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Dive Review of Cape Eleuthera Institute in
Bahamas

Cape Eleuthera Institute: "Cape Eleuthera, Bahamas", Jun, 2016,

by Mary K Wicksten, TX, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8952.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Galapagos, western Mexico, California, Hawaii, Fiji, Palau, Yap, Australia, New Guinea, Florida springs
Closest Airport S. Eleuthera Getting There Miami to Nassau to S. Eleuthera (small shuttle plane on last leg)

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 75 to 70 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We helped to clean a coral "nursery", so we had to be very careful not to bump anything.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I was at the Cape Eleuthera Institute for a project involving snorkeling in an inland saline pond--strictly of interest to biologists, I'm sure. Easy diving, good place to experiment with a ne ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments The Cape Eleuthera Institute and adjacent school are very eco-conscious. I was there for a scientific project, not recreational diving so did not visit any notable dive sites. Diving along Abaco Sound is very easy. I helped clean algae off a coral restoration and "nursery" area. Very pretty small reef, little disturbance by people, no surf but no big fish either. Snorkeling over seaweed and seagras ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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