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

May, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Paul Fitzpatrick, TX, US (1 report)
"A great dive shop in Statia"
Report Number 8927
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
throughout Caribbean, Galapagos, Hawaii
Closest Airport
Getting There
Fly from St Martin

Dive Conditions

calm, no currents  
Water Temp
81   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Divers had to start for the surface at 750 psi or at no deco limits.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Statia is different from most of the Caribbean in that there is no wall,
just a gentle slope away from the island. Much of the coral has grown up on
lava flows. The dives are not multi-level as a result; you stay at 60 feet
or so for an entire dive before heading up. Nitrox is cri
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