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Blue Hole Watersports


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Back of British Colonial Hilton Hotel, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 September 2012

We booked with Blue Hole Watersports after reading the great reviews on Trip Advisor and we can report that this little company definitely provides you with friendly, professional, personalized service. From the first email to the final docking, we were impressed with every aspect these...More

9  Thank kathymD4970KY
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Reviewed 10 May 2011

Let me start by stating that I have been on several snorkeling tours around the world. This was BY FAR the worst experience I’ve had. Blue Water may be great at fishing trips but snorkeling, that’s a different story. There were four of us that...More

9  Thank Snorkeler1958
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Blue Hole Watersports is no longer at the back of the British Colonial Hilton. The concierge found them for me and I am so glad. Mark was our guide. None of us had snorkeled before. He was very patient with us and we were all...More

2  Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Basil is an excellent snorkeling guide. He is remarkably easy to find from local hotels or cruise ships. Basil offers a nice alternative to the often huge crowds who take excursions from cruise ships. His boat only holds 8-10 people which allows for a much...More

1  Thank dbmmock
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great snorkel experience with Basil. Me and my dad went out at about 11am, he showed us where all the famous people live and saw several different types of fish and a shipwreck. I would definitely recommend! It’s a great experience for...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

We (my husband, 12 year old son, and myself) Booked a trip for snorkeling on a Wednesday/middle part of our week vacation to Atlantis, Bahamas. Met, the Captain, Mark and his First Mate, a young man named Dhane. They were so skilled, polite and knowledgeable...More

2  Thank amypQ9028SY
Reviewed 10 August 2018

My wife and I along with our 3 boys, 13,17,20 booked 4 hour private snorkeling with Mark, WOW is all I can say!!! Mark is amazing, very very honest and deeply cares about your experience and keeping you safe. The places we went were perfect,...More

Thank foreste1
Reviewed 3 August 2018

My family of 5 booked the 2 hour snorkeling trip and it was more than we ever dreamed it would be. Mark was our Captain and he went above and beyond to make our trip special! We went to two different places to snorkel and...More

Thank Bobbie P
Reviewed 17 July 2018

If you're looking for a great snorkelling experience, this is it!! This was my 2nd time in the Bahamas and my 2nd time snorkelling with Basil. No matter how many more times I may go, I won't snorkel with anyone else! Basil, the captain, is...More

Thank Coachjt
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We were in Nassau for a one day cruise stop and wanted something better than a crowded shore excursions. This turned out to be the highlight of the whole vacation! Amazing snorkeling. The reefs and the shipwreck were beyond any snorkeling we've ever done. Stunning...More

Thank Sirjames719
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My friend gave me this company’s info before our cruise to the Bahamas and man am I glad she did. This was by far the best snorkeling excursion I have ever been on in Nassau (3rd trip). My boys (16 year old twins) really enjoyed...More

Thank suzyhanderson
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We had snorkeled with Blue Hole 3 yrs ago and we immediately knew we wanted to do it again. We were a family of 9 ages 8 to 75 on RC cruise June 26. Everything was top notch from the initial booking online to the...More

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Response from SuzeQFlorida | Reviewed this property |
Actually, the above answer came too late for our trip and we must have had the other boat. The ladder was broken and there was only the top step to get up on. I had a difficult time and fortunately Basil was able to... More