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Dive Review of Dive Little Corn/Casa Iguana in
Nicaragua/Nicaragua, Little Corn Island

Dive Little Corn/Casa Iguana, Dec, 2006,

by Wayne Warren-Angelucci, CA, United States (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports). Report 3224.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Maldives, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Borneo, Sulawesi, Cozumel, Caymans, Roatan, Turks, Bahamas, etc.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny,windy,rainy Seas choppy
Water Temp 85 to 0 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 20 to 40 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions own computer profile
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish 2 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 1 stars Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 2 stars Shore Facilities 2 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 2 stars Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude 2 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 2 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 2 stars
Comments December 2006 was windy and unsettled. Water choppy and very stirred up since diving is very shallow at Little Corn Island. Casa Iguana under new managament - very, very basic - felt that they should be charging less for their accomodations - they were overpriced compared to their competition. Dive Litle Corn is owned by Casa Iguana owners. Seemed well run, but hard to tell since ther were not many divers in December. Week before I arrived the 45 min open 30' 'ferry' from Big Corn Island was not able to run for 6 days because of rough seas. I was booked for 9 days but left after 4 because of poor diving conditions. Would not return to Little Corn because it's too shallow. However, the natives there were very friendly.
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