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Dive Review of Golden Rock Dive Center/Old Gin House in
St. Eustatius

Golden Rock Dive Center/Old Gin House: "Diving the way you want it", Nov, 2014,

by Allan Baldwin, IL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 7902 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Belize, Saba, St Martin, St Lucia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Mexico, Cocos
Closest Airport EUX Getting There Short flight from St Martin

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 83 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Other than safety stop and common sense, they try to accommodate divers.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There is lots of small stuff (blennies, arrow crabs, shrimp, etc) that make good subjects. A macro lens and light help for many subjects. ... 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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments If you are looking for good, laid back diving, this is a great place. The reefs are healthy, the boat rides are mostly short (10-15 minutes), the staff is accommodating, the island is very beautiful, the people are friendly and it's safe(no crime). If you are not diving however, there is not too much here. There is a vo ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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