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The Current Cut
Current Cut
Aerial view of Current Cut
Current Cut
Aerial view of Current Cut

The Current Cut is a narrow channel with a very fast and strong current that runs between Current Island and the Current settlement at the northern tip of Eleuthera. This vivacious current is stronger than any diver, and is not suited for casual divers. Before attempting this dive, you should contact a local dive instructor. It is best to wear a wet suit for protection, to avoid cuts from coral, while relaxing and riding the current.

Dive Depth: Approximately 35 to 61 feet

Dive Features

Divers usually make two or three passes lasting from ten to twelve minutes each. It is a diver's paradise because of the rapid speed of the tide that moves up to 10 knots.

Best Times to Dive

When the tide is going in rather than out, because there is less sediment being flooded through the passageway.

Best Access to Dive Spot

Ask to be dropped off at Shark Alley.

For More Information, Contact:

Eleuthera Tourist Office
Queen's Highway, General Delivery, Governor's Harbour, CE
(242) 332-2142 · fax (242) 332-2480

Boundaries and names shown do not necessarily reflect the map policy of the National Geographic.

Latitude: 25.407930000
Longitude: -76.787628000
Elevation: 30 FT (9 M)
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