Charter yacht to Exuma Cays, Bahamas for scuba diving, exploring beaches, snorkeling and fishing

Family Charter Boat Diving Adventure in the Bahamas

Travel to the Exuma Cays, Bahamas Aboard Your Own Private Charter Boat Looking for a unique family vacation? A journey that the kids will be talking about for years to come, but will also please everyone in the family – with lots of options and flexibility in activities? Picture yourself on a fully-crewed, private yacht…

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When to dive Indonesia, which season is best. Komodo diving and Raja Ampat diving

When is the Best Time to Go Scuba Diving in Indonesia?

Best Time to Go Scuba Diving in Indonesia? You can go scuba diving in Indonesia year-round. You’ll just need to make sure you’re diving the best region for a given part of the year. Don’t worry though! Most Indonesia dive liveaboards choose for you! We have made it easy to plan your travels because our…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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