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Dive Review of Fathom Five Divers and Ocean Quest/Marriott's Kauai Beach Club in
Hawaii/Kauai

Fathom Five Divers and Ocean Quest/Marriott's Kauai Beach Club: "Another year of great diving w/FF", Jul, 2015,

by Ms Lynda Durfee, VA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 40 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8305.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving All over Caribbean, all Hawaiian islands, Fiji, Palau, Maldives.
Closest Airport Lihue Getting There easy connections from LA, SF, Denver and Chigago. From DC, takes about 12-14 hurs

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 80 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No deco; don't go below 130; stay w/buddy or DM. Divers with computer can dive their own profile. Most dives were 60 minutes or longer.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
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 I've been diving w/FF for two weeks every year since 2009. Nice crew; each boat takes a maximum of 6 divers, grouped by experience level (veteran down to newbies). I did 18 dives in 12 days, including two all-day trips to Niihau. I've seen just about everything in Hoover's books on Hawaiian sea life, and I ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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