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Dive Review of Sun Fun Dive in
Canada/Port McNeill BC

Sun Fun Dive : "Sun Fun for SURE ! - Northern Vancouver Island Dream Diving", Oct, 2015,

by Peter Ian McArthur, BC, CA ( 1 report). Report 8465.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Maui Hawaii - Puerto Rico - Yasawa Group Fiji - Cozumel and Port Hardy BC many times.
Closest Airport Port Hardy Getting There Drive or fly via Pacific Coast Airline

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 46 to 51 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 20 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions NO Decompression Diving - Technical Dives Limited
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales > 2
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Call Steve (1-250-956-2243) before you make a decision. He is a Marine Biologist and has more photography ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 2 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Getting to Port McNeill is a chore if you haven't been there before. After that, it's well worth the time, trouble and expense.

Whether driving or flying, this trip requires a significant commitment of time.

We left Kamloops in the interior of BC at 7:30 AM on Friday and arrived in Port McNeill 12 hours later having stopped twice for fuel, and having lunch on the BC Ferries Coastal Rennisance while traveling from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay at Nanaimo.

The drive was mercifully quick and the Island Highway gets you too and from at 120 kph.

Accommodations at Sun Fun Divers is bunkhouse style with 2 showers, two lavatorys, a kitchen and lounge area. It's suitably titled the "Divers Den" and sleeps 10 with one ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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