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Dive Review of Abucs in
Canada/10022-8339

Abucs, Aug, 2005,

by Harry Edward White, NY, United States (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports). Report 2197.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving North Atlantic to tropics
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy, currents
Water Temp 70 to 75 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish 1 stars
Small Critters 1 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 1 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
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 3 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments St Lawrence River. Decent but somewhat primative boat (but it did have a head). Great, intact wrecks with good viz. Current was sometimes a hinderance, sometimes a help, sometimes a great joy. Operator is a very nice lady. Stayed at a good motel about 5 miles from shop in Brockville ON. Quaint town. Good (and bad) restaurants available. Price per diver (air; boat; motel (includes breakfast) and lunch) quite reasonable. A great trip for North East divers who want to dive wet (so long as boat does not go into Lake Ontario). This was 4th trip to area, second with operator. Will do again. Also dove Lake Ontario on another trip; dry suit only but great diving.
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