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Dive Review of Buccaneer Divers/Sarova Whitesands Resort in

October, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Jayne Johnson, NH, US (1 report)
Report Number 7398
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras, Red Sea, Sea of Cortez
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, windy, dry  
choppy, surge, currents  
Water Temp
  to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 40    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Boat Facilities
1 stars
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Water was just too surge-y to actually use my camera and water was very
churned u ...
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5 stars
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2 stars   
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Buccaneer Dive Shop is located in the Sarova Whitesands Resort which is
about 20 minutes north of the Mombasa Airport. Whitesands Resort: The
resort is just incredibly beautiful with expansive grounds and meandering
pools. There are several restaurants also located throughout the resort
that served fairly good, expansive menus and buffet foods. The staff at the
Whitesands were incredibly nice, professional and very, very helpful. I
don't think I have ever stayed at a nicer, more beautiful place in my life.
As a solo traveler, I felt very safe and protected within the resort and
the staff seemed to actually recognize the people who were staying there
and kindly greeted everyone. I can not recommend Whitesands Resort enough. 
Buccaneer Diving:  Bucca ...
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