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Dive Review of Turneffe Island Lodge in
Belize/Turneffe Islands

July, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by David Funderburk, CO, US
Report Number 1839
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Palau, Cozumel, Bonaire, Turks, Grenada, Hawaii, St. Lucia, Caymans
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
81   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
20   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
None  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
Squadrons 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  4 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
Comments
No fresh water on boats but the boat rides were less than 5-10 minutes
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
5 stars   
Advanced
5 stars    
Comments  
This was one of the best dive trips I have taken.  The accomodations and
the food were the best.  Lodge staff very friendly.  The dive operation was
top notch.  Never had to touch any of my equipment after arriving.  Was
washed and dried at the end of the week.  Reef very healthy and a short
boat ride from the resort. Blue Hole a let down. Take bug spray.  Bugs
present but not too bad.  Take some cash.  Everyone is so friendly and
professional you will want to tip.
This is an operation that we plan to go back to.
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