Addie Benz holding a Diadema (long-spined sea urchin) on a Citizen Science Trip

Join a Citizen Scientist Marine Conservation Dive Liveaboard Trip!

Now is always the right time to start thinking about ways to give back to the planet, and marine conservation should be high on the list. Taking part in a citizen science program is an excellent way for anyone to help our environment – and have fun while doing it! Since 2002, All Star Liveaboards…
Scuba Diving with Blackbeard's dive liveaboard in a unique experience

8 Reasons Liveaboards Are Perfect for New Divers

Being a new diver is exciting! You’ve just entered a new world of possibilities for travel, and a liveaboard should be at the top of your list. There are liveaboards all over the world. Going on a liveaboard trip soon after your certification is so much fun, and there’s no better way to learn the…
Diving during Covid

Diving During Covid

For those ready to travel and dive, it is possible. The Bahamas is back open and the Aqua Cat, Blackbeard’s and Cat Ppalu are running trips and happy to see guests. I headed to the Bahamas in December and All Star Liveaboards did a great job of helping navigate the travel requirements to get into…
Stargazer fish in the muck in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

What in the World is Muck Diving?

It doesn’t sound pretty, and I’ll admit I was skeptical at the beginning of my first muck diving experience. On my Indonesia dive vacation, I back rolled off the boat into black sand for as far as I could see. Not a piece of coral was in sight. This did not seem like it was…
A group of divers off the Cuban scuba diving liveaboard All Star Avalon II on a reef in the Gardens of the Queen

10 Underwater Photography Tips For Beginners

#1 – Get to Know Your Camera Yes, this sounds obvious, but if you don’t know how your camera works on land, you won’t know how it works underwater. Spend time practicing topside. Read the manual (I know, no one does that, but do it!). Learn where all the buttons are and how to change…
Cat Ppalu is a Bahamas scuba liveaboard catamaran

Exciting Family Vacations – Cat Ppalu Charter Yacht

Is a Yacht Charter Vacation Right For You? Definitely! A week aboard Cat Ppalu is the perfect Bahamas family vacation for everyone who wants to do something different than the norm! It’s an unforgettable experience, sailing around the Bahamas on a luxury charter yacht with the people you love. A yacht charter gives guests the…
Swimming pigs in the Exuma Cays, Bahamas

Swimming Pigs of the Bahamas

Visit the swimming pigs of Big Major Cay aboard a Bahamas Dive Liveaboard! Just a hop, skip, and a leisurely boat ride down to the southern Exumas gives liveaboard passengers the chance to meet some unexpected island-dwellers…swimming pigs. These oinking beach bums get to live the dream on Big Major Cay (also known as Pig…

Gourmet Recipes From the All Star Liveaboards Chefs

Gourmet dining is one of the best parts of a luxury liveaboard vacation! Here are a couple of recipes straight from Cuan Law’ chef, Patrick Wilson! Passengers aboard the Cuan Law enjoy gourmet meals served while sailing around the beautiful British Virgin Islands. Recipe – Mahi with Coconut Curried Butternut Squash Purée, Sweet Chilli Green…
A clown fish are one of many species divers will find

Dive Travel Deals – Best Price Guarantee

Contact us at for group rates and full charter pricing December 2020 Travel Deals All Star Avalon II – Cuba $900 OFF – Departures July thru September 2021 $600 OFF – Departures thru June 30, 2022 Book by January 15, 2021 Dive Cuba’s Gardens of the Queen Cat Ppalu – Bahamas $3,000 OFF –…

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