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Dive Review of Dive Key West/hyatt winward point condo in
The Continental USA/Key West, Florida

March, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Kent/Julie Balliet, MI, USA (2 reports)
Report Number 3254
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Fresh water diving in the great lakes, inland lakes.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
71   to 72    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
10   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
minimum 500psi left in tank, usually one hour dive time at reefs, if diving
on a wreck usually 30-40 minutes depending on the depth  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
3 stars    
The coral reef was damaged by hurricanes, but is begining to recover.  The
coral formations are undercut which gives divers a lot of places to
investigate.  Abundance of tropical fish, lobsters, eels.  Not a lot of
soft coral and vegitation.  Dive Key West was fantastic!  All dive sites
were described in detail (most of the times with drawings).  Boat was
great, had plenty of room, not overcrowded, easy entry and exit.  Crew
would change tanks and gear between dives, while the divers relax and
rehydrate and eat fruit.  Pressure gauges were checked before and after
dive, time in and out of water was also recorded in the captains dive log. 
Boat was equipped with all necessary safety gear, including oxygen and a
diver recall system for emergencies. At shop was a wash basin for all gear,
you can also hang your dive gear at the shop overnight, so you do not have
to take it back to your hotel/condo.
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