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Dive Review of Tilden's in
The Continental USA/Marathon, FL

July, 2009, an Instant Reader Report by David Rosen, MO, USA
Reviewer   (3 reports)
Report Number 4920
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
[Unspecified]
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, dry  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
86   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 60    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
no deco  
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
  4 stars
Large Fish
N/A  
Large Pelagics
  N/A
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
2 stars  
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
N/A  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
No rinse bucket on board, but there was a fresh water hose.  Rinse
facilities on shore had bleach added, so they were not useable.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
4 stars
Food
N/A
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
N/A  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
Beginners
4 stars   
Advanced
3 stars    
Comments  
Tilden's was a wonderful group to work with.  The experience level in my
group ranged from instructor to new O/W divers.  All were treated very
well, with no unreasonable limitations.  Weather kept us from Sombrero
reef, which meant we dove less interesting reefs, we still saw good fish
diversity.  When a few minor repairs to equipment were needed, the staff
was right there to help.  They strickly enforce PADI diver limitations (O/W
not allowed below 60 feet).  I would highly recommend Tilden's.
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