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Diving Reviews of Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Underwater Photography:  5 stars Accommodations:  4 stars
 
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Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/ Young Island N   [N/A]   "Excellent relaxed critter heaven!"
Excellent relaxed critter heaven!This was our 4th visit to St. Vincent and we love the diving here. Luckily our first two trips were with legendary Bill Tewes, but... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2014   Amy Thorkilsen
100+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent N   Leeward Coast   "Critters, Critters and More Critters"
Critters, Critters and More CrittersI started diving with Dive St Vincent in 2003. If I had known how addictive diving here was, I might not have come. I came with ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2014   Ray Haberman
1000+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/ Paradise Beach N   [N/A]   [None]... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2014   Greg T Schubert
1000+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/ Rented House N   Leeward Side of Island   The only drawback to diving in St Vincent and the Grenadines is the terrible inter island air service. LIAT is the only commercia... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2013   Ray Haberman
1000+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/ Young Island Resort N   St. Vincent   This was our seventh trip to St. Vincent; in all of them we dove with Dive St. Vincent and stayed at Young Island Resort. Young Is... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2013   Thomas W. Doeppner
1000+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent Full report N   [N/A]   Being retired, I have the privilege of being able to go where I want and stay as long as I want. In Nov, I came to St Vincent 9 y... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2012   Ray Haberman
1000+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent Full report N   [N/A]   Getting to the island is the main problem. LIAT airlines presently is the only airlines that services the islands. They have a h... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2011   Ray Haberman
1000+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/ local residence Full report N   [N/A]   This last trip was my seventh trip to St Vincent and the diving has improved each year. Dive St Vincent is a no frills operation t... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2010   Alan L Olson
500+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/ Mariners Full report N   [N/A]   Bill Tewes has always been considered a bit difficult to get along with by some, and I'm sure he could be for those not seriuos ab... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2010   Anita M McChesney
250+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/ Young Island Resort Full report N   [N/A]   First about Young Island Resort. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The food was prepared perfectly, served in a timely f... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
2/2010   Paul J Halverson
500+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent Full report N   St. Vincent   [None]St. Vincent This is the best macro diving I have ever seen in the Caribbean. Getting there is a schlep and takes 12 to 14... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2010   Todd Lichtenstein
250+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/ Sunset Beach Full report N   St. Vincent   Would not be rating Dive St. Vincent at all if Peter Hughes had not pulled their boat out of Grenada AFTER we had already booked i... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2009   Robert
500+ Dives
 
Bill Tewes' Dive St. Vincent/ Mariners Hotel Full report N   [N/A]   Diving Daughter (DD) and I took a week to seek critters on the reefs and sands of St. Vincent with Bill Tewes. Most of our time -... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2009   Don Acheson
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Saint Vincent/ Young Island Resort Full report N   [N/A]   I have read for many years about Bill Tewes' Dive Saint Vincent Operation and Critter Diving in SVG...wel i finally got there and... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2007   joe DelGuidice
100+ Dives
 
Dive St Vincent/ Private Home Full report N   [N/A]   Bill Tewes is an aquired taste, as previously mentioned in your review, but definitely worth any supposed aggravation. His Divemas... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2009   Greg T Schubert
1000+ Dives
 
dive st vincent/ young island Full report N   [N/A]   Diving in St Vincent is spectacular and his name is Bill Tewes. My wife and I have been there twice this year, Spring and summe... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2008   jeffrey tindell
250+ Dives
 
Dive St Vincent Full report N   N/A   Ihave just completed a 6 months stay at St Vincent, diving with the "Curmudgeon" Bill Tewes. In that time I did 156 dives, most w... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2008   Ray Haberman
1000+ Dives
 
Dive St Vincent Full report N   [N/A]   The bad part about diving at St Vincent is getting there. Liat is the only plane in and they aren't dependable in flight schedule... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2007   Raymond Haberman
1000+ Dives
 
Dive St Vincent/ Young Island Full report N   [N/A]   Young Island fantastic with terrific food and staff. Rooms are clean and comfortable. No A/C, no phone, no TV but didn't miss any ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2005   Estelle and Stuart Evans
100+ Dives
 
Dive St Vincent Full report N   [N/A]   After 4 months of diving at St. Vincent, it is easy to see why they are called the "critter capital of the Caribbean." Bring a ma... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2004   Raymond J Haberman
500+ Dives
 
Dive St Vincent/ Sunset Hotel Full report N     We have been wanting to dive here for several years based upon other reports that we have read on the macro photography. While t... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
6/2004   allan & barbara jones
1000+ Dives
 
