Category Archives: Dive Travel

Ten Reasons To Go To Blackbird Caye

Aquatic Adventures will be hosting a trip to Blackbird Caye Resort in Belize from October 21-28, 2017. Having visited Blackbird Caye on four separate occasions, I put together “ten reasons” why you should consider going to Blackbird. Here they are. 1. If doing the Great Blue Hole is on your bucket list, Blackbird Caye puts you about as close as you can get at only about 80 minutes away. The boat from Blackbird leaves at the usual time (instead of at […]

Visit Bonaire

Visit Bonaire: Welcome to Diver’s Paradise In January 2017 Aquatic Adventures will visit Bonaire for the first time in several years. Having been to Bonaire and its close neighbor Curacao many times, I was asked by the staff to write a blog to share a few thoughts about this amazing little island. Geography and Weather Bonaire is one of three islands off the northern coast of Venezuela known as the ABC islands. Moving from west to east, the ABCs include Aruba, Curacao, […]

Livin’ it up on the Aqua Cat

SHARK! For some people hearing the cry “Shark!” is probably frightening. For those of us who dived the Aqua Cat this January, the cry of “Shark!” was a jubilant call to come to the deck to see what awaited us on the next dive. As some of our friends out in Diving Land know, Aquatic Adventures has been diving with the crew of the Aqua Cat since its inaugural year 15 years ago. Our bi-annual trek to the Bahamas has, […]

Why I Hate Warm Water Weenies

Ever hear a diver brag, “I only dive warm water” as though it is a badge of honor? I’m not sure why, but every time I hear that line I want to put some chum in the person’s BCD for the next shark dive. I guess it’s because these people seem to think that they are better than the rest of us for being particular about where they dive. But mostly, I despise how they try to cheat other divers […]