The islands of the Bahamas offer countless dive sites, and a liveaboard is one of the most popular ways to explore these.
The Bahamas archipelago comprises of thousands of islands and cays spread over 750 miles of ocean. Most liveaboard itineraries focus on the Exumas National Land & Sea Park, one of the most established and successful marine parks in the Caribbean. Characterised by crystal clear water, vibrant reefs and plentiful shark encounters, the Exumas are a diver's playground and a mecca for photographers and shark lovers alike. Enjoy blue holes, plunging walls, exhilarating drift dives and possible encounters Caribbean reef, nurse, lemon and tiger sharks. Snorkellers are welcome.
Arrive and transfer to your accommodation in Nassau for an overnight stay.
Day2: Set sail for the Exumas by liveaboard
Enjoy your morning at leisure. In the afternoon join your liveaboard and settle in before setting sail for the Exumas for a six night adventure.
Days3-7: Dive the Exumas
Enjoy up to four dives per day to explore some of the Caribbean's finest diving. Highlights include shark encounters at Amberjack Reef and the thrill of the 'Washing Machine'.
Generally there are 19 dives scheduled throughout the trip. Water temperature ranges from 22C in January to 28C in September.
The boat returns to Nassau on Thursday evening and will be docked in time for dinner.
Day8: Day at leisure then depart Nassau
All passengers must disembark by 9am. The rest of day is at your own leisure to explore Nassau before making your way to the airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.
Want to extend your stay and dive the famous sites around Nassau? Ask you Dive consultant for further information.
Day9: Arrive UK
You should note: The above itinerary is a sample only and your actual liveaboard itinerary may vary. Marine park fees and fuel surcharges may apply. Flight schedules are subject to seasonal changes which may result in additional nights in Nassau.
Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 9 daysfrom £1,795 pp
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Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, sits on the island of New Providence, where underwater highlights include wonderful walls, colourful reefs, world famous wrecks and plenty of shark encounters. The island also offers some vibrant culture, museums and restaurants.
Excellent for: Resort based diving, Shark diving, Snorkelling
Considered to be the most pristine area in the Bahamas, the Exumas are home to some of the most prolific and varied underwater life of any coral reef in the world. A photographer’s dream, divers can expect regular shark encounters and plenty of critters.
This itinerary is available on the liveaboards shown below.
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This luxurious catamaran liveaboard operates throughout the year to the Exumas, the most pristine area in the Bahamas, where you will find plenty of sharks, mysterious blue holes and isolated islands.
An intimate and luxurious vessel, the Bahamas Aggressor accommodates just 14 passengers and itineraries spend a week exploring the Exuma Cays, one of the world's most established and successful marine parks.
Departing from Nassau, this 20 metre sloop visits the stunning waters of the Exumas, southwest Eleuthera and Little San Salvador in the central Bahamas. Accommodation is casual and is a great option for a group of friends.