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Dive Review of Patagon Dive Center/Westin in
Virgin Islands/St. John

Patagon Dive Center/Westin: "Pleasant Diving with Top Notch Operation", Jun, 2014,

by Marco Accattatis, NJ, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 7807.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Barbados, Bonaire, Cayman Islands, Cozumel, Italy, North Carolina, Sipadan, St. Kitts & Nives.
Closest Airport St. Thomas Getting There Rent a car at St. Thomas airport and catch a ferry to St. John.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 81 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Forty-five minutes.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars 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 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 4 stars
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Comments Having never been to St. John before I did some research on the various dive operators on the island prior to heading there. St. John is not a prime dive destination so there was not much information out there especially on Patagon but, after the fact, I feel we made the right choice. Cody and the rest of the crew were really knowledgeable and went out of their way to accommodate our needs (including holding the boat one morning because we couldn't find our car keys; more on that later).

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