Activities on Cat Island

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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 Diving

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.

You'll find a small number of interesting dive sites in the area. For more in formation concerning diving in this area, read 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 like to fish you might be happy to discover there are a few charter fishing services that operate from this area. For a more comprehensive look at this topic, visit this article concerning deep sea fishing in this area.


If you enjoy underwater sightseeing you're in luck -- you'll have the chance within easy reach of Cat Island. To read a more complete discussion of snorkeling, visit this article about snorkeling options.


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