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Dive Review of Epic Diving/Greenwood Resort in
Bahamas/Cat Island

Epic Diving/Greenwood Resort: "Cat Island, off the beaten path but worth the trip", Jun, 2014,

by Jeff Bloomer, IL, US (Contributor Contributor 18 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8028.

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars

The resort is laid back and quiet. The german staff can be a bit stand-offish at times. You need to not be in a hurry and go with the flow. The restaurant served good meals and the honor bar meant you never had to wait for a beverage. Staying here reminded me of days gone by where expats and islanders went about their day in a routine that many Americans would need to adjust to. The rooms were clean and well maintained. I had paid for an air-conditioned room but was first put into a non-air room. After a bit I was moved to the appropriate room.

The island is very quiet and you could look down the beach and see not a single footprint, when was the last time you saw that. This is really a place where you can get away from it all as most times the internet connection didn't work.

Epic diving is a small operation, they pick you up at the resort and drive you to a dock where you take a small boat out to the dive boat. I was here to photograph Oceanic White Tips and that is a specialty of this husband and wife team. Many up close encounters with these big sharks both on snorkel and scuba. The couple told me that the reef diving was excellent as there is no pressure on the the sites but I did not have the time to explore, I would love to go back and give the reefs a go so day.
Websites Epic Diving   Greenwood Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Maldives, Micronesia
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm
Water Temp 80-85°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions No limits
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish N/A
Small Critters N/A Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments This was a photo trip and the boat was loaded with big rigs. No real designated space, we took up the entire floor of the cabin. The crew was good about handling gear getting on and off the boat.
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