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Diving Reviews of Aqua Cat Cruises in Bahamas

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(55 Reports)
For Experienced Divers:  4 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  4 stars
Underwater Photography:  4 stars Accommodations:  5 stars
 
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Aqua Cat Cruises Y   [N/A]   "Few fish & lots of dead coral"
Few fish & lots of dead coral[None] Comfortable boat, good food, good staff. Very few fish. Lots of dead coral. You will see sharks. Not worth the expense... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Debora McAteer
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   [N/A]   "Mostly dead or dying reefs"
Mostly dead or dying reefsAs stated in earlier reports, the majority of reefs are covered in algae and are in very unhealthy condition. Due to these condit... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2016   Greg Luken
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   [N/A]   "Excellent week on the Aqua Cat"
Excellent week on the Aqua CatThis was my fourth Aqua Cat trip for good reason. The boat is excellent and very well designed for divers. Lots of room and great ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2016   Douglas Harlan Reed
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   [N/A]   "Good Boat, Awful Diving"
Good Boat, Awful DivingThis was my second live aboard of 2016. Both were reviewed by Undercurrent after my trips. I mention this because it gave me the... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Mr Brent Woods
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   Exhumas   "Aqua Cat, September 2015"
Aqua Cat, September 2015This was the second time I had been on the Aqua Cat and I did have a much better experience than the first time I was on it. Howev... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2015   Lisa Vitale
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   [N/A]   "Good Diving, Great Boat"
Good Diving, Great BoatAqua Cat was our first liveaboard dive boat back in 2008, and it pretty much spoiled us for everything after. We still like day b... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2015   Mark Kimmey
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   [N/A]   "Another great trip"
Another great tripThis was my second trip on the Aquacat. We had 24 mostly experienced divers who had traveled together before. Ron was again our ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2014   Tracy E. Johnson
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   Exhumas   "Great Trip"
Great Trip[ This was our fourth trip on the Aqua Cat all with Capt Ron. It was a family/friends group of 10,and introduced my daughter, so... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2014   Phil Hampton
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   Exhumas   I wish I had known that the boat did not have gluten-free flour as no alternatives were available; so the "daily cookie parade" wa... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
12/2013   fiona coldridge
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   [N/A]   The Captain ran a tight ship, with emphasis on safety and keeping the divers happy. There were 4-5 dives available a day, except o... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2013   Jack Aland
<100 Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   Exhuma Cays   The Aquacat was a great experience. The food was excellent, the crew was helpful, hard working and accommodating. The staterooms w... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2013   Everette Strahl
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   Eulthrea, Exuma, Little San S   This is my third trip with the Aqua Cat. Last year our group had the honor of having the trip cut short by Hurricane Sandy, where... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2013   Terence Taylor
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Y   Exumas and Eleuthera   Though this was my 1st live aboard I find it hard to imagine that it could get much better. The boat was clean and the cabins wer... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2013   Doug Moore
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report Y   [N/A]   First, this was NOT a typical cruise on the Aqua Cat as I have come to know it. I and many of our group have been on the Aqua... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2012   Terence Taylor
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report Y   [N/A]   We took this trip September 15-22 so were naturally concerned about hurricane season. Turned out to be some of the best weather t... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2012   Tracy E. Johnson
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report Y   Exuma Cays   Notice: We were there during Tropical Storm Isaac, so conditions noted above were probably not as good as usual. Good: Really n... Full report  
2 stars
2 stars  
8/2012   Vance Esler
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report Y   Exuma, Eleuthera   Captain Ron did an excellent job of adjusting the itinerary to avoid storms and overly-lumpy seas without wimping out and sticking... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2012   Anna Flynn
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report Y   [N/A]   Well the lionfish invasion is very real, and it would appear to have had a negative impact on the reef fish. 1st time to the Exum... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2011   Wellington Lee
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report Y   Exuma & Eleuthera Islands   The weather started out rough due to hurricane Tomas passing through the general area. The ship is somewhat top heavy which doesn... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2010   Richard Hart
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report Y   Exumas/Eluthera   Food is excellent and always plentiful. Cabins are some of the largest in any liveaboard fleet. Vessel is about 10 years old, but ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2010   Colin Zylka
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report Y   Eleuthera, Little San Salvador   Great ship, great crew, great captain, great diving. No shortage of excursions for non-divers or those wanting to sit out a dive -... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2010   Reuben Watkins
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report N   [N/A]   This trip was everything and more than I expected. The crew we had on this liveaboard were awesome. They all seemed to care abou... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2009   Jim Kirby
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exumas   The Aqua Cat is a great boat for liveaboard diving, with larger-than-expected cabins, a comfortable dining/salon area, large dive ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2009   Deborah Campbell
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Nassau/Exumas   This is a first class operation. The boat was spotless, the crew enthusiastic and always accommodating, the food was excellent an... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2009   Kandie Vactor
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Liveaboard Full report N   Exumas   Awesome boat design, excellent accommodations. Boat was clean and well run. Staff was friendly and went well out of their way to ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2008   Steven Y. Davidson
1000+ Dives
 
Aquacat Full report N   Exumas   I had previously gone on an Aqauacat trip, so knew what to expect and to bring with me. The boat was well maintained and clean on ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2008   Steven DuBose
250+ Dives
 
Aquacat Full report N   [Exuma   Large well maintained boat. Engineering, housekeeping, and dietary departments excellent. Spacious accomadations. Corals stressed,... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2008   Andy Kenley
500+ Dives
 
