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Dive Review of Sea Saba/Juianna's in
Saba

Sea Saba/Juianna's: "Deep Dives the norm on Saba", Nov, 2014,

by Michael Griffith, SC, US ( 1 report). Report 7925.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Little Cayman, Ras Muhammad, Fiji (Beqaa Lagoon). Providenciales, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea
Closest Airport Saba Getting There From US to St. Martin (Dutch side); WinAir to Saba, 15 minute flight

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 81 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 100+ on first dive; 70 or less 2nd 3rd dives.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

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 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Small water tank on boat; not adequate for large rigs ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
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 2 stars
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Comments Expected difficulties getting there, WinAir's reputation not good, but we had no problems. I was told dive sites were beautiful, featuring pinnacles. What I wasn't told was that most were deep dives and currents could be strong.
Now I am an experienced diver, but not particularly strong and as capable as I used to be (I am 73). I am accustomed to gentle dives, with little current and excellent visibility and varied mar ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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