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Dive Review of Turneffe Island Lodge in
Belize/Turneffe Atoll

February, 2003, an Instant Reader Report by Ramsay Thom, NY, USA
Report Number 998
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, Bahamas, Cozumel, Cayman Islands, St. Croix, Turks and Caicos
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
windy  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
78   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
60   to 80    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Unspecified]  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
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
  2 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  4 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
4 stars
Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
3 stars   
Advanced
4 stars    
Comments  
It was quite windy and therefore the surface condition was quite choppy.
Because dive sites are so close to the resort, small boats are used. You
need to remove BC/tank before re-boarding but the crew lifts your BC/tank
back on board. This is true "valet" diving. I would go a bit
later in the year next time due to windy conditions.  
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