5 Reasons To Dive In The Bahamas

 

Let’s talk about diving! The Bahamas is a well-known destination spot. It’s world-renowned for breathtaking beaches, delicious cuisine, and awe-inspiring boating, but there is more than meets the eyes. There is a whole new world to see. Where? Under these turquoise seas. Dive into The Bahamas. Here are 5 Reasons To Dive In The Bahamas.

 

Beginner Friendly

Diving can be overwhelm beginners. Don’t fret! The Bahamas is a dream for those who are just starting their diving adventure. Conditions are consistent year-round. This means newbies can enjoy calm seas, manageable tides, great visibility, and gorgeous views. Interested in getting certified? There are dive operations on almost every island. Experienced dive masters along with reliable conditions make it the best choice for those that want to get certified and new divers that are eager for adventure.

Diving in The Bahamas

 

Visibility

The Bahamas boasts of some of the clearest in the world! The Bahamas can be translated to ‘shallow waters’. Rainfall is absorbed by the porous limestone of the Bahamian islands, which means there is near zero sedimentation. So, this is the reason the waters in The Bahamas are so clear. The quality that makes beachgoers flock to the country is the same reason that makes it a great choice for diving. Divers can experience 150 ft visibility year-round. Amazing, right?  After winter, it is possible to encounter a visibility of 200 ft!

Temperature

Diving is fun, but sometimes it can get a bit chilly while exploring the depths. Thankfully, because of the sub-tropical nature of The Bahamas, you won’t have to worry about that. Enjoy a water temperature range of 75° F to 85° F throughout the year. Remember, the warm waters of the country allow for diving year-round. Because of the relatively warm temperature, a wetsuit isn’t necessary.  Suit up and dive into adventure.

 

Big Animals

There are few things that can get the adrenaline pumping like an encounter with marine life. The Bahamas is known for having one of the most diverse aquatic life in the world. So, Nassau Grouper, Sting Rays, Turtles, Dolphins or Sharks can be seen. This experience is amazing.  The Bahamas has been called the #1 diving destination for Big Animals.  This means encounters are common, and this makes a diving experience memorable. There is nothing more amazing than exploring the depths and coming face to face with its residents. Excited?

 

Diverse Sites

Underwater scenery? You got it! The Bahamas is an archipelago of islands. Because of this geography, it is riddled with many great diving sites. The Bahamas offers an incredible range. Name your preferred dive and The Bahamas probably has it. Wall dives, Shipwrecks, Coral reefs, Blueholes (inland and oceanic), and caves that will satiate even the most experienced diver. Couple this with great conditions and jaw-dropping marine life one case see why diving is ‘Better in The Bahamas’. Pack a bag and dive into The Bahamas.

Every island offers great dive sites. Consider The Bahamas a bouquet of amazing dives. Come on, pack a bag, and get out here.

 

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Interested in learning more about diving in The Bahamas? Check out this blog post and diving FAQs.

 

 

Lori Sweeting

An island gyal with an appetite for the world. Traveling is my life. Whether internationally or island hopping throughout The Bahamas I'm always looking for adventure. Explore with me as we uncover gems of The Bahamas.

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