St. Kitts


Exploring St. Kitts: An Island Made for Adventures

Dive Service Providers

Explorer Ventures
Caribbean Explorer II

Dive St. Kitts

Kenneth’s Dive Center

Pro Divers Inc.

Scuba Safaris Ltd. (Nevis)

Facts and Figures

  • Seasons: The annual rainfall is more than 55 inches (140 cm). The rainy season is July to November. The average daily high is 77-83 degrees Fahrenheit (25-28 degrees Celsius).
  • Money: $1 U.S. dollar = $2.70 (EC$) East Caribbean dollar. There are several banks and money exchanges. The U.S. dollar and major credit cards are widely accepted.
  • Electricity: St. Kitts uses 230 volts, 60 cycles, three-prong adapters like those used in Europe. Many hotels will have adapters, but a wise traveler will take their own.
  • Measurements: Speed limits are in kilometers. Dive operators generally use both feet/meters and psi/bars when communicating dive data.
  • Entry requirements: U.S. citizens will need a passport as well as a return or onward-going ticket.
  • Population: 54,000.
  • Transportation: Taxis and buses are common. Rental cars are available. Driving is on the left and a temporary license is required of all visitors renting cars.
  • Official Language: English.
  • Health: In general, St. Kitts is a country where health issues are not a major concern.
  • Getting There: The Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport (SKB) offers a modern facility with regularly scheduled flights arriving from the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States as well as interisland air services.
  • Dress: Casual dress is the norm. Some restaurants require jackets and ties for evening dinners. Cover-ups are required when leaving the beach areas.
  • Departure Tax: A departure tax of $60ECD ($22 U.S. dollars) is required per person.
  • For more information:
    St. Kitts Tourism Authority
    405 Tarrytown Road, Suite 1544
    White Plains, NY 10607
    Phone: 914-949-2164 or 800-582-6208