Monday, 8 June 2009 12:00 AM
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has announced the launch of SubCat Antigua, the island's first submarine diving tour.
The family attraction is located at the Winter Hill dive site off the south-west coast of Antigua, where the fully air-conditioned, 28-passenger submarine dives down to depths of up to 30 metres.
At over 90 metres long the vessel is very spacious and offers maximum viewing opportunities.
Down on the sea bed visitors have the chance to marvel at stingrays, turtles and various types of sharks as well as hundreds of varieties of tropical fish and species of coral - all without getting wet.
During the coastal trip and 40 minute dive, a submarine host is on hand to answer any questions about life under the sea.
All visitors will receive a complimentary dive certificate.
The tour costs US$100 per adult (12-years-of-age or more), US$70 per child (two to 11-years-of-age) and infants under two travel for free.
SubCat departs daily at 10:00 and 12:00, with more information available here.