Washing Machine Dive Site pick up

The Washing Machine

Everyone claims to have one, but none compare to the Washing Machine in the Exuma Cays. You can find dive sites around the world that are referred to as a washing machine due to fast or swirling currents. Tubbataha and Komodo both offer their own version, but none compare to the Washing Machine dive site … Read More

Calm Ocean Morning

Shedding Of The Skin

Here we share the post of one of our recent Blackbeard’s guests, James of Chicago, IL. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did. This trip for me was meant as a “shedding of the skin”, as I will be celebrating my birthday in just a few days. My 35th year was one … Read More

Scuba Diving on the Cobia Cage, Eleuthera Bahamas

The Cobia Cage in Eleuthera, Bahamas

Submerged near the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, off the Cape Eleuthera area is a spaceship shaped object called the Cobia Cage. It floats in 80’ feet of water anchored to the sloped sandy bottom just 75 yards from where the wall drops off. Long ago it was used as a cobia farm pod … Read More

Aqua Cat captain Manny in the Bahamas

A Warm Aqua Cat Welcome

We would like to extend a warm return welcome and introduce you to Captain Manny Diaz Gaedechens, our new captain on the Aqua Cat Captain  Manny will be leading the team making sure you have a great experience while onboard our floating dive resort. Captain Manny is originally from Chile and has been in the … Read More

Swimming pigs of the Exuma Cays

Visit the swimming pigs of Big Major Cay aboard the Aqua Cat or Cat Ppalu. We aren’t always able to make it down to see them but when we do they are certainly excited to see us!

Blue Hole Diving – Exuma Cays, Bahamas

What it’s like to scuba dive a blue hole…. So what is a “blue hole”? It’s an underwater sinkhole that is open on the surface. These can be found on land as well as in the ocean. And they are usually tidal-influenced meaning the flow of water can change with the tides.Most blue holes are … Read More

Scouts Dive Experience

For more than 36 years, Blackbeard’s Cruises has been taking scouts and scouting groups to dive sites in the Bahamas. The trips are life-changing – from the first breath underwater to the feeling of zero gravity and from the discovery of marine life to earning the Scuba Merit badge. It’s our pleasure to introduce scouts to … Read More