Dolphin Dream is 86 foot professional dive liveaboard that offers charter trips to the famous Tiger Beach in the Bahamas with a maximum of 12 guests on board.

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Dolphin Dream is an 86 foot x 26 foot ocean expedition charter yacht was designed to ride the sea in comfort, safety and style. It is built and equipped well above any safety standards for the size vessel. It has twin engines that are only six years old, the captain/owner has has more than 30 years experience in Bahamas liveaboard diving services.

The salon and cabins are located aft of center line, the most comfortable place in a boat. The salon has four benches and four chairs surrounding two tables for dining. The galley and salon are separated by a serving counter. There is a drink bar with a refrigerator, ice maker, coffee pots and a sink. There is room for cameras on shelves with electric and below the benches, A 27” TV, DVD/VCR, stereo, book and video library.

The back deck has tables for cameras, fresh water rinse hose, aquarium, fishing equipment and the stairs to the upper deck. The large built in platform has the scuba tanks and benches. The water is just a short distance for entrance and a ladder to climb out on. There are big flood lights that shine into the water for night swims or dives.

Dolphin Dream's upper deck has the dingy (for rescues or shore excursions), gear storage boxes, a sundeck for sunbathing, and a covered deck to stay out of the sun with plenty of space for dolphin watching. The large bow fore deck has plenty of space for dolphin watching.

Life on board is informal and relaxing, comfortable and clean. While enjoying your solitude, you will encounter a stress free atmosphere where dressing down is encouraged and world news is only in the back of your mind. The days are spent experiencing nature and our nights are spent anchored under the stars. The cruise will normally avoid the tourist traps unless requested.

Meals onboard include outstanding home-style cooking. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are prepared fresh, while snacks including fruit, nuts, and sweets are always available. Just think..

Refreshments such as ice water, juices, coffee, hot and cold tea, and lemonade are included. Notify us ahead of time and we can accommodate any special dietary needs.

Dolphin Dream is manned by two licensed captains, a cook and a mate all trained to give the safest and funnest service. Safety is our number one priority, particularly when your in the water. At all times there are two crew on the boat watching, in case anybody has a problem while swimming. There is always one crew in the water with you while swimming.

The helpful friendly crew are experienced professionals, dedicated to making your adventure perfect! They will fill tanks, carry your camera, remeber your name, cook, clean, drive and more to make sure you are having one of the best time of your life. As the safety is Dolpin Dream's motto, service is thier pleasure.


Cabin

Dolphin Dream has 6 spacious cabins, it can accommodates up to 12 guests on board.

All cabins are air-conditioned, with electronic safety deposit boxes.

1 Double Cabin:equipped with 1 double bed.

5 Twin Cabins:equipped with two single beds (bunk style)


Diving

  • 4 to 5 dives per day, depending on conditions.

  • No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.

  • All diving will provide expericed guide to lead the dive.

  • Most trips are 7/day-6/night trips, board Saturday afternoon and return Friday morning.

  • Departing and returning from West Palm Beach, Florida.


Other Informations

  • Nitrox:Available with additional cost
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional cost
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available, rate on request, must book in advance
  • Dive insurance:All divers travelling aboard must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Not available at the moment
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:By cash (USD) ONLY
  • Crew Number:5-6, including 1 or 2 dive guides

Itineraries

Dolphin Adventure Trip itinerary - itinerary:

7D/6N liveaboard trip

Board Saturday afternoon and return Friday morning from West Palm Beach, Florida to the Little Bahama Bank.
Five full days of five dives a day on our liveaboard diving adventure.

If you charter the whole boat as a group (Max. 12 pax), you can of course create your own trip itinerary.

The Dream Team makes scuba diving on the Dolphin Dream easy. We provide the extra service to give you the most fun and safest scuba diving adventure trips possible. The crew helps you with your gear, helps you in and out of the water, helps with cameras, and helps with bottom times, anything you need, we are there to help.

