Geotourism MapGuide: A travel guide to the places most respected and recommended by locals.
inspire me!
Inspire Me!
Review great places recommended by locals. Give thumbs up or add to your Trip Planner.
Show Me:
  Dive Spot

Current Cut

 0 Thumbs Up! Give your thumbs up.
 
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

No comments have been made about this nomination. Be the first to add a comment!

-+
AtlasHybrid.Imagery(Satellite)OpenStreetMap

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)
Meet the Contributor:
Karen Rolle
 Thumbs Up Place Nearby
 
(54.2 miles / 87.7 kilometers)
 
Angelfish Blue Hole
The blue holes of the Bahamas are unique geological features as they are the only tidal blue...
 
Bimini Road/The Lost City of Atlantis
The Bimini Road, or the Lost City of Atlantis, is one of the most popular tourist...
 
Devil's Backbone
The devil's backbone is a shallow and jagged-edge reef, extending across the northern end of...
 
Doolittle's Grotto
This dive site is off the western tip of Sandy Point and is named after a Dr. Doolittle, who was...
 
Grouper Gully
Grouper Gully, near Fernandez Bay, is a popular wall dive site with a couple of very tame...