Dive St Vincent Full report N   [N/A]   St Vincent lives up to it's reputation as the "Critter Capital of the Caribbean" and Bill Tewes of "Dive St Vincent" is one of the... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2003   Ray Haberman
250+ Dives
 
Dive St Vincent (Bill Tewes)/ Marina Hotel and Resort Full report N   [N/A]   We were a group of 14 from York Divers exploring St Vincent (SVD) for the first time. Experience levels among the divers ranged f... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
3/2004   Charles Levine
100+ Dives
 
Dive St, Vincent Full report N   [N/A]   MARINES INVADE ST. VINCENT... Dave from Memphis and myself both former Marines joined the Old Curmudgeon himself, Bill Tewes, also... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2009   Larry Polster
1000+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Mariners Hotel Full report N   St. Vincent   1.5 hour delay on the LIAT leg flying down (San Juan to St. Vincent) due to electrical problems. Paid $60 for my second checked ba... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2009   David Haupt
1000+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Sunset Shores Full report N   [N/A]   St. Vincent is reputed to be the “Critter Capital of the Caribbean” by Bill Tewes, owner of scuba shop Dive St. Vincent. It is in... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2009   Paul Selden
250+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Rented house Full report N   [N/A]   One suggestion is to co-ordinate your visit to St. Vincent to be sure the owner/operator, Bill Tewes is not off island. Bill's f... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2009   Alan Olson
500+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Private home Full report N   [N/A]   Getting to St. Vincent can be a pain only one real airline services the island and they could care less if your luggage or camera ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2009   Alan Olson
500+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent Full report N   [N/A]   We were quoted a package price that included room, breakfast, airfare and diving. After examining what we were charged at the end... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
12/2008   Ann McGrath
500+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Sunset Shores Hotel Full report N   [N/A]   This was my first return visit to a dive destination. My memories of St. Vincent served me well. If small stuff is your predilecti... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2007   Peter J Maerz
250+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Young Island Full report N   St. Vincent   If you haven't been to St. Vincent to dive with Bill Tewes and the folks at Dive St. Vincent, don't wait any longer! Arrive r... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2006   Timothy A. Kolakowski
100+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent Full report N   [N/A]   Bill Tewes, Dive St. Vincent, knows how to take care of your travel plans. He sought out a house for us to rent for 4 couples, bo... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2006   Tom and Joyce Schulke
1000+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Young Island Resort Full report N   [N/A]   Bill Tewes, proprietor of Dive St. Vincent, is one of the best dive masters I've ever dived with. He's not only great at finding t... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2006   Tom Doeppner
500+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ The Beachcomber Full report N   St. Vincent   Everyone new to DSV receives the "first day checkout with Callie." It's not a big deal -- standard St. Vincent diving -- do your t... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2005   Francis & Deb Bollag
250+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Young Island Resort Full report N   [N/A]   St. Vincent has been called the "muck diving capital of the Caribbean", and I'm sure it is no exageration. Bill Tewes, owner of "... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2005   Tracey Bennett
250+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Young Island Resort Full report N   St. Vincent   Bill Tewes does a great job finding the little critters. They are abundant and Bill loves to find them. There are nice reefs if ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
4/2005   Joe Puglia
250+ Dives
 
dive St. Vincent/ Mariners Hotel Full report N   [N/A]   My liveaboard Tahiti trip was canceled due to engine failure. Having already cleared my schedule, I scrambled to arrange anoth... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2005   Michael Foust
250+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Young Island Full report N   [N/A]   Boat. Barebones. Seating with 3 - maybe 4. Minimal shade. Very low on comfort. Water was a shared 1 liter bottle. Diving. ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
12/2004   Steven Levin
1000+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Young Island Resort Full report N   [N/A]   [None]... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2004   Clyde & eleanor
100+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Rosewood Hotel Full report N   St. Vincent   The diving was very nice - lots of small things to see and photograph: frogfish, seahorses to the point of tiring of seeing them, ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
10/2003   Paul & Cori Gondek
1000+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ SkyBlue Inn Full report N   Kingstown   Dive St. Vincent booked my trip for me. I chose the no frills 2 week stay at the Skyblue Inn. (I saved between $700 and $800 over... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2003   Ray Haberman
250+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ The Mariner Full report N   [N/A]   Bill Tewes, the owner of Dive St. Vincent, has been diving these waters for 20 years. He is a master at finding and identifying sm... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2002   Richard J. Troberman
100+ Dives
 
Dive St. Vincent/ Mariners Hotel Full report N   S. St. Vincent island   Dive operator Bill Tewes has been here 16+ years, knows it inside out. He and his friendly, long-term experienced dive crew very c... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2002   Jose Kirchner
<100 Dives
 
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