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Dive Review of Southpoint Divers in
The Continental USA/Key West

Southpoint Divers: "Southpoint Divers- super conservative limits", Jul, 2016,

by Marie Dugan, FL, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8987 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Florida, Hawaii, Bahamas, Bonaire, Curacao, Mexico, Galapagos
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy Seas choppy, no currents
Water Temp 84 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40 to 55 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Time limit of 28 minutes per dive, on nitrox.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Only a single rubbermaid container was available for cameras. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Our goal was to dive the Vandenberg wreck off of Key West. Southpoint Divers were recommended by a local family, so we gave them a try. Nice folks on the phone and in the store, all very helpful. 46 ft. Newton dive vessel, so it should be plenty comfortable.
Showed up at the shop on time, 8 am. Were sent across the way to the docks at the Hyatt, and were told the boat would begin loading around ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Craig A Wood in PA, US at Jul 18, 2016 13:18 EST  
Disappointingly short dives. My son and I did a triple off the Spree liveaboard last summer 96 feet/53 minutes, 102 feet/48 minutes and 121 feet/41 minutes. We had steel 100s with nitrox, dives were limited by deco. Unfortunately, the Spree has been sold. It would be very frustrating to take the time and make the effort to dive the Vandenberg and end up with such short dives
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