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Dive Review of Frontier Divers/Sand Point Beach Club in
Trinidad and Tobago/lowlands

March, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Bear Johnston, California, USA
Sr. Reviewer   (11 reports)
Report Number 3970
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
All over the Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico, Florida, and California
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
80   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Most dives were drift dives so all divers came to the surface together.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
2 stars  
All diving is done from small boats, Pangas.  No rinse tanks for cameras. 
You back roll in and have crew hand you camera.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
2 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars   
5 stars    
Overall, very pleased with the diving.  Visability up north is better. 
Coral looks very healthy.  Tons of fish to see and photography.  All diving
is done from small boats.  Never was it crowded on the boats and never saw
another dive boat at the same site.  Drift diving is the norm.  Currents
can be very strong in the south.  One dive, "flying reef", says
it all.  We were flying.  Hard to take pictures because you could not kick
hard enough to stay in one place.  Dove with Frontier Divers.  The owner,
Big Dougie is a great guy.  Looked after everyone's safety and made the
diving fun.  He bases his operation at the Sandy Point Beach Club.  Very
nice set up.  Friendly staff, large rooms with full kitchens.  We eat in
three nights.  Walking distance from the air port.  Plane noise is not a
problem.  One word of warning.  They dive on the left side of the road and
most cars steer from the right hand side.  Unless you plan on doing a ton
of driving, it would be smarter and safer, to hire a driver.  It was even
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