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Dive Review of Aqua Mania Adventures/Cruise ship in
St. Maarten

December, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Hugh E Aaron, VA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (7 reports)
"Good Cruise ship excursion"
Report Number 8136
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
USVI, BVI, California, Hawaii, Cozumel, Caymans, Roatan, Belize, Saba, St,
Barths, St Kitts, Nevis, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida
Closest Airport
Princess Juliana
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, windy  
Water Temp
80   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
85   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
We dove as a group, but it was very relaxed, with much latitude to explore
within sight of the dive guide.  Everyone was allowed to run out their
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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5 stars
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Value for $$
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We were in St. Maarten for a day call on a cruise ship and arranged to dive
with Aqua Mania Adventures.   I was very skeptical, as the web site was
mechanized and had different names and locations, but the reviews were
good, so decided to give it a try.  The communication by email was quite
good until I booked my dive, then it seemed to stop. I could not tell from
the site exactly what I had booked, and could not get anyone to respond. 
In frustration, I cancelled my reservation a few days later.  I immediately
got a response from another employee who assured me that I ha
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