The Ultimate Bahamas Experience

Requirements: PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent - minimum of 50 logged dives - minimum age 18

itinerary-duration

Duration

14 nights

itinerary-skill

Skill level

Advanced

The Ultimate Bahamas Experience

Overview

Great Visibility
Amazing visibility- 40-60m
Tropical white beaches
Year round shark sightings
Whales
Occasional whales
Warm water
Warm water all year

The Bahamas comprises of a large area of protected waters and is known to have some of the best visibility on earth with an abundance of sharks. It’s the third largest barrier reef area in the world with flourishing and diverse marine life. Besides sharks, keep an eye out for several species of dolphins and whales as well as the endangered Nassau grouper, considered the national fish of the Bahamas, which can reach over a meter in length. This Ultimate Bahamas trip will give you the chance to explore all of its underwater wonders!

Dates & Prices

What's included:
Obligatory surcharges:

Maps & Itinerary

This 14 night Ultimate Bahamas liveaboard adventure allows up to 4 dives per day including several night dives (conditions permitting). In some areas the diving is comparatively shallow and ‘open platform’ diving may be offered in the afternoon to allow guests to dive at their leisure up until sunset. This does not apply to Tiger Beach or Cat Island.

The diving day aboard Bahamas Master has a typical schedule as follows:

  • Light Breakfast followed by a briefing and dive 1
  • Full Breakfast, relaxation period, briefing and dive 2
  • Lunch, relaxation period, briefing and dive 3
  • Snack relaxation period, briefing and dive 4, or open platform*
  • Dinner

*Sunset and night dives, or open platform diving are dependent on the boat’s location throughout the itinerary.

Detailed itinerary

The itinerary and sites outlined above are an example only and subject to change at the Captain’s discretion depending on weather, local regulations, guests’ experience, flight schedules and other logistical considerations.

Accommodation

9.36

Rated excellent

Nitrox

Surcharge

Wifi

Yes

Equipment

Surcharge

Tech Friendly

Yes

The 35m Bahamas Master offers 8 well-designed cabins and can comfortably welcome 16 divers aboard. Equipped with a spacious and convenient dive deck, including individual dive stations and ample storage facilities, this boat will take you on an unforgettable journey in the Bahamas. Communal relaxation areas providing sun and shade are both on the upper and sundeck.

On the upper deck is the spacious covered outdoor bar and dining area for relaxation after dives. Alternatively, you can soak up some sun rays and watch the sunset on the sun deck. A dedicated indoor camera charging station can be found on the main deck towards the bow.

Extras

  • Taxes & Surcharges
  • Equipment
  • Nitrox
  • Rebreather & Cylinder
  • Diver Training
  • On-board extras
5 nights
7 nights
10 nights
14 nights
Port Fees & Local Taxes (per person)*
75 USD
100 USD
150 USD
200 USD

*Subject to change at any time.

Equipment
5 nights:
7 nights:
10 nights:
14 nights:
Full equipment set*
180 USD
225 USD
250 USD
280 USD
BCD
48 USD
60 USD
90 USD
120 USD
Booties
20 USD
30 USD
40 USD
60 USD
Dive Computer
48 USD
60 USD
90 USD
120 USD
Fins
20 USD
30 USD
40 USD
60 USD
Hood
20 USD
30 USD
40 USD
60 USD
Gloves
20 USD
30 USD
40 USD
60 USD
Mask
20 USD
30 USD
40 USD
60 USD
Regulators
48 USD
60 USD
90 USD
120 USD
UW Torch/ Flash light
48 USD
60 USD
90 USD
120 USD
Full-length wetsuit
48 USD
60 USD
90 USD
120 USD
13 Litre (AL100) cylinder
48 USD
60 USD
80 USD
120 USD
Extra 11 Litre (AL80) cylinder**
48 USD
60 USD
90 USD
120 USD

*Full Equipment set includes: BCD, regulators, wetsuit, mask, booties & fins. Torch & computer are not included.

**Extra cylinder for twinsets only; side-mount diving is only permitted with one cylinder.

5 nights:
7 nights:
10 nights:
14 nights:
Nitrox
100 USD
150 USD
200 USD
250 USD
5 nights:
7 nights:
10 nights:
14 nights:
3 Litre rebreather cylinder set*
48 USD
60 USD
90 USD
120 USD
5 Litre (40 cuft) stage tank (with rigging)
48 USD
60 USD
90 USD
120 USD
Oxygen fills
0.07 USD per litre

Please note: we are currently unable to provide Sofnolime due to high supply costs.

PADI Courses
Cost:
PADI EANx (Enriched Air Nitrox)
100 USD
PADI AWARE Shark Conservation (incl. PIC)
75 USD
PADI Deep Diver Speciality
200 USD
PADI Wreck Diver Speciality
200 USD
PADI Drift Diver Speciality
150 USD
PADI Night Diver Speciality
150 USD
PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Speciality
100 USD
PADI Speciality course manual and PIC*
50 USD

*Please note that, with the exception of AWARE Share Conservation, the course prices listed above do not include course materials or certification registration. The required manual and PADI certification card (PIC) must be paid for in addition to the course price.

All courses are subject to availability and must be pre-booked.

Beer
4 USD
Spirits (per shot)
5 USD
Cocktails
8 USD
Wine (per bottle)
30 USD
WiFi Data package
from 15 USD*
Laundry (per item)
1 USD
Bahamas Master T-Shirt
25 USD
Bahamas Master Polo Shirt
30 USD

*WiFi prices start from 15 USD for 1 night (250 MB) and are based on duration and data package size. Please refer to Bahamas onboard extras for further details.

All on-board prices are subject to change without notice. While we try to keep all information as up to date as possible, prices may be different on your cruise.

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Customer Reviews

Take a look at what our customers have said about our  the Bahamas Master.

Anon, Stockholm
Anon, Stockholm
Bahamas Master, January 2020
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The experience of a lifetime for anyone who loves sharks. Up close and personal with Tigers, Hammers, Lemons, Bulls, Reefs and Nurses. The perfect trip to dispel any fear and prejudice we might have about this beautiful animal. The stellar guides will leave you with a new look on shark behaviour make you appreciate their vital role in our ecosystem. Can't recommend this trip enough.
Daniel, Luzern
Daniel, Luzern
Bahamas Master, April 2019
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Many huge Tiger Sharks and Hammerhead sharks up close! Great feeding! Best place to dive with Tigersharks!
Shurl, Salzburg
Shurl, Salzburg
Bahamas Master, April 2019
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It was a great experience for me. I did not expect so much. The crew was amazing, Mike did a really great job, we loved it to be in the weather with him and the sharks...he lives for that job!
Michael Eisenbart, Horgen
Michael Eisenbart, Horgen
Bahamas Master, April 2019
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We saw so many tiger sharks which was an amazing experience! The diving was save all the time and the crew was helpful, friendly and professional. We even saw Patches, the friendly and playful great hammerhead shark!
Nicolas Turner
Nicolas Turner
Bahamas Master, April 2019
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Every member of staff were fantastic. They were all helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. They went above and beyond in every regard. The boat was beautiful and a pleasure to stay on. Tiger beach is the single best diving experience I have had.
Paul Christophory
Paul Christophory
Bahamas Master, March 2018
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Great dive masters crew. We were lucky to have such a passionate dive masters crew that made the experience amazing!
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