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Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas

#6 of 90 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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Southwest Bay Street, New Providence Island
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+1 242-362-4171
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did two afternoons with them and really considered a third day. From Paradise Island, it's a long trip to the Dive Shop but they include transportation which makes it pretty easy. We did the afternoon dives so left around 1130 and returned to the hotel...More

Thank Utes1914
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived and immediately went to the shop for the night shark dive. Liz did a great job at shark wrangling, Kept everyone safe while there was lots of action. True professional. We also graduated from Adventure Divers to Advanced Divers with the expert assistance...More

Thank Glenn T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In May I did a wreck dive and a shark dive with them. I am a certified master diver and underwater photographer. I am sad to say that on both dives I was left behind without any communication from the dive master. There were only...More

Thank varay51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a package dive/hotel trip through Stuart Cove with airport transfers included. When we landed at the airport and went out to get the van to our hotel Majestic Tours had no knowledge of us, were very rude from the moment they latched onto...More

Thank Calidenna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a two year layoff from diving I reserved three days of diving with Stuart Cove's. I scheduled two tank dives each morning Monday through Wednesday and did the Shark Dives Tuesday afternoon. The dive staff was patient helping me get reaclimated after my long...More

Thank gfrog53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great SUB trip. Lashon and the crew were helpful and very friendly. The SUBs took a few minutes to get used to but gave you a very unique and cool experience. Saw tons of fish. Long bus ride but worth the wait.

Thank scottstraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did the snorkel trip but the place offers a lot more including scuba and scuba trips. Our captain Chris was awesome he let people sit up front with him as he drove the boat. Welcoming kids to come and join him....More

Thank dina z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively new divers, we chose Stuart Cove. We arrived via bus from our Disney cruise ship. We dove two dives, Steel Reef and Ray of Hope, around 60 feet, 30 minutes each. Our captain was attentive and our dive guide, Andre' was excellent. I had...More

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the half day snorkeling trip with 3 stops. The staff was awesome, boat ride fun, tons of fish at all 3 stops and sharks at the end. Fantastic value and a great time.

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband,10year old and myself went on the snorkeling tour. The tour includes one reef snorkeling, one ruins snorkeling and one shark encounter. The guides were awesome! The took us out to the reefs and my son was able to jump off the top of...More

Thank holiday_florida
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marathonjohn2017
Can I book the shark dive in late May 2017 and be picked up from outside the Norwegian Sky cruise ship. The Norwegian Sky is in Nassau on May 28th (I think) I would like to do a 2 tank dive with Stuarts Cove and have the Shark Dive if possible.
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
Does the scuba 1/2 day include usage of a BCD? Or does it really only include the actual tank, weights, and belt?
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
Hi, besides their 'signature' shark feed dive, what other good unforgettable dive sites do they take divers to? Does Stuart Cove go to 'The Lost Blue Hole'? What is a good wreck Stuart Cove goes to that has nice swim through? Thanks.
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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