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Cabins

11

Length / Width

31 m / 11 m

Year built / renovated

2001  / 2017

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

NO

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • Rated #1 for BEST CREW by the readers of Scuba Diving Magazine
  • Journey into the warm and pristine waters of the Exumas to go in search of great hammerheads, and stare over the precipice of a blue hole
  • Witness the spiny lobster migration in October-November and, if the weather is good enough, visit the wild swimming pigs of Pig Beach
  • Experience the thrill of a shark-feeding session
  • Have BBQs and swing in the hammocks on the alfresco deck. Beer, wine and rum are all included
  • No crowds, no set itineraries  - just plenty of diving, snorkeling, kayaking and island exploring

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1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

2. CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

3. 24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 36% (downpayment)
  • 120 days before trip start: 64% (balance)

Cancellation fee

  • More than 9 months prior to departure, a refund less 5% administration fee will apply.
  • Within 9 months of departure, all payments (incl. park and port fees) are forfeited. If the trip departs full, a refund will be processed less a 5% administrative fee.

 

 

 

Cabins

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Twin Bunk Beds - #11

This cabin has two XL Twin bed (39”x80”) and a skylight instead of windows. Private bathroom with shower. Hair dryer. Oversized berths (80″ long) Individually controlled air-conditioners. Carpeted floors.

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  • Size:  6 m²
  • Beds:  2 Bunk
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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2 Twin Beds & 2 fold down beds - #1 & 2 – quad share option

Cabins 1 & 2 are equipped with two XL Twin (39”x80”) beds and two fold beds. In this configuration the cabin is sold as a quad share (4 people/strangers of the same gender will share this cabin). If you book this configuration for 2 people, they need to be of the same gender. This option is great for a more budget minded customer, a family or a group of friends that would like to reduce their costs. They have 2 large windows and an en suite bath with shower. Hair dryer. Oversized berths (80″ long) Individually controlled air-conditioners. Carpeted floors

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin + 2 Folding
  • Max occupancy:  4
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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1 Queen and 1 Twin Beds - # 9 & 10

Cabins 9 and 10 have one queen and one twin. This cabin can accommodate 3 guests. They have 2 large windows and an en suite bath with shower. Hair dryer. Oversized berths (80″ long) Individually controlled air-conditioners. Carpeted floors.

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  • Size:  13 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen + 1 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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1 King or 2 Twin Beds - #5 ,6 , 7 & 8

Cabins 5, 6, 7 and 8 have two XL Twins bed (39”x80”) and in cabins 5-8 they can just be combined to make a king bed. They have 2 large windows and an en suite bath with shower. Hair dryer. Oversized berths (80″ long) Individually controlled air-conditioners. Carpeted floors.

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  • Beds:  1 King or 2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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2 Twin Beds & 1 fold down bed - #3 & 4

Cabin 3 & 4 are equipped with two XL Twins (39”x80”). Each of these cabins can accommodate one additional passenger in a fold down berth. This is great for a family or friends that would like to reduce their costs. They have 2 large windows and an en suite bath with shower. Hair dryer. Oversized berths (80″ long) Individually controlled air-conditioners. Carpeted floors.

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  • Beds:  2 Twin + 1 Folding
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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2 Twin Beds & 2 fold down beds - #1 & 2 – twin share option

Cabins 1 & 2 are equipped with two XL Twin beds (39”x80”). In this configuration the cabin is sold as a twin share (cabin is only shared by 2 people, e.g. a couple or 2 friends). They have 2 large windows and an en suite bath with shower. Hair dryer. Oversized berths (80″ long) Individually controlled air-conditioners. Carpeted floors

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin + 2 Folding
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

Description

Aqua Cat is perfect for ocean adventurers seeking thrills from shark feeding to peering into a mysterious blue hole.

