Submarine rides, Barbados

This item appears on page 77 of the April 2014 issue.

For visitors to Barbados, Atlantis Submarines (The Shallow Draught, Bridgetown, Barbados, BWI; phone +1 246 436 8929) offers dives in its fleet of two submarines to see exotic fish, coral reefs and a submerged shipwreck off of the coast of Bridgetown.

In trips of about two hours, getting to the reef takes about 40 minutes and the dive lasts 40 minutes. Each submarine can hold a maximum of 48 passengers and features large portholes for viewing. A dive costs $104 per person. Day and night dives are offered Tuesday to Saturday and must be reserved in advance. Passengers must be at least three feet tall.