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Tiger Beach Bahamas: When Currents Rip

Occasionally, the currents at Tiger Beach Bahamas can get pretty strong.  We try to plan our dives when the current is mild, but conditions have been known to change in a matter of minutes. Because the scent trail is moving fast, it can lead to some pretty amazing dives, but...
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Bahamas Shark Tourism Survey

The Cape Eleuthera Institute has recently begun an assessment of the economic value of sharks and rays in The Bahamas.  The study is aiming to update a previous assessment of the tourism value of shark diving, as well as expand the assessment to be more comprehensive of other...
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Bahamas Shark Diving

From the ubiquitous caribbean reef sharks and nurse sharks to the larger than life tiger sharks, to the ultra rare great hammerhead and oceanic whitetip sharks, the Bahamas has it all.  While there are chances to see sharks at each of the islands, some of the highly sought after...
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Shark Week 2015 on Discovery Channel

The series originally premiered on Discovery Channel on July 17, 1988 and has since become the longest running cable television programming event in history.  The series was originally developed to raise awareness for sharks, but has come under recent criticism for abandoning...
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Goodbye Cat Island…until 2016

Cat Island has always been a very special place for us! It’s one of those far away, sparsely populated and undeveloped islands in the central Bahamas. While Cat is just a 45 minute flight from Nassau, it’s worlds away. You won’t find any big resorts and no casinos on the island,...
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Epic Shark Diving Expeditions

Are you considering adding some shark dives to your logbook? Have you always wondered what it would be like to swim alongside the ocean’s top predator? Perhaps you are an experienced shark diving looking for your next encounter. Epic Diving offers some of the best shark...
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Do you really need dive accident insurance?

We highly recommends that divers carry DAN or other equivalent dive accident insurance for our dive expeditions in the Bahamas.  Our diving at each location is far from complete medical care and all but minor injuries would require evacuation off island for treatment.  Having...
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A week diving with Oceanics: Photo Slideshow

We’ve just wrapped up another incredible week of diving with the Oceanic Whitetip Sharks of Cat Island.  Although we had one weather day, the week was filled with nonstop shark action, and a few surprises as well.  On the very last day, we even had a fly-by from a huge Blue...
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M/V Thresher going for upgrades!

MV Thresher has been busy traveling through the Bahamas to some of the best shark diving hotspots on the planet.  From Tiger Beach off Grand Bahama to the Great Hammerheads off Bimini, to the Oceanic Whitetips off the more remote Cat Island, she put on a lot of miles! This June,...
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Incredible start to the 2015 Oceanic Whitetip Season

The 2015 Oceanic season has started with an amazing bang!  We’ve had really incredible shark action right from the start, with an average chum time of only 20 minutes so far.  The oceanics have all been well behaved and we’re excited to already be seeing some of our favorites...