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Dive Review of HMS Minnow Dive Charters/Amoray Resort in
The Continental USA/Key Largo

August, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Howard Kaiser, MO, US
Sr. Reviewer   (7 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Six Pack Diving in the Florida Keys."
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Baja, Cozumel, Honduras, Belize, Bahamas, Hawaii ,Grand Caymans
Closest Airport
Use Ft Lauderdale
Getting There
connect via Charlotte or
Dallas

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
83   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 50    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
dives are unguided; depths to max of 50ft this trip  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
no 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
Dedicated camera bucket would be a helpful addition. 
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
N/A
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
3 stars   
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Comments  
Amoray Resort     We normally would have used the Holiday Inn since the HMS
Minnow docks directly behind the hotel. We chose to rent their large
apartment which had an upstairs bed and bath and a downstairs bathroom and
day bed. In addition, they had an enclosed screen porch in the rear for
drying gear. Very well set up, clean and the fully equipped kitchen allowed
us to make a hot breakfast and purchase sodas, snacks etc. We will
definitely use this resort again and will inquire whether they have a
smaller boat -a six pack ideally- we could try out.
HMS Minnow   we've booked with the HMS Minnow for years; my wife and two
sons would book several days of diving and we would generally do four tanks
a day. That would mean running over to Wendy's during a very br
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