I recently went to a wedding in St Lucia and managed to fit in a morning’s diving so thought I’d post a few pics and a bit of info. I dived with a company called Rainbow Divers who were happy to go out on their fast boat with just three of us. We dived two sites: the Lesleen M wreck and a scenic reef dive at Virgins Cove.
The Lesleen M was a cargo vessel that was sunk as an artificial reef in 1986. She sits upright on a sandy bottom at a max depth of 20m makes a pleasent dive with easy access to the holds, engine room, wheelhouse and accommodation. She is home to a host of different species of marine life including lobster, moray eels and loads of different reef fish.
Virgins Cove is named after a shipwreck which killed a party of Nuns and is today commemorated by a Cross which has been erected on the point above the dive site. Our max depth was about 15m and the reef was covered in lots of large rarrel sponges, brain coral and reef fish.
I was pleasently surprised with the diving, both sites were full of life and the coral was in very good condition. Below are a few pics I took, they’re not the best but give an idea of what to expect.