Dive Grand
BahamaJuly 19 - 23, 2021

Introducing Dive Grand Bahama, a five-day gathering of Bahamas Dive Ambassadors, open water-certified divers and local dive operators! This inaugural event features customized two-tank dives of major dive sites, including wrecks, reefs, and Caribbean reef shark encounters, plus plenty of after-hours fun. Secure your participation in this event by booking your package at The Pelican Bay Hotel.

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Hosted By | UNEXSO, Pelican Bay and Bahamasair

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Overview

Monday

July 19

  • Arrive on Grand Bahama Island
  • Evening Welcome Reception at Bones Bar Terrace

Tuesday

July 20

  • Anne's Paradise Dive Experience & Ben's Blue Hole
  • Dive Ambassadors Seminar at Unexso

Wednesday

July 21

  • Theo's Wreck Dive & Picasso Gallery
  • Jose's Wreck Dive

Thursday

July 22

  • Caribbean Reef Shark Encounter & Sea Star Wreck
  • Super City Combination Tour

Friday

July 23

  • Depart Grand Bahama Island

Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5

Day 1

12:15 pm - Arrive on Grand Bahama Island via Bahamas Air 

12:45 pm - Transfer to Pelican Bay, host hotel

2:15 pm - Check in

Afternoon at leisure

6:00 pm -  Welcome Reception at Bones Bar Terrace

Day 2

8:45 am - Short walk to UNEXSO to check in

9:00 am - Customized 2 tank dive

Ann’s Paradise Dive Experience - This very pretty site has rows of thick coral heads and plenty of flamingo tongues, lettuce leaf slugs and hogfish. Yellowtail snapper are frequently seen here.

Ben’s Blue Hole - This blue hole, a funnel for freshwater to come out into the sea, is a popular hangout for large green moray eels, grouper, and Loggerhead sea turtles.

5:00 pm - Dive Ambassadors Seminar at UNEXSO Poolside Terrace

Day 3

8:45 am - Short walk to UNEXSO to check in

9:00 am -  Customized 2 tank dive

Theo’s Wreck - This 230-foot freighter sits 100 feet below the surface on the edge of the Continental Shelf, where divers can peer deep into the murky abyss. You’ll spot green moray eels, spotted Eels, and gorgonian sea fans.

Picasso's Gallery -Photographers love this reef in the shape of a rough painter’s palette, complete with fantastic colours. You’ll spot lots of small marine life, arrow crabs, slugs, and star corals; you may also find a stingray or stray reef shark here.

1:00 pm - Light lunch onboard

2:00pm -  1 tank dive

Jose’s Wreck Dive - Bridging the gap between two large coral head formations, Joe’s Wreck is a forty-foot-long former tugboat that is now being reclaimed by the underwater environment.

Day 4

8:45 am - Short walk to UNEXSO to check in.

9:00 am -  Customized 2 tank dive

Caribbean Reef Shark Encounter - In addition to four- to eight-foot Caribbean reef sharks, you’ll see large green moray eels, grouper, hogfish, and angel fish at this dive site located hear an old recompression chamber surrounded by a coral reef. 

Sea Star Wreck - This 200-foot steel barge sitting upright on the ocean floor is a playground for barracuda, amberjack, snapper, and grouper, as well as the occasional turtle or shark! 

3:00 pm -  Super City Combination Tour

Travel to the open-air fruit market, then visit the Garden of The Groves, a 12-acre expanse of winding trails, lush vegetation, and cascading waterfalls, as well as a picturesque chapel and labyrinth.

Day 5

Breakfast at leisure

5:30am - Check out/ luggage

6:00 am -  Transfer to Grand Bahama International Airport for check-in

9:20 am -  Depart Grand Bahama Island via Bahamasair 

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Dive into a DealPelican Bay Hotel

3 and 5 night packages, priced from $599 (Divers) & $469 (Non-Divers) pp/pn (double occupancy).

  • Every 10th guest dives free with 9 paid divers
  • Accommodations in waterside room
  • Diving with UNEXSO
  • Multiple dives, including dolphin and shark dives
  • Round-trip transfers from harbour

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BahamasAir
Exclusive$286 From Fort Lauderdale

Dive Grand Bahama participants have exclusive access to discounted fares on direct round-trip flights on Bahamasair from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport. Book online for travel July 16 - 25, 2021 using promo code 00MXD951.

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Fully vaccinated visitors to The Bahamas who are past the two-week immunity period are exempt from COVID-19 testing upon entry and are free to travel throughout The Bahamas.

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