A diver’s paradise awaits with over 1,000 regularly dived sites offering pristine reefs, multitudes of exciting wrecks, spectacular walls, blue holes, caves to explore and the chance to dive with dolphins and sharks. With 700 islands to visit you’ll find it hard to find a reason not to go back!
As a starting point, spending time in cosmopolitan Nassau and diving from here, is a must for any avid diver. With its vibrant culture, beaches, casinos, museums and restaurants as well as some world-class dive sites, it’s time for you to Visit the Bahamas.
This week long trip idea includes six days boat diving and the opportunity to upgrade to include a shark adventure, offering close-up encounters with Caribbean reef sharks.
Check in to your resort for a week long stay. We recommend the Orange Hill Beach Inn, a charming property full of character overlooking the crystal clear ocean.
Your dive pack includes six days (12 boat dives) as you discover the local sites. You will be collected and dropped off each day for two morning boat dives.
Explore walls, reefs and wrecks on a daily basis. Look out for the James Bond wrecks and Caribbean sharks. This is a great destination for divers of all abilities, as well as non-diving partners.
DAY 8:Spend your morning at leisure exploring Nassau before making your way to the airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.
DAY 9:Arrive UK
BAHAMAS: Luxury Aggressor LIVEABOARD, SAVE £500pp
Nassau in the Bahamas and the nearby Exumas consist of more than 350 small islands and cays lying 35 miles south of New Providence island. Travel by liveaboard to the Great and Little Exuma to the south for stunning wall diving and rich shallow reefs all in visibility of more than 200m. See pristine, healthy coral, all manner of shark from reef to oceanic whitetips or tiger sharks, wild dophins, wrecks, pinnacles and blue holes.
Grand Bahama West End + Tiger Beach Itinerary
1 + 7 nights Full Board from £2,149 SAVE £500 INCLUDING return flights & diving plus tanks & weights.
Grand Bahamas Resort – land based extensions available. Price on request.
Price includes return flight from the UK (London) seven nights full board on the Bahamas Aggressor Liveaboard in a shared twin cabin, diving, tanks and weights + 1 overnight stopover on route (Miami or equivalent depending on flight). Airport transfers not included. Subject to availability.
SPORTIF DIVE • 01273 844919 •WWW.SPORTIFDIVE.CO.UK
The Bahamas | Tour Operators & Itineraries
7 NIGHTS IN NASSAU & Paradise Island WITH DIVING, £935
Scattered over 1,500 square miles of clear tropical sea at the top of the Caribbean, the beautiful chain of 700 islands, uninhabited cays and large rocks make up The Bahamas where the blue waters are very famous for sharks. It is always a thrill to get up close and personal with one of these apex predators, but in The Bahamas you will get a closer encounter with up to thirty or forty sharks in one dive. The diving in Nassau & Paradise Island is diverse and apart from the number of wrecks around the island, many of which have been involved in Hollywood films, Nassau & Paradise Island also offer divers an amazing opportunity to dive with a large number of sharks, primarily Caribbean sharks under controlled conditions.
Day 1: Arrive in Nassau & Paradise Island and transfer to the resort. Check in to a beautiful plantation home located near the beach. A Stone Throw Away Guesthouse is the ideal spot for those looking for a small resort to relax after a great day’s exploring the waters around Nassau & Paradise Island.
Day 2 to 6: Start your diving adventure around Nassau & Paradise Island with two dives a day and a shark feed dive on one of the days.
Day 7: Rest day – this is the perfect time for a day trip to one of the Exumas.
Day 8: Transfer to the airport to begin your return journey home.
Travel Dates: Reservation period from January to October 2015 (excludes the Easter period between the 30 March and the 12 April 2015)
Inclusions: This seven-night diving package includes airport transfers, seven nights accommodation, breakfast, nine guided boat dives, tanks and weights and a shark feed adventure.
ULTIMATE DIVING • 0208 655 6452 • www.ultimatediving.co.uk/dive-holidays/bahamas-diving.aspx
Scuba Tours Worldwide
7 NIGHTS AQUA CAT LIVEABOARD, THE BAHAMAS, £2,254
The best way to experience the huge variety of dive sites on offer in The Bahamas is aboard the Aqua Cat floating resort!
Our trips explore the beautiful Exumas, a protected area of outstanding natural beauty covering 176 miles and consisting of more than 350 small islands and cays. Witness dramatic walls, lush coral reefs and many close encounters with sealife during the seven night liveaboard trips with superb underwater visibility. The Cays offer a beautiful combination of shallow reefs and walls all set in the most exotic of locations imaginable.
Your adventure will include painted walls, friendly grouper, thrilling shark encounters, drift dives and mysterious blue holes with many sites frequented by Caribbean reef sharks and nurse sharks. There is usually a shark feeding dive on every seven-night trip and you can also see lemon sharks at the Land and Sea Park. As much of the Exumas have been protected from spear fishing and collecting over the past 30 years you will experience truly virgin diving. Because of these protective laws there are miles and miles of undersea gardens and the reefs are perfect for snorkelling with crystal clear waters and a huge variety of fish.
As well as diving there is a range of other activities to keep you entertained including snorkelling, kayaking, fishing and island hopping or just relaxing on the sun deck and staring out to the crystal clear waters.
All trips depart on a Saturday and include the following: return airport transfers, accommodation, all meals & snacks (except dinner Friday night), all beverages (soda, rum drinks, vodka, beer & wine), all shore excursions and all scuba diving including tanks & weight belts.
Additional nights in Nassau & Paradise Island or other parts of The Bahamas can be booked to tag onto the liveaboard, so just give our friendly sales team a call to put together your dream itinerary.
SCUBA TOURS WORLDWIDE • 01284 748010 • WWW.SCUBASCUBA.COM/WORLDWIDE/BAHAMAS