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Dive Review of Salt Cay Divers/Tradewinds in
Turks and Caicos/42025

Salt Cay Divers/Tradewinds, Mar, 2006,

by Gary W Brown, KY, United States . Report 2334.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Turneffe Atoll, Cabo, Bonaire,
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Turn around at half tank and back on the boat at 500 psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales >2
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 3 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments We loved the tiny island of Salt Cay and the people. Debbie at Salt Cay Divers helped us make travel arrangments and on site reservations. It was pretty windy and the visibility was stirred up a bit. The dive operation is first class. Matt and Trevor set up all of our equipment each day. Most of the diving is done from small boats, backrolling into the water. The walls are nice but there was quite a lot of sand covering some of the coral. Dive your own profile and come up with 500 psi. Very friendly staff and hard working to make sure you enjoy your vacation. Several people told us that a good time to visit is May and June. We did see a few whales and sometimes heard them calling while diving. Some wonderful places to eat include Island Thyme, Pats, Mt Plesant and the Green Flash. Make reservations ahead to be sure food is prepared. Very quiet, uncrowded and remote island. Transprotation is by bicycle or golf cart. Not a lot of beaches but a wonderful place to visit.
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