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Dive Review of Atlantis Dive Center in
The Continental USA/Key Largo, Florida

July, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by Gabriel I. Peñagarícano, PR, Puerto Rico
Report Number 2575
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
All over.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
rainy, cloudy  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
82   to 84    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
50   to 70    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
None.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  1 stars
Tropical Fish
1 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 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  
Comments
[None]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
3 stars
Food
3 stars
Service and Attitude
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
1 stars   
Advanced
5 stars    
Comments  
This was my second dive on the Speigel Grove with Spencer Slate and Neal
Watson. On the first one several years ago the ship was on its side and
there were no buoys nor descent lines, compounded by a ripping current.
This time the ship was upright and a sight to behold. There are now no less
than 10 moorings and, with the weather being dismal, we were the only ones
on the wreck, courtesy of Slate, one of the best dive operators anywhere
and a genial host. To add to the excellence of the dive, there was no
current to speak of. This is a wreck that ought to be dived several times
due to its sheer size. There is now abundant growth and is home to many
large jewfish and barracuda. 
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