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Dive Review of Grand Bahama Scuba/Island Seas Resort in
Bahamas

Grand Bahama Scuba/Island Seas Resort: "Grand Bahama Scuba", May, 2014,

by Patricia A. Sinclair, La, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 24 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7900.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Caymans (all), Florida, FL Keys, Bimini, St Eustatius, Jamaica, Curacao, Bonaire, Philippines, Roatan and more
Closest Airport Freeport Getting There Fly to Miami and catch short flight tnere

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 79 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Not deeper than 110 ft
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Take that FE lens for taking shark shots. ... 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 3 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 3 stars
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Comments Grand Bahama Island Dive Trip Memorial Day week
Had an uneventful flight from MSY to ATL, where I was to meet my dive buddy for the week for the first time. We met as planned at the gate for our flight from ATL to FPO. The flight from ATL to FPO was fun, since there were many children aboard and the ones that scream bloody murder the whole flight seem to always end up right by me. Got through customs without any hassles, grabbed our bags, grabbed a cab and went to the Island Seas Resort. I had gotten a really good deal on a one bedroom suite there for the entire week. The additional non-monetary price was that I had to listen to a timeshare spiel. Now I admit to the fact that I never had any intention of buying, but I sure had fun playing cat and mouse with the salesman. There is no way a timeshare is cost effective, to me, for 1 week a year.
We got settled into our room and gave Grand Bahama Scuba a call to let them know we were in safely and ready for a checkout dive anytime the next day. We then headed to the beach to just hang out by the sea. Lovely beach, clean and well kept. The sun was warm and the breeze was blowing relaxation!!! We had a very nice late lunch at the bar along with some coffee and iced tea.
Sunday morning was the Timeshare fun and Sunday afternoon was the checkout dive. We did that dive in the canal right under where the boat was tied up. The upside of the canal checkout div ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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