The Bahamas undoubtedly offers some of the best shark diving options available in the world! Tiger Beach has been a long time favorite among shark diving enthusiasts with it’s abundance of large sharks including Tiger Sharks, Reef Sharks, and Lemon Sharks. Bimini has emerged as a hotspot for reliable encounters with the elusive Great Hammerhead...Read More
[youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-uA8t7-msY[/youtube] [message_box title=”Oceanic Whitetip Shark: Bolt” color=”red”]One of our favorite oceanic whitetip sharks was captured on film back in 2006 by a team from the BBC during the filming of this doumentary. It’s amazing to still be able to spend the day shark diving with Bolt. [/message_box]Read More
[youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPoO7f0CMoc[/youtube] [message_box title=”Follow the Oceanic Whitetips” color=”red”] In July 2011, The Bahamas declared a shark sanctuary in its Exclusive Economic Zone. Two months earlier, scientists had tagged 12 oceanic whiteips around The Bahamas and created an animation that tracked the movement of three of those sharks. The scientists found that although they are...Read More
The folks over at the Cape Eleuthera Institute have just wrapped up their 2016 Oceanic Whitetip Shark tagging program. This concludes their sixth year of the program which has now caught and tagged nearly 60 individual whitetips in the waters surrounding Cat Island. The goals of the study are to: Determine generalized movements and determine...Read More
Cat Island has always been a very special place for us! It’s one of those far away, sparsely populated and undeveloped islands in the central Bahamas. While Cat is just a 45 minute flight from Nassau, it’s worlds away. You won’t find any big resorts and no casinos on the island, but it’s home to...Read More
Cat Island is located in the central Bahamas. Considered one of the family islands, Cat Island is home to just over 1,600 people. The island is about 48 miles long and spans from one to four miles across, encompassing an area of 150 square miles. Cat Island was named after Arthur Cat, a pirate who...Read More
We’ve just wrapped up another incredible week of diving with the Oceanic Whitetip Sharks of Cat Island. Although we had one weather day, the week was filled with nonstop shark action, and a few surprises as well. On the very last day, we even had a fly-by from a huge Blue Marlin! [space height=”20″] [youtube...Read More
The 2015 Oceanic season has started with an amazing bang! We’ve had really incredible shark action right from the start, with an average chum time of only 20 minutes so far. The oceanics have all been well behaved and we’re excited to already be seeing some of our favorites from past seasons. The water conditions...Read More
We have just made it back to Cat Island, one of the out islands of the Bahamas for the start of our 2015 Oceanic Whitetip Shark diving season. The over 300 mile journey here was nice and smooth, with great weather on the water and some incredible sunrises and sunsets! Just after arriving back on...Read More
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