Diving The Exuma Cays
Many consider the Exuma Cays to be the most beautiful chain of islands in the Bahamas.
Stretching over 90 miles, they range from 30 miles southeast of Nassau (Sail Rocks)
to Great Exuma Cay 90 miles to the south. This remote -
Only a few cruising yachts and native conch fisherman visit the Exumas. The Cays themselves vary in size and terrain: some are low and barren with white sandy beaches; others have rolling hills covered with dense vegetation and small trees.
Between the islands are narrow channels sporting a maze of coral growth. The abundant coral reefs are protected in all weather conditions to create quiet anchorages and great night dives.
For the diver, the Exuma Cays present one of the best diving adventures in the Bahamas. Water visibility ranges from 80 to 150 feet, which makes it a paradise for the underwater photographer.
The spectacular drop-
Just inside the wall are areas of reef formations in 20-
To the west of the Exumas Cays The Great Bahama Bank ranges 40 miles. Only 20 -
Night dives are available almost every night and reveal creatures often missed during the day. Diverse species of shrimp and crabs of all sizes complement the colorful corals and sleeping fish for a dive not to be missed.
The Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park
Part of the Bahamas National Trust, the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park includes 176
square miles of pristine diving in which all living creatures are protected. Fish
inside the Park are not only abundant but curious instead of shy. Founded in 1955,
the Land and Sea Park is the oldest such Park in the western hemisphere. The beauty
of both the Cays and the reefs make the Sea Park a world-
The Exuma Cays
Click here to view a dive site map of the Exuma Cays