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Dive Review of Pacific Adventures/Glen Ayr in
The Continental USA/Hood Canal, Washington State

October, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Gregory S Bruce, OR, US
Sr. Reviewer   (8 reports, with 2 Helpful votes)
"Great Boat Diving- Pacific NW- Hood Canal"
Report Number 8529
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Cozumel, Pacific NW, Channel Islands, Thailand, Vietnam, Fiji, Southern
California, Florida keys
Closest Airport
Seattle or Portland,
Getting There
If coming from other parts of
the USA, fly to Portland or
Seattle and drive from there

Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
calm, no currents  
Water Temp
50   to 53    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
25   to 40    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No dive restrictions. A thorough dive briefing is conducted prior to the
dive. Everyone buddies up and dives their own profile with no time
limitations. Dive your tank. Back on the boat with 500psi  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
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Bucket of fresh water set aside for those with cameras
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Value for $$
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3 stars   
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Pacific Adventures is a dive boat operation owned and operated by Don
Coleman and his family. The name of the boat is the Down Time. Don takes
groups of 2-6 out for 2-3 tank boat dives on Saturday and Sunday.
2 tank dives are $85 and 3 tanks are $105. The boat accommodates 6 divers
comfortably. Don is very safety conscious and the boat has all requisite
safety equipment. There is a toilet on board and warm fresh water for
rinsing self and equipment. Hot chocolate, warm cider, coffee and tea and
water are available at all times. 2 different soups and hot dogs or pulled
pork sandwiches and chips are typically served during surface intervals.
Entry is a giant stride off the back of the boat and reentry is also at the
back. Take off fins and hand them up and climb up a very sturdy ladder.
Typically cruise on the surface ...
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