INSURANCE: We recommended all passengers purchase trip insurance to protect in the event your trip is canceled. We recommended that all divers and snorkelers have diving accident insurance.

Day 1 - Saturday
Check in between 4.00pm-7.00pm. Time to unpack, and familiarize yourself with your floating home the Dolphin Dream, for the week. You are free to leave for dinner. When you return an orientation will be given on emergency procedures and information to ensure you get the fullest enjoyment from of your adventure. We depart Palm Beach Saturday evening for our overnight cruise to 'The Bahama Islands'.

Day 2
Wake up to breakfast in the beautiful Bahamas. As soon as Bahamas customs and immigration open at 9.00am your captain will get the paperwork completed, soon after we are on our way on our diving trip. This morning we will be heading North to the prime dive sites. Before noon we'll stop around Memory rock at Robin's reef for the first dive. From there we go to colorful Hogfish reef, then to Sugar Wreck for an afternoon and a night dive. We frequently snorkel & dive with large friendly turtles on this ancient wreck. Nighttime we anchor up in a calm safe area for overnight. Stargazing is a wonderful pastime to enjoy during your night

Day 3
Breakfast around 8:00 am, first dive the Mountains a beautiful 60 to 90 feet dive. From there we might cruise for dolphins. We often come across huge turtles, rays, flying fish, large game fish and other open ocean wonders whilst cruising. When the Spotted Dolphins find us, we watch from the bow for a while, for photos and video. If they stay we get in for a swim. The encounters length is entirely up to the dolphins. The prime dolphin ground is an ocean paradise named 'White Sand Ridge'. The depth here is between 15-30ft(5-10m). The water is crystal clear with a white sandy bottom. From the deck the scenic stripes of turquoise sapphire and azure blue meander across the surface of the ocean. This phenomenal setting adds to the magic of the amazing dolphin encounters. The afternoon would find us at Muriel's Gardens at 40 to 70 feet feeding Caribbean Reef Sharks. The evening might be the Dry Bar a shallow (15ft) reef with turtles and maybe lobsters. At night again we would anchor in calm area.

Day 4
As yesterday we will do a morning dive probably on Mt Olympias a 60 to 100 feet coral ridge on the edge of a wall. Between the diving and snorkeling you can do a number of fun things. You may choose to relax and conserve energy, for the next stop - our top deck is great for sunbathing. Listen to some music, make new friends, read, watch a documentary, or a movie on video. You may want to try your hand at deep-sea fishing, catch a Tuna or Wahoo great for suishi. You can also savor the delicious meals on board, some mouth watering enjoyable moments Night time, if we're lucky, we may experience a night dolphin encounter, a magical occurrence…The stuff of dreams.

Day 5
More diving, snorkeling, dolphins, fishing and more. We scuba dive four to five times a day depending on what the group wants. Some groups prefer diving others prefer dolphins and some like fishing. You let us know what you like and we'll make your trip enjoyable.

Day 6
This morning of your scuba trip we will once again explore the ocean environment, spending the first part of the morning diving up north. Today could be the day for you daring scuba divers to try our amazing shark dive, it's also the day we arrive back into Grand Bahama island. Anyone wishing to souvenir shop or explore Grand Bahama can do so. We clear Bahamas customs and immigration late Thursday, and cruise overnight to Palm Beach.

Day 7 - Friday
A light continental style breakfast will be served this morning. After clearing US immigration and customs at the Port of Palm Beach we dock back at the marina for your disembarkation, around 9.30-10.00am Friday.

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Destinations Tiger Beach
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Languages spoken English

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Prices & conditions

Included

  • Air tanks & weights & weight belts
  • Land transfer on arrival/depature date
  • All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Dive guide service
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Marine park fees/Port fees
  • Dinner on final evening
  • Land tour & Island visit
  • Boat accident insurance

Not included

  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • Nitrox fills

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