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Blue Hole Watersports

Back of British Colonial Hilton Hotel, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Very friendly and helpful snorkeling tour!

My family (10 of us) went to Nassau Bahamas last week and there were a few highlights, including... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
mdswhitebear
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New Richmond, Wisconsin
Personal, affordable, professional, authentic and the highlight of a week long cruise!

What a find this excursion turned out to be! As we walked back to our cruise ship past the crowded... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
LonsdaleTraveller
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Lonsdale, Ontario
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Back of British Colonial Hilton Hotel, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

My family (10 of us) went to Nassau Bahamas last week and there were a few highlights, including meeting Basil (owner of Blue Hole Watersports) and Mark (Tour guide to the reefs). We called the After Hours number for Blue Hole on Tuesday, 3/13/18 and...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

What a find this excursion turned out to be! As we walked back to our cruise ship past the crowded boats on the main pier I was so thrilled that we had found Blue Hole here on tripadvisor. Booking was a breeze - no "island...More

6  Thank LonsdaleTraveller
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 6 ranging in age from 4 to almost 40, we all had a wonderful time! Mark took us to two beautiful reefs and even gave us a little boat tour to show us Atlantis. The boat was in great order,...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Form beginning to end this was the best snorkeling trip. Basil was excellent. We noticed other snorkeling excursions in larger boats that had 30 to 40 people. Our boat had 6 so it felt private and not rushed. We got to tour the reefs, sunken...More

Thank Amy B
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The location of Blue Hole Watersports is within a 10-15 minutes walk from the Royal Caribbean cruise port in the Bahamas. Captain Basil is a great guy with a lot of knowledge regarding snorkeling in the Bahamas. He is patient with kids and 1st time...More

1  Thank reenyNY
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is the easiest 5 star review I will write in a while. In short the service from that start to the second we walked off the boat was top notch. I reached out to BHW about a week before we arrived in Nassau. It...More

2  Thank smlytle
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Found Blue Hole Watersports online and we are so glad we did! Captain Basil was wonderfully informative about the area while being patient and helpful with everyone, regardless of our skill level. The fish and coral were amazing, as was the service!

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Our family found this gem at the end of our two week stay in the Bahamas. We had an absolute blast snorkelling a ship wreck and a beautiful assortment of fish and coral reef. Thanks to Mark for being so kind to myself (the chicken...More

Thank TracyMarie99
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Just what I wanted from a Bahamian snorkelling trip, small boat, small group (6 in total) wonderful fish, despite only managing to visit one site due to choppy seas. Mark was friendly, calm and confident, boat ride was fun (waves again) but never worrisome and...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

The excellence started before we ever arrived with prompt emails and phone calls confirming our needs and wants. Kathy was friendly and professional. It was an easy stroll from the cruise terminal to the hotel. The directions we were given were easy to follow. Basal...More

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SuzeQFlorida
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Actually, the above answer came too late for our trip and we must have had the other boat. The ladder was broken and there was only the top step to get up on. I had a difficult time and fortunately Basil was able to... More
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