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Dive Review of SubSurface Scuba/Treasure Island in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Ma

February, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Marylou Hernandez, WA, USA
Report Number 3212
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Lembeh Strait Indonesia/Thailand/Belize
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

surge, noCurrents  
Water Temp
82   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
25   to 40    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
short dives for depth, sometimes difficult to get 45 minutes. Especially if
they wanted to get people back to their reort for lunch.  Which would have
been easier if they didn't leave for dives consistently 45min-1 hour late  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
2 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
1 stars  
Shore Facilities  
1 stars  
Be sure and ask for a freshwater bucket to be provided or it won't be
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
3 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
2 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
2 stars   
2 stars    
CON-We left late consistently for morning dives (45min.-11/2 hours late). 
You return after two dives in the morning, no head on the boat.  Not even
drinking water available on the boat.  They have a sign that says
"protect our reefs No Gloves", yet they allowed at least one
older women to wear gloves and she proceeded to dive by holding on and
swimming from coral to coral.  I watched her crash into and break several
pieces of staghorn coral.  The dive guides refused to correct or educate
her (she spoke no English but they have at least one dive guide who spoke
fluent Japanese!! When I asked about it they just shrugged their
Pro- tanks consistently filled to 3000psi
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