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Dive Review of Dive St. Vincent/Young Island Resort in
St. Vincent and the Grenadines

October, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Tracey Bennett, NV, USA
Reviewer   (5 reports)
Report Number 2763
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Indonesia, Costa Rica, Fiji, French Polynesia, PNG, Borneo, Honduras,
Belize, Mexico,Grand Cayman,Hawaii, Palau, Bahamas
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy, cloudy  
calm, choppy, noCurrents  
Water Temp
82   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Depth, buddy   
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
Rinse buckets on boat
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
2 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
4 stars    
St. Vincent has been called the "muck diving capital of the
Caribbean", and I'm sure it is no exageration.  Bill Tewes, owner of
"Dive St. Vincent" and his staff, have extraordinary knowledge of
the local critters habits and habitats.  The will find a great subject,
write down the name on a dive slate, and move on to find you something
else. Bill's passion for marine life is inspiring.  He got just as excited
finding beautiful and bizarre creatures as I did seeing them. You can do 2
morning dives, and with advanced notice, add an afternoon dive.  

I saw flying gunards, red banner blennies, yellow face pike blennies, neck
crabs, sea slugs, sponge crabs, flamingo tongues, seahorses, nimble spray
crabs, various shrimps, numoruos eels, squid, blue throated pike
blennies,octopi,and yellowhead jawfish.  In addition to muck diving, there
are beautiful tropical fish such as rock beauties, juvenile queen
angelfish,jack knife fish, juvenile spotted drums, french angelfish, and
many types of butterflyfish.
St. Vincent is also an excellent place to do night dives because, as Bill
would often say,"there is nothing here bigger than you".

Accommodations at Young Island Resort are private and charming.  Rooms vary
greatly and their website maps and describes each room. Meals were
outstanding with many choices available. Leave your watch at home.
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