Aqua Cat is offering you the best in liveaboard scuba diving and snorkeling in the Bahamas, Aqua Cat has been rated #1 by the readers of Scuba Diving magazine for BEST CREW! So Divers can rely on the professional staff in charge of their enjoyment and safety underwater. No crowds, no set itineraries, nothing to do but sit back, relax and choose from Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Fishing, Sunbathing, and Island Exploring.

Diving aboard Aqua Cat, you will experience some of the most colorful Walls, Reefs, and diverse ocean life in the Bahamas, numerous species of Sharks present, you will encounter a Great Hammerhead, Tiger, Bull or Black Tip Shark and if this is not enough to blow you away, you can even stare over the precipice of a blue hole and discover the underwater secrets in the warm and pristine waters of the Exumas. 

What you can expect

The new 102 ft scuba diving liveaboard catamaran, Aqua Cat, offers luxury accommodations, a spacious Main Salon and an extremely smooth ride. Her ability to cruise at a speed of 14-knots will get you to dive sites quickly while her 35-ft beam will ensure a smooth ride. The eleven passenger cabins are some of the largest of any liveaboard in the world. Some of the cabins can accommodate a 3rd or 4th passenger, so she can carry from 22 to 30 passengers.

All guest Cabins and the Main Salon have US outlets for 120 volts/ 15 amps. Passengers joining us from abroad should bring adaptors and/or converters depending on country of residence to transform power to 220 volts.

Let Aqua Cat be your floating resort while on your adventure vacation, enjoy the Bar, excellent meals, awesome Scuba Diving and Water Sports. Between dives, enjoy hiking trails made by Pirates, Snorkel or choose from a diverse list of leisure time activities. All included in the price of your Liveaboard Safari Adventure vacation. The Aqua Cat Captain and crew will help you all the way to the end of your trip. Aqua Cat is comparably priced to a Caribbean luxury cruise or resort vacation, only the service is much more personal.

the onboard Chefs know how to fuel Safari Adventurers throughout the day 

Rise and shine and start the day with Breakfast, choose from an abundance of mouth watering food including Fresh fruit, Eggs, French Toast, Pancakes or Waffles, Bacon or Sausages, Toast, croissants & bagels, Choice of cereals, Fruit Juice, Coffee & Tea. Lunch is just as great with Soup of the day (cream of mushroom, lentil, conch chowder, cheesy potato), Grilled chicken breast, Pasta salad with cherry tomatoes, peppers, red onions and basil, Garden salad with assorted dressings, Selection of assorted rolls, Fudgy Brownies.

Then after your evening aperitif whilst watching the sun go down Dinner is another great delight, Garden salad with assorted dressings, Herb crusted pork ternderloin with garlic mashed potatoes, seared mahi mahi with lemon butter, roasted cauliflower & broccoli, Pineapple upside down cake, Lemon Sorbet. Great food for all of your stay onboard the Aqua Cat.

Our dining room seats 24 guests. Because tables are unassigned, there is an informal atmosphere and a chance to get to know your fellow guests. All meals, beverages/bar and snacks are included! We serve three gourmet meals a day. Snacks and fresh fruits are always available. Most meals will be a combination of Bahamian and American cuisine.

A selection of complimentary beverages is always on hand; from soft drinks, juices and lemonade, to beer, wine and rum drinks. Dinner is ashore Friday evening. Our Chef can accommodate special menus such as Vegan, Vegetarian or Gluten-free, etc. with prior request. Dinners have a choice of main entrees.

What to bring

Mask, fins and snorkel. Dive equipment you can always rent on board, but please inform us upon booking. The atmosphere on board the Aqua Cat is always relaxed and casual, bathing suits, shorts, long pants, t-shirts, deck shoes, sandals, suntan lotion (non-oil), sunglasses, if in winter, sweatshirts or sweaters are advisable. The Exuma Cays offers many opportunities to go ashore and explore and enjoy the uninhabited beaches. For these eco adventures, we highly recommend proper footwear.

Location and how to get to the Aqua Cat

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

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