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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 require 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 dive accident...
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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...
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Oceanic Whitetip Season has begun!

We have just made it back to Cat Island, one of the out islands of the Bahamas for the start of our 2015 Oceanic Whitetip Shark diving season.  The over 300 mile journey here was nice and smooth, with great weather on the water and some incredible sunrises and sunsets! Just after...
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2015 Great Hammerhead Season: It’s a Wrap!

We have just closed out our 2015 Great Hammerhead shark season here on Bimini and enjoyed incredible diving with some great friends. Bimini has truly become a unique dive destination offering the best encounters with the generally shy great hammerhead shark. Similar to Tiger...
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Dusky Shark Rescue featured by Oceana

We were thrilled to share the story of Atlas with Oceana, the largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation.  They recently launched a campaign to bring awareness of the serious population declines of the dusky shark, and their desperate need...
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Shark Diving Safety Tips & Tricks

Shark dives can be some of the most rewarding and thrilling underwater experiences for divers. The Bahamas national marine sanctuary, established in 2011, is home to a huge number of shark species. Divers have incredible opportunities to experience relaxed diving in calm, crystal...
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Planning your travel? Don’t forget the insurance

So you’re planning a dive vacation? You’ve packed the swimming trunks, the extra layers, your dive gear, the sun screen, but the question remains: is your medical insurance traveling with you? What happens if you get to the Bahamas like you always wanted to, and then, in a freak...