Top Scuba Dive Shops in The Bahamas
#1 - International Field Studies
Forfar Field Station is a rustic former dive resort nestled in a beachfront coconut grove on the east coast of Andros, the largest of the Bahamian Islands. Forfar Field Station is named after Archie Forfar who originally built the field station as a dive resort in the 1960’s. Since its debut, Forfar has served as an educational and field studies resource to over 50,000 students and group leaders that range from elementary/middle/high school level to college and graduate students to researchers. Forfar operates a PADI certified dive shop and offers dive trips in addition to our existing programming.
#2 - Dive Exuma
Dive Exuma is a 5 Star Dive Resort, located in George Town on the island of Great Exuma in The Bahamas. Our local dive sites include reefs, a wreck and blue holes. We offer daily morning 2-tank dive trips and afternoon snorkel and sightseeing charters.
#3 - All Star Liveaboards
All Star Liveaboards has been operating in the Bahamas for over 40 years. Join the luxury liveaboard, Aqua Cat, on a week long excursion to the remote islands of the Exuma Cays & Eleuthera. This adventure is perfect for new divers or PADI professionals. Enjoy up to 26 dives/week plus the option for daily shore excursion, use of water toys, island exploration and more. The Aqua Cat will be your floating resort for the week! Voted #1 Best Liveaboard in the world by PADI's Scuba Diving magazine.
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#4 - Kamalame Cay
This lush, living barrier reef harbors many wonders from gently swaying sea anemones tucked in brilliant coral to tiny seahorses that gracefully ride the current. Watch rainbow-colored parrotfish, animated pufferfish and majestic shark's parade right before your eyes. Explore the bustling shallows, follow huge grouper through coral caverns, watch spotted eagle rays glide over the deep blue, or just drift along the edge of the dramatic wall that plunges 6,000 feet to the bottom of the "Tongue of the Ocean." Blue Hole dives are also available upon request and all experience levels catered for.
#5 - Cape Eleuthera Island School
#6 - Small Hope Bay Lodge
#7 - Dive Guana
#8 - Greenwood Beach Resort
#9 - Caerula Mar
CAERULA MAR CLUB and our inviting villas and suites are enveloped by the stunning natural beauty that only The Bahamas can offer. Reflecting that beauty, the ethereal design of our sumptuous accommodations combined with our environmentally-conscious practices make Caerula Mar the epitome of barefoot luxury.
We are located on the doorstep of the the " Tongue of the Ocean" as well as the third largest coral reef on the planet. This provides not only coral reefs but a range of large marine life to small tropical fish.
Our Dive shop is located on resort, with all top of the line equipment provided for diving guests if required, we promote PADI e-learning for courses to minimize course times so that our guests can also enjoy the resort and relaxation of their getaway.
For more information on Discover Scuba Dives, courses or fun dives please call or email email@example.com
#10 - Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas
#11 - UNEXSO
UNEXSO Grand Bahama is a PADI 5* IDC Resort based in Freeport, Bahamas.
It offers daily fun diving trips to the local reefs, and regular trips to dive with dolphins and sharks. Get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures with the help of professional shark feeders.
#12 - Reef Oasis Viva Bahamas
Reef Oasis Diving Centers are Located inside the 5 Stars Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort in the Grand Bahamas (PADI Award winning) Together with the experience of over 20 years in the field of diving, insured governmental legal organizations, recognized by DAN & INDEPTH dive insurances, with only experienced PADI Course Directors , Instructors and Master Scuba Diver Trainers we are ready to offer you only 5 stars – top notch - great services and unforgettable holidays, we cover very beautiful destinations with a wide variety of quality services,Free trial diving, Diving Intros, and Snorkel trips as well. Our international staff will lead you in the most emotional experience you can have on your holiday
#13 - Tiamo Resorts Only Ltd
#14 - Sandals Emerald Bay
#15 - Valentine's Dive Center
Harbour Island, affectionately known as ‘Briland’ to the locals is located at the northern tip of Eleuthera. Bordered by the Great Bahama Banks and the Atlantic Ocean, it’s waters offer excellent diving opportunities. There are plenty of dive sites along shallow and deep reefs on the Atlantic side , as well as on the expansive 13 miles of barrier reef called quite aptly the ‘Devil’s Backbone’ home to many wrecks. This treacherous reef is great for both diving and snorkeling.
#16 - Sandals Royal Bahamian
#17 - Bahamas Master
Diving the Bahamas with the liveaboard Bahamas Master
It is an understatement to say the Bahamas are World Famous for Shark Diving, however, there is so much more! The Bahamas is the third largest Barrier Reef area in the world and covers a vast 470.000km2 of sparkling Atlantic Ocean. Existing of 700 Islands and Cays; one can easily imagine the variety of dive sites: Wrecks, Cave, Blue Holes and, obviously - Sharks!
What you can expect
Originally based in Panama, this 35m steel vessel becomes part of the Master Liveaboards fleet in 2018 as the Bahamas Master.
The Bahamas Master has 8 well-designed cabins and can comfortably welcome 16 guests onboard. Guests can choose between three cabin types; two Premium cabins on the forward Upper Deck, with Double beds plus private en-suite bathroom, two Classic cabins with en-suite and four Standard cabins sharing two bathrooms with heated showers. All cabins have panoramic windows, so there is plenty of day light and ocean views for all.
Communal relaxation areas are both on the Upper and Main Decks. On the Main Deck, towards the bow of the boat, indoor you will find the designated camera area plus comfortable bean bags and a TV/DVD. Upstairs, you will find the spacious covered Outdoor Bar and Dining Area, as well as a Sundeck for relaxation after the dives.
All Master Liveaboards yachts offer a choice of international and local cuisine, served buffet style, in the indoor air-conditioned dining area.
A normal day onboard the Bahamas Master is all about diving! Bahamas Master offer 'Open Pool' on most days, around planned feeding dives; the guests are free to dive in as much as they want. The diving day is scheduled as follows: Light Breakfast followed by Dive 1 then open dive deck, Full Breakfast, relaxation period, Dive 2 then open dive deck. Lunch, relaxation period, Dive 3 then open dive deck, dinner. All dives are shallow: 10-15m.
We cater to special dietary requirements; please inform our reservations team prior to your trip to ensure we have plenty of dishes to suit your needs. A range of carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices, black, green and herbal teas are commonly available, as well as instant and freshly brewed coffee. A selection of fresh fruit is readily available, as well as some tasty treats, should you feel peckish in between meal times. Guests may also select beer, wine, or spirits from our cocktail bar for an additional fee
Getting there and away
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