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Dive Review of Turneffe Island Resort in
Belize/Turneffe Islands

November, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Hal Shanis, PA, US
Reviewer   (4 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Unseasonably Rainy; Better Visibility Under Water"
Report Number 8069 has 1 Helpful vote
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Caribbean, Mexico and Galapagos 
Closest Airport
Belize
Getting There
Philadelphia to Atlanta and
1.5 hour boat to Turneffe 

Dive Conditions

Weather
rainy  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
81   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
25   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Second and third dives were limited to 65 feet  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Shore Facilities  
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
3 stars
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Snorkeling
4 stars  
 
 

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Comments  
We timed our week of diving trip to avoid the rainy season, maximize the
water temperature and avoid holiday crowds. Our plans were effective except
for the precipitation, which could be considered wet even by rainy season
standards. Other than rainy continually 5 of the 7 days, the trip was
wonderful. This was the best diving that I remember having experienced in
25 years of semiannual trips to the Caribbean. All dive sites for our 15
dives, excluding the Blue Hole, were within a 10 m
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