Ben’s Cave Dive at Lucayan National Park

THIS ADVENTURE IS 6 TO 6.5 HOURS, FROM PICK UP TO DROP OFF AT YOUR PLACE OF LODGING for the extended tour experience.

Come and experience one of Grand Bahamas’ truly wonderful and exciting tours. Your destination is the Lucayan National Park. This park is 42 acres in size; it has six ecosystems in very close proximity and two caves. Your adventure begins on pickup when your certified guide conveys the rich history of this destination during a narrative drive to Lucayan National Park.


Upon arrival, your guide will introduce you to your dive site. It is a cave known as Ben’s Cave and it extends for almost 9 miles underwater. You will experience an amazing adventure that takes you back in time. Through this quiet body of water, you will encounter stalactites, stalagmites, a halocline, fossilized conch shells, bivalves and the list continues. Your dive time is approximately an hour, which will leave you begging for more. This is the dive only experience, meaning we drop you back to your place of lodging after the dive.

However if you want more, the extended version is below.

At the conclusion of your dive, your adventure continues through six different ecosystems. This introduction includes each ecosystem, both flora and fauna, as well the history of the first settlers from whom the park got its name known as Lucayans.

Our walk will lead us to the last of the six ecosystems, a beautiful coastline known as Gold Rock Beach. Here you will have time to take in this natural beauty, swim if you like before your guide continues the adventure to your lunch destination.

After this amazing experience, your guide will then drive you to the next stop of the day. The next stop is for lunch and relaxation before the return drive to your place of lodging. Enjoy lunch on a beautiful beach call Fortune Bay Beach from a wonderful restaurant known as Banana Bay. Lunch of your choice will be served to you on the outside wooden deck of this beachside restaurant surrounded by Coconut palm trees facing a turquoise sea.

Price

Maximum of 4 

Price if booked directly through Calabash Eco Adventures

  • $140 for a single person (park fee included)
  • Extended version additional $20 per person(park fee included)

Not booking this tour directly with us will include a booking fee. This will be the price.

  • $160 per person ($20 commission per person will be given to booking agent)
  • Extended version additional $20 per person

MUST BE A CERTIFIED DIVER. OPEN WATER LEVEL CERTIFICATION ACCEPTED

Price does not include any scuba equipment. Rental is done from a dive shop. Rental is $10 per item needed for the dive. Equipment needed for the dive are, mask, fins, wet suit, dive light, BC and Reg. Tanks and weights are included into price.

Please keep your skin free of oils as this is the drinking lens of the Island. Please put on sunblock or skin or hair products after the dive, not before pickup.

This tour is offered to both Hotel and Cruise Ship guests

Tour Time Line

  • Pickup: 8:15AM-9AM
  • Drive time to Lucayan National Park: 60 minutes
  • (60 minutes from the Harbor/35 minutes from Hotel)
  • Approximate dive time: 60 minutes
  • Setup time, break down time and diving instructions: 45 minutes
  • Drop off
  • (60 minutes from the Harbor/35 minutes from Hotel)

Extended version

    • Short Hike and beach time: 90 minutes
    • Drive time to lunch: 30 minutes
    • Lunch and beach time: 90 minutes
    • Drive time back to place of lodging: 30 minutes
    • (30 minutes back to Harbor / 15 minutes to Hotel)

Lunch is not included into price. The restaurant does take cerdit cards and cash.

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