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Dive Review of Manta Lodge/Tobago Dive Experience in
Trinidad and Tobago/Speyside

April, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Eric Schindler, AZ, US
Sr. Reviewer   (8 reports, with 6 Helpful votes)
Report Number 7582
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Palau, Indonesia, Maldives, Various Caribbean, Mexico, etc
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry  
choppy, surge, currents  
Water Temp
77   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 120    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Dive safe, smart, and within limits. Guide will ascend with you when you
are ready  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
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We are not photographers.  Dive boat is reasonably spacious, and no
dedicated camera space, but able to handle a couple of cameras/equipment
without problem ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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3 stars
Service and Attitude
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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2 stars   
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Diving in Tobago doesn't fit into any of the usual patterns of a Caribbean
land based operation. We were there over busy Easter period and had less
than six divers on each dive.  Sean Robinson, owner of the dive shop and
the Manta Lodge is a legend in the sport, and a well known
figure/character? in the town.  Posted times for dives.
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