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

Golden Rock Divers/Old Gin House, Mar, 2003,

by Gabriel I. Peñagarícano, PR, Puerto Rico . Report 398.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Everywhere except the Red Sea.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 79 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 75 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions On deep dives, the limits were suggested but not enforced. It is a very friendly operation and one worthy of returning. Undercurrent was right on the money in its recent report on this destination and dive operator.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 5 stars

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments The dive boat is relatively small, so there are no special facilities for large camera equipment. However, the crew is extremely attentive and helpful with your photo gear.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Everything is good about this dive operator. Even though small, everyone bends over backwards to make your dive as pleasant as possible. The dive sites are great, as is the marine life. A place to return to several times.
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