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Dive Review of Eco dive/Emerald Princess in
Grenada

Eco dive/Emerald Princess, Apr, 2008,

by Paul Lima, TN, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 27 reports). Report 4023.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Florida, Caribbean Islands, Cozumel
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 40 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions stay above divemaster.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 3 stars
UW Photo Comments No rinse bucket for cameras

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Diving off the Emerald Princess. Marvin, owner of the dive operation, said the cruise line requires a very conservative dive profile which they followed. First dive was a drift dive on a reef with entry being a back roll from a good height. Crew was attentive on top and vigilant below the water. We got separated from the group while taking pictures and soon heard banging on a tank. Responding with a quacker we were quickly reunited. Nice reef with plentiful coral and sponge life. The second dive was a wreck with lots of fish taking refuge from the current. Many photo opportunities since the fish did not appear to be afraid and stayed close.
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