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Dive Review of Tilden's Scuba Center/None in
The Continental USA/Marathon,Florida

September, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Jerry Hobart, N.Y., USA (11 reports)
Report Number 3592

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Reporter
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Tahiti(Rangiroa, Fakarava, Bora Bora), Australia( Great Barrier Reef and
Coral Sea), Dominica, Bahamas( San Salvador, Walker's Key, Nassau, Exumas),
Cozumel, Curacao, Bonaire, Niagara River, Grenada.

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, rainy, cloudy  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
83   to 86    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
40   to 50    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Ten Dollar fee per person was charged to pay for a required guide who
checked your pressure gauge and computer twice while you were on the wreck(
Thunderbolt). Dive was limited to 20 minutes but you were free to tour the
wreck( no penetration) on your own.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
None 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
3 stars  
Comments
Visibility was rather poor on wreck(Thunderbolt) for photographers.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
1 stars
Food
1 stars
Service and Attitude
1 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  
   Tilden's Scuba Center(MM 49.5) was very safety conscious and requires  a
dive guide on all Thunderbolt wreck dives. Crew was very helpful and did
very complete dive briefings.Dive boat was in good condition and had all
necessary safety equipment. Did not stay or eat locally but traveled on to
Looe Key(MM 27.5) after the morning dives. Thunderbolt was an excellent
wreck and if visibility had been better, the dive would have been
spectacular.
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