Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas


Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

Scuba diving information in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

The reefs of Cat Island are virtually unexplored, with superb diving off its south shore, where there is an abundance of caves and coral canyons to explore. Blue holes, walls and shipwrecks, as well as sharks, dolphins, turtles and stingrays are all part of the experience.

One of the finest shallow Bahamian reefs, Dry Heads, is here, along with First Basin Wall, a deep-water drop-off facing the Great Bahamas Bank; the Blue Hole; White Hole Reef, with circular depressions in the limestone basin surrounded by coral mounds; the Tunnels, a shore coral garden with a series of canyons and fissures; the Third Basin Reef, a wall with a nearly vertical drop-off with giant sponges and black coral bushes and the Santa Maria Teresa, a 360-foot (110 meter) Spanish battleship.

Water Temperature

The water temperature varies between 24º C in winter and 31º C in the summer.

Diving Suit

Full wetsuit or shorty.

Visibility under water

The visibility varies between 10 and 30 meters.

Climate

Semi-tropical climate, with an average temperature of 24º to 33º C all year.

How to get there

There are two airports in Cat Island, Arthur's Town Airport and New Bight Airport. If you prefer, there is also a boat that makes trips twice a week from Nassau.

Other Activities

In Cat Island you can visit some monuments like the Deveaux Mansion ruins, traces of the ancient cotton plantations and the Hermitage Monastery in Mount Alvernaria, the tallest point in the Bahamas. One of the best known events of this island is the Rake & Scrape festival in May.

Cat Island also offers fantastic tours, from boat tours around the island, to its beautiful beaches, to hiking trails through the wonderful forests. You can also try the several activities like surfing, windsurfing, fishing, sailing and kayaking.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites Map in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

Where are located the best diving sites to dive in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas? Below, you will find a map of all scuba diving sites in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas in which you can dive and snorkel.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites List in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

Which diving sites are located in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas? Below, you will find a list of all scuba diving sites in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas in which you can dive and snorkel.


Scuba diving sites and photos from each diving site in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

Which diving sites in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas have underwater photos? Below, you will find the list of scuba diving sites in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas and a list of underwater photos for each diving site.

Marine Species and photos of each species in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

Which marine species can I observe in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas? Below, you will find the list of marine species and the photos for each species.

Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

Which photographers have taken underwater photos in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas.

Scuba Diving centers in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

Which scuba diving centers can I dive with in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas? Below, you can see the list of scuba diving centers in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas. Click on “more info” to find out more about each scuba diving center.

There are no diving centers available

Liveaboards in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

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Accommodation in Cat Island, Cat Island, Bahamas

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There are no accommodation available