Travel to the Exuma Cays, Bahamas aboard your own private charter yacht Looking for a unique family vacation? A journey that the kids will be talking about for years to come but that will also please everyone in the family with lots of options and flexibility in activities? Picture yourself on a fully-crewed, private chartered … Read More
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
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
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
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
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!
What it’s like to scuba dive a blue hole…. So what is a “blue hole”? It is a sinkhole that is filled with water and open at the top. These can be found on land as well as in the ocean. In the Bahamas they are usually tidal influenced meaning the flow of water can … Read More
For more than 40 years, Blackbeard’s Cruises has been taking scouts and scouting groups to dive sites in the Bahamas. Our first boat, the Sea Explorer, was built in 1979 for the Florida National High Adventure Sea Base which was then located in Miami. While we weren’t able to make the move to the Florida … Read More