DIVING Ocean trenches, spectacular drop offs that plunge over 2,000 meters, encounters
with sharks, a multitude of shipwrecks, a lot of well- equipped diving centers
and thousand points of diving make the Bahamas a real paradise for divers.
In New Providence the most popular dive sites are the
Lost Blue Hole, the
Barracuda Shoals and the Shark Wall. Many wrecks.
Spectacular diving in the Grand BahamaDiving Dolphins, in the Shark Junction
and into Ben's Cavern.
See North BiminiVictories, Tuna Alley and Rainbow Reef. At
Bimini you can swim
among manta rays and dolphins in the open sea even if you do not dive.
A Great Abaco a must for diving is The Tower while at Green Turtle Cay is a
wreck. Andros is the Island of the Blue Hole, huge circular pits that open onto
the limestone bottom.
Off-shore Exuma, the Exumas Land and Sea National Park stretches for 176 miles
square and is a concentrate of all of the submarine attractions of the Bahamas.
Eleuthera offers mostly wrecks diving. Another exciting experience is the
Current Cut diving, in Harbor Island, into a channel between two islands where
the current carries the divers in company of jack fish and eagle rays. Cat Island offers diving on the First Basin Wall, a spectacular vertical drop,
and The Tunnels. San Salvador offers several points of interest including
Even the depths of Long Island are rich of emotions: Southampton Reef, a sort of
graveyard of ships, and Shark Reef.
DEEP SEA FISHING
Famous for the legendary Ernest Hemingway's fishing trips, deep sea fishing is
the Sports for excellence in the Bahamas, especially in Bimini.
You can catch blue marlin, the most prestigious prize, bonefish, wahoo and other
Ask the hotel where you stay.