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

June, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Paul Selden, MI, US
Sr. Reviewer   (11 reports)
Report Number 7194
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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

choppy, surge, currents, no currents  
Water Temp
78   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
10   to 65    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Dives were limited to 55-60 minutes.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
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
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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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 ...
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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4 stars   
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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 ...
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