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Address: Southwest Bay Street, New Providence Island
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Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas is Nassau's leading full service dive centre....

Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas is Nassau's leading full service dive centre. Originally opened in 1979, the operation has grown to a fleet of nine dive vessels, with five of the boats over 40 feet in length. Located on the Southwest side of Nassau/New Providence Island, Stuart Cove's is in the ideal location to take advantage of the most diverse diving the Bahamas has to offer. Walls, reefs, wrecks and sharks! There something for everyone from beginner divers to experts. Holiday travelers who have never been diving before will enjoy the 3-hour "Learn To Dive Program". In this program guests will be introduced to the equipment used in the sport of diving in a swimming pool, receive an introduction into the basics of diving, and then complete their first ocean dive. All of this takes place under the supervision of a professional dive instructor. 2-tank dive trips are offered both moring and afternoon with 2-tank Shark dives offered every afternoon. Night dives are available on selected evenings with a minimum of 6 guests. Dive sites encompass steep vertical walls that plummet to 6,000 feet of depth, shallow tropical reefs, 13 different locations containing ship or airplane wrecks, and numerous locations that were used as underwater movie sets for feature films. The feature activities at Stuart Cove's for our divers is our "Extreme Shark Adventure". The Shark Adventure program is a 2-tank dive trip that takes divers on an underwater encounter with Caribbean Reef Sharks. On the first dive divers participate in a "free swim" with the sharks along a beautiful wall. On the second dive, the group forms a semi-circle on the 40-foot bottom and watch while a professional shark feeder enters the water with a box of bait. Upon reaching the bottom, the feeder begins feeding the sharks with the aid of a pole spear. To say the sharks come close to the divers is an understatement - they are everywhere! However, Stuart Cove's is not exclusively about diving. It's about sharing the underwater world with as many people as possible. Have a non-diving buddy? We have snorkel dedicated trips that take guests to a variety of shallow reef sites and even visits the sharks weather permitting. Want something more exciting? How about our personal submarines? SUB Bahamas takes adventurers on a trip around a shallow reef and allows them to snorkel as well on a custom boat.

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Aweesome dive and great service

Their shark dive is out of this world!! They have it down to a science and you won't be disappointed!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Naperville, Illinois
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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Their shark dive is out of this world!! They have it down to a science and you won't be disappointed!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good trip around to west side of new providence island. Pickup from your hotel. 3 stops made. Shallow water, a reef dive and shark water snorkel if wanted. Helpful staff attract fish by introducing fish food to bring droves of colorful angelfish and others up close. Reasonable price $85, bring your own lunch and towel. 3.5 hour trip on water.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We came to Bahamas to scuba dive. We booked 6 days of 2 tank dives. The dive company (stuart cove's) provided a bus for us that was never on time, we waited everyday, sometimes over 1 hr. When we registered for our first dive, we found out that we had to pay extra for the gear. Everything was extra... fins,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome experience and awesome staff. I will do this trip every time I am in the Bahamas going forward. I just watched videos from my go pro and the staff did great bringing the action right to you. Thanks Stuart Cove dive team it was great!

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Trenton, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the Bahamas over a dozen times. I went with a group of people to Stuarts Cove's this time because a few people in our group had gone many years ago and liked it. But...I should have known better when the group was sat down for the instruction and safety video. The TV kept shutting off and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a "cattle car" dive and water adventure place; however, it is well run and the staff is very experienced. The boat was comfortable, the dive master professional and the dives were very nice. A really long drive from Nassau but the bus was decent and the driver friendly. Rental equipment is typical and a bit dated but certainly... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The SNUBA experience here was the highlight of our trip to the Bahamas!! We were on a boat full of a snorkeling tour so we pretty much had a private snuba instructor. Jody was absolutely amazing and was very patient and helpful! Neither of us had ever done snuba before so it took some getting used to but once we... More 

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Johnstown, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When I decided I would be visiting Nassau, the first thing I did was to google "Nassau+Sharks" which brought me upon Stuart Cove's website. After some quick research we decided to book the excursion during our scheduled day ashore on our cruise and we were not to be let down. The bus was waiting just outside of the port and... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have dove all around the world and I have to say Stuart's Cove's was one of the best operations I have seen. This is not a small shop so don't expect to have only one or two boats going out. That being said I felt this was very organized and seemed to flow well. There were two Divemasters on... More 

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Windham, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Melia for a week and wanted to try SNUBA. Stuart Cove's was the perfect opportunity because they were located right at our hotel. It was a great introduction to SNUBA as the lesson was about an hour, included an introductory video and a lot of patience and knowledge from the dive team. They took their time... More 

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