Bahamas Dive Week
June 10 - 17, 2023

Pelican Bay

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.

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Hosted By | Reef Oasis, Pelican Bay and Bahamasair


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June 10

  • Arrive on Grand Bahama Island
  • Transfer to host hotel Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach
  • Evening Welcome Reception at host hotel


June 11

  • Two Tank Dive
  • Caves & Pretender's Wreck
  • Evening at leisure


June 12

  • Sea Star Wreck
  • Papa Doc Wreck


June 13

  • Plate Reef Blue Hole
  • Peterson's Cay Coral Restoration
  • Fish Fry Experience at Smiths Point


June 14

  • Sea Star & Papa Doc Wrecks
  • Plate Reef at Blue Hole
  • Peterson's Cay Coral Restoration


June 15

  • Bahamian Brewery tour
  • Bonfire Experience (optional)


June 16

  • Coral Vita
  • Bahamian Brewery Tour


June 17

  • Depart Grand Bahama on Bahamasair.

Dive Week Itinerary

Grand Bahama Island is the northern viewpoint of an archipelagic paradise. For more details about each activity throughout the trip, we invite you to download the Dive Week Itinerary.

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Dive Site Highlights

  • Caves 1 & 2
  • Pretender's Wreck
  • Plate Reef
  • Papa Doc Wreck

Caves 1 & 2

Thick spur and groove coral formations teem with life. Expect to see groupers, jacks, remoras and sharks from neighboring Shark Alley.

Pretender's Wreck

Caribbean reef sharks and stingrays circle the hull of this upside down tugboat on the western side of Shark Alley, along with groupers, jacks, and spadefish.

Plate Reef

Mahogany and yellowtail snappers, goatfish, and French grunts are usually seen among the many varieties of hard coral that have formed here.

Papa Doc Wreck

The ammunition clips of mercenaries en route to Haiti to overthrow Duvalier can occasionally be found amid the coral heads and engine blocks of this 1968 wreck.

Host Hotel Pelican Bay

Located in the heart of a tropical paradise, Pelican Bay Hotel welcomes you to enjoy a one-of-a-kind escape. Our hotel on Grand Bahama Island offers modern comfort and convenience with a uniquely happy and laid-back vibe.

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