Cat Ppalu is a 60ft long catamaran perfect for scuba diving around the Bahamas. They go from Nasau to the Exuma Cays on 6 night trips. You could get up to 19 day time and night time dives in during the voyage. So, they have 6 double comfortable and spacious cabins for 12 guests. Each cabin has a sink and mirror. There are 2 heads and 2 separate showers to share. Enjoy our blog article on 110,000 Reasons to Go Liveaboard
Cat Ppalu Diving
They have been running scuba diving trips for over 25 years. They have rentals and dive instructor that teach referral open water, advanced open water, as well as specialty courses. The vessel runs Saturday at noon until returning Thursday in Nassau 2-5pm and Friday you disembark by 9am. Sunday to Wednesday on board Cat Ppalu plan on 3 dives a day and 1 each night, with 2 dives on Thursday before returning to port. Some of the dive sites include Hole in the Wall, Jake’s Hole, Monolith, Cathedral, Jeep Reef, Pilar Reef, Washing Machine, Tail Wall, Lost Blue Hole, Periwinkle Reef, Amberjack Reef,
and the 90ft long Austin Smith
So, you may see reefs, walls, wrecks, and several species of sharks, turtles, lobster, mantas, and small colorful fish. If you are lucky, you might even see a giant Goliath grouper, whale shark, pod of dolphins, or even whales. October to November is spiny lobster migration time.
Attractions and Activities
So, the Cat Ppalu galley is centrally located with tables on the right and most guest cabins on the left. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are buffet style. Additional snacks are offered twice a day. During the week they will use a dinghy to transport you to and from at least one shore excursion. You may visit the Exuma land and sea park, swim with the pigs, or go kayaking around the mangroves, or paddle boarding. You can also try your luck at fishing for dinner or play a board game or two. The Lounge has a TV area, and there is plenty of space topside to lounge around and soak up the sun and sea views.
With an open bar and all beverages, meals, water sports and diving included, Cat Ppalu liveaboard sailboat charter is comparable to an all-inclusive resort vacation, only the service is much more personal on Cat Ppalu and the local scenery changes somewhere between slightly to dramatically with every dive.