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

May, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Patricia A. Sinclair, La, US
Sr. Contributor   (24 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Grand Bahama Scuba"
Report Number 7900
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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 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
Take that FE lens for taking shark shots. ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
3 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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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 ...
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