Tiger Shark & Hammerhead Diving in the Bahamas
on a live aboard with no cage
9 Day Tiger Beach & Bimini Hammerheads Trip Details
March 5 - 13 2019
The Dolphin Dream is a stable and large 86’ x 26’ ocean expedition charter yacht designed to ride the Caribbean in comfort. There are five spacious cabins with full size upper and lower bunk beds and one large cabin with a double bed. Excellent food is served all day and guests can relax in the large galley/lounge area equipped with TV, video, and stereo. There is room for assembling cameras and electrical outlets. There is a 27” TV, DVD, stereo, book and video library. There are 3 heads with freshwater showers, an outside shower and plenty of freshwater. Diving is done off of a platform with easy to use ladders.
Included in Trip Fee
All food and soft drinks while on board the boat
Tanks, weight belts, air fills
9 days of diving on the live aboard boat in shared cabins
Expert captain and crew, experienced guides with dive and photography skills
Transportation to/from West Palm Beach and to/from boat
Accommodation and food while on shore
Gratuity for crew
Bring your own alcohol
Visa fees for Bahamas (if any)
A current Diver’s Medical Evacuation Insurance policy is required
Guests must have dive experience in a variety of situations ideally including some deep diving and diving in currents. Water temperature and the frequency of our dives will require a wetsuit of at least 5mm and a hood is required. All black or mostly uniform colored equipment is recommended: you want the sharks to concentrate of the chum not your colored dive gear.
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All divers must have a Diver’s Medical Evacuation insurance policy in force while on the trip.
Tiger Shark & Hammerhead Dive Itinerary
Itinerary for 9 Day Tiger and Hammerhead Shark Dive Liveaboard
Day before trip date - Arrive to West Palm Beach FL. Transfer from airport and spend night in local motel (recommended - we have a discount rate)
1st Day - Transfer to the boat in the late afternoon. Dinner and orientation. Overnight sailing to the Bahamas
2nd Day - Clear customs on Grand Bahams Is. Return to open water, first dive that afternoon.
Day 2 - 5 - Daily shark dives in the Bahama Banks. Overnight trek down to Bimini
Day 6 - 8 - Dive for Hammerheads and bull sharks off coast of South Bimini
Day 9 - Arrive back in West Palm Beach, clear customs. Transfer to local motel to spend the night or catch an afternoon flight
Contact UsGregory Sweeney Photo Tours
PO Box 2337
Pineland, FL 33945-2337
Our photo safaris are for photographers and non photographers who want to get up close to large marine life. All of our trips are to destinations proven to be reliable for great encounters. Gregory Sweeney is on hand to help guests with camera gear and techniques before and during the trips. We have been hosting Shark Scuba trips on the MV Dolphin Dream for 10 years.