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Dive Review of Scuba St. Lucia/Anse Chastanet in
St. Lucia

Scuba St. Lucia/Anse Chastanet: "PRETTY DARN GOOD", Nov, 2014,

by Edward Svitil, GA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8061 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Palau, Yap, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia, PNG, Little Cayman, Malaysia, Chuuk, Hawaii, Pohnpei, Guam, Rota, Saipan
Closest Airport St. Lucia Getting There direct from many cities, including Atlanta, Miami, Charlotte

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 78 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 40 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Without computer 60' (not enforced). With computer do what you want. Surface at 45 minutes but not too rigidly enforced. Don't touch!
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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 rinse tank on boat and at shop - no more than 2-3 large rigs cou ... 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 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments We went with Kids Sea Camp who run a very good operation. Had five teens get certified and the others were already. Alternates provided for little ones (SASY) and other activities to keep them busy. This resort doesn't usually take kids (we heard) so the number of divers cleaned out their supply of rental gear. We stayed one extra day and only had two other divers in the boat. They can schedule ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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