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Dive Review of Epic Diving in
Bahamas/Cat Island

June, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by Jamie Pollack, NY, US
Reviewer   (3 reports)
Report Number 6640
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Mexico, South Africa, Indonesia, Red Sea, Florida Keys, Grenada, Grand
Cayman, Sipadan, Layang Layang, Palau
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
Water Temp
79   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Be mindful of the sharks around you at all times  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
5 stars  
Large Pelagics
  5 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
This is a great place to get shots of lots of different kinds of sharks.
You can see Oceanic Whitetips, Reefs, Silkys, Lemons. There is also the
chance to see Marlin and Tiger sharks passing by.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
1 stars   
5 stars    
This is one of the best trips I have ever been on. You fly into Nassau and
then take another flight out to Cat Island. This island is not built up but
beautiful and wild. The people who own and operate the boat are awesome. We
saw Oceanic White tip sharks, Reef sharks and Silky sharks. One diver saw a
marlin pass by. They take you out for 5 days of shark diving and you can be
in the water for hours. Once they attract the sharks these large pelagics
will hang around for a long time. You will get in the water first on
snorkel and let the sharks get used to you. Then you can go on SCUBA. I
didn't want to get out of the water and so my tank was passed to me right
in the water! The water is crystal clear and the weather was sunny and hot.
Our pictures came out amazing as the sharks stay near the surface and light
from the sun reflects on the sharks beautifully. We even got the Oceanics
on the reef. These animals came right up to me and swam right by. They are
beautiful and majestic. Really a sight worth seeing. The season is from
April-June only. There are two options for accommodations. A house that you
can share with a group (which is what I did and liked it alot) or you can
stay in a hotel about 20 minutes away. I liked the house option as we
cooked our own meals (you can get the meal plan for dinners and not cook)
but having a kitchen in the house makes me feel like I am on a land base
liveaboard. I just loved it. 
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