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  • The Cat Ppalu is a speedy sailing catamaran taking you to the very best of the gin-clear waters of the Exumas, Bahamas
  • Incredible, one-of-a-kind experiences on offer: join a shark feeding session, witness the spiny lobster migration in October and November or visit Pig Beach to see swimming wild pigs
  • 30 years of preserved underwater parks offer incredibly pristine diving, with special trips with marine biologists onboard offering that something extra 
  • This relaxed, floating hotel offers a host of other activities to enjoy, including snorkeling, wind surfing, kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding, bird watching and island exploring
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Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 30%
  • 120 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 10.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 180 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 180 days prior to arrival



The Cat Ppalu takes you to remote walls, wrecks, high speed drift dives like the 'Washing Machine,' coral reefs and to dive with sharks.

You can snorkel most of the sites in the Exumas as well and enjoy the gin clear waters of the Central Bahamas.  A large part of the Northern Exumas is a part of the Exumas Land & Sea Park where everything is protected, so you will see abundant sea life including many large Groupers.  You can visit the Exumas Land & Sea Park headquarters at Warderick Wells and hike the nature trails.

What you can expect

The sailing Liveaboard charter catamaran Cat Ppalu, offers scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing and adventure cruises. It accommodates 12 passengers in 6 cabins, 4 Double cabins and 2 cabins with 2 Sngles each. There are 2 fresh water showers and 2 heads. Each week we set sail from Nassau, Bahamas to the Northern Exumas on the 65′ sailing charter catamaran, Cat Ppalu. This is the ultimate Dive Safari Adventure vacation aboard your own private sailing liveaboard.  It is your charter so you choose what you want to do. You can make up to 19 dives during the week or choose to just explore the islands.

No crowds, no set itineraries, nothing to do but sit back, relax and choose from an incredible variety of activities: Scuba Diving, Sailing, Cruising, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Wind Surfing, Stand up Paddleboards, Bird Watching and of course, Island Exploring. Consider the Cat Ppalu a floating bed and breakfast; your private floating hotel, with Captain and Crew at your service. Our crewed charters handle all of the details.

With an Open Bar and all beverages, meals, water sports and diving included in the price, it’s comparable to a luxury cruise or resort vacation, only the service is much more personal on our charter liveaboard sailboat, the Cat Ppalu.

Kayak the Cays and Inlets, explore the many uninhabited beaches, and even big game fish from our sailboat, the Cat Ppalu! Cat Ppalu is also available as a liveaboard vacation for Special Interest Groups: Ecotourism, Adventurers, Kayakers and Corporate Incentive travellers as well as Educational tours, Scouts and Research trips.

How to get there

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Deck Plan


For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit

Diving gear

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese

PADI® Courses Available

  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver

Dive Center Facilities

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

Boat Amenities


  • Land Excursions

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Movies

Amenities & services

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


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover
  • Personal Checks
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Gluten Free Food


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters


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