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Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas

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Southwest Bay Street, New Providence Island
+1 242-362-4171
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Nassau Snorkel Bahamas Adventure
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on the three stop snorkeling trip and it was incredible! The first two stops were beautiful with a lot to see. It was also cool to see the movie sets fit for flipper and other movies. The last stop was with the sharks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we first booked this I was excited but as the time neared for us to actually do it I started having second thoughts...the day of our sub adventure my anxiety was in overdrive!! I can honestly say that the Stuarts Cove team was exceptional...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a great time with the professional crew from Stuart Cove. 3 dives total and one with sharks. Way cool. Gabbie the guide is great.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came down to get my open water certification in the summer and the experience at stuart’s coves was incredible everyone was very nice and easy going. My dive instructor was Hannah Rath and she made the whole experience so much easier and fun. She...More

Thank Chaz B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This whole experience was just surreal in how beautiful the dive was and I will always remember it. The staff were extremely friendly and capable, especially our dive guide, Ricardo. He was excellent at maintaining constant communication underwater and making sure that everyone was seeing...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got PADI certified here, and it was the best decision we made!! Our instructor was Brian and he was great! He is laid back but very professional; will joke around, but is very serious when needed. They took us to great dive sites even...More

Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a highlight of my trip to the Bahamas. I did the scuba scooter with my parents, who are in their early 70s, and cannot wait to do it again. We all had such a great afternoon! I was a little nervous and totally...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very unprofessional and not helpful. They forgot my equipment and the instructor never even asked our names.More

Thank Gaby B
Michelle B, Owner at Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gaby, We have pulled your reservation form and boat roster and interviewed the staff on your trip. You were booked as a rider along with your friend who was participating in our Discover Scuba Diving course. Your friend did the pool session first followed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shark dive was so professionally done ✅ and with lots of humor and warmth... sharks were not as scary as I expected... our shark man Nacho kept them occupied while we watched in awe and amazement... felt so much safer than I expected ... sharks...More

Thank Michellenergy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did 8 dives with Stuart Cove's in mid-november 2017. I had a great time, the dive sites are great, the dive-operation is very well organised, the boats are great and spacefull and I had close encounters with LOTS of sharks! Many wrecks. Great staff...More

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Natalia N
Can I book a 2-tank dive 20th november and be picked up from the Carnival cruise ship? What dives sites are included in the 2-tank trip? The ship arrives at 8am and leaves 5pm. I am a new open water diver and have very little experience - besides my PADI certification earlier this year I never dove. How big will the groups be and is it possible to make the dive master my dive buddy? How many dive masters will be there? I have to go down into the water very slowly because last time when diving a had a baro-trauma from going down to quick - so I am worried that it will be a large group and I am pressured to keep up with them and can't take my time when going down. Also, will there be the opportunity to rent Go Pros or is there someone taking pictures? Do you have diving classes with prescription (-2,5)? I have my certification number with me in email form but I don't have the actual 'paper' - is that enough? Thanks for answering my questions
19 October 2017|
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Response from Colleen G | Reviewed this property |
I would contact Stuart’s Cove directly either by their website or Facebook. They answer within a day. The dive masters on our trip have been buddies before if someone doesn’t have one. As for the barotrauma... they never... More
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marathonjohn2017
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
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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