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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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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
+1 242-362-4171
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wish I could rate this experience better as I dive Stuart's cove a couple years back and it was ok. On this trip, the experience was awful. Boat was crowded. Thirty divers and many didn't know how to manage themselves on a boat. Staff was...More

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have four boys ranging from 10-19 yrs of age and we are all certified scuba divers. We booked the shark encounter trip ahead of one of our cruise stops via email. We arrived at the port and found the shuttle bus to the dive...More

Thank 4boymom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We dove in 3 Hawaiian Islands, San Diego and the Bahamas. The Snorkeling and Diving location with Stuart's Cove was hands down the best. Captain Don, guide Trevin and crew meme we Shan were those we can recall by name. Boat Florisa

Thank Wolf M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took my family to Stuarts Cove for a snorkel (half day). It started out well with a hotel pick-up from Van the Man. (Actually Vernon, but everyone calls him Van). Van did a great job telling us about the island and Bahamas in general...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I just have to give this company 5 stars! We visited them on June 18, 2017 pm sub cruise. The staff was so fun and friendly! I can't remember everyone names but thank you for making myself and my children, Brittany, Briana and Christopher a...More

Thank Camille M
Reviewed 5 days ago

As excited as I was about swimming with the sharks of course I was very nervous!! We arrived on site at Stuarts Cove a nice little place. We went right to the gift shop to check in. The store had drinks, snacks, and all sorts...More

Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well organized and ran Dive operation, I'am a IDC staff instructor and had a great time diving, Shark Feeder Gigi was amazing, she was thorough and made sure everyone was safe and also had a good time. Never once did the divers feel threaten...More

Thank Charles G
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

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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.
April 18, 2017|
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.
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?
April 18, 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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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.
February 20, 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