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Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas

#6 of 93 Boat Tours & Water Sports in New Providence Island Features Animals
Southwest Bay Street, New Providence Island
+1 242-362-4171
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US$84.99*
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Nassau Snorkel Bahamas Adventure
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US$147.99*
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Nassau SUB Bahamas Adventure
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Nassau Shore Excursion: Bahamas Snorkel Adventure
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Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas is Nassau's leading full service dive centre. Originally opened in 1979, the operation has grown to a fleet of nine dive vessels, with five of the boats over 40 feet in length. Located on the Southwest side of Nassau/New Providence Island, Stuart Cove's is in the ideal location to take advantage of the most diverse diving the Bahamas has to offer. Walls, reefs, wrecks and sharks! There something for everyone from beginner divers to experts. Holiday travelers who have never been diving before will enjoy the 3-hour "Learn To Dive Program". In this program guests will be introduced to the equipment used in the sport of diving in a swimming pool, receive an introduction into the basics of diving, and then complete their first ocean dive. All of this takes place under the supervision of a professional dive instructor. 2-tank dive trips are offered both moring and afternoon with 2-tank Shark dives offered every afternoon. Night dives are available on selected evenings with a minimum of 6 guests. Dive sites encompass steep vertical walls that plummet to 6,000 feet of depth, shallow tropical reefs, 13 different locations containing ship or airplane wrecks, and numerous locations that were used as underwater movie sets for feature films. The feature activities at Stuart Cove's for our divers is our "Extreme Shark Adventure". The Shark Adventure program is a 2-tank dive trip that takes divers on an underwater encounter with Caribbean Reef Sharks. On the first dive divers participate in a "free swim" with the sharks along a beautiful wall. On the second dive, the group forms a semi-circle on the 40-foot bottom and watch while a professional shark feeder enters the water with a box of bait. Upon reaching the bottom, the feeder begins feeding the sharks with the aid of a pole spear. To say the sharks come close to the divers is an understatement - they are everywhere! However, Stuart Cove's is not exclusively about diving. It's about sharing the underwater world with as many people as possible. Have a non-diving buddy? We have snorkel dedicated trips that take guests to a variety of shallow reef sites and even visits the sharks weather permitting. Want something more exciting? How about our personal submarines? SUB Bahamas takes adventurers on a trip around a shallow reef and allows them to snorkel as well on a custom boat.
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“dive shop” (145 reviews)
“shark dive” (282 reviews)
“the bus” (154 reviews)
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Southwest Bay Street, New Providence Island
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+1 242-362-4171
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm Bill K. from Connecticut,USA (can't get my name to appear elsewhere in the review). Our family includes 5 experienced divers (one commercial), and we've been diving with Stuart Cove, on and off, since 2000. Diving in other locales, when we decided to return to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was ABSOLUTELY the WORST experience in diving that we have EVER had!!!! We were with a group of experienced divers and we have NEVER been treated as unprofessionally as we were at Stuart Cove's. The place was totally unorganized from the minute they picked...More

Thank Beverly P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Could not have asked for a better trip. Our shuttle bus driver had everyone laughing the whole way there. The people in the store were pleasant and helpful. Last but not least the crew on the boat were absolutely amazing! My family and I will...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 6 days ago

IF you are heading to Nassau and looking for an underwater adventure this is the place. We had an Awesome Snorkeling day with Stuart Cove. Highly recommended. We really enjoyed this adventure. It was great fun for the old man (50), son (29) and daughter...More

Thank kenman5150
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This team was AMAZING!! From GLENDA, Captain Christopher, and Henry!!! We loved our experience!! You guys are so wonderful!! We saw beautiful reefs, fish, ship wreck, and swam with sharks!!! Thank You!!

Thank Crystal W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say enough great things about our experience with Stuart Cove's staff last week! I was returning to diving after 5 years of back surgeries and was unsure if I could still dive. My boyfriend was getting his Open Water cert while we were...More

1  Thank Kandy J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a Carnival cruise and initially wanted to book my dives directly with Stuart Cove's. When I selected my pick-up location on Stuart Cove's web site, I received an error message stating I needed to book my dives through Carnival excursions. So I...More

Thank OkiDiver07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water was like glass. Beautiful above and below the surface. Lots of sharks, turtles and a bunch of different fish. The staff was super friendly and helpful. Definitely a must see. What made it even better was the short 15 minute ride to the...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just had the most amazing dive with the shark feeding. The personal were very nice and helpful and the trip it self was so good. It was though a bit strange when we arrived at the registration counter. We were told to pay an...More

Thank Sebastian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first went to Stuart Cove's for the Discovery Scuba last year and found it well organized and I felt it was well explained and safe. The experience convinced me to begin the process of getting certified. I studied in my home city, finished the...More

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marathonjohn2017
19 April 2017|
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Response from Michelle B | Property representative |
Yes, you can book a Shark dive as we run them every afternoon. To be sure our schedule works with your cruise ship please give us a call at (800)879-9832 or (954)524-5755 and we would be happy to help.
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Morgan G
19 April 2017|
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Response from Friedrich B | Reviewed this property |
Rentals of equipment is extra charge. You can get these kind of data on their website as well.
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bonnieyp1
21 February 2017|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
When I went , they took us to two dive sights right next to each other, and one of them had the wreck "the Viking" it was easy to swim through the helm! :) I hope that helps! They didn't feed any fish on my excursion :( and... More
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