Wax Cut drift

A dive of approximately 30 minutes at an average depth of 7.5 meters (maximum 10.4m) through some of the Exuma Cays. As it is in an isolated location, the support of a vessel will be necessary. To do this, it is important to observe the local tide.

Along the way it is possible to see some sharks, turtles, stingrays, ... On the “sides“ it is possible to see fire corals (attention).

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 21 m
Current

Current

  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Dive sites nearby

The Austin Smith (Wreck)

The Austin Smith, also known as the HMBS Flamingo, was originally a 90-foot Bahamian Defense Force Cutter and was decommissioned in 1995. As it was being towed to its final resting place as an artificial reef, the Austin Smith accidentally sunk en route and now rests in 60 feet of water in the Exuma Cays.

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Blacktip Wall

A classic wall dive with passages through some “canyons“ or paths between rocks. This dive is performed between 13m (mooring depth) and 30m (maximum recommended depth on the wall).

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Lobster No Lobster

Lobster No Lobster is a boat accessible dive site in the northernmost islands of the Exuma Cays. As the name implies, a great site to see lobsters.

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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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Smuggler’s Plane

Smuggler’s Plane wreckage consisting of the wings and 2 engine cowlings in the middle of a shallow sandy/ sea grass bottom. There are no other underwater items of interest in the area, so don’t miss the directions on how to locate the wreck once you are underwater.

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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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Lost Blue Hole - Bahamas

Located a little to the south of Rose Island, this blue hole, 30 m in diameter and 52 m deep, is suitable for diving from basic to technical levels. It starts at 13 m with a small cave at 22 m.

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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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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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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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