Coco Cay

Coco Cay is an island just off Nassau belonging to the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and is a popular stop for cruise-goers to either snorkel or dive. A nice, calm, clear, easy dive.

You’ll see typical Caribbean life like nurse and reef sharks, possible eagle rays, turtles, stingrays, and lots of fish: snapper, angelfish, grunts, parrot fish, and grouper.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 17 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Dive sites nearby

Big Whale Reef North

Southernmost cay in the Berry group. Reef down to about 70ft (23m) then a slope down to about 120ft (40m). Lots of swim-through opportunity and crevices to explore.

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Hollywood Bowl

Also known as Goulden Cay, the Hollywood Bowl is the dive site correlated to this government protected island and sits directly west of the island of New Providence. This site has been featured in several Hollywood films, hence the name, and is a great site for snorkelers and beginning divers.

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James Bond Wrecks

With their glory days long past, these purposefully sunk wrecks have become amazing artificial reefs for an array of fish, turtles, and eels to call home. Due to the Bahamas’ gin-clear water, Universal Studios sunk a number of vessels here to shoot many of the James Bond films on.

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Sand Chute

The Sand Chute is a nice, easy reef dive that is boat accessible and sits on the southwest corner of the island of New Providence. A very active reef with lots to see.

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Ray of Hope (Wreck)

The Ray of Hope is a 200-foot long Haitian freighter that was sunk as an artificial ree in 2003. She is fully intact, allowing divers to penetrate her interior, cabins, and gangways. Sitting in just 40-60 feet of water, this is the perfect dive for all levels of divers.

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Nassau

All around the island of New Providence, where the famous city of Nassau is located, lies many different dive sites and different types of diving from blue holes and thriving reefs to shark dives and old Hollywood move wrecks.

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Also known as “The Arena,“ this is the most popular site of Stuart Cove’s famous Shark Adventure. During the dive, you will kneel on the sand bottom and form a semicircle in front of the professional shark feeder who will place a bait box in the center to attract the sharks.

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Freeport Bahamas

Diving in Freeport has it all: wrecks, reefs, and dolphins! It doesn’t get much better than that. You can book a dolphin specific dive where you get to encounter these majestic animals or a thrilling shark specific dive. Name the kind of dive you want and the probably have it in Freeport!

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The Pumpkin Patch

The Pumpkin Patch is a spectacular reef dive, shallow enough to snorkel, that sits off the southwest coast of New Providence. Water flowing off the Great Bahama Bank twice a day, during the tidal change, over the wall and into the Tongue of the Ocean brings nutrient-rich water making this reef a haven for all

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Periwinkle Reef

Periwinkle Reef is located off of the island of New Providence and maximum depth is 21-25ft/6-8m with excellent visibility most days. It is a boat accessible dive site.

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