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Plan Your Next Bahamas Shark Diving Excursion

The Bahamas has been a shark diving hub for decades and there are now a number of hotspots throughout the archipelago that offer reliable encounters with a variety of species of sharks. Caribbean reef sharks certainly are the most commonly encountered shark species on dives here,...
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Ask DAN: How Long Should I Wait to Fly After Scuba Diving?

This is a pretty common question we get diving with guests. “Is it okay if I’m on the morning flight tomorrow?” Each diver needs to make their own judgement, but here are some of the guidelines from DAN and the Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society. Keep in mind,...
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11 Quick Tips for Avoiding Motion Sickness

Here’s an 11-part strategy for avoiding sea sickness published by SCUBA Diving Magazine: Need to feed. A meal before you board is highly important. For most people, an empty stomach is more sensitive to being irritated, so filling it with comfort food 45-60 minutes before leaving...
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Simple Tips for Preventing Seasickness (DAN)

Motion sickness is a sure-fire way to put a damper on an otherwise great day. Once it starts, it’s really difficult to break the cycle and you’re often left to endure the misery until you can get your feet back on solid ground. PADI’s website recently featured...
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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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A Bit About Cat Island

Cat Island is located in the central Bahamas. Considered one of the family islands, Cat Island is home to just over 1,600 people. The island is about 48 miles long and spans from one to four miles across, encompassing an area of 150 square miles. Cat Island was named after Arthur...
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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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Packing tips for your dive vacation

There are two kinds of travelers in the world: those who pack light and those who wish they had. The key is to include everything you need in as little space as possible. Some of the most travel-savvy people in the world offer some helpful tips and techniques for efficient...
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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...