Shark Specialty Awareness Course

Location

Stuart Cove's

Description

Duration: Start at home + 1/2 day of dives

Program Begins at Stuart Cove’s Docks: 1:00 pm

IF YOU ARE A CRUISE SHIP PASSENGER, YOUR SHIP MUST BE IN PORT NO LATER THAN 11:00 AM AND REMAIN IN PORT UNTIL 7 PM.  

Pick-ups start an hour and 45 minutes before program start time, please see pick-up schedule. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE MOVED!  We are now located in Coral Harbour, Nassau Bahamas.  If you GOOGLE Coral Harbour Beach Villas, we are located two lots West on the opposite side of the road.

Online pricing reflects a $10 per person per activity savings off our regular on-island rates.

The course will also teach you proper behavior for diving with sharks, and will finish with you completing two shark dives - a free swim with sharks and a shark feeding dive. Upon completion of the academic and open water sections, you will be awarded a specialty certification.

Please note: You will be required to present your certification card during check in for the trip. Failure to comply may result in being excluded from participation without refund. 

Add-Ons

  • Mask- 1 day rental $6.00
  • Fins- 1 day rental $6.00
  • Regulator- 1 day rental $12.00
  • Buoyancy Compensator- 1 day rental $12.00
  • Wetsuit- 1 day rental $12.00
  • 1 Day Rental Regulator + Dive Computer Combo $25.00

Cancellation & Refund Policy Agreement

By purchasing, you agree to the following cancellation & refund policy:

I understand that activity pricing includes a non-refundable administrative processing fee, and hereby agree to the charges as shown and to the cancellation policies:

DIVES & SNORKEL: Cancellations made prior to 24 hours before activity date will be refunded less an 8% administrative processing fee. Cancellations made inside of 24 hours of activity date (and No Shows) are non-refundable.

SHARK DIVES & SNUBA: Cancellations made prior to 7 days before the activity date will be refunded less an 8% administrative processing fee. Cancellations made inside of 7 days (and No Shows) are non-refundable.

PRIVATE CHARTER BOATS: Cancellations made prior to 3 days before activity date will be refunded less an 8% administrative processing fee. Cancellations made inside of 3 days of activity date (and No Shows) are non-refundable

RENTAL EQUIPMENT: Cancellations made prior to 24 hours before activity date will be refunded less an 8% administrative processing fee. Cancellations made inside of 24 hours of activity date (and No Shows) are non-refundable.

Stuart Cove’s activities are non-transferrable. Any change to the itinerary will be re-priced at the current available pricing and penalties/ administrative fees may apply. Once first activity of your overall booking is taken, any unused portions are not refundable.  In any case where services cannot be rendered, or customer cancels reservations due to Acts of God, war, civil commotion, fire, flood or other casualty, government border closures, unusually severe weather, hurricanes, or a world health crisis such as a pandemic,  Stuart Cove’s reserves the right to amend the aforementioned cancellation policy, and offer a credit voucher rather than refund.

Please note: You will be required to present your certification card during check in for the trip. Failure to comply may result in being excluded from participation without refund. 

Pick-up Schedule

Bus Transfer Pick-Ups:

EAST END/HARBOUR CLUB AREA    11:15 am

PARADISE ISLAND HOTELS    11:30 am

DOWNTOWN HOTELS & CRUISE SHIPS    11:45 am

CABLE BEACH HOTELS    12:00 pm

WESTS OF CABLE BEACH    12:10 pm

LYFORD CAY HOTELS    12:20 pm

Program Begins at Stuart Cove’s Docks. 1:00 pm

If you are staying at a hotel, please be standing outside the main entrance near the drive way.  Our bus is white/pink or purple and says Stuart Cove's on it. 

If you are coming in on a cruise ship, please exit the cruise line terminal and cross the street to stand near the large circular water fountain located next to the Tourist Information building.  Our bus is white/pink or purple and says Stuart Cove's on it.

Buses Depart for return drop-off: Start at 4:30 pm

Buses leave every 5-10 minutes after start time and run until everyone has been accommodated. For detailed Shark Specialty Course transfer information click here.

Waivers

Fill out both:

Shark Waiver

Diver Waiver

New Location Notice

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE MOVED!  We are now located in Coral Harbour, Nassau Bahamas.  If you GOOGLE Coral Harbour Beach Villas, we are located two lots West on the opposite side of the road.

What's Included

  • Academic presentations, our 2-tank Shark Adventure and certification fees.
  • Presentation of the "Shark Awareness" academic portion of the course and knowledge website for self study at home; the dives and certification fee.
  • 2 Shark Dives A free Swim with the sharks & a shark feeding dive.
  • Tanks, weights & weightbelt
  • Complete At Home Questionnaire and Watch Videos before course - Click Here
  • Academic session MUST be completed prior to participating in the dives in order to receive credit for the specialty course. Completed quiz with results must be printed out and presented at check-in.

What's Excluded

Full Body Suit (ie: wetsuit or skin with long legs & long sleeves - $12)

Certification

Shark Awareness Diver Distinctive Specialty which counts towards Master Scuba Diver

Prerequisites

  • 12+ Years Old Good Physical Health
  • Open Water Certification