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Dive Review of La Bulle/Cruise Ship in
St. Barth

La Bulle/Cruise Ship: "Would not go here again", Dec, 2014,

by Hugh E Aaron, VA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports). Report 8134.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving USVI, Bahamas, Florida, Bonaire, Hawaii, Santa Catalina, Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Belize, Roatan, Cozumel, Nevis, St Kitts, Saba, BVI, Barbados, St. Maarten, Virginia, North Carolina
Closest Airport not sure Getting There We came by ship

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 80 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions We went as a group - but as there was no real structure to the dive, not really any enforced restrictions. You could probably go off on your own.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There was no setup. Your camera would be in the pile of dive gear in ... 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 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 1 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments In St. Barths for a day on a cruise ship, we had arranged a day of diving with La Bulle. They had excellent on-line reviews. We had a few glitches making a reservation and needed some minor modifications to their cancellation policy, but looked forward to the dive. They kindly offered to pick us up from the tender dock, but we opted to walk, preferring the exercise associated with a 10 to 15 minute walk around the harbor. The traffic was such that a ride would have been longer than the walk.
When we arrived at the dive shack, a group of people were sitting around smoking and one was talking on the phone. After a few minutes, one greeted u ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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