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.

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

  • 20 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Dive sites nearby

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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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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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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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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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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Great Blue Hole

Found off Andros, the Great Blue Hole is probably one of the most unique dives in the Bahamas. This natural hole in the open ocean floor is about 100 feet across and over 200 feet deep.

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Dog Rocks Reef

A beautiful, boat accessible dive with visibility getting up to 150 feet at times! An excellent wall dive in the northernmost section of the Exumas.

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The Washing Machine

Diving at the Washing Machine isn’t about all the marine life you’ll see there but about the ripping current that you’ll get to ride. This site sits off the Exuma Cays and is a popular stop amongst liveaboards.

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