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Dive Review of Amy Slate's Amoray Dive Resort in
The Continental USA/Key Largo

Amy Slate's Amoray Dive Resort, Jun, 2013,

by Paul Selden, MI, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports). Report 7194.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, West Palm Beach, Vancouver Island, California, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Galapagos, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Utila, Roatan, Andros, Belize, Playa del Carmen, Ceynotes-Akumal, Dominica, Holbox
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather windy Seas choppy, surge, currents, no currents
Water Temp 78 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 10 to 65 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Dives were limited to 55-60 minutes.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I think the setup for UWPs is not bad, it's just that the subjects I would like to have photographed were not particularly plentiful on this visit, for wh ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments I dove at Amy Slates Amoray Dive Resort seven years earlier, but it was still a rude shock to re-enter the world of being assigned to random, inexperienced buddies (since my wife is a snorkeler, not a diver). At Amoray I could be paired up with a diver whose experience might include a few warm water recreational dives per year. But thats a fact of life in a resort located in a major tourist destination that is easy to get to, with so many great restaurants nearby. We had a reasonably priced apartment-like accommodation (W1B) with a small working kitchen, literally only a few steps from the Amoray Diver, their 49 passenger catamaran dive boat. Amorays dive schedule means that squeezing in four boat dives per day, where the transit takes up to an hour each way, dictates that whomever is driving the Amoray Diver must run a tight ship. By the end of the week I turned from the selfish view encouraged by more coddling resorts (This is MY vacati ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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