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Dive Review of M/V Diversity in

December, 2003, an Instant Reader Report by Pat Aderman, IL, USA
Report Number 889
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, Palau, Yap, Truk Lagoon, Guam, Ponhpei, Saipan, Bali, Thailand, St
Kits, Nevis, Saba, St Eustatius, Florida Keys
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
calm, choppy, surge, currents, noCurrents  
Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
All dives were guided but there were usually two guides.  One would surface
with heavy air users & one would stay down with the others.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
No camera table or dedicated rinse tank.  No onboard processing available.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars   
5 stars    
Great boat with clean & comfortable accomodations, gourmet food and
extremely helpful & friendly crew.  

This is a fast boat that make the run up to Osprey Reef on every trip. 
This offers much better sites than the GBR.

While you cannot totally dive your own profile the crew makes every effort
to accomodate everyones' interests.

This boat is more expensive than others in the area but worth the
difference. The atmosphere is more like being on a private yatch than a
dive boat.

Plan on spending at least one night in Port Douglas.  Don't miss George the
Grouper at 'On the Inlet' restaraunt around 5:30 every afternoon.
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