If you're looking for a true tropical escape, Cat Island may be right up your alley. This island remains undeveloped and rustic in a time when tourism in the region is exploding. As a result, the activities here revolve around sightseeing, which will allow you to see cotton plantation ruins that include slave huts, and diving the blue holes.
Cat Island is a good destination for beginning divers looking to learn the ropes. The popular shallow dives found here are a bit easier than elsewhere in the area, while not sacrificing quality.
There are a small number of dive sites in the area. For a more comprehensive look at diving in this area, see this extended discussion.
Not known for its extravagant sport fishing charters, Cat Island is more for the laid back fisherman looking for a peaceful day of fly fishing. However, there are options for anglers of all interests here.
If you enjoy fishing you might be happy to learn there are several charter fishing services in this area. Anyone who needs to learn more about fishing in this area can do so here.
If you like to snorkel you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so within easy reach of Cat Island. Click here to find our page regarding local snorkeling opportunities.
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