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Best Diving Destinations in Grand Bahama
The Most Beautiful Dive Sites in Grand Bahama
Ben's Blue Hole Must see
Pygmy canyon Must see
Shark Junction Must see
Theo's Wreck Must see
About Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama is a popular destination among tourists located on the north end of the Bahamas Islands. Grand Bahama is fourth-largest island in the Bahamas, and a charming combination of history and modernity. It offers first-class vacation opportunities for visitors. The incredible beaches, pristine waters, and various attractions make for an unforgettable stay. Grand Bahama is full of natural wonders and visiting the island's three national parks should be considered a must for all visitors: Lucayan National Park, Rand Nature Center, and Peterson Cay National Park. There are dozens of dive sites with breathtaking underwater landscape. Dive sites present visitors with a wide choice of canyons, tunnels, wrecks and caves populated with a diverse flora and fauna. Tiger sharks are frequent at Freeport, Caribbean sharks and hammerheads at Shark Alley. Most popular dive sites Top dive sites to visit are Theo’s Wreck, Pygmy canyon, The Sugar Wreck, Ben’s Blue Hole, Shark Junction, Sea Star Wreck, Miami Rita wreck, and Treasure Reef.
When to go to Grand Bahama
Due to the warm tropical climate diving in Grand Bahama is perfect all year round. The low season is considered to be from May till November, because of expected hurricanes and tropical storms, especially in September. In spite of that, the conditions for diving are still appropriate, the water temperature is around 26-29C/78-84F. The high season and perfect time for diving in Grand Bahamas is from November through April, the air temperature is around 23-27C/73-79F, and the water is about 24-26C/74-78F. The visibility in this area ranges from 20 to 50m/65-164ft. What to see Hard corals, gorgonians, sponges and crinoids can be spotted on the Plate Reef. Whales, dolphins, rays, angelfish, octopuses, shrimps and turtles are just a few of the species that populate the area.