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Dive Review of Sunn Odyessy Divers in
Bahamas/Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

June, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Jim Hollen, NM, USA (1 report)
Report Number 4215
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
51-100 dives
Where else diving
We dive extensively in the Bahamas with trips to the Caymans and Belize
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

calm, choppy, no currents  
Water Temp
82   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Normal diving restrictions.  eg. buddy, no-deco limits, depth, safety
stops, etc.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
Nick at Sunn Odyessy Divers took extra pains to point out great photo
subjects.  He really caters to the U/W photographer.  His shop has U/W
photo gear for rent and is experienced in the U/W Photographer Specialty
diver certification.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
3 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
2 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
The Good - We had a great 2 weeks at Island Seas Resort on GBI.  Sunn
Odyessy Divers owned by Nick Rolle is just around the corner.  We dove with
Nick the first time after our (then) regular dive operator was on vacation.
 What a lucky break!  Nick's operation is well run and his level of
knowledge, patience, and experience are second to none.  The dive trips
usually have 6 to 8 divers max.  Our 12 year old Grandson, Spencer, got his
Junior Open Water Certification during our stay and we have created a
monster!  Nick was extremely patient but very thorough with Spencer's class
and pool work and his O/W Dives.  A big "Thanks" to Nick, his
wife Karen, and his Dive Master In-Training Cadron.  I don't know why but
the number and variety of fish seemed to be down.  We saw no sharks and
very few large fish.  But all-in-all a great trip and can't wait to get
back there.

The Bad - We saw tons of the beautiful, but invasive, lionfish!  They were
spotted at all depths from 100' to 20'.  I got some great pictures of them,

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