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  • IF YOURE LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT DIVING SITE... WELL HELP YOU MAKE SOME AMAZING DISCOVERIES.

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  • AN IMPRESSIVE VARIETY OF EXTRAORDINARY SITES FOR ALL LEVELS

    FAMILY DIVINGIts the perfect destination for safe family diving,

    with activities available for children aged 8 and up.

    In 1974, Albert Falco, captain of the famous RV Calypso,

    met Michel Mtry, first explorer of the shipwrecks in the Bay of Saint-Pierre, who told him about them, and soon became his friend. In 1979, at Falcos

    request, Commander Jacques Cousteau came to Saint-Pierre in Martinique to film

    shipwrecks in the bay for his movie Lost Relics of the Sea.

    Albert Falco spent the next 28 years of his life between Marseille

    (France) and Martinique.

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    ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERYThe eruption of Mount Pele, which destroyed the city of Saint-Pierre in 1902, sank more than a dozen boats in the bay. Today, the bay is known around the world as the richest shipwreck diving site in the entire Caribbean.

    DIVING ACTIVITIES FOR EVERYONETheres more than one way to dive! Diving activities for all levels, from the curious beginner to the demanding expert.

    A RICH UNDERSEA ENVIRONMENT

    Discover a fascinating world beneath the waves: coral reefs, dolphins, turtles, barracudas

    all along the Caribbean coast.

    OTHER WAYS TO ENJOY MARTINIQUE:MARTINIQUE CARNIVALMARTINIQUE YOLE BOAT RACE (TRADITIONAL SAILING CRAFT)CLIMB MOUNT PELEVISIT A TRADITIONAL MARKETOR ONE OF OUR MANY MUSEUMSINTRODUCTION TO BIGUINE MUSICEXPLORE CARIBBEAN CUISINE AND DISTINCTIVE LOCAL RUMS

    DIVE IN TOTAL SAFETY: ALL SANITARY FACILITIES AND MEDICAL SERVICES MEET EUROPEAN STANDARDS. OUR INSTRUCTORS ARE FULLY CERTIFIED, AND A HYPERBARIC CHAMBER IS AVAILABLE IN CASE OF DIVING ACCIDENTS.

  • SOUTH OF FORT-DE-FRANCE BAY,SAFELY EXPLORE VAST CORAL REEFS IN SHALLOW WATER SURROUNDED BY PRISTINE SAND BEACHES.

    FOR MORE INFORMATIONWWW.MARTINIQUE.ORG

    IN THE NORTH, DIVE IN AND EXPLORE THE FAMOUS SHIPWRECKS OF SAINT-PIERRE A ONE-OF-A-KIND SITE WITH MORE THAN 10 SHIPS STARTING AT 30 FEET.

  • JUST A FEW OF THE MANY AMAZING SITES TO EXPLORE IN MARTINIQUE

    MAP LEGEND

    NORTHERN SITES SOUTHERN SITES

    LE ROCHER DE LA PERLELEVEL 1EXPERIENCED130/165 FEET MAX

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    CAUTION, STRONG CURRENT! ROCK + DROPOFFSBARRACUDAS, PARROTFISH, TRIGGERFISH, FUSILIERS, TREVALLY

    LE RCIF DU SOUS-MARINLEVEL 185 FEET MAX

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    ROCK + CAVESGORGONIANS, ROCK LOBSTERS, TURTLES...

    LE ROCHER DU DIAMANTLEVEL 1EXPERIENCED200 FEET MAX

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    CAUTION, STRONG CURRENT! ROCK + DROPOFFROCK LOBSTERS, EXCEPTIONAL SITE, GREAT SHOW GUARANTEED.

    LE TOMBANT DE LGLISELEVEL 1165 FEET MAX

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    ROCK + DROPOFFROCK LOBSTERS, TURTLES, TRUMPETFISH, PORCUPINEFISH, BOXFISH, CLEANER SHRIMP

    LA GRANDE CAYE DE SAINTE-LUCELEVEL 1115 FEET MAX

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    ROCK + DROPOFFGORGONIANS, ROCK LOBSTERS, PARROTFISH, BUTTERFLYFISH, MORAY EELS, SQUID

    LES TROIS VALLESLEVEL 1100 FEET MAX

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    ROCK + DROPOFFGORGONIANS, SPONGES, SPIDER CONCHS, MACKEREL, BARRACUDAS

    LE TOMBANT DES SORBESLEVEL 1150 FEET MAX

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    (FOR THE TOP OF THE DROPOFF) ROCK + DROPOFFMUTTON SNAPPERS, SEA BREAMS, TRANSITIONFROM CARIBBEAN SEA TO THE ATLANTIC.

