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Dive Review of Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas in

Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas: "Stuart Coves shark adventure ruined me for future dive excursions", Sep, 2018,

by James Devine, MD, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10617 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Who would deny that seeing sharks is one of THE most exiting aspects about SCUBA diving? In 43 years of diving all over the world I haven’t seen all that many of them and, whenever I did, it was ALWAYS memorable. Stuart Cove promised me I would see sharks this day. They kept their promise…. BIG TIME!

I have to say that this shark encounter probably ruined me for most other future dive excursions. For wonder, fascination, excitement and pure adrenaline Its gonna be hard for me to find another dive that could possibly measure up. This was shock and awe at the primeval level and was possibly the greatest single day of diving I have ever had (and I have had MANY great dives). For a comprehensive video of this entire experience you can see my YouTube page at

There were 2 tanks for today's Shark Adventure dives. The first was kind of an introductory to all the good stuff in the Bahamas: They drop you off at the shark arena, you then swim over to a nearby wall which you then proceed to swim along for about 10 minutes whereupon you come upon a large wreck (Ray Of Hope?) then return to the boat for the the second dive; the main event; The shark encounter proper.

Upon departure from the dock the ride took only about 15 minutes, well within sight of land. T ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Belize, Keys, Cozumel, Cancun, NY/NJ, California Channel Islands, Truk, Palau
Closest Airport Nassau Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available?

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments [None]Once you show people your pictures from this dive, its going to be hard to find anything else more impressive ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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