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Dive Review of Big Blue Unlimited/Alexandra Resort & Spa in
Turks and Caicos/Provo

June, 2003, an Instant Reader Report by Albert Tims, MN, USA
Report Number 541
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
51-100 dives
Where else diving
Hawaii, Bonaire, Cozumel, Florida Keys, etc.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

calm, choppy  
Water Temp
81   to 83    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 90    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No time limits -- divers plan and execute individual profiles with only
requirements being 3 minute safety stops, no decompression, up with minimum
of 500 psi.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
If you love diving then you'll love diving with Big Blue Unlimited.  This
operator sets the Gold Standard for serious divers.  The operation
demonstrates a real commitment to ecologically sensitive diving, provides
detailed dive briefings and encourages individual exploration and
discovery.  Groups are kept small (typically 8 or fewer) with mandatory
dive computers (supplied free of charge, if needed) to encourage divers to
plan their own dives without time limits or profile limits.  The dive shop
is ideally located, spotless and well equipped with on-site Nitrox
blending.  The dive boats are fast, dry and expertly configured for the
local waters.   The staff is friendly, professional and committed to
offering superior dive experiences.  French Cay, West Caicos and Provo's
Northwest Point feature spectacular walls, abundant reef fish life,
pelagics and very good to great viz.  A world class beach (Grace Bay),
great restaurants, premium accomodations and great diving makes Provo an
exceptional dive destination.
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