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Dive Review of Amigos Del Mar/Captain Morgan in
Belize/ambergris Caye

April, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Eldon Okazaki, CA, US
Top Contributor   (41 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
Report Number 6949
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
SE asia, Palau, Hawaii, Mexico, caribbean, california, Florida, etc.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy, dry  
Seas
choppy, surge  
Water Temp
77   to 79    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
40   to 60    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Unspecified]















stay in group; follow DM  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  1 stars
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
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Comments
amigos del mar had lg. bucket for cameras; and bucket for masks
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Food
3 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Comments  
5 days of mod./ high winds; so seas were rough;  2 divers got sea sickness;
so they did only 1 dives; DM Juan speared lionfish and fed a trigger fish
and a nurse shark; lots of nurse sharks and 1 black tip reef shark; DM also
hugged a nurse shark.
not much coral; lots  ...
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By katmanduu at Apr 19, 2013 14:54 EST  
Really! A DM hugging a nurse shark!  What happened to the "no
touch" rule?  I think this is a poor example all around. I also think
deliberately feeding lionfish to other marine life is not a good idea. It
just helps other fish to become less cautious of spearfishing divers. We
divers need to be observers and not participants in my opinion.
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