Where to Go Diving in the Bahamas

When it comes to diving in the Bahamas, the country is diverse and there are lots of spots that are worth considering for a diving holiday. There are the Caribbean Reef sharks in Nassau, hammerheads in Bimini, oceanic white tips in Cat Island...the list goes on. Away from the sharks there are lots of areas to consider for other, non-big-fish, reasons and on this page you will find our top picks.

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Caribbean > Bahamas

Diving, world-class bone fishing and some of the best hotels in the Bahamas make Andros the ideal getaway for those wanting beach and activity. Read more

The Abacos

Caribbean > Bahamas

Beautiful colonial architecture and untouched white sandy beaches, the Abacos are stunning and are particularly good for family holidays. Read more


Caribbean > Bahamas

The Exuma Islands in the Bahamas have been called the Caribbean’s answer to the Maldives, and with good reason: there are 365 tiny islands adrift in wonderfully translucent seas. Read more

Harbour Island

Caribbean > Bahamas

Harbour island is home to a three mile long pink sand beach and lovely hotels. Read more

New Providence

Caribbean > Bahamas

More built up than other parts of the Bahamas, New Providence has some lovely hotels with the added bonus of some very exciting shark diving. Read more


Caribbean > Bahamas

The solitary, elusive great hammerhead shark has now been discovered just a 5 minute boat ride from the shores of Bimini. Read more

Grand Bahama

Caribbean > Bahamas

There is only one real reason to go to Grand Bahama: Tiger sharks. Read more

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