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Dive Review of Art Pickering's Turtle Divers/Turtle Cove Inn in
Turks and Caicos

October, 2002, an Instant Reader Report by J. Culp, SC, USA
Report Number 319
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Roatan, Bonaire, Cayman Brac, Cozumel, Myrtle Beach SC, Florida Springs
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
80   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
50   to 65    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
100 ft, 500psi  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
[None]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
3 stars
Food
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
2 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
4 stars   
Advanced
4 stars    
Comments  
Good - Comfortable, spacious fast dive boat with excellent crew. Dive
briefings were informative, accurate and thorough. Crew worked to provide
the best dive opportunities for us.

Bad - Turtle Cove Inn is a long way from town. 

Wish I'd known - No sidewalks or street lights make for
"interesting" evening walks to restaurants and bars.
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