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Dive Review of Blackbird Resort/Blackbird Caye in
Belize

December, 2009, an Instant Reader Report by Norman B. Ross, TX, US
Sr. Reviewer   (7 reports)
Report Number 5378
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Cozumel, Fiji, etc.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
windy, rainy  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
79   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
50   to 70    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Unspecified]  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
N/A  
Boat Facilities
N/A
Overall rating for UWP's  
N/A  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
[None]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
3 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
N/A  
Snorkeling
4 stars  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
Beginners
5 stars   
Advanced
4 stars    
Comments  
It was a 15 minute flight in a small plane to get to the resort and a 90
minute ride in a large comfortable boat going back to Belize City. The
rooms were very nice with a good bed and plenty of hot water. There was a
screened poarch which was handy.
The food was good and the grilled fish was outstanding. Belikins were cold
and only $3.
There were a good number and variety of fish. Spotted Eagle Ray, Tarpon,
Midnight Parrotfish, Spotted Drum, Goldspotted Eel, White Spotted
Toadfish,and all of the usual tropicals.
All in all this was the best dive trip I have been on in a long time and I
am going back.
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