Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
Join Undercurrent on Facebook
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes

Dive Review of Saba Divers/Scout's Place in

September, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Sally Mayeux, NM, USA
Report Number 1945
Subscribers: Submit Your Reader Report Here
Subscribe Now Questions?
Subscribers can send this reviewer an email directly from here.
Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, Bahamas, Cozumel, Hawaii, Utila 
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, cloudy  
calm, choppy  
Water Temp
83   to 86    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
60   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Diving Nitrox, so depth limits were enforced. 
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
1 stars   
4 stars    
Went with a group of 10 experienced divers.   Within  24 hours, everyone at
Scout's Place (hotel), Saba Divers (dive operation), and restaurant, all
owned by Barbara and Wolfgang Tooten, knew each of our names.  Hotel (13
rooms) was immaculate.  Saba is deep diving,  80-100 feet on first dive of
day, very little at less than 50 feet, so free Nitrox was used by all of
us.    Entire area around Saba is a marine park, with specified moorings;
reef is healthy and fish often ignored divers.   After the check-out dive,
Divemasters (Rodney and Rachel) gave us option of staying with them
underwater or exploring on our own.  Both were very good at spotting little
creatures.  Mostly small fish, although we also saw nurse sharks and
turtles.   Excellent dive briefings before each dive.   Gear was rinsed and
set up by dive operation daily.  Lunch on the boat between dives was fresh
and filling (sandwiches, fruit, etc.).    Dinner at restaurant
well-prepared and varied.   Weather was mostly sunny, hot and humid, with
some overcast days and showers, causing occasional surface chop.   
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 99 dive reviews of Saba and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.

Bookmark and Share

Other dive reports on Saba Deep

All Saba Dive Reviews and Reports
Diving Guide to Saba
Diving Reviews for All Dive Destinations

Want to assemble your own collection of Saba reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Want to get more articles like these and
other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email?
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get our free monthly Online Update, and a sample issue!

NEW! Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account |
| Travel Index | Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Forums | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues | Login | Join | Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |

Copyright © 1996-2016 Undercurrent (
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.