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Dive Review of Jardines Aggressor I in
Cuba/Gardens of the Queen

 
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Jardines Aggressor I: "Jardines Aggressor I", Aug, 2016,

by Kathryn S Roberts, FL, US ( 2 reports). Report 9008.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Florida and all over the Caribbean, Fiji, Hawaii
Closest Airport Havana Getting There Cayman Air from Miami was our best option. LONG day to/from the boat, having to take a bus from Havana. Bus trip approx. 6+ hours. Day in Havana was good.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm
Water Temp 88 to 88 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 35 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions All dives led by DM, one in front and one in rear. While not really your "own profile", the slow pokes who like to look for photo ops (me and my buddy), were not rushed to keep up with the group.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Good camera table, with air hose and small towels for drying. Crew handled cameras to/from the tenders. Large fresh water rinse tank. ... 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 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments Had a great week diving in the Queen's Garden, on the central/southeast coast of Cuba. The Jardines Aggressor I did not disappoint: great crew, great food, and fun diving. All dives are from tenders. We had a full boat, with 20 divers, so there were 10 on each tender. Two divemasters for each group. Dives were led by DM, with other DM following to be su ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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