Welcome to The Privateers

World Class Bahamian Charters: Spearfishing Stingrays Shipwrecks Shark Dives Bonefishing Snorkeling Mangrove Tours Three Sisters & Bimini Road

Welcome to The Privateers

We are a professional team of Bahamian freedivers, bonefishers, spearfishers located in Bimini, The Bahamas. We pride ourselves in delivering the best possible guide experiences to everyone. Our charters expose the true beauty of the crystal clear Bahamian waters. The memories created aboard the experience will last a lifetime.

We offer charters for small private groups on our vessels. At privateers, we are recognized as one of the top freediving and bonefishing charters in The Bahamas due to the lifelong memories created. From bonefishing on the beautiful flats to snorkeling in the stunning shallow reefs, you are guaranteed a once in a lifetime experience.


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Charter Types

Bonefishing (1-2 Persons)

Catch the strongest flat water fish in the world on a fly rod or a spinner! ($15 Fishing License Fee for Government of the Bahamas). Additional $50 for an extra person; Max:3.

Mangrove Tours (1-4 Persons)

Enjoy Mangroves scenery and a trip to healing hole for a half day!

Shark Dives (1-3 Freedivers)

Swim with reef sharks all year round! OR Swim with hammerheads seasonally from November 1 to March 31.

Spearfishing (1-3 Persons)

Spearfish in your comfortable depth range in the crystal clear waters of Bimini!

Stingrays (1-4 Persons)

Feed stingrays on the secluded beach Honeymoon Harbor for a half day. Bonus: Includes visit to Sapona Shipwreck!

Three Sisters & Bimini Road (1-4 Persons)

Enjoy Snorkeling in the shallow reefs of the three sisters rock and historical Bimini road for a half day!

Services

Charter Guide on Private Vessels

Have an experienced native who knows all the best spots run your charters on a private vessel! Each trip will be constructed around what you want to experience. Inquire for more information.

Gallery

Check out some of the amazing pictures from our World Class Charters!

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Testimonials

Charter Reviews from some of our Phenomenal Clients!

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Our Team

Showndre David

Founder / CEO
Charter Guide Captain

Showndre David, an adventurous and ambitious young man, was born Hollywood, Florida but raised in The Bahamas. Showndre had the utmost passion and fascination for the ocean from a very young age. Growing up in Bimini, The Bahamas, Mr. David was always around the ocean. His love for beautiful waters of The Bahamas grew rapidly through daily interactions and experiences on the water. Showndre David is an entrepreneur with a rapidly growing business. Mr. David has one of the few businesses that performs a variety charters in Bimini, The Bahamas. He has gained an exceptional reputation through always delivering the greatest possible experience to his clients. His local knowledge combined with years of experience undeniably makes him one of the best on the entire island. Mr. David takes great passion in everything he does and delivers on his ambition of giving his clients an experience that they will truly never forget. Showndre David didn’t have a conventional route in starting and owning his own business. It was a major milestone in his life when the start of a promising and exciting journey for him began. When it comes to bone fishing, he learned and grew into a phenomenal bone fisher under the guidance of one of the most legendary bone fish persons in the country, Ebbie David. Through countless sacrifices and consistent hard work over the years, by the age of 18, Showndre David was able to buy his own boat. This was the point in his life where he began operating his own bone fishing charters. Additionally, he became an exceptional free diver and evolved into both a shark feeder and spearfisherman along the way. This legendary lifestyle makes him valuable in the freediving community as he always strives to be the best in everything he does. Today, Showndre David is not only a bone fish guide, but also a shark feeder, spear fisherman, flats fishing guide, snorkeling guide, certified free diver/scuba diver and a pilot! Through resiliency, hard work and ambition, Privateers Bahamas was borned when he was just 18 years old.

Derriko Lewis

Director of Operations

Derriko Lewis is a young entrepreneur, sports enthusiast,web developer and lover of the ocean. He is a recent college graduate who obtained his Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems at Monroe College in New York. As a native of Freeport, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas, he spent most of his free time at the beach where he developed a passion for the ocean. This passion opened a new world for him as he quickly began learning how to free dive, scuba dive, spear fish and fly fish. Derriko is an experienced leader who earns the respect of those around him. He graduated Head Boy & Salutatorian from Jack Hayward Senior High School’s Class of 2018. After serving diligently in his role as Head Boy, he went on to serve as a resident assistant in college for a few semesters. In addition to all of this, he has always been a track & field athlete his entire life. Derriko represented his high school, college and country proudly on many occasions. He is an active member in his community but his high work ethic stands out the most. With a philosophy of learning as much as possible, he always strives to be the best in everything he does while helping others along the way.

Pricing

PLEASE NOTE THAT A $150 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESERVE & CONFIRM YOUR BOOKING.

Details will be included in an email once you inquire.

$350

Half Day

(4 hours)

  • AVAILABLE FOR:
  • Stingrays
  • Mangrove Tours
  • Three Sisters & Bimini Road
  • Bonefishing
  • Shark Dives
  • Spearfishing
$600

Full Day

(8 hours)

  • AVAILABLE FOR:
  • Bonefishing
  • Shark Dives
  • Spearfishing

Booking - Inquire Today!

Reserve Your Trip Today OR Let Us Know What You're Inquiring About!

You will receive an email with details about confirmation within 24 hours.

Date: Please see availability calendar below.

PLEASE NOTE THAT A $150 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESERVE & CONFIRM YOUR BOOKING. DETAILS ON HOW TO MAKE YOUR DEPOSIT WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU UPON SUBMITTING WITHIN 24 HOURS.

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