    LES SOURCES CHAUDESLEVEL 1165 FEET MAX

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    (FOR THE TOP OF THE REEF FLAT) ROCK + DROPOFFEAGLE RAYS, SEA BREAMS, MACKEREL, BARRACUDAS

    LES JARDINS DU PRCHEURLEVEL 1115 FEET MAX

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    ROCK + CAVESSPONGES, TURTLES

    LE CAP SALOMONLEVEL 1135 FEET MAX

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    (FOR THE TOP OF THE REEF FLAT) ROCK + DROPOFFROCK LOBSTERS, CORAL, BREAM, BONITOS, SPIDER CRABS, CORAL REEF FISH

    LES CANYONS DE BABODILEVELS 1 AND 2200 FEET MAX

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    ROCKS + DROPOFFS + SAND PLATEAUSSTING RAYS, LEAF CORAL

    LE NAHOONLEVEL 2115 FEET MAX

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    THREE-MAST SHIPWRECKYELLOWHEAD JAWFISH

    LE BISCAYELEVEL 2EXPERIENCED125 FEET MAX

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    THREE-MAST SHIPWRECKROCK LOBSTERS, SOLDIERFISH, MORAY EELS

    LE RORAIMALEVEL 2EXPERIENCED, LEVEL 3180 FEET MAX

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    SHIPWRECK

    LAMLIELEVEL 140 FEET MAX

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    THREE-MAST SHIPWRECKSPONGES, MORAY EELS, HATCHETFISH, SOLDIERFISH, TROPICAL SOLES, GARDEN EELS

    CAP ENRAGLEVEL 185 FEET MAX

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    ROCK + DROPOFFGORGONIANS, SPONGES, ANGELFISH,SCORPIONFISH, BARRACUDAS

    LE BANC DU DIAMANTLEVEL 2165 FEET MAX

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    CAUTION, STRONG CURRENT! ROCK + DROPOFFTREVALLY, BARRACUDAS, ANTIQUE ANCHORS

    LA CITADELLELEVEL 1200 FEET MAX

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    ROCK + DROPOFFS + SAND PLATEAUSGORGONIANS, ROCK LOBSTERS, TURTLES, MUTTON SNAPPERS, SPONGES

    LE TOMBANT DE BARADILEVEL 1180 FEET MAX

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    (FOR THE TOP OF THE REEF FLAT) ROCK + DROPOFFGORGONIANS, SPONGES, MANY PELAGIC FISHES, SPOTTED EAGLE RAYS, TURTLES

    LA POINTE BURGOSLEVEL 1180 FEET MAX

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    (FOR THE TOP OF THE REEF FLAT) ROCK + DROPOFFSEA BREAMS, GRUNTS, PLATAX, MACKEREL, BONITOS,BARRACUDAS, STINGRAYS, EAGLE RAYS

    LES GRANDES JORASSESLEVEL 2200 FEET MAX

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    ROCK + DROPOFFBIGEYE TREVALLY,MACKEREL, EAGLE RAYS

    LE DOMINGOLEVEL 285 FEET MAX

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    CAUTION, STRONG CURRENT! ROCK + SEAGRASS BEDSTINGRAYS - ONE OF THE RARE DIVES THATS ENTIRELY IN THE ATLANTIC

  • 82FYEAR ROUNDWATER TEMPERATURE

    4583 ftHIGHEST POINT: MOUNT PELE

    217MILES

    MARTINIQUE

    GETTING HEREAbout 15 airlines fl y to Martinique from France, Europe, the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.Expect about an 4-hour fl ight from New York to Fort-de-France. For more information, visit:

    www.aircaraibes.com

    www.airfrance.fr

    www.corsair.fr

    www.xlairways.com

    www.aircanada.com

    www.norwegian.com

    www.americanairlines.com

    www.liat.com

    www.airantilles.com

    www.condor.com

    www.airtransat.com

    LANGUAGESFrench is the offi cial language,and Creole is also spoken everywhere. English is spoken in most tourist areas.

    WEATHERTropical climate thats perfect for diving all year round.

    HEALTHNo vaccinations are necessary, but mosquito repellent is recommended. Dont forget your sunscreen! Beware of manchineel trees, highly toxic trees found along the beach and marked with a red band.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTSCurrently valid ID card or passport for EU nationals. Valid passport required for US citizens. Passport for everyone else.