Aquacatcruises.com/ Aquacat Full report Y   Exumas and Eleuthera   This was my second trip. Aquacat is first-class! Boat is very well maintained and well run. Staff are outstanding. Dive deck is ve... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2008   Harvey S. Cohen
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exuma Islands   This was my third trip on the Aqua Cat and the crew was never better. As with most liveaboards, there is a high rate of crew tu... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2008   Jerry Hobart
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report N   Exumas, Little San Salvador   It was a most enjoyable livaboard experience with excellent diving facilities and helpful experience crew. I have experienced num... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2007   Rick Brohammer MD
1000+ Dives
 
AquaCat Full report N   Exumas   This was our second live aboard trip in 14 years of diving and was a real treat. The Aqua Cat is a 102' catamaran with a 35' beam ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2007   David Steinberg
250+ Dives
 
Aquacat Full report Y   [N/A]   We have been on 12 live-a-board trips and this one by far was the best. Second best was the last time we were on the... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2006   Captain Jim Davis
500+ Dives
 
AquaCat Cruises Full report N   Exumas   The Australian designed and built AquaCat measures 31 meters or 91 feet in length and sports a 10 meter or 30 foot beam, providing... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2006   Kent Bonde
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exumas   This was the perfect live-aboard in every way. I was able to do 25 dives without any feeling of over-exertion. The dives were va... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2006   Ralph Asher
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exumas & Eleuthra   The Aqua Cat ranks as one of the best overall liveaboard dive boats in the world. Berthed in Nassau, it's easy to reach and sails... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2006   Bill Shepherd
1000+ Dives
 
Aquacat Full report Y   Exynas   This is our 4th or 5th time on the Aquacat and this was a two week trip, so we were really looking forward to it. The first week ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2005   Juli Tracy
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exumas   I wish that I had of known that the water was as cold as it was. (Hey I live in South Florida). From the time we arrived 18 of us ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2005   Terry R. Garland
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   [N/A]   Second trip on the Aqua Cat and positively impressed by the quality of service, facilities, and crew. Deserves rating as one of t... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2005   Bill Shepherd
1000+ Dives
 
Aquacat Full report Y   Exumas   We've never been on a liveaboard where the crew bent over backwards and anticipated our needs as well as this group did. 1 crew m... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2005   Ronald Johnson
1000+ Dives
 
AquaCat Full report Y   Exumas   A great trip - helpful/friendly crew. Luggage was delayed for many on the inbound trip - boat altered plan; loaned gear; and did ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2005   Jack Gullo Jr.
250+ Dives
 
Aquacat Full report Y   Exumas   The Aquacat is a well thought out boat for diving. Cabins had some of the most space I've seen. Dive deck had plenty of room for g... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
2/2005   Andy Beebe
500+ Dives
 
AquaCat Full report Y   Exuma Cays   This was our first live aboard and it couldn't have been better (except for the water temperature - we kept asking them to turn up... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
2/2005   Anne Efron
<100 Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Northern Exuma Cays   The Aqua Cat is a new (2002) catamaran purpose built dive boat with a well thought out lay out. The cabins are spacious, comforta... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2004   James Heimer
250+ Dives
 
AquaCat Full report Y   Exumas   The AquaCat is a very comfortable boat with a very good crew. They went out of their way to accomodate their passengers. The boa... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
1/2004   Douglas Hansen
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exhumas   Water a little cold for wimps like us, (75-77 Deg F.) but not unexpected this time of year at that latitude. One of the best, a... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2004   Robin J. Humphrey
1000+ Dives
 
Aquacat Cruises Full report Y   [N/A]   This is a first class operation, and a relatively new boat, built in 2001. There are 100 cu.ft. tanks avaiable, however, two of ou... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2003   Dean K Knudson
100+ Dives
 
Aquacat Full report Y   Exumas   Well, my complacency has been disturbed. Those of you who dive with Club Ed know that Ive been grumbling about all those Caribb... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2003   Ron Johnson
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exumas   This was a dream trip on an exceptional boat with a fabulous crew! The boat is a 3 year old 100+ foot Catamaran with 11 spacious ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2003   Allison Ashnault
<100 Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exuma area   New boat, well maintained and clean boat with spacious accommodations. Entire crew well qualified, committed to customer service,... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2003   Bill Shepherd
500+ Dives
 
Aquacat Full report Y   Exumas   Good: I rate this trip very highly. Having experienced live-aboards around the world, this crew and accomodations are first clas... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2003   Don Paschal
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Cruises Full report Y   Mostly Exumas   Trip was April 26-May 3, 2003. Fabulous boat. Best liveaboard we've been on. Largest (for a liveaboard) rooms that we've seen, wit... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2003   Linda Bellofatto
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exuma   This was a first class dive boat -- in the words of the many divers who had taken other liveaboard trips on the Agressor and Hughe... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
5/2003   Gerald Canning
250+ Dives
 
AquaCat Full report Y   Exumas   This boat was designed for divers. Rooms have more storage space than one could ask for, indiv. controlled a/c, large windows, go... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2003   Anne and Michael Montgomery
100+ Dives
 
AquaCat Full report Y   Exumas   This boat was designed for divers. Rooms have more storage space than one could ask for, indiv. controlled a/c, large windows, go... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2003   Anne and Michael Montgomery
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Cat Full report Y   Exumas   Over all it was a great first expirence on a liveaboard. Ron the captian was great in welcoming everyone, and most of the staff we... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
4/2003   Phil
<100 Dives
 
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