters
10:30 a.m. Dressel Discovery 40 feet / 12 meters
1:15 p.m. Marley´s Garden 40 feet / 12 meters
Sunset Night dive

* See notes

FRIDAY Montego Bay Dive Planning *

8:30 a.m. Big Drop Off   100 feet / 30 meters
10:30 a.m. The Canyons 40 feet / 12 meters
1:15 p.m. Jamaica Reef 40 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

SATURDAY Montego Bay Dive Planning *

8:30 a.m. Colosseum   100 feet / 30 meters
10:30 a.m. Coral Gardens  40 feet / 12 meters
1:15 p.m. Dressel Discovery 40 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

SUNDAY Montego Bay Dive Planning *

8:30 a.m. Devil´s Wall  100 feet / 30 meters
10:30 a.m. Electric Avenue 40 feet / 12 meters
1:15 p.m. Rose Hall Reef 40 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

  • The 08:30 a.m. departure offers divers the option of doing a TWO-TANK DIVE  or a SINGLE-TANK DIVE.
  • Divers on the 10:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. departures can only do a  SINGLE-TANK DIVE.
  • Departure times and dive sites are very unlikely to change, but may be modified in specifics situation (strong currents, weather, etc.).
  • Morning dives leave at 8:30 or 10:30 a.m. and afternoon dives at 1:15 p.m. but please note that the meeting time is 30 minutes before the departure.
  • We will always try to make sure you do not visit the same dive site more than once unless your specifically ask to do so.
  • Most dive sites are approximately 10 minutes away by boat.
  • All dives with Dressel are boat dives. There are no shore dives.
  • Night dives are usually on Thursday but this day can be changed in function of preference and amount of divers interested.
  • Pool sessions and dives for students are held in the morning and afternoon depending on the course module being completed.

Montego Bay Diving Excursions

Every Tuesday and Saturday

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Hotel & Resort Diving In Montego Bay

Iberostar Cozumel

We have a dive center DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH of the

***** Iberostar Rose Hall Beach
***** Iberostar Rose Hall Suites
***** Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall

Branch Developments Rose Hall, Main Road, Little River St. James, Jamaica

VISIT & DIVE outings can be arranged with and incredible number of hotels and resorts in the tourist corridor!


Not staying at the Iberostar Hotel, but would like to dive or take diving courses with Dressel DiversNo problem. We are open to the general public. 

STAY AT ANY RESORT and simply hop over to our dive center to join us for some dives!

ALL-IN Transfers

Want to spend a full day at the resort? Sign up for an ALL-IN visit which includes lunch (buffet), unlimited drinks and use of the beach, pool and facilities.

Additional Visit & Dive ACTIVITIES

Snorkeling, parasailing or banana rides for yourself or any non-divers joining you.

Hotels at Transfer Distance

A number of resorts are within easy distance to visit us by road! Simply come over to our dive center to join us for some dives!

  • Note: Diving equipment can be stored overnight at Dressel´s dive center. 
Estimated transfer time from: Minutes
Bethel Court Guesthouse  30-40
Carabic House in “Doctors Cave”  15-20
Coral Gardens  15
Coyaba Resort  15
Doctor’s Cave Beach Hotel  20
Grand Bahia Principe  30-45
Grand Palladium Jamaica  45-55
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton  45-50
Half Moon Resort  5-7
Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa  5
Holiday Inn Sunspree, Montego Bay  10-15
Ritz Carlton  5-10
Riu Montego Bay  15
Rose Hall Resort by Hilton (former Whyndham)  5-10
Round Hill Hotel & Villas  45
Royal Decameron Montego Beach  25
Runaway Bay  35-45
Sandals Royal Carribean  30
Secrets St. James & Wild Orchid Resort  30-45
Silver Sands Resort  25-30
Starfish Trelawny  25
Sunset Beach Resort  30-45
Toby´s Resort  25


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Scuba Diving in Montego Bay

Incredible diving
all year-round.
Average visibility:
+75 feet (+25 meters)
Coldest water temp.:
78.8 ºF (26 ºC)
Warmest water temp.:
87.8ºF (31 ºC)
Wetsuits (full) rentals:
1,2 inch / 3mm
Aluminum Tanks:
80 cubic feet (12 liters)
Full Tank :
+/- 3,000 psi (200 bar)
INT Connection, DIN Adapters

Offers & Discounts

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Dive packages with FREE DIVES! DEALS for dive clubs and other organized groups! Free Advanced diving courses

Stay & Dive Deals

Stay & Dive Deals

Contact us for great combined hotel and dive rates as well as our all you can dive prices!

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