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Dive Review of Peter Hughes Sun Dancer II in
Belize

September, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by JulieConner, TX, USA
Reviewer   (3 reports)
Report Number 1958
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, Bay islands Agressor, Guanaja, Cozumel, Utila, Flower Gardens
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
86   to 88    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
0
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Divers were allowed to dive their own profiles. Crew stated that they were
not there to babysit and wouldn't chase you below 130 ft.  
Liveaboard?
yes 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
1 or 2 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
No on board expert when we went, but lots of other divers willing to share
experiences
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
4 stars   
Advanced
3 stars    
Comments  
The boat was well run. We had 8 staff for 15 divers. We didn't go to the
blue hole and had a couple of dives cancelled due to weather, but the
overall experience was good. Most of the life at the dive sites we visited
were above 80 feet. Most of the boat was diving enriched air and we got our
certification while on board. Lots of corals, we saw lots of small stuff.
Not as many large groups of big fish as I have seen in Honduras or Bonaire.
Food was excellent, the staff was very good about remembering likes and
dislikes. If you are thinking about certification and have health issues,
get releases from physician before leaving home. It will save hassles.
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