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Sign Up For the Cat Ppalu NowExplore the Out Islands of the Bahamas!

6 Night Escorted Dive Package - Only $1,595

March 14 - 20, 2015 - TRIP SOLD OUT! Waiting List Available. Click on Sign Up Button to Get on the List.

Join the Academy of Scuba on the ultimate escape as we explore the out islands of the Bahamas, the Exuma Islands, aboard our own private yacht.

Cat Ppalu Exuma IslandsThe liveaboard charter yacht Cat Ppalu offers an incredible trip of scuba diving and exploring the Exuma Islands. The entire week you will have nothing to do but sit back, relax, DIVE, and enjoy the tropical ambience around you. In addition to diving, there are several other activities to choose from, such as sailing, cruising, kayaking, bird watching, and exploring the unique outer islands of the Bahamas. The Cat Ppalu is a 65' sailing catamaran with plenty of space for up to 12 passengers. The crew handles all the details, offering personal service with an open bar and all beverages, meals, water sports, and diving included.

The Cat Ppalu will take us to scuba dive remote walls, wrecks, coral reefs, and dive with sharks. You will enjoy 3-4 dives per day and experience incredible visibility with swim throughs, tongue and groove coral reefs, and prolific sea life. You’ll see large fish and large schools of fish! Pelagic sightings are a daily occurrence. Sea turtles, eagle rays, and sharks abound in this area of the Bahamas!

Liveaboards offer the best variety of diving available when exploring these outer islands. Dive with sharks at Amberjack Reef, watch eagle rays gracefully glide by the walls, get tumbled around on a high speed drift dive, the Washing Machine, or shoot photos of all the great macro and micro shots you'll see in the gin clear water of the Bahamas.

Check out the dive spots you could be diving!
Exuma Islands MapExuma Islands SharksExuma Islands Reef

Your trip will include:

  • 6 Nights Aboard the Cat Ppalu Catamaran (double occupancy)
  • 5 1/2 Days of Diving
  • Tanks and Weights are Provided
  • Use of Recreational Equipment such as Kayaks, Fishing Gear, etc.
  • 3 Meals Daily, Snacks, Beverages, and Bar Drinks
  • Refresher Course before going on trip at the Academy of Scuba training facility, mandatory if you have not dove in the 6 months prior to the trip

Your trip does NOT include:

  • Airfare to NASSAU Bahamas (must arrive in the morning on Saturday, March 14 - boat departs by 3pm)
  • Transfers from NASSAU Airport
  • Single Supplement - $1495
  • Food and Beverages not listed
  • $60 Port Tax, $10 Underwater Park Fee, and $40 Fuel Surcharge (subject to change)
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Dive Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Any Scuba Diving Certifications Needed to Dive
  • Rental and any other Dive Equipment not listed above
  • Anything else not mentioned

No Refunds on any deposits. No Refunds on Final Payments. No Cancellations once paid. No Transfers are Allowed. Deposit of $300 at time of sign up reserves your spot. There are no reservations without payment.

Full payment is due by December 14, 2014.

Trip Prerequisites: Must be an open water diver or better prior to the trip if you want to dive.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT FOR THIS TRIP.

Our group will be occupying the entire boat.

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