    ACCOMMODATIONA wide range of lodging options is available: hotels from luxury to budget, vacation villages, tourist residences, furnished tourist apartments, bed and breakfasts, quality campgrounds.

    SAFETYAbout 20 hospitals and clinics across the island, including a university hospital center with a hyperbaric chamber.

    A QUICK GUIDE

    INHABITANTS380,000

    TIME DIFFERENCE FROM NEW YORK

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  • A FEW OF MARTINIQUES DIVING PROFESSIONALS

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    FOR MORE INFORMATION WWW.US.MARTINIQUE.ORGMARTINIQUE TOURISM BOARD

    FORT-DE-FRANCE5, AVENUE LOULOU BOISLAVILLETOUR LUMINA POINTE SIMON97276 FORT-DE-FRANCE CEDEXPHONE: 0596616177 FAX: 0596612272www.martinique.orginfos.cmt@martiniquetourisme.com

    FRANCE ET EUROPE32 BOULEVARD HAUSSMANN 75 009 PARISPHONE: 01 44 77 86 00 FAX: 01 44 77 86 25www.martinique.orginfos.cmt@martiniquetourisme.com

    CANADA1800, AVENUE MC GILL COLLEGEBUREAU 1010MONTRAL QUBEC H3A 3J6PHONE: 00 1 514 844 85 66 FAX: 00 1 514 844 89 01www.lamartinique.cainformation@lamartinique.ca

    AMRIQUES ET CARABES825, THIRD AVENUE 29TH FLOOR NEW YORK, N.Y. 10022 7519PHONE: 00 1 212 838 68 87www.us.martinique.orginfo@martinique.org

    DIVING CENTERSABACA DIVE (ESPACE PLONGE MARTINIQUE)infos@epm972.frLes Trois-letsABALONE DIVEabcdive972@gmail.comLes Trois-IletsABYSS PLONGE MARTINIQUEabyssplongee@hotmail.frLes Anses dArletALIOTIS PLONGEaliotis.plongee@gmail.comLes Trois-letsALPHA PLONGEalphaplongee@gmail.comLes Anses dArletAN DLOjustfaye@wanadoo.frLe DiamantANSES DARLET PLONGEandrecammarota@hotmail.comLes Anses dArletANTILLES SUB DIAMOND ROCKkb972@orange.frLe DiamantA PAPA DLOa.papadlo@yahoo.comSaint-PierreATTITUDE PLONGEdidier.plunet@hotmail.frLes Trois-letsBOUCANIERS DIVINGboucaniersdiving@gmail.comSainte-AnneCLUB DE PLONGE LA BATELIREvarlet@ool.frSchoelcherCLUB SPORTIF MILITAIRE DE LA MARTINIQUE*sportsub@orange.frFort-de-France CORAIL CLUB CARABEScorailclub@corailclubcaraibes.comLes Trois-letsCRAZY FROG SARLcrazy.frog@free.frLes Anses-dArletCSCP PLONGEcscp-plongee@rocketmail.comCase-PiloteDEEP TURTLEcontact@deepturtleplongee.frLes Anses dArletHISTOIRE DAIRcontact@histoiredair.frSainte-LuceIMMERSION CARABESimmersioncaraibes@gmail.comLe MarinKALINAGOkalinago2@wanadoo.frSainte-Anne KARIBA PLONGE (FG LIMARO SAS)fgromali@gmail.comSainte-Luce

    MADA PLONGEdavidjahocean@live.frLes Anses dArletMADININA SPORT PASSION*sebrouge6@hotmail.frRivire SaleMARIN PLONGE SARLcontact@marinplongee.comLe MarinNATIYABELnatiyabel@wanadoo.frSainte-AnneNORCASUB SARLnorcasubplongee@hotmail.comLe CarbetPARADIS PLONGE LE MENELECfred@paradisplongee.comSainte-AnnePLONGE PASSION (MAMS)plongeepassion.tipayot@gmail.comLes Anses dArletSAINTE LUCE KAWAN PLONGEEkawan.plonge@gmail.comSainte-LuceSCUBA LIBRE*scubalibr@yahoo.frLes Trois-letsSURCOUF DIVE*surcouf-dive@wanadoo.frSaint-PierreTROPICA SUB PLONGEtropicasub@orange.frLe CarbetUCPA SAINT-PIERRE*saintpierre.dc@ucpa.asso.frSaint

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